Chris Shinkle is a thought leader and initiator of new ideas and continuous improvement at Software Engineering Professionals (SEP). Chris introduced and led SEP’s Agile adoption in 2004 as well as the adoption of Lean and Kanban in 2007. As SEP’s Director of Innovation, he leverages industry-leading techniques to train SEP engineers and coach clients across a variety of domains. Chris speaks at conferences across the U.S. to promote Agile, Lean/Kanban, and Design Thinking. Chris was recognized in 2015 as an inaugural member of Indiana's Techpoint Tech 25.