Leadership & Vision
Gear Stream is a company with leadership focused keenly on radically improving corporate innovation and performance around Software and Product development. With over a decade of success building Agile teams, Gear Stream leadership is moving Agile into a broader Enterprise 2.0 Collaboration Framework that integrates and harmonizes Agile Teams with Lean organizational design, Product Line Execution, Product Management and a transformed, Agile PMO.
As CEO of Gear Stream, Brad is responsible for overseeing the company's strategic direction, planning, and growth. Brad's vision for Gear Stream is keenly focused on transforming how companies leverage Lean, Agile and Enterprise 2.0 collaboration. Brad's vision includes helping organizations transition from project driven governance to Lean, continuous flow, product line execution. While others in the Agile community focus narrowly on core development, Brad’s vision includes a framework for leveraging Agile development teams in a synchronized, cross functional stakeholder workflow including Product Management, Risk & Compliance (PMO), Outsource Partners, Finance and Release / Fulfillment operations.
Brads 27 year career includes two prior start-up successes including a software ISV, and a leading eCommerce Outsourcing and Advisory firm called digitaESP, which was acquired by Valtech, S.A. in 2002. More recently Brad served as the CEO of Valtech U.S. where he helped lead and grow one of the industry’s most successful Agile Advisory and Consulting firms.
You can reach Brad via LinkedIn.
Mitch is a respected and well known futurist, scholar and serial entrepreneur focused on organizational innovation and transformation. Mitch's career success includes high-profile turnaround achievements impacting revenue growth, sustainability and profitability for a range of Fortune 500 clients in the Finance, Pharmecuritical, Manufacturing and Government sectors.
Today Mitch is the founder and CEO of NanoPhrades and Phratos, two organizations focused on transformational change withing large global companies. Mitch is also an honorary member of the United States Department of Defense Special Operations and the Academy of Outstanding Teachers at North Carolina State Univeirsty.