Richard has developed software for over 20 years and has filled many roles including developer, team lead, project manager and CIO/CTO. He is a Professional Scrum Trainer, author of the Visual Studio 2012 and 2013 Cookbooks, runs the Sydney Alt.Net user group, and contributes to a number of open source projects. He loves helping teams produce great software and coaching them to improve their skills and knowledge. If you want to get in touch he tweets at @rbanks54, blogs at and works as a Principal Consultant for Readify. Richard is a Microsoft Visual Studio ALM MVP.