Professional Experience

Reformed software engineer
trying to make the world a better place
one agile principle at a time.

Awards

Speaking Engagements

Past Speaking Engagements / Presentations
13 Must Have Agile Skills – Agile Caribbean – May 26 2021
Being an agilist is a balancing act. It’s a “serious job that’s rooted in leadership” – but also fun and fulfilling.
The ability to build trust, encourage your team, understand the big picture or assist with roadblocks is an ongoing and never simple task.
The skills necessary are not insignificant, and you need to pull your expertise from all areas of your life.
In this session, we will explore how to fill your Agile toolbox from your personal skill sets and talents you have or have had.
* I will give you some thinking points to start you down the path of what additional skills you have to draw from.
* You will be able to feel more confident in your ability to draw from your own past to make your present and future self amazing.
Lean Coffee with Omar McNeil and Nicole Wilker at Scrum Master Summit Conference
Discuss Agile topics live on the Scrum Master Summit conference “floor”

Lean Coffee is a structured, but agenda-less meeting. Bring your experience, ideas, and hard-won knowledge and we’ll build the agenda together.

Omar McNeil and Nicole Wilker will facilitate the conversation, and the topics are defined by you, the participants.
Your Agile Toolbox – Empowering South Florida Women – April 21 2021
What is in your Agile Toolbox? How and what do you fill it with?

Being an agilist is a balancing act. It’s a fun and “serious job that’s rooted in leadership”.

The ability to build trust, encourage your team, understand the big picture or assist with roadblocks is an ongoing and never a simple task. The skills necessary are not insignificant, and you can pull your expertise from all areas of your life.

In this session, we will explore how to fill your Agile toolbox from your personal skill sets and talents you have or have had.
* I will give you some thinking points to start you down the path of what additional skills you have to draw from.
* You will be able to feel more confident in your ability to draw from your own past to make your present and future self amazing.
Everything I know about being Everything I know about being an Agilist I learned from teaching Aerobics – Women in Agile Denver – January 19 2021
Everything I know about being an Agilist I learned from teaching Aerobics w/ Nicole Wilker

You will be entertained to see how leg warmers, unitards, child pose and high kicks can help you find your hidden skill sets to be the best servant leader you can be!

Being a scrum master is a balancing act. It’s a “serious job that’s rooted in leadership”. The ability to build trust, encourage your team, understand the big picture or remove roadblocks is an ongoing and never simple task. The skills necessary are not insignificant, and you need pull them from all areas of your life.

My history in the fitness industry helped combine all my varied underlying skills and work the problem.