Galen is an accelerator of transformation within IBM with a focus on agile, design thinking, and Cognitive Supply Chain. She has been in the middle of agile for software development since 2010, expanding into applying agile and design thinking to non-software teams when IBM rolled out Agile company wide in 2015. She has held a variety of roles including Product Owner, Chief Product Owner, Scrum of Scrummaster, Agile PM, trainer, facilitator, and coach. Galen is passionate about helping others find the best in themselves and guiding teams through exploration and self discovery using agile and design thinking practices. She has sparked creativity and innovation in others through workshop facilitation and training around the globe.
Galen lives in Apex with her husband, dog, and three cats. She looks forward to visits from her son and daughter in college, her son’s wedding in the fall, and enjoys cooking, reading, meditation, and life in general.