20+ years of software development experience. Embraced Agile in 2002. He has worked with leading Agile consulting/training/coaching companies including Scrum Inc, ThoughtWorks, Industrial Logic, Solutions IQ, etc. He is a Certified Scrum Trainer® (CST) He founded SourceCell in 2004. Based in Palo Alto, California (Silicon Valley) and Santa Barbara, California (Silicon Beach). (more ...)
Elaine Bulloch is a passionate Scrum Master and Agile Coach in the San Francisco Bay Area, and has worked with complex technical engineering projects including embedded device firmware, SDK development, IT enterprise system product launches, and developer website portals. (more ...)
Mark has over twenty years experience in the IT industry, working as a Developer, Manager, Technical Lead, Architect and Consultant. Mark is a Certified Scrum Trainer (CST), and the founder of Agile Pain Relief Consulting. After ten years of working on and managing waterfall projects he discovered Agile in 2001. Mark is an Agile Editor at InfoQ and has written dozens of articles on Agile topics. Based in Ottawa, On, Canada. (more...)
Carol loves constructing technical ways to connect people to what they need. Whether helping to launch the first non-governmental ISP's in Guatemala or making sure Walmart.com shoppers can find the items they need, Carol's first priority is always the customer. She is a passionate evangelist for Agile and Scrum methodologies and trains teams to use these frameworks. Having served in several large enterprise web operations teams, DevOps is a specialty of Carol's and she coaches and trains teams on how DevOps can make the web a better place. Carol also has her B.S. in Organizational Security, an MaED in Education. (Adult learning concentration) (more ...)
Michael de la Maza is a Scrum Alliance Certified Enterprise Coach (CEC). As an Agile consultant, his major engagements have been with Paypal, State Street, edX, Carbonite, Unum, and Symantec. Previously, he was VP of Corporate Strategy at Softricity (acquired by Microsoft in 2006) and co-founder of Inquira (acquired by Oracle in 2011). He is the co-author of Professional Scrum with TFS 2010 and Why Agile Works: The Values Behind The Results (agilevalues.org). He holds a PhD in Computer Science from MIT. (more ...)
Heidi Helfand is an independent consultant, trainer and speaker with 17 years coaching and influencing cross-functional teams. (more ...)
Darcy is an Agile coach for Intel's agile & lean transformation of a 4500-employee product development organization. She helped design & implement her organization's 3000+ person implementation of the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe). Directly responsible as a coach to 450 people at Intel's Folsom site, Release Train Engineer for two trains with ~20 scrum teams each across multiple geos, launched multiple agile release trains, mentor to newer Release Train Engineers, and Scrum Master for several team, and more. She helped develop standards for Intel's 30 agile release trains' Scrum Master Working Groups and Product Owner Working Groups. MS Physics. BS Physics & Math. (more ...)
Richard Kasperowski’s expertise is on high-performance teams. Richard is a keynote speaker and the author of The Core Protocols: A Guide to Greatness. He leads clients in building great teams that get great results using the Core Protocols, Agile, and Open Space Technology. Richard teaches the class Agile Software Development at Harvard University. (more ...)
Lorraine helps people collaborate, innovate and influence others. Lorraine has trained and coached senior leadership teams at Nissan, Merck, the United Nations and other organizations whose success depends on effective collaboration. She speaks regularly to business leaders in China and Korea on how to influence and engage people using Nonviolent Communication (NVC), an empathy-based communications framework that promotes collaboration and innovation. A certified trainer in NVC, former engineer and corporate manager, Lorraine is internationally recognized for her development of NVC-based programs and tools that create a more empathic, collaborative and innovative workplace. She is a guest lecturer in NVC-based leadership communications at the University of Southern California (USC), the University of California, Irvine (UCI) and the University of Nanjing, China. Certified trainer in Nonviolent Communication (NVC) by the International Center for Nonviolent Communication. (more...)
Dillon is an Agile Coach and Trainer. He works with executives and teams in growing startups, helping them cultivate the trust & collaboration that are the basis of effective Agile/Lean. Dillon also helps teams take technical practices like Test-Driven Development from theory to practice. He is based in Santa Barbara, California.
Luca is an Agile Coach and Trainer, with hands-on experience in Extreme Programming, Scrum, Lean and Social Complexity. He has worked with large and legacy code-bases, complex products & domains, enterprise-level applications, and large organizations. He delivers training and coaching to top-tier organizations in Europe and United States. Luca is currently based in London. (more ...)
Sanjeev works as an Agile Coach and Trainer to help organizations adopt Agile for their Organization. He has a particular interest in how Scrum can be implemented with remote teams - a common theme with many organizations today. Sanjeev offers extra expertise and experience with scaling Agile, and using Agile tools for helping coordinate teams. Apart from his consulting, he has published a book, titled "Conquer the Fundamentals of Scrum” and has published several articles on Agile. Dr. Raman is certified in Scrum, SAFe (Scaled Agile Framework), Kanban, and has experience in Lean Startup and Lean UX. Sanjeev is based in Portland, Oregon, and works a lot in Silicon Valley. (more ...)
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