Dean MacNeil
Dean MacNeil

Head of Agile at Scale


Dean MacNeil has been passionate about agile practices and tools since before they were called “agile,” having pioneered a form of iterative and incremental product delivery at the world’s leading music company in the mid 1990s. As Head of Agile at Scale Practice at Valiantys, Atlassian Certified Consultant and Enterprise Agile Coach, MacNeil has helped companies of diverse sizes and verticals, including some of the world’s largest and fastest growing companies, to improve business agility and outcomes. MacNeil is also a published author and lifelong musician. He lives in Los Angeles where he enjoys hiking, biking, and sailing with his son. Dean MacNeil is the co-author of Scaling Agile with Jira Align, the first book written on the leading enterprise agile platform.