John Francis "JF" Unson

  

Engineering Manager, Wildfire Interactive

Location: San Carlos, CA


Certifications

Certified Scrum Product Owner
Certified Scrum Professional
Certified ScrumMaster

Biography

JF Unson is currently working for Wildfire Interactive  as an Engineering Manager, being a servant leader to an all-Agile engineering organization.  Previously, he was working for 4 years at Animation Mentor, serving as engineering ScrumMaster and Director of Technology, helping his product team deliver software used by the students and mentors of the school.  Prior to joining Animation Mentor, has has helped in the enterprise roll-out of Agile at Yahoo! Inc., serving as both an internal coach and Agile trainer.  He has coached over 100 teams during his two and a half year stint at Yahoo!, as well as taught Scrum classes to more than 750 Yahoos.  He first dabbled in Agile back in the late 1998 while working at Sun Microsystems, and has never looked back since, always growing and learning in his journey.

Aside from being a Certified Scrum Practitioner, Certified Scrum Master and Certified Product Owner, he is also a certified foodie, always looking for great food joints to tickle his palette.  He is not afraid to venture anywhere - whether it be hole-in-the walls in some seedy sidestreet in Manila to snotty-yet-deservedly-so gourmet restaurants in San Francisco.