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Joel Reisler


Senior Manager, Research & Development, Sage

Location: Richmond, B.C.


Certified ScrumMaster



Joel Reisler has been working in Quality Assurance for Simply Accounting at Sage since July 2000, and managing the Quality Assurance team since 2004.  He has been a Certified Scrum Master since 2007 and became a Certified Scrum Professional in 2010, and working in an agile/scrum environment since being certified.  He's also delivered several training and presentation sessions to software and quality engineers as well as writing an internally-distributed Scrum Discussion Board due to the company-wide interest and movement towards scrum and scrum-inspired development methods.

Work experience

Sage, Sr Manager, Research & Development
July 2000 - Present, Richmond, British Columbia, Canada

I spent 2 years in a QA Analyst position after which time my product knowledge and leadership skills were rewarded with the additional responsibility of being a project leader. I managed projects from a scheduling and resource allocation perspective for 2 more years and was promoted to manager in 2004. Since then, I have helped to transition our high-performing development team into an even higher performing one through scrum practices and plain old common sense.


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