A former US Air Force “Top Gun,” Dr. Jeff Sutherland is the inventor and co-creator of the SCRUM framework. Developed in 1993 and formalized in 1995 with Ken Schwaber, Scrum has since been adopted by the vast majority of software development companies around the world.
Realizing its benefits extend well beyond software, Jeff pioneered the application of this lightweight framework to several other industries including: automotive, biotech, finance, and telecom. As the CEO of Scrum Inc. Jeff sets the vision for success with Scrum. Dr. Sutherland coaches and instructs how to implement Scrum in ways that create hyper-productive teams that disrupt the competitive landscape. He continues to share best practices with organizations around the globe and has written extensively on Scrum rules and methods. His most recent book, Scrum: The Art of Doing Twice the Work in Half the Time, has sold over 100,000 copies.
About Scrum Inc.
Scrum Inc. is the world’s leading authority on Scrum. They provide training, consulting, and counsel to individuals and companies across industries including energy, finance, defense and technology. They are thought leaders in the community publishing books, scientific papers, case studies, blogs, and creating online educational content. Founded by Jeff Sutherland, the co-creator of Scrum, Scrum Inc. has helped hundreds of companies fundamentally re-shape themselves to face a changing world, dramatically increase productivity, and drive profound growth.