As an entrepreneur, founder of the People Journey Circle© and active member of several global agility communities, Alize now is a senior advisor for establishing company-wide ‘agility’. She helps companies to unlock the human potential in their organization and how to invite people to collaborate and connect.
Bjarte Bogsnes has a long international career, both in Finance and HR. He is a pioneer in the Beyond Budgeting movement, and has been heading up the implementation of Beyond Budgeting at Equinor (formerly Statoil), Scandinavia’s largest company. He led a similar initiative in Borealis in the mid-nineties, one of the companies that inspired the Beyond Budgeting model.
As an entrepreneur, management consultant, agile coach and pioneer of Agile Sales, Marina specialises in building sustainable and robust agile organisations. She has a strong record of accomplishment with more than 10 years of sales experience. During this time, her sales teams regularly brought over $1.5 million per year; outperforming all other teams and meeting/exceeding their sales targets.
Doug Kirkpatrick is an organizational change consultant, TEDx and keynote speaker, executive coach, author, and educator. He is a regular contributor to the Huffington Post blog on Great Work Cultures and the author of “Beyond Empowerment: The Age of the Self-Managed Organization.” As a partner in NuFocus Strategic Group, an international consulting firm, he leads organizational change and education initiatives around the world.
Dawna Jones is a speaker, mentor, workshop leader, and Chief Provocateur at InSight Out Consulting. She works with progressive leaders and teams to strengthen their leadership skills, increase their capacity for decision-making, and instill a mindset that prepares them for exponential change and complex environments.
Seb Shaw is currently working in digital transformation in Sweden and how lean principles and a focus on agility can help traditional organizations change for the customers’ benefit. He has previously worked in Project and Program management across eCommerce, platform delivery and local government in the UK, as well a distant background in law.
John Collins is a Senior Engineering Manager at FlixBus in Berlin, responsible for leading multiple agile software development teams in data science research, incubation, and machine learning.
John has previously worked in Seattle as a hardware engineer at Microsoft developing the Xbox 360 and Xbox One and as a Program Manager for the HoloLens augmented reality headset.
Anna ElghCEO Svenska Retursystem AB since 2014. Long experience of leading and transforming different operations in different companies such as Lantmännen, SAS and Statoil, with a special focus on Supply Chain, Sustainability and Lean Management.
For 15 years Marcus Hammarberg has been doing agile and lean software development and helping others do it. He has worked in many different settings, from big banks and insurance companies to start-ups and within retail. At one big insurance company, the first agile team, started by Marcus, eventually spread to a lean initiative across the business.
Stelio VerzeraStelio Verzera is passionately curious, fond of value creation, lean thinking and the ocean, He is an entrepreneur, coach, consultant and advisor in different scopes of Innovation. Since 1995 he’s been supporting organisations in their understanding and navigation of key evolutionary phases.
Ulrika is currently working as a HR-professional at Svenska Spel, mainly focusing on change management. As a business-driven, curious and relations- oriented leader with passion for people the agile principles and values became a perfect match. She has worked in several HR roles the last 12 years, both in specialist and leading roles.
After more than 10 years of experience in HR management roles, responsible for all aspects of traditional HR and payroll, I realized that soon there was a fundamental change going to take place that would drastically transform the way we organize work and design organizations. After trying and testing new approaches, developing new thought-models and HR-tools, I started my own company in 2009.
Karin has a tech background and roots in agile software development. Most of her agile experience comes from 9 years at Spotify where she started as the first Agile coach, building up the AC function and working with the agile culture and structures needed to handle a fast scaling organization competing with the internet giants of the world.
Arie Van Bennekum
Arie is a pragmatic who embeds his pragmatism in structure, discipline & common sense from his early days in the health care and the military forces up to where he is today. This eventually led to being one of the authors of the Agile Manifesto. Over the years Arie has become an expert on Agile transformations. Next to this work in Agile and Agile transformations Arie lectured 20 years at the Rotterdam University on topics such as Agile, project management, and Facilitation.
Henrik has been working in the borderland between software development, public transport, and helping organizations become digital companies for the last 15 years. Henrik has, for the last two years, been CIO at Västtrafik, Sweden’s second largest public transport company. His focus was adapting the organization to the disruptive changes that start to materialize in the area. An area free from real competition up until now.