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John English, Ed.D.

Agile Coach

  • Scaled Agile
  • Scrum
  • Kanban

Project Management Roles

  • Agile Scrum Master
  • Agile Product Owner
  • Project Manager
  • Business Analyst
  • Business Strategist

Professor

  • Computer Science
  • Information Tech
  • Industrial Tech

Biography

John English, Ed.D. has over 35 years of combined professional and industry experience in the fields of education, technology, and information systems.  Initially working in education, Dr. English served as classroom teacher in the secondary public-school system but soon began work as a tenure-track fulltime instructor in higher education.  During this 30-year tenure at Kentucky State University, Dr. English held leadership roles such as Chair and Professor within the Division of Computer and Technical Sciences; member of multiple external Education Advisory Boards, Faculty Senator, Center for Innovative Teaching, Learning, and Assessment board member; Consortium Director for Tech-Prep, a national education reform movement; and Principle Investigator on over $13m awarded grants and donations.  He also developed and implemented multiple new academic degree programs to strategically enhance student opportunities before and after graduation.  Building on his vision of using technology to help others through education, he became focused on information technology management, distance and distributed learning, administrative and educational technologies, e-Learning networks, and online program construction and management.  Dr. English also extended his service to the business and industry sector with his work in the development and administration of database management systems, principally Oracle and MySQL, and the integrations of business requirements in database application development.  In the mid 90s, as the importance of the Internet began to take hold, he worked with business organizations to migrate their client-server technologies to Web enabled technologies, utilizing portal concepts to create and advance opportunities for electronic commerce and electronic business relationships.  He worked with the principal stakeholders on designing and delivering web strategies for Humana, a Fortune 100 public corporation where he also led the implementation of various approaches to software development including Agile and led the implementation of Scrum and Kanban workflow methods.  He has also founded two startup software development companies, English Computer Group, LLC; and Achieve Digital, LLC that continue to deliver and maintain comprehensive software solutions for a wide variety of needs.  He holds an undergraduate (BS) degree in Technology Education, a graduate (MS) degree in Education, and an Ed.D. in Education/Telecommunications.  His resume also includes consulting in e-education, e-agriculture, e-tourism, e-government, and healthcare information systems.

pdfJohn English resume

Achieve Digital, LLC

8026 Sea Hero Run
Versailles, KY 40383

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