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Todd Jones, PMP, PMI-ACP

Westfield Insurance
IT Portfolio Leader
Todd is an accomplished author and speaker on various topics related to project management.  Todd is a recent past speaker at the PMI Global Congress and LIM, STPCon, DevOps, and multiple PMI Chapters.  He is a contributor to the Agile Almanac Book 2, published in 2017.
Todd has extensive experience applying traditional project management methodologies as well as iterative and agile approaches at Westfield Insurance.  Among his most challenging projects was to lead the Testing Project Team to adopt an agile approach to deliver a $90 MM program composed of 6+ projects to replace an aging legacy system.   He currently leads the testing team for a $200 MM program to modernize a core policy processing system.  Todd indicates that one of his greatest thrills is to join a struggling project and re-engage the team, working together to deliver the expected business value.
Todd is a member of the PMI Northeast Ohio chapter (PMINEO), where he has volunteered since 2010.  He currently serves as a member of the chapter’s Governance Board, providing strategic leadership to deliver increased member value.  Todd is also a recent graduate of PMI's Leadership Institute Master Class and was the recipient of the Dr. Harold Kerzner Project Management Excellence Award in 2016. 
Todd serves on the Advisory Board for Ecosystems of Innovation, LLC, an incubator and accelerator providing capital investment, leadership development, and project management resources to create ecosystems that foster breakthrough innovations.
Todd is certified by PMI as a Project Management Professional (PMP®) and an Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP®).  He also holds Certified Scrum Master (CSM) designation from the Scrum Alliance.  Mr. Jones graduated from Grove City College with a B.S. Computer Science and Mathematics.
Connect with Todd at www.linkedin.com/in/toddrjones

Introduction
Todd has a diverse background – as a developer, architect, testing leader, and PM – leading dozens of business & technology projects with a proven track record of satisfied sponsors and team members.  He currently leads the testing team for a $190 MM program to modernize a core legacy system.
Todd is an active member of PMI, currently serving on the Governance Board of the Northeast Ohio Chapter.  He is a 2016 Leadership Institute Master Class graduate and was recognized in 2017 for his contributions to profession with the Dr. Harold Kerzner Award for Project Management Excellence.

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Saturday, October 6
 

11:30am PDT