Melvin Pérez-Cedano is a Senior Fellow at Construx Software where he provides training and consulting services that help organizations and individuals to successfully adopt agile development processes and practices. Melvin has a history of transforming dysfunctional and immature organizations into performance and quality-oriented environments. He has an outstanding background and leadership in promoting and implementing company-wide initiatives for adopting software development processes, practices, tools and standards across the entire software development life cycle. He is also experienced in architecting and leading the development of commercial and custom software applications. Melvin co-founded CAM Informática, one of the largest software providers in the Dominican Republic, where he ran the technical division for 14 years.
Melvin has a Master of Science degree in Software Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University (CMU). He also completed a Ph.D. coursework at Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT). He is an IEEE Certified Software Development Professional (CSDP), a Certified SAFe Program Consultant (SPC4), Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Professional Scrum Master (PSM), and Professional Scrum Developer (PSD). He is bilingual in English and Spanish. He has lectured extensively throughout the Americas and is a former IEEE Distinguished Lecturer for Latin America.