Mary Thorn

VP IT Strategy and Transformation
S&P Global
During her more than 25 years of experience with financial, health care, and SaaS-based products, Mary Thorn has held VP, director, and manager-level positions in various software development organizations. A seasoned leader and coach in agile and testing methodologies, Mary has direct experience building and leading teams through large-scale agile transformations. Mary’s expertise combines agile scaling, agile testing, and DevOps, which her teams find incredibly valuable. Mary is also the chief storyteller of the book The Three Pillars of Agile Testing and Quality and an avid keynote and conference speaker on all things agile and agile testing.

Sessions by Mary Thorn

04:00 PM - 04:35 PM
Innovation in Action Track: Islander E 

Ask Me Anything: Three Ways to Make Smarter Bets on Your Digital Future Presented by Scaled Agile 

The dynamic nature of the Insurance Tech industry forces companies to place bets on their future development more rapidly than ever before.  In this session, we will discuss how to make pragmatic long-term investments without overcommitting to a single future.  Mary Thorn, Vice President of IT Strategy and Transformation at S&P Global, will take questions and discuss the roles of Strategic Themes, OKRs, and planning horizons play when placing bets that have serious implications on a business’s future. 

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