Steven Walton

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The ability to help organisations deliver more valuable and meaningful outcomes, while making them a better place to work is too good an opportunity to pass up. That is why I choose to work at ADAPTOVATE.


Steven loves bringing people together into teams that create a step-change in value, efficiency, and satisfaction for our clients. He has over 20 years’ experience working across multiple domains including Sales, Marketing, Finance and IT. 

Steven has some of our strongest international expertise in bringing lean thinking and an agile mind-set to business, large corporate and government environments. 

Some of his recent experience includes:

Implemented an internal technology transformation at one of the world’s largest and most prestigious strategy firms, working with stakeholders across the globe

Implemented an agile strategy in all back-office functions at one of the world’s largest and most recognisable financial institutions across two continents

Designed and established Agile ways of working at an Australian government department to drive innovative citizen-led thinking in policy responsiveness and quality 

Realised substantial efficiency gains for one of our global Industrial Goods clients using new Agile ways of working

Worked with an Australian retail energy provider, co-designing and documenting team structures, practices, and procedures for a New Ways of Working program

Managed the delivery of a $24m p.a. Data and Analytics program for a large player in the Australian Telecommunications industry

Transformed Program Office methodologies to a continuous flow inspired, Kanban way of working at a large Telco
Prepared for a scaled Agile transformation including designing teams’ structures, transitioning projects, and designing a continuous delivery improvement roadmap at an Australian Telecommunications network infrastructure provider

Key facts:

  • Master of Business & Technology from the Australian Graduate School of Management (AGSM)  
  • Certified Scaled Agile Program Consultant, Scrum Master and Release Train Engineer (SAFe) 
  • Graduate of Telstra Top Talent Management program 
  • Australian Data-driven Marketing & Advertising (ADMA) award finalist 

Expert areas:

  • Australia
  • Business Operating Model Design
  • Product Design and Management
  • Team management