Philip Japikse


Principal Architect, InterKnowlogy

Location: Cincinnati, OH


Certified ScrumMaster

Groups I belong to

Cincinnati Agile Roundtable


An international speaker, Microsoft MVP, ASPInsider, MCSD, CSM, and CSP, and a passionate member of the developer community, Phil Japikse has been working with .Net since the first betas, developing software for over 30 years, and heavily involved in the agile community since 2005. Phil is the Principal Architect for InterKnowlogy (, helping an amazing team create high impact software experiences. Phil serves as the Lead Director for the Cincinnati .Net User’s Group and the Cincinnati Software Architect Group, co-hosts the Hallway Conversations podcast (, founded the Cincinnati Day of Agile, and volunteers for the National Ski Patrol. Phil is a frequent speaker all over the world, from User Groups and Meet ups to large scale professional conferences. You can follow Phil on twitter via and read his blog at





Work experience

InterKnowlogy, Principal Architect
May 2014 - Present, West Chester, OH, US
Software company delivering amazing experiences for customers around the world.

Agile Conferences, Inc, Owner/Conference organizer
March 2010 - Present, West Chester, OH, United States
Agile Conferences Inc organizes Day of Agile conferences. We have held three so far in Cincinnati, the fourth will be on May 19, 2012. We also added Philadelphia to the list in 2011, and looking into expanding to Indianapolis, IN in 2012. As the lead organizer, I am responsible for all content as well as logistics for the events.

Telerik, Program Manager
September 2010 - April 2014, West Chester, OH, US
Maker of software controls and agile project management tooks

Pinnacle Solutions Group, Agile Coach
August 1997 - September 2010, Cincinnati, OH, United States
Principal Consultant with botique consulting company where I specialized in agile coaching and agile transformations for costumers ranging from Fortune 25 down to startups.