Experienced Agile Coach, Consultant and a passionate Trainer (SAFe, IC Agile and Axelos Accredited) with a demonstrated history of working in the Retail, Mobile, Industrial Automation, Banking and Networking industries. Strong engineering professional skilled in Agile Methodologies (SAFe, Scrum, XP, Kanban), Technical Practices, Test Automation and Stakeholder Management. Trained over 1500 people on Certification based trainings.
His latest achievements include establishing the path forward towards Business agility in two large enterprises and the successful Implementation of Scaled Agile (SAFe) Framework at SproutLoud Media Networks. His vast areas of expertise and interests include Scaled Agile implementations, Program and Portfolio Management, Business agility at scale, Simplified solutions with Agile methods involving common sense approaches. Ramesh also has a Master's Degree in Collaborative Project Management.
Helping organizations turn big ideas into small solutions that deliver real value. I'm an agile coach and trainer who's been around the block, working with tech, manufacturing, shipping, financial, and medical firms. Usually, I work with medium to large companies.
Working as a software professional for more than 25 years, I've filled a broad variety of roles, including developer, tester, support, test management, release management, etc. I've been working with small teams using agile values and principles since 1998.
Change isn't always easy, but I can help you see the value and even enjoy the journey.
With strong experience of coaching 4 major financial, 2 insurance, 1 healthcare and 1 Aviation & Aerospace organizations in the US on transformation from the Waterfall to Agile and Scaled Agile 4.0, 4.5 & 4.6, with a specialized skill in coaching to implement the basic Scrum, Kanban, XP and engineering practices, Coaching the Leadership, management and development teams on launching and smoothly executing the Agile Release Trains, implementing Portfolio and Solution constructs of SAFe, Coaching the Solution Stakeholders on building, managing and prioritizing the Solution backlog for the capabilities, conducting Solution workshops for the cross-capabilities dependancy management across the Value Streams, ARTS and Portfolios, Coaching the ART level stakeholders in preparing the Program and Team backlogs for the upcoming Program Increments, Coaching to execute the Team and Program level ceremonies for the value delivery, Coaching to implement the DevOps mindset and culture, building the Continuous delivery pipeline (CI/CD), implementing the Test First development methods TDD, ATDD, BDD, conducting feature and user story writing workshops, helping to improve on delivering the business value in a shortest sustainable time.
A Certified Scrum Trainer (CST), product innovator, and digital leader, Valerio Zanini is passionate about creating products that customers love. He is the author of the book “Deliver Great Products That Customers Love” and works with organizations worldwide to learn and adopt Agile and Product practices.
With more than 20 years of professional experience spanning software development, system integration, agile transformation, design thinking, and product innovation, he excels at building new products in the early stages of product innovation, where uncertainty and lack of a clear solution are the biggest challenges. He is the founder and CEO of the digital innovation firm 5D Vision, with offices in Washington, DC and Rome, Italy. He provides consulting and training to organizations of any size, helping them become more innovative with product mastery, agile methodologies and design thinking.
Lizzy Morris is an internationally known Scrum & Agile Trainer, Life Coach, and Keynote Speaker who has impacted companies, associations, and entrepreneurs all over the world. Working with global leaders and top companies around the world such as Bank of America, Allegis Group, Johnson & Johnson and Coca Cola to name a few. She is an expert in providing clients with tools to help them become more productive, efficient, and accountable.
Lizzy specializes in helping Fortune 500, and top 50 companies secure measurable results for delivering end to end value. She burns with a deep passion for Scrum. Her time rotates around helping her corporate clients adopt Scrum as their primary transformational foundation framework because she believes Scrum helps organizations and teams discover the Agile tolerance. Lizzy’s classes are packed with improvisations and experiences that allow her students to transcend their cognitive bias and reframe their context. Lizzy sees herself as a lifelong student of learning how to inspect and adapt to deliver value with more and more speed and precision. In addition, Lizzy is a seasoned executive consultant that focuses on driving measurable results for her clients. She has over 18 years of in-depth experience in delivering software development, project management and strategic consulting. Lizzy is a master at fostering collaboration while driving results for her clients. Her hands-on approach to partnering provides the support needed to take any organization through the difficult transitional phases of implementing an agile change so they can deliver faster quality working software solutions that provide measurable value, coupled with the flare of innovation and high quality.
As a Life Coach, Lizzy helps women transform their lives by teaching them to embrace change mindfully; one thought at a time to ensure they get results. She works with ambitious women who desire to understand how to achieve their dreams and goals while facing everyday challenges in their family, relationships, work, and spiritual lives. Driven to help women in third world countries become independent she is aggressive in motivating and uplifting women to transform their thought processes from negative / unproductive states to OUTCOME -focused behaviours.
Amongst her accolades, Lizzy has become the first woman of colour in the world to qualify as a CST (Certified Scrum Trainer) within the globally recognized Scrum Alliance certification body. Her journey has evolved in the corporate arena; Lizzy has served as Organizational Change coach in organizations across the world. Her career has taken her across Europe, Asia, and Africa. Lizzy served as the VP Of Agile Transformation for one of the largest global recruitment holding companies in the world while they began their critical journey of transformation.
Specialities and Certifications: Scrum, Scrum Master, Strategy Design & Implementation Planning, Client Relationship Management, Marketing, Business Development, Motivational Speaking, Agile® Coaching, Agile® Transformation, Agile® Portfolio Management, Scrum Master Development, Agile® Mentor, Curriculum Design
Susie Hill is an Agile coach and SAFe® Program Consultant (SPC) who is passionate about continuous improvement and sustainable value delivery with an emphasis on Lean and Agile methodologies. Her extensive experience in the corporate and academic sectors includes holding three director positions and over 25 years teaching experience in technical education and university graduate education. In various roles she has led enterprise-level implementations including sales and marketing CRM software, payment gateway and payment processing integrations, re-engineering corporate intranet portals as well as multiple aspects of Agile coaching (team, program, portfolio and enterprise levels.) She has also managed, coached and led small and large cross-cultural and cross-functional teams coupled with over 15 years of web application development experience. Susie has over 18 years independent consulting experience including large scale Agile engagements with AT&T, Northwestern Mutual and JPMorgan Chase as well as a number of tech startups.