Steve Spearman is a founder and Principal at Swift Ascent, LLC. Steve is a Certified Scrum Trainer (CST) and an Agile coach working at the enterprise and team levels. Steve has over 30 years of experience in corporate software development as a software developer, architect, project manager, scrum master and in multiple management positions. His enterprise experience spanned Bell Laboratories, AT&T, Lucent, Avaya, and Cisco Systems.
For the last 4 years, Steve has been providing Agile-focused training and coaching to companies ranging from late-stage startups to large corporations. Organizations that he has consulted with include: Schwab, Capital One, EMC, Razorfish, Cisco, Hulu, IEEE, Bank of America, GoGo Business, and Ericsson. He has been a presenter at several conferences, including the 2012 Agile East conference, Mile Hi Agile 2014, Scrum Gathering 2014, and Agile 2014. He will be speaking on Agile Scaling at Agile East 2015 as well.
Steve has a BA in Psychology and a Masters in Computer Science. His other certifications include: SAFe Program Consultant (SPC), PMI-ACP, PMP, Certified Scrum Product Owner, and Certified ScrumMaster.
Steve lives in the Denver, Colorado area with his wife Donna. He’s an avid traveler and Scuba diver.
You can find more information on Steve’s background & recent engagements at https://www.linkedin.com/in/stevespearman