Design Leadership, User Experience and Project Management
MY MISSION: To maximize my talents, solve workflow problems, create design solutions and lead teams developing technology that improves the life of the user while adding value to the organization.
As the Director of Bennumedia, I am the essential Renaissance woman. I have an incredibly diverse background spanning art, retail, finance, and technology. Life is a gift, and I use every hour, minute and second to learn something new, assist others and inspire excellence.
I am a Technology and User Experience Leader with over 15+ years of experience in championing emerging digital technologies, driving measurable business value and solving user experience challenges to improve digital interactions of both international and domestic organizations of any size. Strong communicator and relationship builder, experience with Product Management, Program Management, UX Principles, Performance Management and leading cross-functional teams.
Job titles change from organization to organization, but my core skill set and passion is User Experience and Project Management. I focus on understanding user needs and marrying them to the objectives of the overall organization which leads to the creation of compelling digital experiences. I try to work with you to manufacture concepts that are the best value for your organization’s budget, improve digital relationships with your designated audience, and organize the creative process so that you can meet your organizational goals.
Special interest in Situational Leadership Theory, Human Behavioral Based Technologies, and Brain-Computer Interface.
Project Mgmt Professional
The PMP is the gold standard of project management certification. Recognized and demanded by organizations worldwide, the PMP validates your competence to perform in the role of a project manager, leading and directing projects and teams.
PMI Agile Certified Practitioner
The PMI-ACP spans many approaches to agile such as Scrum, Kanban, Lean, extreme programming (XP) and test-driven development (TDD.) So it will increase your versatility, wherever your projects may take you.
Certified Scrum Product Owner® (CSPO®)
While the ScrumMaster helps the Scrum Team work together to learn and implement Scrum, as a CSPO, you create the product vision, order the Product Backlog, and make sure the best possible job is done to delight the customer.
Certified Scrum Master (CSM®)
As a Certified ScrumMaster® (CSM®), you help the Scrum Team perform at their highest level. CSMs also protect the team from both internal and external distractions.
My love and passion for all things artistic have led me in many directions and left me with many outstanding accomplishments. I have worked in landscape design, and I am a published artist. I have traveled the globe, working in various technology-oriented environments and seeking inspiration around every corner. My commitment to life-long learning has allowed me to gain several degrees and certifications.
When I’m not “preaching the word of UX,” I share my life experiences with others as a motivational speaker. By sharing the details of my humble beginnings and many experiences, my goal is to inspire the youth to reach for their dreams and to encourage young women to carry themselves with high standards and embrace the STEM fields.