Geoffrey Burns


Principle, Nereid's Gold

Location: Melbourne, Australia


Certified Scrum Professional
Certified ScrumMaster

Groups I belong to

Melbourne Scrum User Group


Geoff Burns

A software developer for 17 years. Currently based in Melbourne, Australia. My main experience is with C++, C#, F#, Objective C and Javascript, building rich client applications and web applications on Windows and Unix platforms.

Work experience

OMC International, Developer / Scrum Master
April 2012 - Present, Melbourne, VIC, Australia

Took a ISO9000 compliant team with erratic iterations (4-13 weeks), poor productivity, full regression tests and no retrospectives and transformed them into a team with consistant 1 week iterations, many fold increase in productivity, targeted test, and weekly retrospectives while keeping them ISO9000 compliant.

Nereid's Gold, Principle / Scrum Developer
November 2011 - April 2012, Melbourne, VIC, Australia

Developed educational software for iOS Platform using scrum.

Dodo Australia, Scrum Developer
April 2010 - November 2011, Melbourne, VIC, Australia

Part of a scrum team that developed a sports betting website

Symbion Pharmacy Services, Scrum Developer / Software Architect
January 2000 - April 2010, Melbourne, VIC, Australia

Helped transform a team with an ad hoc process to one using scrum and 2 week iterations