Kevin Thompson, Ph.D., CSP, ACP, is a physicist, former software developer and project manager, and current researcher and consultant in the field of Agile Project Management. As cPrime's Agile Practice Lead, Dr. Thompson has trained thousands of people in Scrum and Kanban, and created cPrime's Agile Scaling and Portfolio-Management solutions and consulting standards. He has helped over one hundred clients, ranging from very small to very large, with Agile development of Web applications, Data Warehouse & Business Intelligence systems, Cloud Computing, Compilers, computer games, and medical products. Dr. Thompson is committed to advancing the state of the art of Agile Project Management, not only within, but beyond, the world of software-product development. His pioneering RAGE paper (Recipes for Agile Governance in the Enterprise), innovation in Agile Portfolio Management, and current research in Agile Hardware development reflect this commitment. Dr. Thompson earned his BS in Physics from Santa Clara University, and his Ph.D. in Physics from Princeton University.