Agile + DevOps East - Conference Speaker: Laura Burke

Laura Burke

Agile Coach
IHS Markit
Laura Burke

Laura Burke is an agile coach at IHS Markit, a financial technology firm. She recently moved into an organizational effectiveness role in partnership with the HR. Laura came to IHS Markit from Ipreo, where her past roles included release train engineer for two highly distributed programs, agile coach for kicking off new programs, and ScrumMaster of the mobile development teams. She also played a key role in Ipreo's agile adoption, which grew from two agile teams to more than seventy in two years. Before joining Ipreo, she was a ScrumMaster at Appia in Durham, North Carolina, and an internal facilitator at Rally Software in Boulder, Colorado. She continues to teach people about facilitation, collaboration, and visioning in her current role and in the community and is a regular speaker at local Meetups and national conferences. She lives in Raleigh and loves hiking in Umstead, visiting the NCMA, and eating baked goods with her family on the weekends.