Fadi Stephan is a Certified Scrum Trainer (CST), Agile coach, and consultant with Washington DC-based Excella Consulting. Fadi leads Excella's Software Development Practice. He has more than fifteen years of professional experience as a product manager, project manager, software developer, ScrumMaster and consultant at both Federal Agencies and businesses ranging from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies. Since 2006, his focus has been on building high performing organizations and teams that focus on delivering value early and maximizing ROI. Fadi is founder of the DC Software Craftsmanship User Group, and is co-organizer of the DC Scrum User Group as well as the TechTalkDC User Group.