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Kelley is an innovation trainer & coach, and software engineer. He has 25+ years of software development experience, in roles including software engineer, architect, manager, director, consultant, trainer, and coach. He helps innovative teams keep the process simple and essential, and get on with thrilling customers. Spirit of help, service, collaboration, and innovation. Certified Scrum Trainer (CST) He has trained and coached 3000+ of people in Scrum & Agile principles & practices, in the US, Canada, Europe, and India. (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 ...)
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 ...)
Lorraine helps people collaborate, innovate and influence others. Lorraine has trained and coached senior leadership teams at Apple, 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...)
Frank took the lead to develop the Stakeholder-Centered Coaching practice that trains coaches in the philosophies, principles, and practices of Marshall Goldsmith, the World's leading coach on leadership. As a long-time colleague and friend of Marshall's, he asked Frank to design the methodologies that helps successful leaders continue to improve and achieve positive, long-term change in behavior. UCLA Anderson School of Management. Ph.D., Orgainizational Behavior & Leadership; UCLA Anderson School of Management. MBA, Organizational Behavior Santa Clara University, Business, Economics (More info ...)
Phillip specializes in firmware development and software architecture. His experience spans defense, consumer electronics, cameras, drones, and manufacturing. He is focused on early-stage product development and improving the processes we use to create new systems. Phillip started Embedded Artistry. He also worked at the Georgia Tech Research Institute‘s Electronic Systems (ELSYS) lab, Apple, and Pearl Automation (hardware startup).
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 ...)
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 ...)
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