Bob Galen is an Agile Methodologist, Practitioner, and Coach based in Cary, NC. In this role he helps guide companies and teams in their pragmatic adoption and organizational shift towards Scrum and other Agile methods and practices. He is currently the President of RGCG, LLC and Agile Coach & Evangelist for Velocity Partners, a nearshore firm that excels at Agile Value Delivery.
Bob has held director, manager and contributor level positions in both software development and quality assurance organizations. He has over 25 years of experience working in a wide variety of domains at companies including Bayer, Bowe–Bell & Howell Mail Processing, ChannelAdvisor, Deutsche Bank, EMC, iContact, Lucent, Unisys and Thomson.
Bob regularly speaks at international conferences and professional groups on topics related to software development, project management, software testing and team leadership. In 2009 / 2013 he published the 2'nd Edition of the book Scrum Product Ownership – Balancing Value from the Inside Out. The book addresses the gap in guidance towards effective agile product management. In 2012 he published the book Agile Reflections. You can find links to both books here - http://rgalen.com/agile-software-development-scrum/