Kim Werner is the Lead Agile Coach with Blue Mercury Consulting. Kim has over 25 years experince in the IT industry covering a variety of methods of an SDLC as well as roles. Kim was the former Chairman of the North Florida Rational User Group (2nd largest in the US with 600 members). Kim holds process certifications in the Rational Unified Process, Certified Scrum Master, Certified Scrum Professional, and participates in the Eclipse Process Framework project for OpenUP which borrowed practices from Scrum. Kim is also a certified Scaled Agile Program Consultant (SPC) and can train and certify Scaled Agilist certifications based upon the Scaled Agile Framework. He is a registered instructor with Agile University and IBM. Kim is also a requirements expert with certifications in Requirements Management, OOAD and several tools. He has tailored and taught many courses to perspective clients and has been a frequent speaker and Agile Panelist at the IBM Innovate Conferences for the past 6 years. Kim lives in the Pacific Northwest and typically travels to client engagements.