David Laribee is a product development coach with deep roots in Lean, Agile, XP and Scrum. He believes in the power of collaboration, simplicity and feedback.
Over the last 18 years, David has built teams and products for companies of all shapes and sizes. He’s founded companies and consulted for Fortune 50 enterprises. He’s developed software-intensive products for all kinds of domains from technology to insurance to beverage distribution to higher education.
Prior to founding Nerd/Noir, David coached the product development team at VersionOne, a market leader in agile project management tools.
David started work life at the early age of five on a farm in Upstate NY; an upbringing that accounts for his lead-from-the-front approach, appreciation for small/cross-disciplinary teams and disdain for fake maple syrup.
Alexandra West was born and raised in Florida. She moved to Atlanta to attend Emory University, where she earned a degree in Art History. After graduating, Alex remained in Atlanta and worked in several non-profit and commercial art galleries before finding her way to film and television.
Working her way through the art department, Alex spent several years creating environments for feature films and television programs. Currently she provides commercial art direction, and design consulting to a variety of clients.
When not busy curating the beautiful and unusual, Alex can be found eating cheese. All kinds of cheese.