Ken Schwaber: Since co-training with Ken Schwaber and being designated a Certified Scrum Trainer® (CST®) in 2004, Kert Peterson has been at the leading edge of Agile training and transformation for a wide range of public and private organizations.Broad experience in adult learning methods and more than 15 years of hands-on engineering, management, and marketing experience in software development inform Peterson's pragmatic training for teams and executives in topics that include Scrum, Kanban, and Lean product development. As a Program Manager at Amazon.com, Peterson led design and development of features used by 17 million users. Consulting engagements have included work for Paramount Entertainment, Microsoft, Dell, NASA, and Capital One Financial. Peterson holds a B.S. in mathematics from the University of Texas at San Antonio.
Luke Hohmann: Luke Hohmann is the founder and CEO of Conteneo Inc. (formerly the Innovation Games®). Conteneo’s enterprise software platforms and professional services merge collaboration frameworks, data analytics, and domain expertise to help organizations optimize decision making in the areas of strategy, innovation, sales, product development, and market research. Luke is also cofounder of Every Voice Engaged Foundation (EVEF), a 501(c)3 nonprofit that that helps citizens, governments, and other nonprofit organizations collaborate at scale to solve technical and wicked problems. EVEF has been a leader in the Participatory Budgeting movement, helping citizens prioritize hundreds of millions of dollars through budget games. EVEF has also partnered with the Kettering Foundation to create Common Ground for Action, the first platform for scalable deliberative decision making. Luke is thankful for the thousands of colleagues from the Agile community who have donated their time.