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Esther Derby, Esther Derby Associates Inc.

Esther Derby is well known for her work in helping teams grow to new levels of productivity and coaching technical people who are making the transition to management. Esther started her professional career as a programmer and now focuses on interpersonal, group, and organizational dynamics.
Esther is co-author (with Johanna Rothman) of Behind Closed Doors: Secrets of Great Management. Her latest book is Agile Retrospectives: Making Good Teams Great, which she wrote with Diana Larsen. Esther is one of the founders of the Scrum Alliance and has an MA in Organizational Leadership. Her articles have appeared in Better Software, Software Development, CrossTalk and on-line at stickyminds.com, scrumalliance.org and ayeconference.com.


Attended conferences

JAOO 2006