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Dr. Suzette Johnson

Northrop Grumman Corporation
Agile Transformation and Center of Excellence Lead
Dr. Suzette Johnson works for Northrop Grumman Corporation near Baltimore, Maryland where she leads Northrop Grumman’s Agile Transformation and Center of Excellence. As a Certified Agile Enterprise Coach and Scaled Agile Program Consultant, she has an interest and passion for driving Agile transformation across the organization. Her initial experience with Agile-related practices began over 15 years ago with product development for a commercial company focused on financial and enterprise management systems. Over the past fifteen years she has worked with many Federal and DoD agencies supporting their transition and maturation of Agile principles and practices. She speaks regularly at Agile and DevOps conferences and has trained over 4,000 individuals on agile practices. She received a Doctorate of Management at the University of Maryland with a dissertation focus on investigating the impact of leadership styles on software project outcomes in traditional and agile engineering environments.