Alan Atlas is a Certified Scrum Trainer and well-known figure in the Agile community who has taught Scrum in the US and India for a number of years.
Alan has has been in the technology industry since 1980, first as a hardware engineer at Bell Laboratories, then as a UNIX kernel hacker at MASSCOMP, and finally as a technical manager at various levels at a number of different software companies.
As a Development Manager at Amazon.com, Alan managed the development and release of Amazon S3, a web service that offers Internet-connected storage for web applications of all kinds. The S3 team adopted Scrum for their project, and this became a career-changing experience for Alan, who followed his CSM with CSP, CSC, and CST certifications.
Alan became the first Amazon Scrum Trainer/Coach. He left Amazon to pursue Agile Training and Coaching full-time with Rally Software, and then after a few years returned to product development at Scanbuy, Inc., where as CTO he uses his Agile knowledge and experience to create a winning engineering organization.