Tamara (Sulaiman) Runyon is a Certified Scrum Trainer (CST), team lead and project management professional (PMP) with more than 20 years experience in business management and software development. Currently she is employed at Intel Corp. as an Enterprise Agile Coach. Prior to joining Intel Tamara worked with CollabNet, focusing on training ScrumMasters, Product Owners and Scrum teams. Earlier, she founded and operated Applied Scrum, an agile consulting business focused on helping organizations adopt and scale agile practices. In her work at Applied Scrum, she has worked with such companies as AOL, Gerson-Lehrman Group, GHX, Sandia and BEA. Before that, Sulaiman was a manging consultant at SolutionsIQ. As an educator and coach, she possesses a wide range of professional expertise in training and mentoring teams new to agile and the Scrum Framework. As a thought leader Sulaiman Runyon is a sitting member of the Board of Directors of the Agile Alliance. She is co-author of "AgileEVM - Earned Value Management," which she presented at the Agile 2006 conference and the Agile Business Conference 2006 in London. In addition, she has been a regular presenter at the Agile Conferences and has spoken at the Agile Project Leadership Network and the Northwest Sofware Quality Conference. Tamara is a regular contributor to industry publications such as Gantthead, The Agile Journal, InfoQ, and Methods&Tools where she publishes her ideas and experiences on Agile project management with Scrum.