Brad Swanson

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Gender Male
Industry Technology
Occupation Agile Software Consultant and Coach
Location Denver, Colorado, United States
Introduction Brad Swanson is a Certified Scrum Coach and Principal Consultant at Propero Solutions. He started his software career at age ten on the Apple IIe, and is now a Certified Scrum Coach (CSC), Certified Scrum Practitioner (CSP), and Certified Scrum Master (CSM) with 15 years of experience in management, project and program leadership, product management, and software development in both start-ups and large companies. Brad has led the adoption and implementation of agile and scrum methodology at many organizations, leading successful agile projects with teams in the US, Europe, and Asia. He has deep experience with agile software development, starting with eXtreme Programming (XP) in 1999, and also Scrum, Lean and Kanban methods. He is active in the Agile and Scrum communities as a Director of Agile Denver and repeat speaker at Agile Denver meetings. In addition to his deep experience with agile software methods, Brad has a long history with software process improvement initiatives, leading ISO 9001 and CMM initiatives for a 2000-person engineering organization.
Interests Running, family, biking, hiking, travel, telemark skiing, snowboarding
Favorite Movies Memento, Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Blazing Saddles, The Empire Strikes Back, Being John Malkovich
Favorite Music Morphine, Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, Mozart, Van Halen, Phish
Favorite Books Desert Solitaire