Our Founders

Daniel S. Vacanti

Co-Founder and CEO

Daniel Vacanti is a 20-year software industry veteran who got his start as a Java Developer/Architect and who has spent most of the last 15 years focusing on Lean and Agile practices. In 2007, he helped to develop the Kanban Method for knowledge work. He managed the world’s first project implementation of Kanban that year, and has been conducting Kanban training, coaching, and consulting ever since. In 2011 he founded Corporate Kanban, Inc., which provides world-class Lean training and consulting to clients all over the globe–including several Fortune 100 companies. Recently he co-founded ActionableAgile™ which provides industry leading predictive analytics tools and services to any Lean-Agile process. Daniel holds a Masters in Business Administration and regularly teaches a class on lean principles for software management at the University of California Berkeley.

Daniel is a popular speaker having presented at conferences all over the world. In 2015 he published his book “Actionable Agile Metrics for Predictability” which aims to revolutionize how the Lean and Agile community think about flow-based metrics and analytics for the design of predictable processes.

Todd Conley

Co-Founder and CTO

Todd Conley has been building software since the 1980’s with a focus on engineering practical, pragmatic solutions to real world problems. This focus has earned him nine patents and has enabled him to push the limits of what ActionableAgile™’s product suite can do. In 1995, he founded his own consulting company to help organizations of all shapes and sizes successfully achieve their software goals. Recently he co-founded ActionableAgile™ deciding to tackle the challenge of helping teams to become more effective with software process. Todd lives in Estes Park, CO, and gets his exercise and rejuvenation in Rocky Mountain National Park.