Carlton Nettleton

Carlton Nettleton

Carlton Nettleton is the Chief Product Owner at Applied Frameworks, a management consulting firm, and co-creator of Online Education at Applied Frameworks.   Carlton has over eighteen years of industry experience working with clients to improve quality, increase productivity, build great teams and launch new products using Agile software development practices and techniques.

Today, Carlton’s focus is directed at mentoring and supporting Scrum and Agile practitioners who work in less than ideal conditions.  He shares his energy and enthusiasm with our learners so they can achieve their personal and professional goals. Carlton is fluent in both English and Spanish, has written a short book on Scrum and has been Certified Scrum Trainer® since 2012.

Jason Tanner

Jason Tanner

Jason Tanner is the CEO of Applied Frameworks, a management consulting firm, and co-creator of Online Education  at Applied Frameworks. Jason’s professional experience spans product management and marketing, business planning, partner management, project management and leadership.

His passion is coaching people in organizations to develop products that customers love. Jason mentors, teaches, facilitates and sometimes does the work to identify and apply the optimal frameworks for given situations. Lately he’s been focused on very large scale Agile adoptions and overcoming all of the obstacles thousands of people encounter when their world of work shifts. Jason has been Certified Scrum Trainer® since 2013.

Jennifer Fawcett

Jennifer is an empathetic lean and agile leader, practitioner, coach, speaker, and consultant. Her passion and focus has been in delivering value in the workplace and by creating communities and culture through effective product management, product ownership, executive portfolio coaching and leadership. She has provided dedicated service in these areas to technology companies for over 35 years.

Background & Credentials

Jennifer was a contributor and developer of content and courseware for the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe), and is a SAFe Fellow and SPCT. Jennifer spent several years in product management and product ownership at Tendril (now Uplight) and Rational Software (now IBM-Rational). She has also spent a significant portion of her career as a consultant, providing senior-level lean and agile product management, product marketing, corporate visioning, architecture, process expertise, and hands-on development to many of the Global 2000. She lives in Boulder Colorado, where she works and plays near the majestic and inspiring Rocky Mountains.

Kim Poremski

As Principal Consultant, Kim puts her decades of IT leadership experience to use for our clients at all phases of their Agile adoption. She has recently worked as a mentor and trainer in engagements with USAA, Thomson Reuters, benefitexpress, and Tyler Technologies.

Prior to joining Applied Frameworks, Kim developed her skills as an Agile coach and team leader at BenefitFocus, Capital One, ING, and T. Rowe Price.

Background & Credentials

Kim holds a Master’s Degree in Advanced Information Technology and Bachelor’s in Business Information Systems from Stevenson University. A frequent speaker at regional and national Agile events, Kim is a Certified Scrum Professional and holds certifications in SAFe® Program Consulting as well as Scrum@Scale.

Luke Hohmann

Luke has been involved with Applied Frameworks since its founding in 2003. He later went on to start Conteneo, a collaboration software company which was acquired by Scaled Agile in 2019. While at Scaled Agile, Luke served as a SAFe® Framework Contributor and Principal Consultant, with significant contributions to the SAFe Agile Product Delivery (APD) and Lean Portfolio Management (LPM) competencies and the SAFe POPM, APM, and LPM courses.

He is the author of three books and cited as an inventor on more than a dozen patents. His books include Innovation Games: Creating Breakthrough Products through Collaborative Play (2006), Beyond Software Architecture (2003) and Journey of the Software Professional (1996).

Luke co-organized the first Agile conference in 2003, has served on the Board of the Agile Alliance, and, in partnership with the Scrum Alliance, produced the “Collaboration at Scale” webinar series, the world’s largest monthly webinar devoted to helping organizations with 10 or more Scrum teams in 2 or more locations scale agility.

Luke is a highly sought after speaker has as keynoted such conferences as the Agile Alliance conference, Agile Australia, Lean-Agile Scotland, Agile New Zealand, the Austrian Innovation Forum, the CXPA and multiple SAFe Summits.

Luke is the co-founder of Every Voice Engaged Foundation, a 501c3 nonprofit that helps citizens, governments and nonprofit organizations collaboratively solve problems that are unsolvable without civic engagement. EVEF has been a leader in the Participatory Budgeting movement, helping citizens prioritize hundreds of millions of dollars through Budget Games. In partnership with The Kettering Foundation, Conteneo created Common Ground for Action, the first scalable platform for deliberative decision-making, which is now owned and managed by EVEF.

Luke graduated magna cum laude with a BSE in computer engineering and an MSE in computer science and engineering from the University of Michigan. In addition to data structures and artificial intelligence, he studied cognitive psychology and organizational behavior.

Michael Robertson

As Principal Consultant with Applied Frameworks, Michael is responsible for facilitating Lean-Agile transformations using the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe). Michael has served as a coach and mentor in support of government and commercial organizations, with particular success facilitating productive, long-lived teams.

Background & Credentials

Prior to joining Applied Frameworks, Michael was an Agile Coach, Release Train Engineer and mentor for a highly successful Lean-Agile transformation in a joint US Army and Air Force program. To complement his Lean-Agile expertise, Michael has over 30 years of broad experience in software development and technical management.

Michael is a Certified SAFe Program Consultant (SPC), Release Train Engineer (RTE), and Certified DevOps Practitioner. He also holds many other SAFe certifications and is active in the global Scaled Agile Community. Michael is recognized by Scaled Agile Inc. as a subject matter expert in the areas of Implementing SAFe and Leading SAFe.

Phil Gardiner

As leader of Applied Frameworks’ SAFe Practice, Phil is responsible for large-scale transformations and guiding change agents as they learn to apply the Scaled Agile Framework. Phil has served as a leader, coach, and consultant at some of the world’s largest companies as well as government organizations such as the US Department of Defense.

Background & Credentials

Prior to becoming a consultant in 2015, Phil spent sixteen years at AT&T as a leader and internal change agent, working to bring products and services to market faster through the use of technology and Lean-Agile methodologies. Phil is a Certified SAFe Program Consultant Trainer® (SPCT), one of less than 100 people who hold this certification globally. He is an active collaborator within the Scaled Agile Community and is cited as a subject matter expert in a variety of topics including Lean Portfolio Management and Agile Product Management.

In addition to his SAFe expertise, Phil is an agile coach with experience in a variety of other Lean-Agile methodologies and approaches.

Travis Moorer

Travis is a business agility coach, trainer, and SAFe Program Consultant® who is cleared for Top Secret/Sensitive Compartmentalized Information (TS/SCI).

As a Consultant, Travis coaches clients in large enterprises to improve product quality, process flow, and customer engagement. Travis credits his decades of military service for teaching him first-hand the value of high performing cross-functional teams.

Background & Credentials

Prior to joining Applied Frameworks, Travis was an Enterprise Agile Coach at SAIC, a major US Government contractor. Previously, Travis served for 21 years in the US Army, where he specialized in systems engineering and intelligence.

Travis is a SAFe Program Consultant Trainer (SPCT)Candidate, as well as a Certified SAFe Release Train Engineer®, and Certified SAFe Advanced ScrumMaster®.

In addition to his SAFe expertise, Travis is a Scrum Alliance® Certified ScrumMaster.