Rocío Briceño-López is originally from Costa Rica and currently lives in the United States.
Rocío was a candidate for the vice presidency of Costa Rica during the 2022-2026 elections, promoting an agile and digital transformation for the government of her country.
Currently, she works as a Delivery Manager consultant in digital transformation and artificial intelligence in organizations of the United States Federal Government, She also gives conferences, courses, and workshops to companies in different countries.
Briceño is co-author of the Best-Selling Practical Guide to Business Agility along with her sister Marcela Briceño.
She is also a co-author of the Social Impact Agile Manifesto, along with Alistair Cockburn, one of the original authors of the Agile Manifesto for Software Development, and she has participated in the authorship and review of several books.
Rocío was the Agility leader for the IDB Inter-American Development Bank in Washington DC rescuing projects throughout the Latin American and Caribbean region.
She is one of the PMI global standards reviewers as part of the global teams.
Rocío has given more than 200 conferences and workshops around the world on organizational transformation, agility, technology, and female empowerment.
She was recognized as part of the expert panel on the future of Agility by the Scrum Alliance on the 20th anniversary of the Agile Manifesto.
She graduated from Harvard University in Public Leadership, she graduated from the Harvard Kennedy School and she is pursuing her doctoral studies at the Pontifical Catholic University of Costa Rica.
She is recognized as an outstanding scientist in Costa Rica by the Ministry of Innovation, Science, Technology and Telecommunications MICITT.
She is a pioneer in the inclusion of cybersecurity and Zero Trust frameworks for agile transformations.
She is an instructor authorized by the PMI, and also in Scrum, Agile, Social Impact, and Personal Coach.
She is certified in cybersecurity for critical infrastructure by MIT and graduated from the INCAE senior management program.
Rocío is a Computer Engineer and MBA from TEC of Costa Rica, PMP, DASSM, Scrum Master, SAFe DevOps, among others.
He has carried out consulting and training in various organizations: Northern Trust Bank, Eaton Canada, Cisco System, IBM, GBM, HP, HPE, General Electric, Walmart, Florida Ice & Farm, Roche, Pfizer, NIH, Banesco, Colombian Armed Forces, Governments: Argentina, Paraguay, Bahamas, Peru, Brazil, and the United States, among others.
She is fond of the arts, poetry, and music production, and plays sports: hiking and pickleball.