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Tuesday, August 6 • 2:00pm - 3:15pm
Agile Leadership & Roles (James Newkirk) LIMITED

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Empowering the team requires a very different approach to leadership. An empowered team has the authority and responsibility to make decisions, rather than needing to approval or instructions from a manager. The team itself self-organizes around a leader instead of reporting to a manager. This session will describe a number of leadership styles and how these apply to the various roles people play on an agile team.

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James Newkirk

VP of Service Engineering, CenturyLink Cloud
As Tier 3's vice president of engineering, James oversees the development of Tier 3's cloud management platform. He brings almost 30 years experience in the software industry. Prior to Tier 3, James held senior leadership roles at Microsoft, Caradigm (GE/Microsoft Joint Venture) and ThoughtWorks. Earlier in his career he co-founded Object Mentor Inc with Robert C. Martin, a consulting firm that specialized in training and mentoring their... Read More →

Tuesday August 6, 2013 2:00pm - 3:15pm
Delta B