Dr. Suzette Johnson works for Northrop Grumman (NG) Corporation near Baltimore, Maryland where she leads Northrop Grumman’s Agile Center of Excellence in the adoption of Lean Agile principles across the organization and fosters a culture of continuous learning and improvement. As an NG Fellow, Certified Enterprise Coach, and Scaled Agile Program Consultant, she has an interest and passion for promoting and implementing Agile at scale at both program and organizational levels.
Her initial experience with Agile-related practices began over 15 years ago with product development for a commercial company focused on financial and enterprise management systems. Over the past fifteen years she has worked with many Federal and DoD programs supporting their transformation and maturation of Agile principles and practices.
She received a Doctorate of Management at the University of Maryland with a dissertation focus on investigating the impact of leadership styles on software project outcomes in traditional and agile engineering environments.