Agile Panelist

Melissa Rummel

February 13, 2021

3:15pm – 4:00pm (EST)


Melissa Rummel is leading the Agile Delivery Office (ADO) at US Patent and trademark office. Melissa is driven by a desire to see USPTO Agile teams succeed and thrive by applying Lean Agile values, practices and principles to realize their full potential. The USPTO has embarked on a comprehensive Agile transformation to include migrating from Projects to Products. Melissa is instrumental in providing thorough leadership in transforming 44 product teams with approximately 50+ more in the pipeline. The ADO is responsible for helping project teams move from their legacy approaches to the New Ways of Working that also includes 6 weeks of Scrum, Scrumban and DevOps Dojo Immersion sessions. Melissa loves to actively participate and contribute to the Agile community. She spoke previous at All Day DevOps [ADDO], one of the largest online conference with 165+ live sessions over 24 hours! Melissa holds a duel degree in computer science and management and enjoys running and her two Airedale terrier dogs.