All Contributors

Jeff Sutherland Scrum Inventor

Jeff Sutherland

Jeff is the inventor and co-creator of Scrum. He is a West Point graduate, former fighter pilot, and cancer researcher, as well as, CTO of eleven different software companies. He launched the first Scrum team in 1993 and has shepherded its growth into almost every industry: finance, healthcare, higher education, and telecom.

Visit his site scruminc.com.

 

Ken Schwaber

Ken Schwaber

Ken Schwaber co-developed the Scrum framework with Jeff Sutherland in the early 1990s to help organizations struggling with complex development projects. One of the signatories to the Agile Manifesto in 2001, he subsequently founded the Agile Alliance and Scrum Alliance. He founded Scrum.org in 2009 in order to execute on his mission of improving the profession of software development.

Visit his site scrum.org.

Ron Jeffries

Ron Jeffries is author of Extreme Programming Adventures in C#, the senior author of Extreme Programming Installed, and was the on-site XP coach for the original Extreme Programming project. Ron has been involved with Scrum, Extreme Programming, and Agile for over ten years, presenting numerous talks and publishing papers on the topic. Ron is a well-known independent consultant in Scrum, XP and Agile methods, recently specializing in helping Scrum teams get Done-Done.

Visit his site ronjeffries.com.

Jens Ostergaard

Jens Ostergaard

Jens Ostergaard is the founder of the House of Scrum. He is the First Certified Scrum Practitioner (CSP) and one of the pioneering Certified Scrum Trainers (CST) worldwide. He is also an Agile Developer Consultant and the Co-founder of Scrum Foundation who helps organizations understand the fundamentals of Scrum, argue that organizations should keep Scrum as pure as possible until they fully understand the mechanism that drives development forward.

Visit his site houseofscrum.com.

Hubert Smits

Hubert Smits is an innovative, assertive, and goal-oriented Agile consultant, coach, and Certified Scrum Trainer with a proven track record of successfully implementing Agile transformation efforts at an enterprise scale. His recent experiences include a replacing multi-year waterfall processes with iterative product development cycles as well as coaching more than 3,000 participants in product development teams moved into their Scrum roles and processes during their transition.

Visit his site smitsmc.com.

Bas Vodde

Bas Vodde is a coach, consultant, programmer, trainer, and author related to modern agile and lean product development. When he coaches organizations, he works on three levels: organizational, team, individual/technical practices. He has trained thousands of people in software development, Scrum, and modern agile practices for over a decade.

Visit his site odd-e.com

Cesario Ramos Scrum Training

Cesario Ramos

Cesario Ramos is an independent product development consultant and founder of AgiliX, a small network organization that guides agile improvements throughout Europe. He works as a management consultant on large and small scale Scrum adoption and as a certified LeSS trainer, Professional Scrum trainer from Scrum.org and Qualified Innovation Games® Instructor.

Visit his site agilix.nl

Craig Larman Scrum Training

Craig Larman

Craig Larman is the co-creator of LeSS (Large-Scale Scrum), and since 2005 has worked with clients to apply the LeSS framework for scaling lean thinking and agile development to large, multisite, and offshore development. He helps senior managers and teams with organizational-design consulting for groups adopting LeSS.

Visit his site craiglarman.com

Dave West Scrum Training

Dave West

Dave West is the CEO and Product Owner at Scrum.org. He is a frequent keynote at major industry conferences and is a widely published author of articles and research reports, along with his acclaimed book: Head First Object-Oriented Analysis and Design, that helped define new software modeling and application development processes. He led the development of the Rational Unified Process (RUP) for IBM/Rational. After IBM/Rational, West returned to consulting and managed Ivar Jacobson Consulting for North America. Then as VP, research director Forrester research where he ran the software development and delivery practice. Prior to joining Scrum.org he was Chief Product Officer at Tasktop where he was responsible for product management, engineering and architecture.

Visit his site scrum.org