Buddy has been in the IT industry for over 30 years and owned his own software development company for 20 years. He has managed some very large IT projects and has been a proponent of Agile development since before the Agile manifesto was written. He has a passion for teaching and that has been his main stay since selling his company. He was a co-author of the SBOK. He has traveled the world teaching and coaching Agile transition as well as traditional project management techniques.