Suzette Johnson

Dr. Suzette Johnson leads Northrop Grumman Corporation's Agile Center for Excellence. As a Certified Agile Enterprise Coach and Scaled Agile Program Consultant, she has an interest and passion for promoting and implementing Agile engineering in large-scale systems environments. 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. She has worked on many government programs as a systems engineer and Agile Coach. She has led organizations and large programs in their transition from traditional engineering approaches to more Agile and adaptive practices focused on product quality and regular delivery of value. 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.