Edward Kraay

  

Scrum Coach, Internal Consultant, Yahoo! Inc.

Location: San Francisco, CA


Certifications

Certified Scrum Product Owner
Certified ScrumMaster

Biography

Ed Kraay is an agile coach, scrum practitioner, and project leader. Ed is currently working at Yahoo, Inc as the agile mentor for the company, helping inspire and invigorate teams and leaders to delight users and find more joy in work.  Ed has a 10+ year history in IT in a variety of verticals including startups, telecom, gaming, energy, finance, ecommerce and digital media. Ed has a 8 year history mentoring software teams to high performance, leading successful agile adoption, and scaling agile for the enterprise. Ed has led several multiple scrum team programs effectively across 50+ people up to 7 teams, bridging development across multiple companies, vendors and platforms. Ed earns the trust of development teams by emphasizing on technical excellence. Ed has significant expertise facilitating large scale collaborative meetings for diverse groups. Ed is a member of the Agile Project Leadership Network (APLN), and has been a presenter at the Agile Conference, SD West, Agile Development Practices, Agile Open Northwest, Agile Open California.