Michael Kelley Harris


Principal Software Engineer and Consultant, SourceCell

Location: Palo Alto, California



Certified Scrum Developer
Certified Scrum Trainer
Certified Scrum Professional
Certified Scrum Product Owner
Certified ScrumMaster


Software developer & consultant. Owner of SourceCell. Agile, Scrum, Lean Startup, XP.   20 years of software development experience, including engineering, architecture, managing, coaching, training, and consulting.  Focused on Agile, Scrum, and Lean Startup principles and practices, emphasizing high-priority changes and gradual transitions.  Resume: http://www.kelleyharris.com/resume/softwareResume.html


Organizations I Train Through

Approved Courses


  • Certified ScrumMaster

Extended Education

  • CST Extended Education Course

Work experience

SourceCell, Agile Developer, Coach & Consultant
January 2004 - Present, Santa Barbara, CA, United States
Agile software development and coaching for multiple clients, including Industrial Logic, EZX, Schlumberger, Robert Bosch, Calient, etc. Typical engagements involve development, plus coaching on Agile project management & estimation, plus significant attention to Agile engineering practices, including test-driven development, refactoring, continuous build, simple design, and design patterns. This work has also includes preparation of eLearning tools for Agile courses in software design patterns, and unit testing, test-driven development.

Brucker Nano (Was Veeco Instruments), Software Engineer (was Director)
August 1993 - August 2008, Santa Barbara, CA, United States
Various software roles including Engineer, Manager, Director. Started promoting Agile methods in general and Scrum in particular in 2002. ScrumMaster for team of 14 people for one year. Plus on-going Agile evangelism, and advising and training on Agile engineering practices, including unit testing, system testing, continuous build, iterative design, design patterns, etc. Attended many Agile courses and conferences. Read widely on Agile topics.