Pete Behrens, Founder and Managing Partner with Trail Ridge Consulting, guides senior executives to transform themselves and their companies to greater effectiveness and agility.
Pete is a Certified Agile Leadership (CAL) Educator, providing awareness (CAL 1) and practice (CAL 2) for improved leadership competency and value delivery. He developed the CAL Program for the Scrum Alliance in 2016.
Pete is on the Board of Directors for the Scrum Alliance, providing strategic consulting and guidance to transforming the world of work.
Sohrab Salimi (Köln, Germany)
Sohrab Salimi is a Certified Scrum Trainer® with Agilar, Germany based in Köln, 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 a Managing Partner at Agilar 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.
Sohrab Salimi is a Leadership Coach and Certified Scrum Trainer based in Cologne, Germany. As a trained physician Sohrab is passionate about making diagnosis on businesses, developing strategies for clients, and building products using agile approaches.
Sohrab believes that real changes starts with the leaders in each organization, thus has specialized on working with and coaching leaders to lead successful and meaningful change in organizations. He leads the Agile Leadership Training initiative at several of the worlds most prestigious institutions.
Jasmine Kernaleguen (Saskatchewan, Canada)
Jasmine Kernaleguen is a NeuroLeadership Coach with AMP Consulting based in Saskatchewan, Canada. As a coach and consultant with 10+ years coaching, and 20+ years leadership experience (including VP roles and Board of Directors), I understand firsthand the challenges and opportunities facing leaders. I have moved teams and projects from stuck, to fantastic outcomes in Banking, Insurance, Tech, Government, and Agriculture. It is incredibly rewarding to guide others to find their own unique path, to achieve success – often beyond what they thought possible.
A vast majority of leaders are using archaic practices that don’t really work in today’s fast changing world – Jasmine leverages neuroscience to unlock a path to grow, overcome organizational gravity, develop agility, and move past their competition by engaging their people and unleashing high performance teams. She partners with clients to advance their agile leadership, agile ways of working, organizational agility – helping individuals, teams, leaders, and entrepreneurs adapt and become their very best.
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.
Scott Dunn (Los Angeles, CA)
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.
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.
Aaron Kopel (Indianapolis, IN)
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.
Mike Leber is an Executive Consultant, Enterprise Agile Coach and Trainer, working with senior executives and large international organizations on effective transformations for leadership and organizational agility. Mike has been one of the first Management 3.0 Facilitators worldwide. He is also a Scrum Trainer, an Accredited Kanban Trainer with Lean Kanban University, as well as a Lean Change and Agendashift Facilitator.
Working globally, Mike‘s company –Agile Experts- is located in Vienna, Austria, providing services on enterprise transformation, business agility, leadership development and a variety of agile practices. As a conference organizer, Mike is chair of the Business Agility Conference Vienna, part of the international Business Agility Institute.