Founder, Agile and Lean Coach (ORSC™ Trained), ChangeWise-Authorized Leadership Agility Coach, Certified Scrum Trainer®, Certified Enterprise Scrum Instructor, Scrum@Scale Trainer
Simon has used lightweight/agile methods since the late 1990s and works with organisations large and small to help them achieve better results by leveraging the power of self-organising teams. He has consulted for and led several large-scale agile transitions at DAX companies in Germany, is the author of several articles and speaks regularly at conferences on the subject of agile leadership.
Simon holds an MBA specialising in Creativity, Innovation and Change from the Open University Business School.
Agile and Lean Coach and Trainer, Scrum@Scale Trainer, Certified Scrum Professional®, Scaled Agile Program Consultant
Ralf is actively involved in the transition of Deutsche Telekom AG as an agile coach and internal trainer. He designs agile training programmes and supports agile teams in a scaled environment.
Since 2013 Ralf has worked as an agile coach in various lighthouse projects including Global Headquarters DT AG, T-Systems and currently Tel IT GmbH.
Ralf has a degree in engineering, is a PMP, Certified Scrum Professional® (CSP-SM and CSP-PO), Enterprise Scrum Certified Business Agility Coach and Certified Scrum@Scale Trainer.
Agile Coach, Certified Scrum Professional®, Scaled Agile Program Consultant
Volkhard Kantner learned the basics of agile in the United States when working as a software developer and team leader of development teams in the banking sector. Since 2008 he has gained experience in the agile transition of large companies. As a product owner of an agile coaching and training team, he was able to accompany and help shape the cultural change of a company up close. He knows the work of a Scrum Master from several years in this role in the field of IoT first-hand. As a Scaled Agile Program Consultant (SPC) he trains, advises and coaches on the scaling of development teams.
Volkhard is a graduate social scientist and communications programmer.
Agile Development Practices Coach and Trainer
Martin is a passionate software craftsman who likes to run CodeRetreats, and has been involved as a speaker at some of the biggest Agile and Java events in Europe: including ALE, SoCraTes, JAX and GOTO.
Martin is especially interested in software quality and he likes his code well tested so he can sleep better at night. He holds a degree in Information Technology from the University of Paderborn and also studied Computer Science at the Wroclaw University of Technology.
Training Coordination and Executive Assistant
Barbara coordinates ScrumCenter’s training and coaching activities and runs our back office. If you attend a ScrumCenter course, it is very likely that you will hear from Barbara with joining instructions or when receiving follow up information.
Barbara is fluent in Polish, German, English and Russian. She holds a Bachelor Degree in German Langauge and Literature from the Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich.
Ciorsdan is responsible for ScrumCenter’s marketing activities, including creating our informative newsletters.
She has had a varied career and worked in different sectors and industries, giving her a broad understanding of ranging needs. Running her own business, in the art industry, she understands the benefits of focussed marketing activities and of keeping your customers happy and informed of the latest developments.
Ciorsdan is also an experienced project manager, having carried out a variety of projects, including in the areas of organisational change and process re-engineering.
Agile Coach and Trainer
Christoph is a Computer Science engineer and freelance project manager since more than 20 years. He spent most of his professional career for global industry player in Mexico, China, and Eastern Europe. He works for clients from the automotive sector, mechanical engineering as well as the chemical industry.
Christoph’s main focus is the management of taskforce projects and the successful implementation of projects in global teams.
He has a degree in computer science, is a PMP and Certified ScrumMaster.
Agile Coach and Trainer
Manuel is an engineer and freelance project manager with more than 10 years of project experience in Europe, China and the US.
He works mainly for the automotive industry and special equipment manufacturer.
His specialty is working with interdisciplinary teams by using tailored combinations of agile project management methods and tools.
Manuel has a degree in mechanical engineering, is a PMP and PMI-ACP.