Ken Schwaber

Ken Schwaber is a cofounder of the worldwide Agile software movement and cocreator, with Jeff Sutherland, of the Scrum technique for building software in 30 days. Ken was a signatory to the Agile Manifesto in 2001, and helped to found the Agile Alliance and Scrum Alliance. He is now president of, a software consulting firm headquartered in Boston, and the author of many seminal books and articles. The most recent, with Jeff Sutherland, is “Software in 30 Days: How Agile Managers Beat the Odds, Delight their Customers, and Leave Competitors in the Dust.” When it comes to the profession of software development, he has more than 40 years experience from hacked to procedural to object, from bottle-washer to cook.