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 intelligence.

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.