Michael works with AIM Consulting, where he leverages nearly three decades of experience developing software and leading complex technology projects. He is proficient in agile and scrum methodologies, all aspects of the SDLC, and program and project management. A former director of engineering, he has championed agile adoptions, defined agile process implementations, and supervised multiple development teams using agile methodologies. Michael is a co-founder and driving force behind the Agile Professional Learning Network (www.aplnchicago.org), a meetup group serving the Chicago agile community since 2008. His professional blog is found at (www.michaelmarchi.com).