Coaches & Consultants

Israel Gat


Net Objectives Fellow

Based Out Of:

Austin, TX (USA)

Dr. Gat’s executive career spans top technology companies, including IBM, Microsoft, Digital, and EMC. He has led the development of products such as BMC Performance Manager and Microsoft Operations Manager, enabling the two companies to move toward next-generation system management technology. Dr. Gat is also well versed in growing smaller companies and has held advisory and venture capital positions for companies in new, high-growth markets. He was presented with an Innovator of the Year Award from Application Development Trends in 2006. Dr. Gat focuses his consulting and writing on technical debt, large-scale implementations of lean software methods and agile business service management (“devops”). His recent e-book, The Concise Executive Guide to Agile, explains how the three can be tied together to form an effective software governance framework.

Dr. Gat holds a PhD in computer science and an MBA. He is a member of the Trident Capital SaaS advisory board and a Fellow of the Lean Systems Society. In addition to publishing with Cutter and the IEEE, he posts frequently at The Agile Executive and tweets as agile_exec.

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