Ken Schwaber is an experienced software developer, product manager, and industry consultant. He is president of Advanced Development Methods (ADM), a company dedicated to improving the software development practice. He initiated the process-management product revolution of the early 1990s, when methodologies were automated and put to practical use on ADM's Mate process manager. He worked with Jeff Sutherland to formulate the initial versions of the Scrum development process, and since then has worked with Mike Beedle and others to train, implement, run projects, and build products using Scrum. He has been a visible proponent of adaptive, lightweight, empirical process for software development. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org and maintains a web site for Scrum.