Mark Noneman, Managing Partner & Enterprise Lean-Agilist
A Managing Partner with Madison Henry since 2015, Mark Noneman leverages over 25 years of experience to serve industry leaders in the roles of Enterprise Lean-Agile Coach, Professional Scrum Trainer (PST) in partnership with Scrum.org (led by the co-creator of Scrum, Ken Schwaber), Accredited Kanban Trainer (AKT) in partnership with Kanban University (led by the developer of the Kanban Method, David Anderson) and SAFe Program Consultant (SPC). Mark focuses on helping organizations apply Lean and Agile principles and practices to improve quality, increase productivity and deliver value faster.
As a Professional Scrum Trainer (PST), Mark is one of a select few PSTs who regularly teaches Scrum.org’s entire curriculum, including Professional Scrum Foundations (PSF), Professional Scrum Master (PSM), Professional Scrum Product Owner (PSPO) and Professional Scrum Developer (PSD) courses. In addition to serving as a PST, Mark holds certifications with Scrum.org for Professional Scrum Master (PSM, PSM II, PSM III), Professional Scrum Product Owner (PSPO I, PSPO II) and Professional Scrum Developer (PSD).
As an Accredited Kanban Trainer (AKT), Mark facilitates Team Kanban Practitioner (TKP) and Kanban Management Professional I & II (KMP I, KMP II) training and accreditation programs, as well as workshops on Kanban simulations and systems.
As a certified SAFe Program Consultant (SPC), Mark frequently leads organizations through Lean-Agile transformations at scale through training and coaching. He's currently licensed to teach SAFe's curriculum of courses, including Leading SAFe (SA), SAFe for Teams (SP), SAFe Release Train Engineer (RTE), SAFe Scrum Master (SSM) and SAFe Product Owner/Product Manager (POPM) and often facilitates workshops following classes dedicated to areas such as PI Planning, Value Stream/ART Identification and Lean Portfolio Management.
As an Enterprise Lean-Agile Coach, Mark helps organizations develop and execute strategies for extending and expanding Agile across their enterprise. He is certified in and frequently utilizes scaling approaches such as Scrum.org's Scaled Professional Scrum with Nexus, Scaled Agile Inc.'s Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) and Large-Scale Scrum (LeSS).
Before joining Madison Henry, Mark was the founding partner of Agility Software where he served as an Enterprise Agile Coach and Professional Scrum Trainer. Prior to founding Agility Software, he helped lead the Agile Center of Excellence for the world’s fifth largest defense contractor, Northrop Grumman.
Mark earned a BS in Engineering from the University of Los Angeles, California and an MS in Electrical Engineering from San Diego State University.