James has spent the past 15 years in software development in various roles from Software Developer, Project Manager, and now serving his organization in the role of an Agile Coach & Scrum Master. His goal is to help organizations understand different frameworks and processes that can lead to successful outcomes. James believes that by encouraging teams to continue learning, challenging our current processes and empowering people to make a difference is how we succeed and deliver true value.
Gary is a self-proclaimed “learning instigator.” He has worked with agile approaches since 2009 and his major engagements have been with United Health Group, Target, 3M, Best Buy, Thrivent Financial, & TCF Bank. He works with all levels of an organization to ensure that transformation efforts are aligned. Gary is a Scrum Alliance Certified Team Coach (CTC), International Coach Federation Associate Certified Coach (ACC), and has 13 additional certifications. Gary has an M.Ed. in HR Development.
Madhavi Ledalla is a transformational enthusiast with technology background, she works with leadership and teams to guide them through transformation. Her practices include training and coaching in varied agile frameworks including Scrum, Kanban and other Scaling frameworks. She played multiple roles of Scrum Master, Coach, Project Manager and a Technologist. . Madhavi is author of the book -” Retrospectives for Everyone”. She shares powerful metaphors for doing retrospectives in this book.
Ted Wallace is currently an Agile Coach at Principal Financial Group. He has completed Master of Science degrees in Computer Science and Physiology and is a certified ScrumMaster Professional (CSM, CSPO, CSP) and a registered corporate coach (RCC) with thousands hours of coaching sessions completed. His talented wife, Danielle, is from the Netherlands. They have three amazing children, Jace, Kyran, and Myka.
Gitta is an Enterprise Lean Agile Coach, using Agile practices for Digital Transformation in diverse industries. Her specialty is in practical and lean technology implementation with focus on business agility and market competitiveness. She is equally at home with various delivery methodologies, and her passion as a servant leader is to bring out the best in people and their talent.
Gitta earned her Agile certifications from Chicago State University, PMI, Scaled Agile Inc., and Scrum Alliance.
As an Enterprise Agile Coach, Christie specializes in helping Leadership with their most challenging Business and Organizational needs. She helps them to expose and understand the hidden strengths and weaknesses that exist within their culture and partners with them to build environments of trust which paves the way to accelerate high-performing teams. She holds multiple Agile and Coaching certifications and when not coaching she volunteers her time in service of others in the Agile Community.
Christine Thompson is an Agile Coach, a Team Coach and an Individual Coach. She is committed to helping you to become the best version of yourself. As an ICF Associate Certified Coach, a Scrum Alliance Certified Team Coach, an NLP Master Coach and being ORSC Trained, she works with teams to promote an Agile mindset, and a set of behaviours resulting from that mindset, which allows them to focus on delivering value whilst being responsive to change.
Matt Kirilov has a well-rounded set of skills that deepen in both the coaching, teaming (team development), and group psychodynamics/systems modeling competencies. He is passionate about partnering with organizational systems and coaching them to explore and reach their goals. Matt is the organizer or co-organizer of several Agile and professional coaching meetups in Omaha (U.S.) and in Bulgaria. He leads the OmahAgile and Leancoln initiative, and is an ICF-ACC accredited coach.
Joseph Jones is an agile change agent and has his CSM, SA, ICP-ATF and ICP- BAF certifications. He’s an advocate of the growth mindset, practicing agile approaches and coaching. He’s active in the agile/coaching community and a member of several meetup groups such as Agile NOVA, Tandem Coaching Academy, Agile Coaching Circles and Tri-State Agile Coaching to name a few. He has an MFA from The George Washington University in Visual Communication.
Andrew has been practicing and teaching Scrum for about 15 years. He trains and coaches Scrum Masters, Product Owners, Teams, and Executives.
He helps teams and organizations to deliver twice the value in half the time. He hosts Meetups and volunteers in agile/coaching communities.
Andrew is the first LST (Licensed Scrum Trainer) trained and certified by Jeff Sutherland Scrum Inc. in the Greater China area. He works and lives in VA and Taiwan.