Panayiotis “Takis” Melas, is a IT Delivery Manager and Agile Coach with over 18 years of Project and Program Management experience, in addition to over 12 years as an Agile practitioner and evangelist. His diverse portfolio of projects consists of Software Development, Mobility, Third party Implementation/Integration and Infrastructure, spanning over multiple industries including Oil and Gas, Construction, Manufacturing, Publishing, and Transportation. He actively promotes the Agile methodology and related frameworks such as SAFe, through coaching & mentoring peers and clients, in addition to conducting SAFe certification classes. He is a frequent presenter at PMI Houston events and contributor to Project Management forums. His certifications include PMP, CSM, ICP-BAF, SAFe5 SA, SSM, RTE & SPC.