Jesse Houwing
Scrum Trainer | Microsoft MVP | ALM Ranger | Consultant
  • Netherlands
Member Since: 2003/03/20
Industry: Computer & IT
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I love good coffee, meaning strong, dark espresso! Regular Expressions are like sudokus to me, as are LINQ queries. I work for Xpirit.

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Professional Background
ALM Consultant
Xpirit
June 2015 – Present
Hilversum
Professional Scrum Trainer
Scrum.org
March 2013 – Present
Boston MA
ALM Ranger
Microsoft
July 2012 – Present
Seattle WA
Development manager
Avanade
June 2010 – June 2015
Almere, The Netherlands
Consultant
Sogeti
September 2004 – June 2010
Vianen, The Netherlands
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Education
Saxion Hogeschool Enschede
BSc
Computer Science
2000 – 2004
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Full Biography

Jesse is a passionate trainer and coach, helping teams improve their productivity and quality all the while trying to keep work fun. He is a Professional Scrum Trainer (PST) through Scrum.org for the Professional Scrum Foundations (PSF), Professional Scrum Master (PSM) and Developer (PSD .NET) programs. With a strong background in the .NET platform and C#, Jesse is able to translate the needs of development teams when it comes to tools to manage work, build the code and keep quality up. He has contributed to a number of open source products that extend – as well as supported commercial tools like NDepend in their integration into – Team Foundation Server.

Jesse regularly blogs and contributes to numerous communities on StackExchange and MSDN networks, he has received the Microsoft Community Contributor Award three years in a row and has been recently been awarded the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional award. He’s spoken at conferences and user groups, including the Microsoft TechDays and the Scrum Day Europe.

Trainer certifications:
 * Professional Scrum Foundations
 * Professional Scrum Master
 * Professional Scrum Developer (.NET)
 * Scaled Professional Scrum (SPS)
 * SAFe Scaled Agile Program Consultant

In past years Jesse has delivered ALM, Test Automation and Scrum training all over the world, most recently in Sydney, Milan and Bangalore. He has redelivered materials from industry leading partners as well as developed his own. In addition to the previously mentioned subjects Jesse has taught courses on Visual Studio, Object Oriented Analysis and Design, Design Patterns for C# developers, Unified Modelling languages and Regular Expressions.

Jesse is married with Charlotte, recently became father of his first daughter and lives in a house that’s more than a century old in the beautiful city of Utrecht. He loves espresso and dark chocolate, travels a lot and takes photos everywhere he goes.

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English
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Dutch
Native or Bilingual Proficiency

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