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Ronald DeFord


VP, Product Development, RealPage

Location: Dallas, Texas


Certified Scrum Professional
Certified ScrumMaster



Ron DeFord is an experienced SCRUM professional with experience leading SCRUM teams, implementing SCRUM within organizations, and optimizing SCRUM within existing teams. The various roles I have played within various organizations has given me broad experience in SCRUM and SCRUM implementations. I have worked with SCRUM in public companies such as Xerox and RealPage, and private companies such as Glazers. I have a passion for Agile and especially teaching and coaching others on Agile and specifically SCRUM.

Work experience

Xerox, Product Owner
November 2011 - December 2012, Dallas, TX, United States
Agile methodoligies/frameworks were a blend of SCRUM, XP, and Lean. We used pair programming, Daily Stand-ups, Sprint Planning, Sprint Reviews, Sprint Retrospectives, Product Backlogs, Sprint Backlogs, Eliminated Waste, Decided as late as possible, Delivered as fast as possible, Created Srories, Assigned Story Points, had a Self-organizing team, Kanban, Customer Collaboration, Delivered working software and empowered team members. Sprints were 2 weeks long. Project was delivered on time, within budget, and with a high customer satisfaction rating.


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