Tom Westervelt is an Agile Coach for SolutionsIQ. He earned his BA in Computer Science from the University of Missouri and started his career as a programmer. Since then, he has garnered 25+ years of experience in all aspects of IT. He is currently involved in coaching several teams associated with a large financial corporation located on the east coast of the United States.
Tom holds both the Certified ScrumMaster designation and the Certified Scrum Professional designation from the Scrum Alliance. Besides the Agile Hood group, he is also involved in the Agile KC group.
Tom is a big believer in the transparency that Agile brings and is also highly interested in the impact that culture, psychology, and motivation have on the execution of the Agile methodology.
Areas of Expertise: Release Planning, Retrospectives, Integrating offshore teams into Agile