Agile Crossing was owned by Roger Brown.

Roger is an independent Agile Coach who provided training, consulting and coaching services in Agile software development areas including Scrum, project management and enterprise agile adoption. Roger also did training and mentoring in agile engineering practices such as Test-Driven Development, automated acceptance testing and continuous integration. Roger was focused on helping companies and individuals find their own best approaches to the use of agile methods.

Roger Brown 2018
Roger Brown 2010

Roger is an experienced software engineer, technical project manager and staff manager. He has experience working with both large and small companies in many industries. His work experience includes Dartmouth College, Vicinity Corporation, Microsoft and TeleAtlas. Roger was one of the first people in the world to hold all certifications granted by the Scrum Alliance including Certified Scrum Trainer and Certified Scrum Coach. Actually he did it twice as they created two new certifications. He is a member of the Scrum Alliance, the Agile Alliance and the Agile Project Leadership Network (APLN). Roger is a founding member and certification board member for the Scrum Alliance Certified Enterprise Coach and Certified Team Coach programs.

Current Projects

Agile Activities

  • Founding Member: Scrum Alliance Certified Scrum Coach Program, now Certified Enterprise Coach Program
  • Development Team Member: Scrum Alliance Certified Team Coach Program
  • Organizer, Agile Coaches Clinic at Agile 2012 -2016 and Scrum Gathering Seattle 2011 – 2016 video
  • Submission Reviewer, Agile 2011, 2012
  • Enterprise Agile Adoption Clients
    • Scrum Alliance, Inc.
    • Kaiser Permanente Southern California
    • Renovate America
    • Bio-Rad
    • Beach Body
    • Plaxo/Comcast
    • Nor1
    • Skire (with TrailRidge)
    • (with cPrime)
    • Ciber India Outsourcing Center
    • Forest T. Jones Insurance Company
    • Santa Clara County
    • International Gaming Technology
    • Citi Group CMB
  • Agile Coaching
    • CBS Interactive
    • Amy’s Kitchen
    • Universal Music
    • Ideo
    • Stanford Medical School
    • eHarmony
    • Live Nation Labs
    • XYPro
    • Benetech Company (with Innovation Games)
    • Google (with Trailridge)
    • Robert Bosch, LLC
    • Adobe (with cPrime)
    • Magic Software
    • Outlook Amusements
    • Break Media (with cPrime)
    • Yahoo (with SolutionsIQ)
  • CSM/Agile Team/TDD/Lean Training
    • Metagenics
    • SlipChip
    • iCrossing
    • Toyota
    • UCLA IT
    • Risk Management Solutions
    • Kern Health Systems
    • Ensighten
    • Hulu (with cPrime)
    • Nasa Jet Propulsion Laboratory (with cPrime)
    • Intuit
    • Source Intelligence
    • HP (with Big Visible and ASPE)
    • Huge, Inc. (with cPrime)
    • Asurion
    • Market Share
    • Price Waterhouse Coopers
    • Juniper Networks
    • eBay
    • Adobe
    • JoPari Solutions
    • LinkedIn (with cPrime)
    • NorthBay Healthcare
    • Boston Scientific
    • Tellabs (with cPrime)
    • Evernote
    • ADP (with SolutionsIQ)
    • NetSuite (with SolutionsIQ)
    • CA Technologies (with SolutionsIQ)
    • Minerva Networks
    • DreamHost (with cPrime)
    • Electronic Arts
    • Symantec
    • Apple
    • NetApp
    • Cisco (with cPrime)
    • Adobe IT
    • Cengage Learning
    • Acme (with cPrime)
    • Salesforce
    • Gorilla Nation (with Omnikron)
    • DirectTV (with cPrime)
    • Kana
    • eTrade (with cPrime)
    • Yahoo (with SolutionsIQ)
    • deCarta, Inc
    • Zynga (with cPrime)
    • Avid (with SolutionsIQ)
    • Pixar
    • SAP Palo Alto
    • PIE Digital (with SolutionsIQ)
    • UpMo
    • Xerox
    • EchoStar
    • Travel Planning Services Aggregator
    • Ciber India IT Development Center
    • IT Shops in Melbourne, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Toronto, Las Vegas, Reno, San Francisco, Omaha, Sunnyvale, New Jersey, New York
  • Agile Team Member/ScrumMaster/Agile Coach
    • Microsoft MapPoint
    • TeleAtlas


  • Coaching with Presence, Agile Coaching Exchange, Irvine, CA 2016
  • The Business of Agile Coaching, Agile Coachign Exchange, San Diego, CA 2016 slides
  • The Agile Coaching Profession, Agile SoCal 2014 slides
  • Coaching with Presence, Agile Camp Silicon Valley 2013 Slides Handout
  • Systems Concepts for Agile Practioners, Agile San Diego 2014 slides
  • Learning: the Best Approaches for Your Brain with Mark Levison – Agile 2010
  • Creativity for Teams with Mark Levison – Agile 2010, Agile 2011 Slides Interview Video
  • Lean Strategies for IT Support – Scrum Gathering, Seattle 2011 Slides
  • Intro to Scrum – Silicon Valley ACM 2010
  • Intro to Scrum – Convergence Technology Council 2010
  • Agile Development Brings Benefits in Tough Financial Times, Bay APLN 2009

Work Experience

  • Agile Coach and Trainer – Agile Crossing, San Diego, CA
  • Agile Coach – Ciber, Inc., Greenwood Village, CO.
  • Principal Member, Technical Staff (Agile Coach) – Systems and Software Consortium, Herndon, VA
  • Senior Software Engineer, Agile Coach – TeleAtlas, NA, Lebanon, NH
  • Software Development Engineering Lead and Agile Change Agent –Microsoft MapPoint, Lebanon, NH
  • Senior Software Engineer – Vicinity Corporation, Lebanon, NH
  • VP, Engineering –, Wellesley, MA
  • Consultant – Moonrise Software, West Lebanon, NH (Apple, Tandberg, GDT, Solomon Brothers)
  • Web Courseware Project Manager/Engineer –, McLean, VA
  • Senior Software Engineer – Academic Computing, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
  • Manager of Data Processing – Veteran’s Adminstration Hospital, WRJ VT
  • Systems Analyst – SRI International, Menlo Park, CA
  • Consultant – Harmon Associates, San Francisco (IBM, Bank of America, Security Pacific Bank)
  • Research Associate – Christian Michelsens Institute, Bergen, Norway


  • System and Method for Providing Multiple Participants with a Central Access Portal to Geographic Point of Interest Data (with others)
  • Method and System for Collecting User Update Requests Regarding Geographic Data to Support Automated Analysis, Processing and Geographic Updates (with others)
  • Method for Navigating through a Large Volume of Data on a Web Page


  • MacUser Magazine, Shareware of the Year, Second Place for InterNews
    (Mac newsreader), 1994. * Historical note: First Place was NCSA Mosaic.
  • Macintosh shareware award for Dartmouth XCMDs


  • Master of Science in System Dynamics and Design, Dartmouth College
  • Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Studies, University of California at Santa Barbara