Drew has over 20 years of experience using Agile, Lean, and traditional methodologies in companies ranging from lean startups to global corporations. He has worked in the US and Europe applying technical and leadership experience in Agile program and portfolio management, change management, organizational design, coaching, and training.
In 2008, Drew Jemilo created Fast Frontier, an enterprise Agile consulting company. In 2011, he partnered with Dean Leffingwell to create Scaled Agile Partners, a global leader in scaling Lean-Agile practices for Fortune 100 companies. In 2012, he worked with Dean Leffingwell and Colin O'Neill to form the Scaled Agile Academy, a training and certification organization to help internal and external consultants apply the Scaled Agile Framework to their business context.
After starting his career at Anderson Consulting in the late 80s and early 90s, he moved to Van Kampen Funds, a subsidiary of Morgan Stanley, where he used early adaptive methods to define and build new software products and to migrate off their legacy systems. Following that, he joined a private startup consulting firm of 40 employees. As IT Director, he helped it grow to a global public company of 1,700.