Ben Thorpe is an experienced scrum master currently working on the development of an Analytics Portal for CommsCloud.
Ben is a certified Scrum Master (CSM) and Product Owner (CSPO).
Ben left IBM in the UK in 2000 to be product manager for a .com startup developing an XML enabled J2EE based database called Sentences. After returning to South Africa in 2005 he established the Software Lab for Silvemoon Business Systems, an insurance software vendor based in Cape Town. Over the last 5 years Ben has been with PwC helping deliver transformation at the 3 largest insurance companies in South Africa.
Ben's strength is establishing technical capability within large corporate entities and ensuring understanding within the business to sustain agile delivery. If you need some guidance with agile Ben will be happy to support and coach your team.
Ben has his home in Cape Town with his wife Gaye, daughter Rebecca and son Jonathan.