Bob Hartman

Known as Agile Bob, brings over 30 years of experience and broad industry knowledge cultivated by serving in almost every role in the software industry including developer, tester, documentation writer, trainer, product manager, project manager, business analyst, senior software engineer, development manager and executive. Over the past 15 years Bob has grown from being an early adopter of Agile to his current status as a Certified Scrum Trainer® (CST) and Certified Enterprise Coach℠ (CEC) and an expert in training, coaching and mentoring across all areas of Agile development. Bob is a popular speaker, having spoken at numerous major conferences, seminars, workshops and user group meetings where his engaging style, holistic view of development and personal anecdotes are always well received by attendees.

Certifications

  • Certified Scrum Trainer® (CST)
  • Certified Enterprise Coach℠ (CEC)
  • Certified Scrum Professional® (CSP)
  • Certified Scrum Product Owner® (CSPO)
  • Certified ScrumMaster® (CSM)
  • Innovation Games Qualified Instructor (IGQI)
  • Mountain Goat Authorized Trainer (MGAT)
  • Certified Training From the Back of the Room Trainer (CTFBRT)

Specialties

  • Team and enterprise transitions to Agile software development processes
  • Role specific Agile training (tester, developer, product manager, project manager, business analyst, etc.)
  • Team-based Agile training
  • Agile readiness as well as level of Agility assessments.
  • Scrum Alliance certified training

Richard Lawrence

Is co-owner of Agile For All. He trains and coaches teams and organizations to become happier and more productive. He draws on a diverse background in software development, engineering, anthropology, and political science. Richard is a Scrum Alliance Certified Enterprise Coach and Certified Scrum Trainer, as well as a certified trainer of the accelerated learning method, Training from the Back of the Room. His book Behavior-Driven Development with Cucumber is due out from Addison-Wesley later this year.

Certifications

  • Certified Scrum Trainer® (CST)
  • Certified Enterprise Coach℠ (CEC)
  • Certified Scrum Professional® (CSP)
  • Certified Scrum Product Owner® (CSPO)
  • Certified ScrumMaster® (CSM)
  • Certified Training From the Back of the Room Trainer (CTFBRT)

Specialties

  • Agile training and methodologies
  • Scrum Alliance certified training
  • Training from the Back of the Room method
  • Behavior-Driven Development (BDD) with Cucumber

Tricia Broderick

Tricia Broderick has more than 17 years of experience in software development. She is a certified Trainer From The Back Of The Room, ACP, PMP®, and SAFe Professional Consultant. Prior to joining Agile For All, she served as Director of Development, Agile Coach and Manager of Project Management for numerous companies, laying the groundwork to shift teams from one-year product cycles to daily delivery of high-quality software and services. Tricia is a frequent keynote speaker at national Agile conferences, and regularly shares Agile leadership insights through her well-known blog, Lead to the Edge.

Certifications

  • Certified Scrum Professional® (CSP)
  • Certified Scrum Product Owner® (CSPO)
  • Certified ScrumMaster® (CSM)
  • Certified Training From the Back of the Room Trainer (CTFBRT)
  • Certified Project Management Professional® (PMP)
  • Certified Agile Project Management® (ACP)

Specialties

  • Leadership Coaching and Leadership Team Coaching
  • Agile Team Training
  • Advanced Agile Team Training
  • Advanced Scrum Master Training
  • Advanced Agile Project Management

Jake Calabrese

Jake Calabrese is a coach, trainer, and coach-consultant working to improve Agile practices, address cultural challenges, and move teams and leaders to go beyond yesterday’s best practices to better practices. Jake created the AgileSafari cartoon series to introduce some laughs into the more challenging issues we have to tackle. Jake uses ideas from various areas of thinking such as: Lean, professional coaching, psychology, facilitation, Agile, Scrum, Kanban, and real Agile analysis. He has unique expertise as an Organization & Relationship Systems Certified Coach (ORSCC) and as a coach for Agile adoptions beyond software development that he brings to each client engagement. Jake regularly speaks at conferences including Scrum Gatherings and Agile Alliance conferences (e.g. Agile2014, Agile2015). Learn more about Jake and connect with him.

Certifications

  • Organization & Relationship Systems Certified Coach (ORSCC)
  • Associate Certified Coach (ACC)
  • The Leadership Circle™ Certified Practitioner
  • Certified Scrum Professional® (CSP)
  • Certified Scrum Product Owner® (CSPO)
  • Certified ScrumMaster® (CSM)
  • Certified Project Management Professional® (PMP)
  • Certified Business Analysis Professional® (CBAP)
  • Spiral Dynamics Integral Level One & Two Certified

Specialties

  • Leadership Coaching and Leadership Team Coaching
  • Organization and Systems Coaching
  • Agile Team and Scrum Team Training
  • Advanced Scrum Master and Product Owner Training
  • Agile Project Management
  • Agile Scaling Consulting

Henry Dittmer

Henry Dittmer has over 30 years of both engineering and executive experience in product development. He has led multi-location international teams and, as a Myers Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI) Certified Practitioner, is a firm advocate of MBTI to help people understand themselves and better communicate and work with others. Henry’s experience as an engineer and executive at Bell Labs, Lucent and Avaya adds depth to Agile For All’s executive training and coaching offerings.

Certifications

  • Certified Enterprise Coach℠ (CEC)
  • Certified Scrum Professional® (CSP)
  • SAFe Program Consultant Certification (SPC)
  • PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)
  • MBTI® Certified Professional

Specialties

  • Agile Release Planning
  • Portfolio Management
  • Agile Team Development
  • Agile Project Management
  • Software Development and Deployment
  • Program/Project Management
  • Operations Management
  • Agile Practices (Scrum, XP, Kanban, etc.), both hybrid and traditional methods

Peter Green

Peter Green led a grass roots Agile transformation at Adobe from 2005 to 2015, starting with his own team, Adobe Audition. His influence includes the teams behind such software flagships as Photoshop, Acrobat, Flash, Dreamweaver and Premiere Pro, as well as dozens of internal IT and platform technology teams and groups like marketing and globalization. His work was a major factor enabling Adobe product teams to make critical business transition from perpetual desktop products to the subscription-based service, Creative Cloud. His hands-on Scrum and Agile training and coaching at all levels of the organization including executives, helped lay the groundwork to shift teams from two-year product cycles to frequent delivery of high-quality software and services. He is a Certified Scrum Trainer® (CST), instructional designer, coach, facilitator, and a popular speaker at Tech, Agile, and Scrum conferences.

Certifications

  • The Leadership Circle Certified Practitioner
  • Leadership Agility Certified 360 Administrator
  • Certified Scrum Trainer® (CST)
  • Innovation Games Qualified Instructor
  • Certified Scrum Professional® (CSP)
  • Certified Scrum Product Owner® (CSPO)
  • Certified ScrumMaster® (CSM)

Specialties

  • Leadership Coaching
  • Organizational Transformational Consulting
  • Agile and Scrum Training and Coaching
  • Professional Music Composition, Recording, and Trumpet Playing

Peter Saddington

Peter Saddington has been in software development since 1997, starting out as a developer at Johnson & Johnson. He is a Certified Scrum Trainer® (CST) and an Organizational Scientist. Prior to joining Agile For All he founded Action & Influence, which was named the Best Training Company in Atlanta in 2013. He writes for AgileScout.com, which is one of the top 20 agile software development blogs in the world, as well as being the author of The Pocket Agile Guide published in 2012. Holding Masters degrees in Counseling, Education and Religion, Peter brings an extensive educational background to everything he does. He also gives back to his community by being a volunteer counselor.

Certifications

  • Certified Scrum Trainer® (CST)
  • Certified Scrum Professional® (CSP)
  • Certified Scrum Product Owner® (CSPO)
  • Certified ScrumMaster® (CSM)

Specialties

  • Agile training and methodologies
  • Organizational and Executive Coaching
  • Software Development