Skip Angel is a Agile Coach, Trainer and Consultant for Rally Software based in Seattle, WA. He has 25 years of experience in software development in a variety of roles such as Developer, Project Manager, Consultant and Chief Technology Officer.
Skip has provided solutions in several industries including travel, healthcare, automotive care, retail, social networking and financial. Today he provides thought leadership, training and coaching to new and experienced teams interested in agile practices including Lean/Kanban, Scrum, and Extreme Programming (XP). He also has a unique focus in helping companies achieve organizational agility beyond development teams using a mix of techniques and models like SAFe, Lean Startup, Lean UX, Leadership Agility and others.
As an external coach and trainer, Skip has provided public and private courses to all sizes of product development and IT organizations. He has also been an embedded coach for pilot teams and enterprise transformation efforts across multiple local and distributed teams across US and India.
Skip is a Certified SAFe Agilist, Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP), Certified Scrum Trainer (CST), Certified Scrum Coach (CSC), Certified Scrum Professional (CSP), Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO), Certified Scrum Master (CSM), and Innovation Games Certified Facilitator. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Management Information Systems from Oral Roberts University.
Skip’s community endeavors include being a member of the Agile Alliance, Scrum Alliance, and local agile and software improvement user groups. He has created several blogs, a podcast, and is active using social networking with others in the community. He is also a frequent speaker at process improvement related and project management conferences and events.