Jan Beaver is a Ph.D. educator with 25 years of experience in the
software industry. His experience covers the gamut of management,
development, QA, and technical writing. His first practical exposure to
Scrum was a dramatic eye-opening experience that for the first time
demonstrated that there really was a better way not just to develop
software, but a better way to work in general.
Jan is an expert agile trainer and coach who has worked with a wide variety of companies in an equally wide variety of industries including telecommunications, medical, insurance, media, and smart-grid energy. He specializes in bringing Scrum and broader agile and lean principles and practices to teams, helping them to become effective, productive, and self-sustaining. He also works at the enterprise level using both training and coaching to help organizations become successful in their agile practice.