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CEO of Radtac Portugal and Agile Thinker
Hugo is an entrepreneur in several businesses and his main focus is to understand how companies are dealing with better ways of working and how to improve their business outcomes for their employees and customers. He collaborates as a guest lecturer in some national and international business schools, has a presence in the North American, and European markets.
Hugo is a creative and passionate person when it relates to building new ways of working and collaborating.
Goal: Developing products and services where people are not part of the working process!
Hugo is an Accredited Certified Trainer of DevOps Institute, Developments Agile Skills Association, Lean Kanban University, Project Management Institute and International Business Analysis Institute, and he is also a trainer in programs such as CBAP, PMP, RMP, ACP, COBIT, ITIL, Design Thinking, Leadership, Lean Kanban, SAFe, LeSS, and Scrum.
In 2014, Hugo founded the successful conference Scrumday Portugal, now eXperience Agile conferences (eXperience Agile & DevOps, World Agility Forum and Agile Human Factors).
He was a marine in the Portuguese Navy, and his focus in adventures still holds today: he rides his motorbike, and has surfing and paddling as hobbies.
Head of Delivery of Radtac Portugal and Agile Thinker
Homero is an Agile, Lean, DevOps, People… Enthusiast
His 14 years of experience allows him to navigate each challenge with an evolutionary and inspiring mindset and long- standing practices.
Homero’s professional experience, coaching, leadership, collaboration and team building skills in multi-disciplined environment and culture – enthusiastic, assertive, committed, continual improvement, transparency, influential, knowledgeable. Homero also has extensive competences and expertise in software development, quality assurance, system integration/delivery, automation, lean, agile, and devops practices.
Homero adapts his approaches to match the needs of each and every organization he works with, ensuring that there is strong alignment thought the complete organization. The focus is to transfer his knowledge and experience as quickly as possible, minimizing any long-term dependencies. His goal is to help people design, create and deliver products fit for the modern, competitive, digital, mobile and social world, meeting the needs of customers/end users.
Teacher, Coach and Mentor on Agile practices
Since 1999 I pursue my passion and proficiency in Digital Product Development while working predominantly in the payment and technology spaces. In a traditional product career from business analyst through to Executive VP of Products, it was always teamwork in the context of the organisation that fascinated me.
My discovery of Agile in 2010 sparked a new-found thirst of learning. Since going independent in 2012, I continue to learn & explore new ways of high-performance teamwork.
When I’m not teaching, coaching, or mentoring Agile practitioners, leaders, or coaches, I serve leadership teams as their team coach (here’s an example). Thusly I support the unlocking of major enterprise agility improvements as the leadership team journeys towards high-performance.
Over the years I got to work with a variety of companies across sectors (see below). The status quo is that only about 10% of teams are high-performing, leadership teams included. I am devoted to improving upon this as much as possible.
A few more bits of information about my background: Cultures around the globe fascinate me. I ran a couple of marathons so far. 1% for the Planet is a global network for healthy planet activists that I’m a proud member of. With my wife & baby-boy, we currently live in Porto, Portugal.
Consultant, Coach and Trainer
Chet Hendrickson has been involved with Agile Software Development since 1996, when as a member of Chrysler’s C3 project he helped develop Extreme Programming. In 2000, Ron Jeffries, Ann Anderson, and Chet wrote Extreme Programming Installed. It detailed XP’s core practices, how to do them, and how they work together to help teams be successful.
Chet is the first signatory to the Agile Manifesto.
Since 2002, Chet has been an independent consultant, coach, and trainer. In 2009, he was asked by the Scrum Alliance to help develop the Certified Scrum Developer program. Chet and Ron Jeffries taught the first CSD course and continue to offer them in the United States and Europe. He has been a Certified Scrum Trainer since 2009.
Ron and Chet were the curators of the Scrum Alliance’s Agile Atlas website and in that function created the Alliance’s official Scrum description, Core Scrum.
Chet and Ron Jeffries often work together and are popular conference speakers, bringing an interesting mix of humor and deep knowledge, and the odd cat picture. The are a fixture at the Agile Alliance’s annual conference, Agile 20xx, as presenters in the Stalwarts track.
Certified Scrum Trainer, Agile & Lean Consultant & Coach
Iain is a trainer, coach and practitioner who has successfully used Scrum together with other agile and lean frameworks over a number of years both in project recovery and greenfield projects.
Having worked with IT for over 35 years, Iain has a wealth of experience ranging from operations, analysis, testing, software engineering, project and programme management through to IT Leadership.
Iain has also been a customer and user of many software products over the years. This breadth of experience helps Iain to work with teams to build high quality products that meet the needs of all stakeholders, often exceeding expectations through innovation and focus on value and eliminating waste.
Iain has been extremely successful in helping many organisations adopt or improve their use of Scrum including United Health, BBC, Cisco and BSkyB.
SAFe SPCT | Lean-Agile Transformation, Coaching and Leadership
Sukie is a Scaled Agile (SAFe) Program Consultant, Certified SAFe Professional, Certified Scrum Master, Chartered IT Professional (CITP) and Agile Coach.
Sukie has one foot firmly in business and the other in technology. He has been involved in 3 SAFe Transformations and has taken part in the launch of 2 Agile Release Trains, one involving over 100 people. He has also delivered SAFe training courses publicly and privately.
He has spoken at events on the topic of Transformation and has contributed to two whitepapers. He also takes part in a number of meetups on topics ranging from Cloud through to IoT and Mobile development.
Well- travelled, he has lived in 4 European countries and has worked closely with teams on 5 continents. He is finishing a part-time MBA at Henley and had a particular focus on high-performing teams. He is a self-confessed technology geek but is obsessed with customer experience and customer value. As well as his native English, he also speaks some Spanish, Dutch and Punjabi.
Stuart is a professional live illustrator with extensive traditional/ Agile Project management experience and a deep-rooted appreciation for Agile Principles and Methodologies. He has harnessed his creative skills to translate concepts and processes into engaging visuals during workshops, events and conferences.
With international notoriety within the Agile Community, Stuart has provided his services at various Scrum Alliance Global Gatherings/ Retreats. In addition he has illustrated at an endless list of popular Agile conferences such as the Agile Testing Days in Berlin, the Lean Agile Scotland Conference and the London Lean Kanban event.
By combining both creative and analytical skills Stuart contributes to team visioning/ planning workshops and retrospectives by offering captivating visuals that crystallise ideas and learning. When he’s not coaching, delivering training and live illustrating, Stuart is running a number of ‘Innovation through Visualisation’ workshops to support individuals to gain the confidence to draw and collaborate effectively. The newly gained skills assist teams to solve problems and map ideas with the use of graphic metaphors and additional visualisation techniques.
Stuart joined Radtac in 2015 where he continues to assist individuals, teams and organisations with an array of visualisation services.
Italian entrepreneur with +25 years of experience, works as an Agile Business Coach specialized in Scrum, Scrum@Scale, Kanban, Design Thinking and Lean Startup, helping organizations to uncover better ways of working. Licensed Scrum Trainer, Certified Scrum@Scale Trainer and Management 3.0 Facilitator. International Speaker and Author of the “Scrum for Hardware” book available worldwide through Amazon and Leanpub.
Passion about Technology, Innovation, Online Communities, Free Software, Events, Communication, Design, Marketing, and Startups.
With his experience and knowledge, Andrea aids executives, managers, leaders and teams in large organizations, as well as in small companies, to move de facto into the 21st century and improve their business capability, by adopting modern approaches to value generation and to teamwork.
He can work side-by-side with your organization, beside the organizational and mindset change, in the adoption of Agile and Lean methods such as Scrum, eXtreme Programming (XP) and Kanban, in large enterprise transitions as well as for one single team.