Mark Pushinsky is a Managing Partner at The Hard Yards. He holds an MBA from the Darden School of Business, an M.S. in the Management of Information Technology from the University of Virginia and a B.A. in Business Administration from The College of William and Mary. As a Director of Product Management, Mark has led transformational, large-scale software development programs using Design Thinking and Agile best practices. As a Certified Scrum Trainer, Mark has trained thousands of people both in and out of software development and has a unique ability to translate these principles in non-traditional contexts. Mark routinely challenges teams and executives to embrace these new ways of working through assessment, strategic planning and executive coaching. Mark is an expert in Design an Agile practices and helps organizations focus these tools to achieve meaningul outcomes for their customers and stakeholders.