Seattle, WA (USA)
Amir Kolsky is a Senior Consultant, Coach and Trainer for Net Objectives. Amir has been in the Computer Sciences field for over 25 years. He worked for 10 years in IBM Research, and spent 9 more years doing Chief Architect and CTO work in assorted companies big and small. He has been involved with Agile since 2000. He founded MobileSpear and subsequently XPand Software which does Agile Coaching, Software Education and Agile Projects in Israel and Europe. Amir brings his expertise to Net Objectives as coach and trainer in Lean and Agile software processes, tools, and practices, Kanban, Scrum, XP, Design Patterns, ATDD and TDD. He recently co-wrote Essential Skills for the Agile Developer: A Guide to Better Design and Programming. He is currently writing, with Scott Bain, Sustainable Test-Driven Development.