David Starr is a Senior Program Manager in the Visual Studio’s Application Lifecycle Tools team at Microsoft where he focuses on tools that enable agile software development. He has served as Chief Craftsman for Scrum.org and was a Microsoft MVP in Visual Studio ALM for the five years prior to joining Microsoft. He has successfully led product development and organizational transitions in numerous positions including Chief Software Architect, Director of Product Development, and as an independent consultant. He focuses on agile software development, the Visual Studio ALM platform, and patterns and practices in .NET. David speaks at various international conferences, is a frequent guest on various podcasts, author of articles throughout the technology industry, and the founder of the blogging community ElegantCode.com.