In March 2015 Patty Sheehan joined AstraZeneca’s Agile Transformation team from her role as Change and Lean Lead for AZ Global Commercial IT. As the team’s Cultural Change Lead and Agile Coach, Patty has focused on connecting AZ Agilists across business domains and geographies creating a social network that is beginning to ‘infect’ the broader AZ organization. Prior to joining the AZ team Patty served as MedImmune IT’s Organizational Change and Training Director. In her career in organizational transformation Patty has worked within a multitude of organizations from corporate automotive to NGO’s and universities to foster the conditions where teams will thrive. She started her professional career in corporate brand marketing and sales with BMW of North America and Ford Motor Company. Patty holds a Masters in Organizational Development from Johns Hopkins University along with a Certificate in Risk Communication and SPC4, PMP and PROSCI certifications.
In her leisure when not kayaking, cycling. running or cheering on her favorite childhood sports team, the Chicago Cubs, Patty is somewhere in the world catching upon with her two adult children who are following their passion for change with careers in social justice and teaching at risk youth.