STARWEST - Conference Speaker: Theron Melrose

Theron Melrose

Technology Manager
State Farm Insurance Companies

I'm currently a Technology Manager overseeing the Capacity and Performance testing team that ensures the Digital presence (Web, Mobile, and Customer Print) meets the expected business volume metrics for capacity and performance measurements. In over twenty years with State Farm, I have held business analyst roles, test analyst roles, test-lead roles, Project Management (PMP Certified), Product Management, Analytics Management, Test Management and Program Management. I am Agile Certified (SAFe), Scrum Master Certified, and have run numerous Agile projects in addition to working a couple years as a Release Train Engineer (RTE). I have experience starting new teams, ramping up new remote teams, and coordinating work with on-shore and off-shore teams. In my IT experience, I have presented numerous times within State Farm, at forums, large department meetings, and internal conferences. Additionally I have taught numerous Project Management preparation classes associated with a local Project Management Institute (PMI) chapter.