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Philip Japikse


Principal Consultant/Agile Practice Director, SDS Consulting

Location: Cincinnati, OH


An international speaker, Microsoft MVP, ASPInsider, MCSD, CSM, and CSP, and a passionate member of the developer community, Phil Japikse has been working with .NET since the first betas, developing software for over 30 years, and heavily involved in the agile community since 2005. Phil is co-author of best selling "C# and the .NET 4.6 Framework" (, the Lead Director for the Cincinnati .NET User’s Group ( and the Cincinnati Software Architect Group, co-hosts the Hallway Conversations podcast (, founded the Cincinnati Day of Agile (, and volunteers for the National Ski Patrol. During the day, Phil works as a Principal Consultant and the Agile Practice Director with Strategic Data Systems ( Phil enjoys to continuously learn new tech and is always striving to improving his craft. You can follow Phil on twitter via and read his blog at

Work experience

SDS Consulting, Agile Practice Director
March 2015 - Present, Cincinnatir, OH, United States
Agile Practice Director, Agile Coach, Principal Consultant and .NET Enterprise Architect

Agile Conferences, Inc, Owner/Conference organizer
March 2010 - Present, West Chester, OH, United States
Agile Conferences Inc organizes Day of Agile conferences. We have held three so far in Cincinnati, the fourth will be on May 19, 2012. We also added Philadelphia to the list in 2011, and looking into expanding to Indianapolis, IN in 2012. As the lead organizer, I am responsible for all content as well as logistics for the events.

InterKnowlogy, Principal Architect
May 2014 - March 2015, West Chester, OH
Software company delivering amazing experiences for customers around the world.

Telerik, Program Manager
September 2010 - April 2014, West Chester, OH, US
Maker of software controls and agile project management tooks

Pinnacle Solutions Group, Agile Coach
August 1997 - September 2010, Cincinnati, OH, United States
Principal Consultant with botique consulting company where I specialized in agile coaching and agile transformations for costumers ranging from Fortune 25 down to startups.


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