Mariya Breyter

Adjunct Instructor

Project Management & Information Technology

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Dr. Mariya Breyter is an educator and a practitioner who brings 20 years of leadership experience to the Agile and Lean community. Her passion for managing complex business initiatives and delivering superior products to clients through efficient, lean and agile processes had produced success after success in companies ranging from Big 4 consulting and Fortune 100 insurance and financial services firms to mid-sized educational businesses and startups.

Dr. Breyter has a Ph.D. in Computational Linguistics from Moscow State University followed by a Post-Doctorate scholarship at Stanford University. She has built her career optimizing and improving software delivery and instilling Agile and Lean values at multitudes of companies while keeping the primary focus on the people within those processes. The list of her certifications includes CSP, SPC, CSM, PMP, PMI-ACP, ITIL 3.0, Agile Facilitation, and Agile Coaching from ACI. She is an Agile project management thought leader and a frequent presenter at Agile conferences, from Lean IT conference in Paris to Agile Conference in San Diego, CA, and a popular blogger. Dr. Breyter’s free educational and coaching websites were nominated for multiple lean and agile professional awards.