Dan Rawsthorne, PhD, PMP, CST
Dan is a true pioneer in the Scrum community, with years in the trenches as an expert focused on agility, use cases, and object-oriented technologies. He got involved in Scrum very early, is Certified ScrumMaster #27, and Certified Scrum Trainer #8 -- he's been doing this for a long time! Dan has held nearly every available role in software development including Coder, Systems Analyst, Business Analyst, Architect, Team Leader, Project Manager, QA Director, Engineering Director, and more.
Now he is a Trainer, Coach, and Transformation Agent who helps Organizations improve themselves through the application ofScrumand other agile techniques. Dan’s PhD in Mathematics guides him to look for underlying problems; his military background helps him understand the importance of teamwork and empowerment; and his common sense tells him that change must happen in small, manageable bites.