Jim Morris

  

President, FNX Studios

Location: Bellevue, WA


Certifications

Certified Scrum Professional
Certified ScrumMaster

Biography

Jim Morris
Developer and President at FNX Studios.
  • Make it. Make it good. Make it fast
  • eXtreme Programming enthusiast, Scrum Master, Gamer
  • Pretty good at sexy dancing
  • Pet projects include building multi-touch tabletop surfaces and gaming applications for mobile devices
  • Interests include cross-functional teams, iterative development, and expressive data structures

 

Work experience

FNX Studios, CTO
March 2011 - Present, Bellevue, WA, United States
Co-owner of FNX Studios, a product development consultancy, founded on the principles of self-organized teams, customer satisfaction, and corporate transparency. While continuing to press forward building software using Scrum/Agile methods on site with our clients, I am now developing sales and marketing strategies to sell our own high-performing Scrum teams as product development studios. Roles include Team Developer and Scrum Master.

Salient6, Technical Lead
March 2009 - March 2011, Bellevue, WA, United States
Served in project teams as architect and developer for clients, including Applied Discovery and Franklin Templeton Investments. Worked extensively on site with customers helping to establish well oiled and high-performing Scrum teams and driving organizational change through the use of detailed product backlogs, sprint performance metrics, and software demos. Roles included Team Developer, Scrum Master, and XP Coach.

Ascentium, Technical Lead
April 2004 - February 2009, Bellevue, WA, United States
Responsible for application development on projects with clients including Microsoft, PACCAR International, and the USDA. Helped develop more effective teams using Scrum and XP engineering practices such as pair programming and test-driven development. Roles included Team Developer and XP Coach.