Photograph of Joseph Pelrine

As Kent Beck’s assistant, Joseph Pelrine was one of the first in the world who worked with eXtreme Programming. As Europe’s first Certified ScrumMaster and trainer, he was largely responsible for introducing scrum to the German-speaking part of Europe.

For almost 20 years, Joseph has been helping some of the world’s most important companies improve their software development process and successfully transition to agile.

A noted international speaker, he conducts research in the field of social complexity theory and its application to agile processes and is currently pursuing a PhD in psychology.