Tom McDonnell
Sr. Agile Transformation Consultant

Tom McDonnell has over two decades of experience as a change agent,
servant leader, consultant, and manager enabling agile transformation and
strategic change, maximizing investments in people and technology,
implementing sustainable efficient operations, and delivering programs and
technical projects.

Tom has a breadth of experience in over a dozen industries and companies of
all sizes – from boutique startup to Fortune 500 to one of the largest global
companies — with implementation experience including cloud solutions; web
applications; custom and COTS software development, implementation,
integration; Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP); B2B; Splunk Security
Information and Event Management (SIEM); data warehousing and business

Today, Tom specializes in working with companies as they launch their Lean
Enterprise transformation utilizing the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe ® ). Tom
is a SAFe ® Program Consultant (SPC) with years of experience overseeing
agile transformations for numerous large enterprises on their most significant
initiatives and most visible customer facing products, including: Discover
Financial Services, United Airlines, Allstate Insurance, Northern Trust Bank,
Walgreen Co., Kellogg School of Management – Northwestern University, and
Allscripts Healthcare Solutions.

As an agile transformation consultant, Tom brings his passion for improving
people, process, and technology, working with leaders, teams, and individuals
through SAFe ® training, coaching, and mentoring.

Tom has a master’s degree in management information systems from
Northern Illinois University. He is based in Chicago, Illinois.