Ed Wisniowski is an experienced software development veteran. Ed has come through the ranks as a junior developer to architect; he has seen the good, bad, and ugly of how software projects are managed. In 2009, he discovered agile and scrum techniques and has acted as an evangelist for the approach since. He is currently a Certified Scrum Professional – Scrum Master and Certified Scrum Professional – Product Owner. He completed his Master’s Degree in 2010 with his dissertation comparing traditional project management techniques with agile methods. He is currently working on earning his Certified Team Coach from the Scrum Alliance.
Mr. Wisniowski has presented at the Agile2018 Conference and has given presentations with the Agile Coaching Exchange. He is currently leading efforts to begin a chapter of the Agile Coaching Exchange in Chicago.
Mr. Wisniowski specializes in improving product ownership at organizations, using metrics to track outcomes over outputs, helping developers become better artisans, and attempting to scale agile in organizations.
Mr. Wisniowski currently lives in outside Chicago with his houseplants, hundreds of compact discs, and thousands of toy soldiers. He is always open for a board game, good food, and craft cocktails.