Engineering Manager, Marks and Spencer
Although a little short for a Stormtrooper, Sam Barnes is currently an Engineering Manager at Marks and Spencer.
After receiving his degree in Digital and Business Computing, Sam spent two years as a front-end developer before moving into digital project management and leading teams at both digital agencies and product companies. Over the following years, Sam delivered digital projects of all sizes for clients including Nokia, Dell, Zebra, BBC and Oracle.
Sam is a Certified Scrum Product Owner, an international keynote speaker, has written for Smashing Magazine, Think Vitamin and has been published several books including the Gower Handbook of People in Project Management. He can also be found posting articles at thesambarnes.com, a blog dedicated to the topic of digital project and team management.