Demetrius Austin has studied Computer Science, Organizational Management, Object-Oriented and Database Design throughout his professional career. He has held positions such as software developer, Sr. Technical Consultant, Development/Test Manager, VP, Engineering/Operations and VP, Product Management with software companies delivering software solutions in the healthcare, Business Intelligence/Corporate Performance Management, data integration, Oil & Gas, coal processing & Learning Management domains for the past 20 years. Since 2002, Demetrius has been in executive engineering and product management roles leading highly productive teams.
In 2005, Demetrius and his teams adopted Scrum and improved on already highly successful delivery of products/solutions with 200+ data integration components and software applications released into the market place with the largest application and data integration framework being released in early 2008. Demetrius continues to advocate the use of scrum within his organization and those clients he consults with as a way of fostering delivery, accountability and insight into projects and their overall health.
"In order to deliver, you must have insight and accountability built in. That's what Scrum gives you."