Brad Swanson is Vice President at Kelsus, The Lean Software Company. He started his software career at age 10 on the Apple IIe and is now a Certified Scrum Trainer® (CST) and Coach (CSC) with 21 years of experience in management, project and program leadership, product management, and software development in both start-ups and large companies. Brad has led agile transformations using XP, Scrum and Kanban at many organizations across the US, Europe, and Asia. He has deep experience with agile software development, starting with eXtreme Programming (XP) in 1999. Brad is a past President of Agile Denver and a speaker at international conferences.
In addition to his deep experience with agile software methods, Brad has a long history with software process improvement initiatives. He has led ISO 9001 and CMM initiatives for a 2000-person engineering organization. Brad previously held the positions of Director, Engineering Manager, Senior Consultant, Software Performance Engineering Lead, Technical Lead, and Senior Software Engineer.