About Derek Huether

About Derek Huether

Derek is an advisor on Productivity Methods, Metrics & Tools, with over two decades of experience. He is the other of Zombie Project Management (KDP 2011).  Derek has been with LeadingAgile since 2012 where he started out as an Enterprise Transformation Consultant. In the beginning, he was primarily focused on the transition patterns and intermediate states necessary to pragmatically lead organizations through an Agile transformation event.  Since then, Derek’s leadership has provided him with opportunities to advance within the company to the role of Vice President. He is now the VP of ALM Platforms and is responsible for defining and executing implementation strategies that optimize the customer experience with tools at scale. He is an expert in ALM platforms such as: VersionOne, CA Agile Central, Atlassian JIRA, Microsoft VSTS, and Agile Craft.

The Path to Today

In addition to being an essential asset to the LeadingAgile team, Derek is the founder and organizer of Agile Baltimore, an organization that is dedicated to promoting Lean, Agile, start-ups, and technology in the Baltimore area.  He has led workshop and speaking sessions at events such as the Washington DC Symposium, PMI Global Congress, AgileDC, Heart of Agile, and the annual Agile Conference put on by the Agile Alliance.

To this day, Derek continuously pours in to the Agile community by being an active speaker, blogger, author, and social media presence: all while helping large enterprise organizations achieve their desired business outcomes.