Rob Oliver is an agile coach endeavoring to make the world of software development a better place for teams and leaders alike. Rob has had a long-time interest in leadership and team effectiveness, starting with graduate research and then work in management development. In 2009 he had a life-altering experience taking a Certified Scrum Master workshop taught by Jeff McKenna and Chris Sims and became an ardent agile evangelist. He has been continuously improving software delivery at companies ranging from small startups to large organizations including Pacific Bell/AT&T and Google. For fun, Rob has spent years managing Playa Info, a large service-oriented department at Burning Man. He is also an avid music collector and enjoys dancing to the beat with his family.