Jeff Sutherland

Jeff Sutherland, Founder and Chair of Scrum Inc., is the inventor and co-creator of Scrum. He launched the first Scrum team in 1993 and has shepherded its growth into almost every industry: finance, healthcare, higher education, and telecom. Dr. Sutherland is the Scrum Trainer (CST) we work with for the Certified Scrum Master training in The Netherlands.

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His most recent book, Scrum: The Art of Doing Twice the Work in Half the Time, has sold over 100,000 copies worldwide.

A former US Air Force “Top Gun,” Dr. Jeff Sutherland of Scrum Inc., is the inventor and co-creator of the Scrum framework. Developed in 1993, Scrum has since been adopted by the vast majority of software development companies around the world.

Realizing that its benefits extend well beyond software, Jeff pioneered the application of this lightweight framework to several other industries including: automotive, biotech, finance, and telecom. As the Founder and Chair of Scrum Inc. Jeff is committed to implementing Scrum and the scaling of Scrum across the enterprise. Dr. Sutherland continues to teach and share best practices with organizations around the globe. In 2018, he developed and published The definitive Guide to the Scrum@Scale Framework.