During the first project kickoff conference, Ron introduces himself to key team members, noting that he will work hard to minimize distractions that might keep them from their work at hand and will serve in more of a facilitator role. What is Ron's role called?
Ron is a Scrum master. In Agile project management, the Scrum master coordinates the work of the sprint and runs interference between the team and any distractions that may keep them from the work at hand. They also support the product owner in maintaining the backlog, prioritizing work, and defining when work is done.