Deema is an SPCT Advisor with Scaled Agile. Drawing on her successful Startup background and an MBA from Kellogg Northwestern University, Deema helps large established institutions create the environment to shape disruption with business agility transformation. She started her journey with Agile in the early 2000’s, embraced agility in her roles in Product Management, goto market Strategy, to pre-IPO turn around leader. Deema transitioned to a transformation consulting journey, where she led some of the largest transformations to business and portfolio agility in the Financial Services and Insurance space. Today, Deema works at Scaled Agile, Inc., the exclusive certifying entity for the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe), as an advisor and SAFe Program Consultant Trainer (SPCT). Connecting communities and organizing agile communities for good is Deema’s mission outside of work, she helped co-found and sits on the Board of the Women in Agile non profit organization, South Florida Agile, and contributor with Lean Agile US. She has been fortunate to share learnings though publishing blogs, speaking at the key Agile conferences, and most recently in contributing to a book on business agility.