- Born year: 1961
- Born in: n.a.
Kent Beck is an American software engineer and the creator of the Extreme Programming and Test Driven Development software development methodologies, also named agile software development. Beck was one of the 17 original signatories of the Agile Manifesto in 2001.He attended the University of Oregon between 1979 and 1987, receiving B.S. and M.S. degrees in computer science.Wikipedia