David Brown


IT Director, First American Corporation

Location: Santa Ana, California


Certified Scrum Product Owner
Certified ScrumMaster


David comes to the agile community with over 15 years of experience leading software solution projects of varying sizes focused in the healthcare and real estate related industries.  David has gained a breadth of experience leading teams from start-up companies to Fortune 500 companiesand is passionate about improving the business and the customer experience by adding value wherever possible.

David has served as the Director of Product Management and Director of the IT PMO for First American Database Solutions Division leading the adoption of agile practices and standardization of project management processes.

In his current position as Corporate IT Director in the Title Product Group at First American Title, he mentors individuals and leads teams to build applications serving the real estate title and settlement services space.  David is the chief Agile evangelist at First American and is leading the adoption of Agile software practices throughout First American Family of Companies as an Agile Coach.

David has been a presenter and panelist at the Orange county chapters of Agile SoCal, Agile Leadership Network, Agile San Diego, and Rally's 'Rally on the Rocks.'  He is a Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Certified Product Owner (CSPO), Certified Project Management Professional (PMI), and ITIL v2 Foundations certified.