Jim York, co-founder of FoxHedge LTD, has 25+ years experience helping clients deliver results through a laser-like focus on their customers’ needs and continuous process improvement. As a Lean and Agile practitioner, Jim has performed many roles including product manager, analyst, developer, tester, and project manager. Over the past 15 years, he has taught and coached Scrum to dozens of teams in a variety of industries including financial services, media, and telecommunications in both the public and private sector.
In addition to public workshops, Jim blends his experience in Scrum, Agile Project Management, Lean Software Development, Extreme Programming, and traditional project management to deliver customized “just-in-time” training to executive and senior managers and their teams. Jim uses an engaging and entertaining approach in workshops to make the experience applicable, practical and most of all, sustainable.
FoxHedge Ltd, Co-owner
January 2007 - Present, Leesburg, VA, United States
In 2007, Jim co-founded FoxHedge Ltd with his wife, Melissa York. Together, they help organizations build leaders who will take their teams from good to great.
CC Pace, Senior Practice Manager
February 1995 - April 2007, Fairfax, VA, United States
Management Analysis, Inc, Managing Consultant
June 1985 - February 1995, Vienna, VA, United States
Cost and economic analytical support services and management consulting.
Articles I've written
Going Nowhere Fast
Customers want it yesterday.
Scrum promises it tomorrow.
So why aren’t we getting it? What is “it” anyway?
Coaching Beyond the Team
As an external coach, I am often brought in to teach a new team the Scrum framework and to personally coach the ScrumMaster, Product Owner and Scrum Development Team Members in their new roles. However, the coaching does not stop with the Scrum Te...