About Hack the Process

Moving Mindfully From Planning Into Action

Hack the Process is a podcast about taking action on your plans, and building your business, your career, and your life around sustainable and satisfying systems that support mindful and meaningful progress.

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Host: M. David Green

Hack the Process is hosted by M. David Green, a writer and agile business coach, helping people in engineering organizations collaborate more effectively to make constant improvement a daily practice.

m-glassesDavid studied Anthropology and Sociology at UC Berkeley, and later earned his MBA in Organizational Behavior. He has worked as an engineer, a writer, a designer, a marketing director, and a communications analyst in companies from Fortune 100 giants to tiny high-tech startups in San Francisco and Silicon Valley. His online JavaScript courses, ranging from introductory level training to functional JavaScript techniques, have enrolled over 30,000 students online since 2015.

With over 10,000 hours of experience on scrum teams under his belt, David enjoys sharing what he’s seen to watch others improve their processes. Now he consults with individuals and companies to help them improve their processes and apply scrum and agile practices to enhance productivity, communication, flexibility, and quality of life for engineers and the people who work with them. If you want to learn more about scrum for web and mobile development, check out his book, Scrum: Novice to Ninja.

Producer: Khaled Sayed

Khaled Sayed is an award-winning documentary director, photojournalist, and video reporter with a master’s degree in Journalism from UC Berkeley.

His work has been published by many news outlets, including UPI, NBC Nightly News, NBC Bay Area, PBS NewsHour, the New York Times, the Huffington Post, the San Francisco Chronicle, and the Bay Area Reporter. Khaled has directed and produced commercials, documentaries, online campaigns, promos, and short films for a wide range of industries. He brings a strong background in editing and storytelling to his work.

In addition to his commercial experience, he has worked on multiple documentary projects supporting causes ranging from environmentalism to human rights.