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Lowell Lindstrom

Adjunct Lecturer


2145 Sheridan Road
Evanston, IL 60208-3109

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Electrical and Computer Engineering


Master of Science in Information Technology Program


BS (Computer Science)

MBA (Marketing, Finance, and Entrepreneurship/Innovation)


Lowell Lindstrom, (EECS ’85, Kellogg ’98) is among the early pioneers in Agile software development. He has succeeded in a wide breadth of roles at all levels of product engineering. He has also held roles focusing on the TQM, Product Management, and Sales. In 1999, he helped incubate the agile movement, collaborating with the authors of the Agile Manifesto. In 2005, he founded his current company, The Oobeya Group, which helps organizations modernize their development and leadership practices leveraging agile and lean thinking. Lowell is involved across many communities focused on Lean, Agile, and Scrum. He was the founding chair of the Agile 20xx Conference, which has grown to be the world’s largest gathering of agile practitioners. He is a co-founder of the Agile Leadership Network. He acted as Managing Director of the Scrum Alliance, the largest training and certification body in the agile industry. He joined the MSIT Advisory Board in 2016.

Courses Taught

  • MSIT 490: Agile IT Leadership

Significant Professional Service

  • The Oobeya Group, LLC
  • VersionOne, Inc.
  • Scrum Alliance, Inc.
  • Object Mentor, Inc.