Jens Østergaard is an Agile Developer consultant who helps organizations understand the fundamentals of Scrum. He argues that organizations should keep Scrum as pure as possible, until they fully understand the mechanism that drive development forward.
Having more than 20 years of experience as developer, dba, team manager, project manager and ScrumMaster, primarily in financial organizations. He has worked with all aspects of software development. Jens has managed several Scrum projects, and became a fully qualified CSM Trainer, in Copenhagen, 2004. Apart from consulting and training, Jens gives popular presentations about Scrum, at conferences and for organizations.
Jens base is in Orlando, Florida, where he is self-employed. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Systems Analysis at Linköping University, Sweden, and one year at graduate school, business department, in Madison, Wisconsin. Jens Ostergaard has been a Certified ScrumTrainer since 2004. He is also the founder of the Heart of Scrum and is working with Jeff Sutherland and Ken Schwaber.