Principals

Brad Swanson

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 17 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 speaker at international conferences.

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. Brad previously held the positions of Director, Engineering Manager, Senior Consultant, Software Performance Engineering Lead, Technical Lead, and Senior Software Engineer.

Below is a sample of the conferences where Brad has presented.

Agile 2011Mile High Agile 2012