Jay Spears is the Director of Enterprise Development at KPMG LLP. KPMG is an audit, tax, and advisory services firm with more than 23,000 employees and partners in 87 offices throughout the U.S. Jay has been with KPMG over 14 years, and rose through the ranks from Project Manager to Director. Prior to joining KPMG, he worked as an analyst, developer, project manager, and department leader. He has delivered successful projects in a variety of vertical markets including advertising, retail and mortgage banking, aerospace manufacturing, software consulting, and financial consulting. Jay studied Computer Science, Physics, and Mathematics at the University of Texas at Austin. Jay has been an advocate of iterative and agile methods since the early 90’s. He values the individuals that really make teams work, and empowers teams by building an environment that inspires personal development, excellence, and mutual respect.