Agile Leadership Partners
Agile Leadership Partners are crucial to our effectiveness at attracting, connecting and developing leaders across the globe. Below highlight some of our recent partners who are assisting with our upcoming workshops.
Sohrab Salimi is a Certified Scrum Trainer® with SE-Consultingbased in Cologne, Germany guiding teams and organizations become more agile and successful. Sohrab is the only medical doctor who is also a Certified Scrum Trainer. As such he is especially focused on the human aspect of Scrum and how it is implemented in organizations.
Sohrab is the Chief Innovation Officer at SE-Consulting working primarily as a Leader in the organization and a Product Owner for internet businesses – currently LinkedIn for the Iranian market. Prior to that he was a Consultant at Bain & Company developing strategies for big corporations all over the world.
Reza Farhang is a Certified Scrum Trainer who works as consultant and partner at Crisp AB in Stockholm Sweden.
For the last 10 years Reza has taught Scrum to many hundreds of students, coached many teams and leaders in companies to be able to transform and becoming more agile. These companies include Ericsson, Tele2, King, Unibet, Avaza Bank, Looklet and more.
During his Carrier Reza has also worked as Chairman of the board, CEO, head of development for different companies. He has an also an MBA from Stockholm business school and prior to that MScEE from the Royal institute of technology in Stockholm.
Philip Engstler is the founder of Peerup! GMBH and founding member of Flowdays Cooperative.
He is an independent Agile Coach & Trainer and interim leader. He specializes in organizational development, culture development, management 3.0, Continuous Improvement & Innovation, Scrum & Kanban, portfolio management and agile transformations.
He is PO in his own start-up company, producing web based applications called 360 ° team feedback and Merit Money.
2014-2016 he worked as Head of Engineering at localsearch.ch in an interim mandate. An agile culture spreads throughout the company to find acceptance via performance.
Satty Bhens, partner at McKinsey in New York. Satty has extensive experience in IT management, defining enterprise architectures, and improving performance of IT-development organizations. He has led companies across retail, banking, healthcare, and transportation sectors with agile, mobile, big data, and UX design.
Satty’s work includes an agile transformation at a global hotel chain, which accelerated development by 30 percent in 4 months. Satty also consolidated seven development groups across a large IT organization and led the adoption of agile practices reducing development cycles from 9 months to less than 3 with $30 million in annual savings.
Scott Dunn, CST, PMP of RocketNine Solutions, is focused on serving the market in Southern California, providing training and coaching in Scrum for teams in the entertainment, interactive, new media, finance and healthcare industries in Los Angeles, Orange County, Inland Empire, San Diego and the rest of the “SoCal” region.
Scott has coached agile adoptions for large, distributed teams as well as start-ups. His specialty is strengths-based teams, individual growth, the new role of agile managers and agile product management, leveraging real world experience in positions of product management, marketing, management and architecture.
Ron Jeffries has been developing software longer than most people have been alive. He holds advanced degrees in mathematics and computer science. His teams have built operating systems, compilers, relational database systems, and a large range of applications. Ron’s products have generated over half a billion dollars, and he wonders why he didn’t get any of it.
Chet Hendrickson has a quarter century’s experience in information technology and software development. He has been active in Agile software development since its beginning, and was the team leader on the Chrysler C3 project, the first project to follow all the practices of Extreme Programming. Chet was the first signatory of the Agile Manifesto.
Manjit Singh has extensive experience shaping strategies and developing Agile and Lean transformative solutions. Since 2000 he has led Agile and Lean adoption across diverse clients in public, federal and commercial sectors including clients such as Spirent Communications, Freddie Mac, National Science Foundation, Small Business Administration (SBA) and Department of Labor.
In 2013, Manjit founded Agilious LLC, a Washington DC based Agile consultancy providing coaching, training and product development. He is focused on mastering strategies and effective techniques for change management that “stick” through improved organizational agility.
Michele Sliger, owner of Sliger Consulting, has extensive experience in agile software development, having worked in both XP and Scrum teams before becoming a consultant. As a self-described “bridge builder,” her passion lies in helping those in traditional software development environments cross the bridge to agility.
Along with co-author Stacia Broderick, their book The Software Project Manager’s Bridge to Agility focuses on that topic, helping PMI-trained project managers make the transition. Michele is a Certified Scrum Trainer (CST) and holds PMP® and PMI-ACP® credentials.
Aaron Kopel is CEO of Project Brilliant, LLC and an experienced Agile coach and trainer focused on Agile transformation for large enterprises.
As a two-time tech startup founder, he provides a unique perspective to established organizations by challenging them to refocus on effectiveness, innovation, and customer value delivery through organizational agility. His training and coaching has guided companies such as Capital One, Bloomberg, Lincoln Financial, Salesforce (Marketing Cloud), and many more.
Aaron is a Certified Enterprise Coach (CEC) and is certified in The Leadership Circle Profile 360. He is the Chairman of AgileIndy, and founder of Indy Leaders, and lives with his wife and their two young children in Carmel, IN.
Richard Dolman is an Enterprise Agile Coach with over 15 years experience. He brings a depth and balance of business management and technology leadership to help guide organizational change. He has guided organizations such as Philips Healthcare, Johnson & Johnson, GE, ConAgra Foods, MGM Resorts and others.
Richard is a Certified Scrum Professional (CSP), Certified Scrum Master (CSM), PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP), Scaled Agile Framework Program Consultant (SPC) and ICAgile Certified Professional in Agile Coaching (ICP-ACC). Richard is the U.S.A. Country Manager and VP for agile42.
As an ideologist and co-founder of the professional Agile Eastern Europe, Agile Base Camp, and HOTCode conferences, Nataliya helps AgileUkraine community to evolve internal expertise and acquire experience from world-class experts.
Having more than 15 years of expertise in the technology field, Nataliya is certified as a CST and CSP by Scrum Alliance, LEGO(c) SERIOUS PLAY © Facilitator, Agile Trainer by ICAgile, Team Coach by Ericson Coaching International.
Kirill Klimov is a generalizing specialist in building human systems using modern management frameworks (Agile/Lean/Kanban), so that companies can deliver maximum value to their customers, and employees have a meaningful, enjoyable professional life.
Kirill makes Agile transformations and adoptions in large distributed projects and small teams since 2008. He holds a mix of different certifications from various institutions; he is actively involved in the life of the Agile community as a speaker and organizer of various conferences, events, meet-ups and so forth.
An Agile coach by profession, a nomad by choice, and a networker through passion, I look forward to life as a vault full of opportunities and I strongly believe every person has the right key to unlock this potential.
As business unit head for Agile Consulting business units with my current and past employers, this philosophy has helped me grow these teams into successful, self-contained , sustainable entities
Skills: Scrum Trainer, Agile Trainer, Agile Coach, Scrum Coach. Agile Transformation
Tiffany Willis, an Enterprise Agile Coach with SolutionsIQ, guides organizations and leaders through agile transformations. Tiffany’s 25 years of experience in global technology and business leadership roles combined with her experience introducing agile frameworks, leadership maturity, agile management and change management gives her the ability to understand complex environments and make an impact. She is passionate about helping organizations to improve their ability to respond to change and deliver results that delight themselves and their customers.
Tiffany has her MBA from Northeastern University’s D’Amore-McKim’s School of Business Executive MBA, CSM, CSPO, SA certified consultant.
If you are interested in becoming a Agile Leadership Partner with one of our existing scheduled workshops or to add one to our schedule, contact us for more information.