Suzette Johnson works for Northrop Grumman Corporation near Baltimore, where she leads Northrop Grumman’s Agile Center of Excellence. As a Certified Agile Enterprise Coach and Scaled Agile Program Consultant, she has an interest in and passion for driving agile transformation across the organization. Her initial experience with agile-related practices began over fifteen 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 agencies and programs, supporting their transition and maturation of agile practices. She speaks regularly at agile and DevOps conferences and has trained more than three thousand people on agile 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.