Kevin Thompson, Ph.D., has a doctorate in Physics from Princeton University, and extensive background in managing software development projects. He specializes in training individuals, teams, and organizations in agile development. Dr. Thompson helps companies make the challenging transition to agile development by working with development teams and business stakeholders to identify their needs, define the right process for the business, determine the steps needed to implement the process, and work through the steps successfully.
Dr. Thompson has Project Management Professional (PMP)®, PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)®, Scrum Master (CSM)®, and Scrum Practitioner (CSP)® certifications.
Experience - Project Management: 8 yrs. | Doing Agile: 5 yrs. | Training Agile: 3yrs.
Companies trained - StarCite, Zuora, Visa, Fox Broadcasting, Macys.com, Sony, NBCU, Oracle, Liberty University, SunPower, Synermed, Intuit, Cisco, iSirona, Dun & Bradstreet, Genentech, Old Republic Home Protection, SugarSync, OpenTV, Sunrise Telecom
Companies worked at previously - NASA, IBM, Macrovision, StarCite, Zuora
Prior jobs - Researcher in Space Sciences, Software Engineer, Project Manager, ScrumMaster, PMO Manager, Agile Consultant and Trainer, Manager of Agile Practice Group