Senior Agile Coach
location_on United States
Member since 3 years
Earl Everett has over 30 years of engineering, management, and program/project management experience. He has managed and directed development, test, and systems groups with firms such as Autodesk, Advanced Fibre Communications, Dell, Hewlett-Packard, and Microsoft. His first 'agile' experience was in 1973, when he began playing rugby, a complex adaptive system game providing an immersive experience with solid cross-functional teams utilizing 'inspect and adapt'.
His first experience with Agile was in 2002. He has introduced, led, and nurtured successful Agile, Scrum, and Kanban transformations and and XP development and delivery practices in several companies, with greatly improved quality, productivity, and customer and team satisfaction.
He wrote the foreword to "Managing Software Debt: Building for Inevitable Change", was the top-rated speaker at the Keep Austin Agile Conference in 2012, and has led a number of workshops and seminars for Agile Austin and companies in the Central Texas area, and at regional Agile conferences.
Earl is a Certified Scrum Practitioner, Certified ScrumMaster, and Certified Scrum Product Owner, and is active in the Austin Agile community.