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Ian Spence

Profile page created Oct 08, 2021

Chief Scientist, Agile Coach


Ian Spence is the Chief Scientist at IS Agile. He spends his time coaching the teams working on some of the world’s largest and most technically challenging endeavours - such as the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) project, building the world's largest radio telescope to explore the Universe - and working with industry thought leaders such as Dean Leffingwell, Dr Jeff Sutherland and Dr Ivar Jacobson to improve the art of software development. He led the creation of the OMG’s Essence Kernel and many of the most popular Essence Practices. He has many certifications the best of which is probably SAFe Fellow.