Speaker

Dave Todaro

Dave Todaro

CEO at Ascendle

North Hampton, New Hampshire, United States

Dave Todaro is a software visionary, entrepreneur, and agile project management expert. Even from an early age, Dave had a knack for technology. At age 11, he wrote his first program. At age 13, he shipped his first worldwide-distributed product. And at 15, he started his first software company. Since then, he and his teams have designed and built award-winning products across a wide range of industries.

Dave has taught agile software development techniques to thousands of people around the world and regularly advises companies on a wide range of product strategy, project management, software engineering, and DevOps topics. He has appeared as a guest lecturer at institutions such as the University of New Hampshire and Boston College, and is a part-time Master Instructor at Caltech.

Dave is the author of The Epic Guide to Agile, a 500-page handbook detailing the software development methods he's perfected over the last 35+ years. His book has been adopted as an internal reference for multinational corporations and as a text for university classes.

Flying for the last 25 years, Dave is an avid pilot and is type rated in the Eclipse 500 twin-engine jet.

Area of Expertise

  • Information & Communications Technology
  • Business & Management

Topics

  • Agile Mindset
  • Agile Testing
  • Agile software development
  • Agile Coaching
  • Agile Leadership
  • Agile Transformation
  • Scrum & Agile
  • Agile and Culture
  • DevOps Agile Methodology & Culture
  • Agile Retrospectives
  • Agile Engineering
  • Agile Architecture
  • Scrum
  • Scrum Master
  • Professional Scrum
  • Scrum in the RealWorld
  • Scrum Mastery
  • Agile Methodologies

Dave Todaro

CEO at Ascendle

North Hampton, New Hampshire, United States