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Brent Barton

River Rock Endeavors
Seattle, WA
As Principal and Founder of River Rock Endeavors, Brent strives to bring agility into the business side of organizations so we can leverage what lean and agile methods offer. Previously, Brent was a Product Line Director at Rally Software. Rally Software acquired Agile Advantage, Inc. in 2012 where Brent was President. Also in 2012, Brent’s company received Gartner’s “Cool Vendor Award” for Portfolio Management. Brent has unique insights into the challenges from increased intensity that iterative and incremental development brings to Product and Program portfolios. Brent’s passion for helping individuals, teams and organizations build great software has shown to be a considerable asset for companies he has worked with. Brent has an extensive background mentoring and guiding whole organizations toward agility. Brent’s has held the positions of CEO and CTO as well as serving contributor and management roles in software engineering, program, product, and portfolio management.