Dr. Mariya Breyter
VP of Product, Goldman Sachs, New York, NY, USA
Mariya Breyter brings over 20 years of leadership experience to the Agile and Lean community. Her passion for creating high- performance teams and delivering superior products to clients through efficient, lean processes had produced success after success in companies ranging from Big 4 consulting and Fortune 100 insurance and financial services firms to mid-sized educational and media businesses. Mariya has a Ph.D. in Computational Linguistics followed by a Post-Doctorate at Stanford University. She has built her career optimizing and improving software delivery and instilling Agile and Lean values at multitudes of companies while keeping the primary focus on the people within those processes. At home, Mariya is using lean principles to organize her family activities, and the kids use Kanban to achieve complete alignment and full transparency.