Dave Babicz is a senior manager in West Monroe Partners’ Technology Enablement practice, specializing in helping teams and enterprises make the transition to Agile culture and practices to enable business performance and advantage. He has more than 25 years of experience as a business advisor and technology leader across an array of industries.
An Agile transformation specialist and Certified Scrum Master, Dave Babicz applies a unique blend of business and technology acumen to transition teams and enterprises to Agile culture and Scrum practices through a variety of offerings, including training, coaching, and assessments. His experience helps organizations adopt technology innovations faster and more effectively to achieve business goals and respond to evolving business environments.
Dave’s background as a software development manager, Agile team leader, and database developer spans the areas of content and digital rights management, digital and print publishing, financial services analysis and reporting, customer account management, investment research, and consumer and industrial mobile applications.
Dave joined West Monroe Partners from Solstice Consulting, where he was an Agile transformation practice leader and delivery manager. He created and grew the firm’s Agile transformation practice and led client transformation efforts ranging from enterprise-wide strategic and cultural efforts to single teams and targeted training offerings. Previously, he was a software development manager and team lead for Riverside Publishing Company for more than a decade. Dave began his career as an operations manager for The Arts Matter Foundation in Chicago.
Dave is active in the Chicago Agile community, serving as a board member of the Chicago Agile Professional Learning Network and a host for the Chicago Agile Methodology Group. He is a regular public speaker for a variety of associations and non-profit organizations and is equally at home in the boardroom or the classroom.
Dave earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication from the University of Colorado. In addition to being a Certified Scrum Master, he holds several Microsoft certifications.