Richard has more than 30 years’ experience in software and systems development, in roles ranging from developer to executive, and has been leading large-scale Agile transformations for well over 15 years. Richard actively works on advancing SAFe’s Lean-Agile methods as a SAFe Fellow and methodologist. As a principal consultant, he is passionate about helping organizations create a better environment to deliver value, improve quality and flow, and be more engaging and fun. Richard is the co-author of the SAFe Distilled and the SAFe Reference Guide book series. He is also the author of the SAFe 4.6 Introduction to SAFe whitepaper.