Kent J. McDonald helps teams and organizations determine the right things to deliver. His more than 20 years of experience include work in business analysis, strategy formulation and execution, project management and product development in a variety of industries including financial services, health insurance, nonprofit and automotive. He shares practical ideas for product people at KBP.media and practices those ideas as content curator/product owner for the Agile Alliance.
Kent has led through influence as a co-founder and former Board President of the Agile Project Leadership Network (APLN), and Board President of the Greater Iowa Chapter of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. He was Conference Chair for the Agile2013 conference and also chaired the 2009 Iowa Business Analyst Development Day. He has also been on the organizing committee for the Agile 2008, Agile 2009, and Agile 2011 Conferences and is part of the team that organizes dsmAgile.
Kent has a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from Iowa State University and an MBA from Kent State University.