Mitch Lacey is an agile practitioner and trainer and author of the popular book, "The Scrum Field Guide, Agile Advice for Your First Year and Beyond." With over 10 years of Agile experience, and 18+ years managing projects, Mitch's well rounded approach is suitable to any business. Companies that trust Mitch for his knowledge include Microsoft, Oracle, Bio-Rad, Costco, DemonWare, Morningstar, Qualcomm, Salem Health, SAP and more. As a Certified Scrum Trainer (CST), PMI Project Management Professional (PMP) and Agile Certified Practitioner (ACP), Mitch shares his experience in project and client management through Scrum Alliance Certified Scrum courses, agile coaching engagements, conference presentations, blogs & white papers. He has repeatedly presented at conferences including the Agile Alliance Agile conferences, the Better Software Conference and the SQE Agile Development Practices conferences. He has managed tracks for the Agile conference from 2008 to 2016 and was the conference chair for Agile2012 and Agile2014. Mitch served on the Board of Directors for the Agile Alliance (2011-2012) and the Scrum Alliance (2010-2011, 2014).