Mike Cohn

Mike  Cohn

Mike Cohn is the creator of Mountain Goat Software, which offers Scrum and agile software development training and consultancy. Mike specializes in assisting businesses in adopting Scrum and becoming more agile as a means of creating highly high-performing development teams. He is also the author of User Stories Applied for Agile Software Development, Agile Estimation and Planning, and publications on Java and C++ programming, in addition to this book. Mike has over 25 years of experience as a technology executive in a variety of firms ranging in size from start-up to Fortune 40. Better Software, IEEE Computer, Cutter IT Magazine, Software Test and Quality Engineering, Agile Times, and the C/C++ Users Journal are among the publications for which he has written articles.

Mike is a founding member of the Agile Alliance and the Scrum Alliance, and a frequent speaker at industry conferences. He's also a Certified Scrum Trainer, having co-taught the inaugural Certified ScrumMaster course in May 2003 with Ken Schwaber. Visit www.mountaingoatsoftware.com for additional details.