Earl Everett

  

Engineering Lead, Dell, Inc.

Location: Austin, TX / USA


Certifications

Certified Scrum Professional
Certified Scrum Product Owner
Certified ScrumMaster

Biography

Earl Everett has over 30 years of engineering, management, and program experience, and is currently an Engineering Lead in the Enterprise Storage group of Dell.  He has managed development, test, and systems groups with firms such as Autodesk, Advanced Fibre Communications, and Microsoft.

His first agile experience was in 1975, as he began a 20+ year avocation playing rugby; his first hands-on software experience with Agile was in 2002, which demonstrated many of its benefits, and a few of its pit-falls.  He has introduced Agile and Scrum to several companies, most recently at Autodesk, Inc, and Lyris, Inc., where he championed Agile development, and his groups gained over 800% in productivity, with concomitant improvements in quality and customer satisfaction.