Kevin Taylor MS-IPT, CSM

  • Philadelphia Area, US PA
Work experience
Work experience
Jan 2014 - Present
Project Manager
Message Agency
I am proud to part of the team at Message Agency. We specialize in high-end Drupal websites; we are experts at developing clean and sophisticated sites that are both easy to navigate and truly engaging. As the project manager I help guide the discovery process to meet our clients' needs, coordinate project schedules, track and manage open items and issues across the project life-cycle, support our customer experience. Wearing my Certified ScrumMaster hat I am helping Message Agency further adopt Agile project management practices and identify ways to manage risk through iterative prototyping.
May 2013 - Jan 2014
Program & Business Engagement Manager
Siemens Healthcare
Coordinated the roll-out of a new business consulting model for a team of 12 training consultants based in the United States and India; roll-out was supported through MS OneNote to support asynchronous collaboration across time zones. Delivered high-level design Knowledge Management solution allowing 8 - 10 software development teams facilitate transfer of technical knowledge and expertise to 12 different functional areas of the company during the product development life cycle.
Oct 2012 - Jan 2013
Training and Performance Improvement Consultant
American Friends Service Committee
Used rapid-prototyping to develop program planning training content in SharePoint and supported deployment to 100+ program directors and staff across the USA, South America, Africa, and Asia. Developed formative and adaptive analysis plan to guide development of AFSC’s knowledge management strategy as it evolves over the next 5 years. Partnered with internal consulting team of 4 program planning subject matter experts to help translate in-house training needs assessment into training products for the 250+ AFSC staff members spread through-out the USA, South America, Africa, and Asia.
Mar 2012 - Sep 2012
Continuing Education Officer
Temple University
Partnered with 20 fundraising experts to identify and prioritize training needs for a division with 170+ employees. Managed roll-out for a 2-day collaborative training seminar for 170+ employees across the Institutional Advancement Division; including the creation of instructor guides, learner support materials, training evaluation survey, and intranet content. Conducted needs assessment, policy analysis, content analysis, information architecture design, and organized 5 stakeholder teams (approx. 24 people) for a wiki-based knowledge management strategy driving a division intranet on the Google Sites platform.
2000 - 2009
Boise State University
- VP of the American Kenpo Club from 2005 - 2009. - Graduated Summa Cum Laude with a MS in Workplace Learning & Organizational Performance Improvement (i.e., IPT). - Taught multiple university level guest lectures and lead multiple research efforts.
2000 - 2005
Boise State University
Certified ScrumMaster
Workshop Facilitation
Program Management
Adult Education
Curriculum Design
Data Analysis
Public Speaking
Program Development
Change Management
Process Improvement
Blended Learning
Leadership Development
Needs Analysis
Employee Training
Instructional Design
Program Evaluation
Strategic Planning
Performance Improvement
Organizational Development
Certified Scrum Master CSM
Project Management