SOURCE: Scrum Alliance

February 25, 2011 17:22 ET

Scrum Alliance Announces New Certified Scrum Trainers

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - February 25, 2011) - The Scrum Alliance is pleased to congratulate its newest global group of Certified Scrum Trainers (CST), who hail from the U.S., Finland, Japan and other parts of the world. CSTs play a vital role within the Scrum Alliance, teaching others how to effectively implement the Scrum framework and serving as ambassadors of Scrum. Certified trainers have a deep understanding of the principles and values of Scrum, as well as extensive experience implementing and coaching Scrum inside organizations.

"As a longtime Scrum practitioner, I'm proud to continue my journey by becoming a Certified Scrum Trainer. I look forward to implementing what I've learned, and to giving back to the community that I've enjoyed being a part of for almost 15 years," said Mike Beedle, Founder and CEO of Enterprise Scrum.

"Our Certified Scrum Trainers have extensive experience implementing Scrum in a wide range of industries, from software development to manufacturing and beyond. The Scrum Alliance is delighted these accomplished, talented people have taken the next step to become certified as trainers. Their enthusiasm about the ways in which Scrum helps organizations transform the world of work serves to strengthen and grow our community," said Donna Farmer, Managing Director of the Scrum Alliance.

The newest Certified Scrum Trainers are: Andreas Wintersteiger, Sergey Dmitriev, Scott Dunn, Chris Sims, Mark Levison, Heitor Roiz, Aaron Sanders, Brian Rabon, Patrice Petit, Carl Nettlton, Petra Skapa, Emerson Mills, Mike Beedle, Rod Claar, Lasse Ziegler.

About the Scrum Alliance
The Scrum Alliance is a not-for-profit professional membership organization created to share the Scrum framework and transform the world of work. It is the mission of the Scrum Alliance to increase awareness and understanding of Scrum, and provide resources to individuals and organizations using Scrum. For more information, please visit

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