Al Shalloway is the founder and CEO of Net Objectives. With almost 50 years of experience, Al is an industry thought leader in Lean, Kanban, SAFe, portfolio management, Scrum and agile design. He helps companies transition to Lean and Agile methods enterprise-wide as well teaches courses in these areas. Al has developed training and coaching methods for Lean-Agile that have helped Net Objectives' clients achieve long-term, sustainable productivity gains. He is a popular speaker at prestigious conferences worldwide. He is the primary author of 5 books and is currently writing his sixth entitled Achieving Business Agility at All Scales: Transforming Youru Organization with Lean-Thinking and Lean-Agile Patterns. Al has worked in literally dozens of industries over his career. He co-founded Lean-Kanban University although he is no longer affiliated with them. He has a Masters in Computer Science from M.I.T. as well as a Masters in Mathematics from Emory University.