Karel Smutny is an independent software engineer starting his career as an agile consultant. He initiated transition to agile development in IT department of a Czech branch of a major multinational bank, where he implements Scrum and XP. Sometimes he jokes about himself to be stuck in 70s - he listens to p-funk, prog-rock and programs in PL/SQL. In fact he's into anything modern. Recently, his attention was caught by Scala language.
GE Money Bank CZ, ScrumMaster
April 2010 - Present, Prague, Czech Republic
Leading Scrum and XP implementation in a 25+ developers IT department:
ScrumMaster of a piloting Scrum team.
Training eXtreme Programming practices (TDD, CI,...).
Coordinating improvements to software development infrastructure (VCS, test and build automation, Continuous Integration,...).