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Javier Perez is an internationally accredited agile coach and trainer with more than 10 years experience building and working within agile environments.
He has a proven track record helping diverse organisations adopt Agile Values and Principles. Within the lasts years he coached and supported more then 100 agile teams within numerous industries. Javiers strategic thinking and adaptive coaching style based on the group context in complex environments enable the organisations to significant improve their learning speed, influence cultural change and positive transformation.
He has reached worldwide recognized accreditations and certifications in the fields of Agility and professional coaching including Certified Team Coach (CTC) by the Scrum Alliance and Ontological Business Coach by the International Federation of Professional Ontological Coaching. I am also trained as Organization and Relationship Systems Coach (ORSC) by CRR Global and as an ORGANIC agility professional.
Public Health Researcher
Tell me, I will forget. Show me, I may remember. But involve me, and I will understand…
This ancient Chinese proverb captures the essence of the Agile Mastery Institute. Only through experience, with a guide and mentor, do we truly reach the level of mastery. The agile mastery pathways provide the guidance necessary to truly become a great Scrum Master or Product Owner.
As an experienced Agile Coach and Trainer, I love guiding organisations, leaders and teams to transform themselves to deliver high-quality products and services. I have around 30 years of experience working in various industries, covering internet services, online media, digital broadcasting, telecommunications, Agile training and coaching. I am a CEC and CTC with the ScrumAlliance.org and Accredited Kanban Trainer with the Kanban University.
I operate out of Berlin, Germany, and partner with clients throughout Europe and sometimes further afield. I actively contribute to the Scrum and Lean/Kanban communities and participate in regular events and conferences across Europe.
Niels Verdonk is Partner and Agile Change Agent at Better Change and has a long standing track record in software development, development management and IT operations.
Niels has coached many teams and organizations to deliver high quality software by embracing Lean and Agile approaches such as Scrum, Kanban and eXtreme Programming. His background includes experience in software development, development management, system architecture and IT operations. He is active in the Dutch Agile community and continuously evolves his approach to coaching, participating at meet-ups with other coaches around the world. He is a regular speaker at local and international conferences.
Specialties: Scrum, Kanban, Lean & Agile Software Development, TDD, Software Architecture, eXtreme Programming, Continuous Integration, Build Automation, Automated testing, Software Quality.
Customer Success Manager
Virtual Scrum Mastery Pathway™️ May 2023
Mon, May 15 to Tue, May 16, All Day
Product Mastery Pathway™️ May 2023
Mon, May 8 to Tue, May 9, All Day
From IT support, Programming through to UX Design, Kevin has dabbled in it all and somehow stumbled into the role of an agile coach. He loves being part of the community and enabling people to be the best they can be.
Chris Stone is the Managing Partner of Virtually Agile and otherwise known as The Virtual Agile Coach, a speaker, podcaster, blogger and Enterprise Agile Coach. He is passionate about continuous improvement, retrospectives, making time for fun in the workplace and being human centric. For over a decade he’s been fostering an environment for success of high-performing teams and organizations through the use of the agility, working across a wide range of industries and with some of the largest organizations in the world, as well as with smaller, more lean enterprises.
As The Virtual Agile coach, he intends to enable frictionless innovation, regardless of location. He’s therefore a firm believer in enabling agility whilst working virtually.
Senior Product Manager
To experience is to learn
Coaching has been part of Tony’s practice since the late 1990’s.
As a qualified UEFA B Football Coach, Life Coach and Certified Agile Coach, having a different set of skills in his toolbox allows for relevant experience to be shared during his sessions.
As a Project Manager, stumbling across Scrum changed the way Tony wanted to work and this built an enthusiasm for working with teams to experiment and improve their expected outcomes.
Currently working as an Agile Coach for a services company, with a background in Utilities, Finance, Aerospace and Government, Tony can bring a wealth of real-life stories to the room to assist in the practical aspects of the course.
I love to learn and teach by experiential or visual practice, as it allows me feel like I have gained experience during the session.
He is also an advocate for training content that supports dyslexic learners and advising on how to enable teaching for visual and kinaesthetic learners.
Geoff is the founder of Agile Mastery Institute and author of the Agile Mastery Series
There is a good chance that you will have come across one of my best-selling books Scrum Mastery, Product Mastery, Team Mastery or The Coach’s Casebook. The fact that these have inspired so many people and are recommended widely is a huge source of pride for me and is the basis for my work with people.
I have crafted training and development pathways for each role within an agile organisation to help them embed the necessary skills and I support people’s ongoing growth through 1-2-1 and team coaching.
Having started using Scrum at British Telecom, one of the first large-scale agile adoptions, I have since coached organisations large and small through their agile journeys. I am at the cutting edge of developments in the agile world and can regularly be found speaking at both international conferences and local user groups as well as TEDx events.
As well as my wealth of knowledge in the agile field, I am also passionate about promoting servant-leadership through my coaching practice. I am a hugely experienced and qualified coach and passionate about promoting self-development
Agile Centre of Expertise Lead
Direct Line Group
Lead Product Manager
Cambridge University Press
Who is Frankie?
Frankie is an experienced agile practitioner who strongly believes in the importance of having a mentor to achieve the highest levels of Mastery.
Agile concepts often look deceptively simple. It’s only when put in practice that they reveal their true complexity. That’s where the presence of a mentor can help spot mistakes and accelerate a deeper understanding.
Frankie has experience of mentoring agile practitioners at all levels: from Scrum Masters in their first experience of supporting teams to coaching squads of a dozen professionals as the lead of an agile transformation for a department of 700+ people.
He has recently started combining mentoring with coaching and training leveraging the Scrum Mastery and Product Mastery Pathways.
In 2019 Frankie discovered the magic of Visual Thinking and since then he has made visualization a foundational aspect of his facilitation & coaching work. He believes that the use of visual techniques can help drive engagement and ensure alignment on topics that are often very abstract and so very prone to be misunderstood or overlooked.
As a nice side effect his sessions are always imbued with fun.
Chief Technology Officer