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Career Pivot: From Traditional Management to More Agile Ways of Working

Are you eager to understand how you can evolve your career further from traditional management roles by pivoting into the world of agility, but you don't know one/more of the following:

- Where or how to start?
- What roles or opportunities are in the space?
- How to pick the right role that will align with your strengths?
- What the considerations are in transitioning from traditional to agile?

If you answered "Yes" to any of these, then this webinar is for you!

Mica will share her own learnings and experiences, shifting from her traditional management position in a multinational company to embracing leadership roles within the Agile area -- leading her to become the first woman in her organization to take on the role of Global Head of DevOps and Agile Coaching, and one of the first women to be accredited by as an APS -SD Professional Scrum Trainer (PST).

Mica Syjuco provides strategic thought leadership, actively building and growing Avanade's DevOps and Agile capabilities to address client challenges on the field -- an undertaking made especially interesting given their 30,000+ global headcount. Ms. Syjuco graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor's degree in Information Technology and completed Wharton Executive Education's Leadership and Management Certificate Program. She has been in the software development and systems integration industry for over 16 years. Currently based in Chicago, she works with teams located in North America, Europe, Asia, Australia, and South America. She is a Professional Scrum Trainer (PST) with as well, and part of the small group of people worldwide who've attained all certifications (levels 1-3). Ms. Syjuco has led the successful delivery of complex software projects for multiple Fortune 500 clients.

She has a strong expertise in implementing and leading both Traditional and Agile / Scrum based development and delivery processes supporting distributed teams on medium to large-scale .NET based enterprise projects. Ms. Syjuco currently works with clients throughout North America leading software project delivery and providing Scrum training, consultation, and coaching with a focus on Microsoft .NET technology, in addition to her other responsibilities in the firm as its Global Head of DevOps and Agile Coaching. A musician herself, she is also the Band Manager of an award-winning independent band.