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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Mike Cohn helps teams succeed with agile. He is the author of three of the most popular books on agile software development and is a co-founder of both the Scrum Alliance and Agile Alliance.
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Gabrielle Benefield is an author, speaker, innovator, and a founder of Mobiusloop.com. Mobius is a navigator for transformational thinking that helps you deliver outcomes that matter. Gabrielle is an advocate for purposeful innovation and believes the relentless pursuit of ‘more, more, more’ gets in the way of success. Since developing the earliest inception of Mobius in 2009 she has helped individuals and organizations all over the globe, including Google and Red Hat solve complex problems in a transformational way.
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Dina Friis works as Senior Nordic Agile coach in a FinTech Company. She works cross teams, cross ranks and cross boarders to develop highly motivated Agile teams and managers in an organisation that allows them to grow. Her passion is to help people and organisations by using agile techniques and principles both in training and daily coaching. Teams needs to see before they can do, and we help them by adding transparency on current process and facilitate the transformation into better ways of working.
Arne Åhlander is a Senior Consultant using Agile and Lean methodologies to improve management and product development for several larger software organizations.
Arne has experience from the software industry since 1994, to a great part in the area of product management where he have held several senior positions. Arne has managed Scrum projects, helped customers start Scrum initatives. Arne is a CSM, CSPO, CSP and he became a Certified Scrum Trainer (CST) in November, 2008. He has delivered Scrum certification classes in more than 20 countries.