Leon Lin, Project Manager in New Taipei, Taiwan
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Leon Lin

Verified Expert  in Project Management

Project Manager

Location
New Taipei, Taiwan
Toptal Member Since
June 15, 2022

Leon is a certified professional in Scrum and Agile leadership and management, with a successful career in the IT industry. He is an experienced Agile coach and scrum master who has worked in several industries, including web and mobile software, networking, and storage and server technology. Leon has excellent communication and people management skills, enabling him to successfully integrate and flourish in any company.

Project Highlights

Scrum Coaching and Development
Provided Scrum and Agile training and brought the team to a level of independence, enabling them to run the scrum process without further guidance.
Advertising Content and Data Management Platform
Developed and launched a portal for an advertising client to run campaigns and track campaign feedback.
Logistics SaaS Platform
Led the team in the development of a logistics SaaS platform.

Expertise

Work Experience

Senior Technical Program Manager | Agile Coach

2021 - PRESENT
Quincus
  • Managed the technical program management team, including the scrum team, and functioned as the senior Agile coach.
  • Redesigned and set up the scrum process and trained the team on Agile values, enabling the team to run the scrum process without further guidance.
  • Handled internal and external APIs along with documentation.
  • Oversaw the everyday process of the QA team and trained the team to be self-organizing and self-managing.

Scrum Master | Agile Coach

2020 - 2021
Innova Solutions
  • Functioned as the lead scrum master and coached on Agile methodologies.
  • Trained and evangelized Scrum and Agile to the company.
  • Coached the software development team in Agile methodologies and related tools.

Software Development Manager | Agile Coach

2019 - 2020
Cloud Interactive
  • Functioned as the lead scrum master and Agile coach.
  • Trained the software development team in Agile methodology and related tools.
  • Managed the activities and resources of the software development teams for overseas customer projects.
  • Developed and improved the company processes for Scrum, quality assurance, and quality control.

Software Program Manager | Scrum Master

2016 - 2019
Inquartik
  • Managed and executed the software development process and program schedule across multiple teams, including big data, database, UX, and front end.
  • Implemented the scrum process from the initial concept as the scrum master.
  • Built effective, high-performance core teams and provided ongoing performance feedback to the functional management.
  • Led the cross-functional team in defining the product and solution requirements.

Software Project Manager

2011 - 2015
Acer Inc.
  • Established software specifications for Android tablets.
  • Determined which applications were most beneficial, cost-effective, and in-demand and which to exclude.
  • Managed third-party software application vendors, ensuring that the vendors addressed software issues and provided the latest release in an advantageous time frame.
  • Engaged in software certification testing, such as wifi and Bluetooth, to ensure that software is certified before release.

Product Planner

2008 - 2010
D-Link
  • Developed and managed network-attached storage (NAS) products.
  • Led and developed complex process initiatives and business strategies.
  • Defined detailed specifications, chose vendors, and delivered the request for quotation and market requirements document to the respective teams.
  • Counseled key leadership on the latest principles, practices, and technologies and their practical application.
  • Created and disseminated marketing materials, sales kits, and training material to the front-end sales teams.

Pre-sales Consultant

2005 - 2008
Proware Technology
  • Consulted and advised customers on the technical usability of data storage, NAS, and internet small computer systems interface (iSCSI) technologies for different applications.
  • Researched new technologies and applications for storage.
  • Maintained the current customer base and provided outstanding customer service.
  • Developed mutually beneficial strategic alliances with customers.

Applications Engineer

2001 - 2002
Newport Corporation
  • Developed and implemented applications and processes for customer systems and factory on-site training.
  • Provided post-installation customer application and process support.
  • Conducted on-site technical support for customer systems.

Scrum Coaching and Development

Provided Scrum and Agile training and brought the team to a level of independence, enabling them to run the scrum process without further guidance.

I developed and refined the scrum process for the company. I also trained the team in Scrum and Agile values and processes, providing hands-on coaching to the developers and fellow scrum masters to improve their Agile skills.

Advertising Content and Data Management Platform

Developed and launched a portal for an advertising client to run campaigns and track campaign feedback.

I managed a team of over 15 people to develop the front- and back-end of a content and data management platform, which enabled an advertising client to create and run campaigns. The platform also included data analytics to analyze campaign performance.

Logistics SaaS Platform

Led the team in the development of a logistics SaaS platform.

Managed a team of five people functioning as scrum masters for the different modules that comprise the logistics SaaS platform. Each module is part of the entire logistics journey from origin to destination. My team made sure to complete the features on time and on quality.
1995 - 1998

Bachelor's Degree in Mathematics

University of Arizona - Tucson, Arizona

DECEMBER 2020 - PRESENT

Professional Scrum Product Owner II (PSPO II)

Scrum.org

AUGUST 2020 - PRESENT

Certified Agile Leadership

Scrum Alliance

APRIL 2020 - PRESENT

Professional Scrum Master Level II (PSM II)

Scrum.org

JANUARY 2020 - AUGUST 2024

Certified Scrum Professional (CSP)

Scrum Alliance

JUNE 2013 - JUNE 2025

Project Management Professional (PMP)

Project Management Institute (PMI)

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