Roger W. Brown, MS, CSC, CST

Current Projects

  • Owner, Agile Crossing, pka Moonrise Consulting
  • Certified Scrum Training and Coaching primarily in California independently and through partners
  • Scrum Alliance Certified Scrum Coach Certification Working Group

Agile Activities

  • Founding Member: Scrum Alliance Certified Scrum Coach Program
  • Organizer, Agile Coaches Clinic at Agile 2012 and Scrum Gathering Seattle, 2011
  • Submission Reviewer, Agile 2011, 2012
  • Enterprise Agile Adoption Clients
    • Bio-Rad
    • Beach Body
    • Plaxo/Comcast
    • Nor1
    • Skire (with TrailRidge)
    • Art.com (with cPrime)
    • Ciber India Outsourcing Center
    • Forest T. Jones Insurance Company
    • Santa Clara County
    • International Gaming Technology
    • Citi Group CMB
  • Agile Coaching
    • eHarmony
    • Live Nation Labs
    • XYPro
    • Benetech Company (with Innovation Games)
    • Google (with Trailridge)
    • Robert Bosch, LLC
    • Adobe (with cPrime)
    • Magic Software
    • Outlook Amusements
    • Break Media (with cPrime)
    • Yahoo (with SolutionsIQ)
  • CSM/Agile Team/TDD/Lean Training
    • Intuit
    • Source Intelligence
    • HP (with Big Visible and ASPE)
    • Huge, Inc. (with cPrime)
    • Asurion
    • Market Share
    • Price Waterhouse Coopers
    • Juniper Networks
    • eBay
    • Adobe
    • JoPari Solutions
    • LinkedIn (with cPrime)
    • NorthBay Healthcare
    • Boston Scientific
    • Tellabs (with cPrime)
    • Evernote
    • ADP (with SolutionsIQ)
    • NetSuite (with SolutionsIQ)
    • CA Technologies (with SolutionsIQ)
    • Minerva Networks
    • DreamHost (with cPrime)
    • Electronic Arts
    • Symantec
    • Apple
    • NetApp
    • Cisco (with cPrime)
    • Adobe IT
    • Cengage Learning
    • Acme (with cPrime)
    • Salesforce
    • Gorilla Nation (with Omnikron)
    • DirectTV (with cPrime)
    • Kana
    • eTrade (with cPrime)
    • Yahoo (with SolutionsIQ)
    • deCarta, Inc
    • Zynga (with cPrime)
    • Avid (with SolutionsIQ)
    • Pixar
    • SAP Palo Alto
    • PIE Digital (with SolutionsIQ)
    • UpMo
    • Xerox
    • EchoStar
    • Travel Planning Services Aggregator
    • Ciber India IT Development Center
    • IT Shops in Melbourne, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Toronto, Las Vegas, Reno, San Francisco, Omaha, Sunnyvale, New Jersey, New York
  • Agile Team Member/ScrumMaster/Agile Coach
    • Microsoft MapPoint
    • TeleAtlas

Articles

Presentations
  • Presence-Based Coaching, Agile Camp Silicon Valley 2013 Slides Handout
  • Creativity for Teams – Agile 2010, Agile 2011 Slides Interview
  • Lean Strategies for IT Support – Scrum Gathering, Seattle 2011 Slides
  • Intro to Scrum – Silicon Valley ACM 2010
  • Intro to Scrum – Convergence Technology Council 2010
  • Agile Development Brings Benefits in Tough Financial Times, Bay APLN 2009

Work Experience

  • Agile Coach and Trainer – Agile Crossing, San Diego, CA
  • Agile Coach - Ciber, Inc., Greenwood Village, CO.
  • Principal Member, Technical Staff (Agile Coach) - Systems and Software Consortium, Herndon, VA
  • Senior Software Engineer, Agile Coach - TeleAtlas, NA, Lebanon, NH
  • Software Development Engineering Lead and Agile Change Agent -Microsoft MapPoint, Lebanon, NH
  • Senior Software Engineer - Vicinity Corporation, Lebanon, NH
  • VP, Engineering - e-Wood.com, Wellesley, MA
  • Consultant – Moonrise Software, West Lebanon, NH (Apple, Tandberg, GDT, Solomon Brothers)
  • Web Courseware Project Manager/Engineer - UOL.com, McLean, VA
  • Senior Software Engineer – Academic Computing, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
  • Manager of Data Processing – Veteran’s Adminstration Hospital, WRJ VT
  • Systems Analyst - SRI International, Menlo Park, CA
  • Consultant – Harmon Associates, San Francisco (IBM, Bank of America, Security Pacific Bank)
  • Research Associate - Christian Michelsens Institute, Bergen, Norway

Patents/Pending

  • System and Method for Providing Multiple Participants with a Central Access Portal to Geographic Point of Interest Data (with others)
  • Method and System for Collecting User Update Requests Regarding Geographic Data to Support Automated Analysis, Processing and Geographic Updates (with others)
  • Method for Navigating through a Large Volume of Data on a Web Page

Awards

  • MacUser Magazine, Shareware of the Year, Second Place for InterNews
    (Mac newsreader), 1994. * Historical note: First Place was NCSA Mosaic.
  • Macintosh shareware award for Dartmouth XCMDs

Education

  • Master of Science in System Dynamics and Design, Dartmouth College
  • Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Studies, University of California at Santa Barbara