As busy professional(s) we have numerous opportunities afforded to us by our employers and through our networks to become certified with numerous certifying bodies. Are these certifications worth it? Should I be doing more? Where do I start? When do I stop? How many certs is enough? During our 60 minute chat, we will discuss David Filer's personal certification journey as well as discuss the pros and cons of certifications.
David Filer is an accomplished technology leader who helps companies achieve their peak operational and technological performance. At FCM, he leads clients through the design and implementation of cost-effective, scalable technical solutions that create a sustainable competitive advantage while unlocking new synergies and efficiencies. He also excels at streamlining operational processes with Lean/Agile methods. Before joining FCM, David was a VP of Operations at Nielsen, responsible for third-party accreditation of its $2.5 billion audience measurement panel. During his tenure, he used automation, machine learning and analytics to reduce audit errors by 50%, and built a new panel for Nielsen’s joint venture in Mexico. Previously, he served as a Client Service Executive and Performance and Planning Leader for Nielsen’s audience measurement service, as well as a technology leader at J.P. Morgan, PricewaterhouseCoopers and Franklin Templeton. David holds over a dozen certifications in Agile and DevOps from the Scrum Alliance, Project Management Institute (PMI), and ITSM Academy. He currently holds the PMI-ACP, PMI-PMP, PMI- PfMP, and is studying for his PMI - PgMP.