I am a software engineer with over 15 years of experience with Agile methodologies and 10 years of running Scrum teams. I was introduced to Scrum while working at the Washington Post, where we began a long but ultimately rewarding journey into the agile promise land. I have since introduced Scrum to a number of organizations including Newsweek and Kaplan Test Prep. It has provided many important tools for managing change and building amazing products. Today it is an essential part of any engineering organization.