mmBob Hartman
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 Scrum Coach (CSC) 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.
mmHenry Dittmer
Throughout the years, Henry has built a breadth of experience and success in building products through positive engagement of people. In his early career at Bell Labs, Henry started his life’s work of helping teams self-organize. He has augmented that experience with trained skills including certification as a Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) Certified Practitioner, a NeuroLeadership Institute Brain Based Coach, The Leadership Circle Profile Certification, and ORSC among others. Henry is a CEC as recognized by Scrum Alliance. He is a firm advocate that the way to high-performance lies in helping people understand themselves, understand each other, and learn skills and methods to better collaborate through trust based conflict.
mmJake Calabrese
Jake Calabrese helps organizations deal with the core challenges they experience on their agile journey. He engages with teams and leaders to create a coaching-culture, focusing on improving organizational systems. As a coach, trainer, and facilitator Jake helps people create antifragile relationships that gain from conflict and to increase leadership capacity at all levels. As a principal with Agile For All, Jake trains and coaches leaders, agile coaches, and team members. He utilizes his expertise as an Organization & Relationship Systems Certified Coach (ORSCC) as well as ideas from various areas of thinking such as: Scrum, lean, professional coaching, psychology, facilitation, brain-based training, improvisation, agile, sensible scaling, and kanban, to help organizations move to the next level.
mmPeter 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 management and 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), Innovation Games Qualified Instructor, and Leadership Agility 360 and The Leadership Circle practitioner. Peter focuses primarily on Agile Leadership development as a catalyst for organizational transformation towards healthy, purpose driven results.
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.
mmRichard Lawrence
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.
mmRob Myers
Rob Myers has been delivering Agile technical courses since 2002. These courses are always a blend of fun and practical hands-on labs, "Training From the Back of the Room” learning techniques, and relevant first-person stories from both successful and not-so-successful Agile implementations. He has over 30 years of professional experience in software development, and has been coaching teams on Scrum, Agile, and technical practices since 1998.
mmSteve Spearman
Steve Spearman is a CST and Agile coach with over 30 years of experience in corporate software development settings including 20 years in a variety of leadership roles. In his last corporate role, he was the sponsor for his business unit’s transition to Scrum. Steve is an Certified Scrum Trainer® (CST) and coach with great passion for Scrum but pragmatic enough to engage with you at different levels of transformational maturity. Steve’s varied experience as an engineer, architect, project manager and leader at Bell Labs, Lucent, Avaya and Cisco systems helps him relate to your real world transformational challenges.
mmTricia 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, Tricia served as Director of Development, Agile Coach and Manager of Project Management for numerous companies, helping lay the groundwork to shift teams from one-year product cycles to feasible daily delivery of high-quality software and services. She openly shares this first-hand experience to inspire people to reach new heights through continuous reflection and growth. 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.