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Summary

Finding the synthesis between agile methodologies and concepts, and real-world engineering challenges and day-to-day deliverables.Working the puzzle of change, architecture, leadership, competitive threats, long term goals and short term needs.If you want to be more agile, but you’re having problems finding the right approach for your business environment, I can help.If you understand agile concepts, but are having problems in implementation, I can help there as well.

Work History

Work History
Oct 2008 - Present

Sr. Consultant

Undefined Inc

The same as what I did at Stelligent (below), but on my own.   Agile coaching & mentoring; Refactoring and improving Enterprise architecture.  I approach agile engineering from the ground up - I have  strong background in the development of enterprise software, and all the associated challenges and frustrations, and I use that to tune my agile coaching to the "facts on the ground", to maximize success with a minimum of pain. 

Mar 2008 - Oct 2008

Senior Consultant

Stelligent

Agile coaching & mentoring; Refactoring and improving Enterprise architecture.  I approach agile engineering from the ground up - I have  strong background in the development of enterprise software, and all the associated challenges and frustrations, and I use that to tune my agile coaching to the "facts on the ground", to maximize success with a minimum of pain.

Aug 2007 - Mar 2008

CTO

The Sunlight Foundation

The Sunlight Foundation is a small non-profit, focused on watchdogging Congress.   I was brought in to help them establish a disciplined software engineering practice - focusing on iterative development, unit testing, and incremental design.   I worked closely with the team and with partners to capture objectives and goals, lay out release plans and i provided the role of ScrumMaster for the organization.

Jun 2004 - Aug 2007

Chief Architect

Core Concept, Inc
Chief Architect, Director of IT, Project Manager, Agile Evangelist, Open Source Evangelist, Sales Engineer, Product Designer... I get tired just thinking about all the things I have to do.
Mar 2003 - May 2004

Senior Director of R & D

nuBridges
Manager of the software development and professional services teams.
Jul 1999 - Apr 2002

CTO

Incanta
Founder, CTO and Board member of a broadband-based streaming media software startup. Responsible for managing the software development, QA, IT and network operations teams, research, sales support and system architecture. Assisted in fundraising, business plan development and corporate strategy.
Jun 1997 - May 1999

Product Manager

Elastic Networks

Product Manager, Software Architect, Sr. Developer, Sales Engineer

I am one of the principle inventors of the concept of Visitor-Based Networking - the technology that allows you to use your laptop in hotels, coffee shops and other facilties world-wide, without having to reconfigure or adjust your computer in any way.   I designed and helped build some of the first products to offer this technology, helped sell them and market them and support them.  

1994 - 1997

Member of Scientific Staff

Nortel Networks

I developed telecommunications software, specifically focusing on real-time call management systems for the AccessNode and AccessNode Express.

Education

Education
May 1992 - Dec 1993

MSc

University Of Florida
Focus on Distributed Computing Systems
Aug 1988 - Dec 1992

BA

University Of Florida

Certifications

Certifications

ScrumMaster

Ken Schwaber

Six Sigma Green Belt

Bill Bentley

JBoss Certified Architect

JBoss, Inc