Dr. David A. Bishop is a technology consultant, enterprise architect, researcher, and instructor with over 25 years of experience working for clients such as AT&T, BellSouth, EDS, Delta Airlines, Toshiba and government agencies. In addition to this experience, David holds an ABET accredited Bachelor of Computer Engineering degree from the Georgia Institute of Technology, an MBA from DeVry University with a concentration in IT management, and a Doctorate in Business Administration from Georgia State University. David is CEO and Founder of Agile Worx, LLC, (http://www.agile-worx.com) a software development firm that provides program and project management tools based on this research. He is a member and committee chair for the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) based in Geneva Switzerland, a member of ANSI, and a Senior Member of the IEEE and the Association for Computing Machinery. David is also founding chairman for the Atlanta IEEE Technology and Engineering Management Society. Dr. Bishop is the creator of agile vortex theory which is the result of over five years of intensive practitioner research in some of the world’s most successful organizations in their respective industries. Its focus was to study how these organizations managed both agile and waterfall techniques to outperform their competition in industries with very high technological change, turbulent markets, and innovation.