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LOS ANGELES, CA, August 14, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Platinum Edge, Inc. is pleased to announce that its Founder and CEO, Mark C. Layton, will be part of a panel discussing global entrepreneurship and emerging markets at the tenth anniversary of the UCLA Anderson-National University of Singapore Global Executive MBA (GEMBA) for Asia Pacific program.
The private event, which is taking place from August 15-16, 2014 at the Marion Davies Guest House at the Annenberg Beach House, Santa Monica, CA, is limited to GEMBA alumni and current students, faculty and staff, and invited guests. Aside from various panels, there will be artist performances and attendees will receive sponsor gift bags.
Mark C. Layton, known globally as Mr. Agile, is an organizational strategist and PMI certification instructor with over 20 years in the project/program management field. He is the Los Angeles chair for the Agile Leadership Network and is the founder of Platinum Edge, Inc. - an organizational improvement company that supports businesses making the Waterfall-to-Agile transition.
Prior to founding Platinum Edge in 2001, Layton developed his expertise as a consulting firm executive, program management coach, and in-the-trenches project leader. He also spent 11 years as a Cryptographic Specialist for the US Air Force, where he earned both Commendation and Achievement medals for his accomplishments.
Layton is a Distinguished Graduate of the Air Force's Leadership School, a certified Project Management Professional (PMP), a Certified Scrum Trainer (CST), and a recipient of Stanford University's advanced project management certification (SCPM). He is the author of Wiley & Sons "Agile Project Management for Dummies" series and their "Scrum for Dummies" series and is a frequent speaker on Lean, Scrum, XP and other agile solutions. Layton holds MBAs from the University of California, Los Angeles, and the National University of Singapore; a B.Sc. (summa cum laude) in Behavioral Science from University of La Verne; and an A.S. in Electronic Systems from the Air Force's Air College.
To learn more about Mark Layton or for information on the wide range of services offered by Platinum Edge, including Scrum Master Certification classes and Agile Coaching, please visit: https://platinumedge.com
About Platinum Edge, Inc.:
Platinum Edge, Inc. is a team of agile-focused MBAs, behavioral science experts and certification instructors who Audit, Train and Transform organizations to superior agile techniques to maximize return on investment. Platinum Edge offers multidimensional (strategic, financial, behavioral, operational) expertise in a single area - Agile-based enterprise transformation.
Platinum Edge, Inc.
5318 East 2nd Street, Suite 704
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