Widely recognized as a leading authority on software development, Dean Leffingwell is an author, serial entrepreneur, and software development methodologist. He is the creator of the Scaled Agile Framework, and author of numerous books on software development. His most recent books Leading SAFe Live Lessons (Video), Agile Software Requirements, and Scaling Software Agility, form much of the basis of modern thinking on Lean-Agile software development at enterprise scale.
Dean is Chief Methodologist at Scaled Agile, Inc., which he co-founded in 2011. Founder of five successful startups, Mr. Leffingwell has served as Chief Methodologist to Rally Software, and prior to that, as a Sr. Vice President at Rational Software.