About Mike Cohn and Mountain Goat Software
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Trusted by Companies Worldwide
I began my career as a programmer working in C and C++. I wrote some of the first books available on Java. From there, I moved onto a variety of executive roles in technology at companies, from startups to the Fortune 40.
I ran my first Scrum project in 1995, and have been a vocal proponent of Scrum ever since. I am a co-founder of both the Agile Alliance and Scrum Alliance and served for many years on the boards of directors of each. I am a frequent keynote speaker at industry and professional conferences.