David L. Gardner (CSP, CSM, CSPO, ICE-AC) has been in the high-technology industry since 1980, when he was a co-op at IBM. Since then, David has worked in a variety of companies, including IBM, Microsoft, Novell, and NetIQ. In that time, he’s filled the roles of hardware engineer, software developer, researcher, consultant, trainer, Product Manager, Product Line Manager, Product Owner, ScrumMaster, and Agile coach. You name it, he’s probably done it! In academic pursuits, David has earned BSEE, MBA, MCIS, and Ph.D. IS degrees.
David has found one of the most rewarding aspects of being an Agile coach comes from watching empowered teams “hit their stride” and take pride in their high-quality software that delights stakeholders.