Dr. Jeff Sutherland has more than 30 years in improvement of Software Development. Sutherland is the Inventor and Co-creator of the SCRUM framework. In 2001 he participated in creation of the Agile Manifesto. He is an author of the most popular Scrum book „Scrum: The Art of Doing Twice for the in Half the Time“, and established Scrum Principles.
Scrum is the leading Agile framework and has since been adopted by the vast majority of software development companies around the world. Realizing its benefits extend well beyond software, Jeff pioneered the application of this lightweight framework to several other industries including: automotive, biotech, finance, and telecom.
He is committed to implementing Scrum and the scaling of Scrum across the enterprise. Dr. Sutherland continues to teach and share best practices with Fortune 500 organizations around the globe. In 2018 Dr. Sutherland developed and published the definitive Guide to the Scrum@Scale Framework extending the practice of scrum enterprise wide.
Jeff is currently the Chairman of the Scrum Training Institute, CEO of Scrum, Inc., and Senior Advisor to OpenView Venture Partners where he is Agile Coach for the venture group and their 20 portfolio companies.