Sr. Product Line Manager
Chris has an extensive technology, process, and consulting background and brings his experience and deep passion for software development into his daily work. Chris published the book Managing Software Debt: Building for Inevitable Change with Addison-Wesley in 2010 to provide a framework for teams and organizations to assess and manage debt in their software systems. He has spoken at many conferences and user groups on topics such as continuous delivery, software architecture, technology management, Lean and Agile processes, and Lean Startup. Chris has taught the “Advanced Topics in Agile Software Development” class at the University of Washington in the Agile Developer Certificate extension program. Chris has also successfully supported the efforts of organizational change, Lean, Agile, and Continuous Delivery across multiple verticals with organizations in range of 10 up to 800 people.