Dave West is the product owner at scrum.org. He is a frequent keynote speaker and a widely published author of articles, along with his acclaimed book Head First Object-Oriented Analysis and Design. He led the development of the Rational Unified Process (RUP) and then worked with Ivar Jacobson running the North American business for IJI. He also managed the software delivery practice at Forrester Research, where he was vice president and research director. Prior to joining scrum.org, he was chief product officer at Tasktop, where he was responsible for product management, engineering and architecture. Email Dave at [email protected].