Bob Schatz has over 30+ years in the industry leading teams and companies using agile techniques since the mid-90's. His experience includes leading highly-successful adoption of agile development techniques for teams that develop software solutions for Enterprise Project, Resource, and Portfolio Management in organizations. Bob was coached, mentored, and trained by Ken Schwaber and Bob Martin. Before joining Primavera, Bob spent seven years managing the development of publishing software targeted for the pharmaceutical market, and 12 years in various management positions for large-scale development projects for US government agencies and the Department of Defense. He holds a bachelor's degree in Computer Science from Temple University and a Masters degree in Organizational Dynamics from the University of Pennsylvania, and is currently pursuing a Doctorate in Strategic Leadership at Thomas Jefferson University.
Bob is a proven leader in successfully implementing agile development techniques, such as Scrum and XP, and driving culture changes in organizations. He and his teams have been featured in a number of industry articles. He often speaks at industry events talking about the benefits and challenges of bringing agile techniques into an organization. He has experience in all aspects of a project from developer to C-level executive. Bob is passionate about creating better software and improving the quality of life for the people that create and use it.
Bob's training and certification expertise spans across the organization to support Executive, Product Owner (Certified/non-certified), Team, and Scrum Master Training (Certified/Non-certified); Project Kick-off; Project Coaching; Team Health Checks/Assessments, Portfolio Management Coaching; Organizational Development and Conflict Management, Project Rescue.
Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) | Certified Scrum Trainer (CST) | Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) | Certified Scrum Professional – ScrumMaster (CSP-SM) |Certified Scrum Professional – Product Owner (CSP-PO)
Bob Schatz teaches the following courses: