Hello, I am Richard Ross
Project Manager and wannabe forex trader

I am experienced in managing geographically distributed teams. Passionate in agile approach and experienced with changing mindsets of classically set development teams to Scrum. Strong can-do attitude. Always enjoying working with people - especially in multicultural environment (globe-wide experience). Customer-oriented and highly motivated person.

Pharma environment experience.

I have also wide IT background with experience from programming languages (mainly web – PHP, HTML CSS, Javascript; but also basic knowledge of C#, VB.NET, JAVA), database systems, CMS systems, pharma-oriented presentation tools (Agnitio, Veeva), project and office tools (MS Office, MS Project, UML, JIRA, TFS, HPQC) and so on.

Personal Info

  • nameRichard Ross
  • date of birth1987
  • e-mailr@richardross.eu
  • based inPrague, Czech Republic
  • phone+420 732 40 58 28
  • websitewww.richardross.eu

Certifications

  • Scrum AllianceCertified ScrumMaster® (CSM)
  • Disciplined Agile ConsortiumDisciplined Agilist
  • APMGPrince 2 Foundation

Resume

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Work Experience

  • Scrum Master, ZOOM International
    2015 -

  • Scrum Master, Actum
    2014 - 2015

    Participating in role of Scrum Master and Agile coach in global development project for METRO Cash & Carry. Introducing Scrum principles to a traditional environment and transferring waterfall based approach development team into agile mode. Changing mindsets, working conditions and working environment to foster collaboration, productivity and sustainable pace of development. Always in search for improvements to the working model.

  • Founder, Dev In Motion Limited
    2014 - 2014

    Custom mobile & web development

    www.devinmotion.com

  • Project Manager, Pears Health Cyber
    2012 - 2014

    Project management starting by kick-off to the final closing. Project definition, financial and time estimates. Seeking & acquiring new dev. resources. International projects (Johnson & Johnson, A-Cross Health, Janssen-Cilag, Boehringer Ingelheim…) – content for iOS presentation platforms (Veeva, Agnitio), iOS apps, web based systems, classic web presentations, localizations etc. Pharma industry.

  • Business Consultant, LLP GROUP
    2012 - 2012

    Business analysis, technical analysis and customization of MS Dynamics CRM 2011

  • Programmer, self-employed
    2010 - 2013

    Developing web sites & web applications.

  • Web developer, Reader's Digest
    2010 - 2012

    Implementing & adapting global RD web-platform for Czech market. Involved in world-wide development team. Developing microsites to support sales.

  • Web developer, 4 Motion Design
    2009 - 2010

    Developing web sites & web applications.

  • Project Leader, Gopas
    2007 - 2008

    Managing team of developers and producing highly interactive e-learning tools. Focused on MS Office, mainly Access.

Education

  • University of Economics in Prague, Faculty of Informatics and Statistics
    2010 - 2012

    Master's degree, Information Technology, www.vse.cz

  • University of Economics in Prague, Faculty of Informatics and Statistics
    2007 - 2010

    Bachelor, Informatics, www.vse.cz

  • Private High School of Computer Technology
    2003 - 2007

    High school, www.sssvt.cz

Skills

  • Agile ∞ %

  • Scrum, Kanban99%

  • Disciplined Agile Delivery60%

  • Distributed Teams and Agility @ Scale80%

  • Mouse clicking 100%

Services

  • Agile coaching
  • SCRUM implementations
  • Kanban implementations
  • Consultancy
  • Project management
  • Photography

Blog

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Contact me

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Contact info

  • Prague
  • +420 732 40 58 28
  • r@richardross.eu

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