Decades of Expertise
Since 1999, Agility 11 Founder Brad Swanson has been applying Agile practices to lead organizations to success. As a recognized expert in Lean & Agile delivery, Brad has been a trusted coach and consultant for executives and large organizations in Europe, Asia and North America, helping them to optimize their leadership practices, product management and development practices. He is also an experienced Agile Trainer, using highly interactive and engaging techniques to teach thousands of students how to successfully apply Agile principles and practices.
Brad is a Certified Leadership Agility® 360 Coach, Certified Scrum Trainer® (CST), Certified Agile Coach (Certified Enterprise Coach®), CAL Educator® and Certified LeSS Practitioner (Large Scale Scrum). Brad has expertise in Scrum, Lean, and Kanban, and was an early adopter of eXtreme Programming (XP) in 1999. Brad is a former President of Agile Denver and co-founder of the Mile High Agile conference, the region’s largest Agile gathering. Brad is a speaker at international conferences including numerous Global Scrum Gatherings in the USA and Asia (6 times), Agile 20xx (4 times), Mile High Agile (6 times), Agile Tour Toronto, AgilePalooza, Agile Development Conference East & West, PMI Mile Hi Symposium, and many Meetups in the USA, South America and Asia. He is passionate about building the right product — products that users love and achieve business results.
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Dhaval Panchal is Experienced Executive, Agile Coach, and Organization Design consultant. He is ScrumAlliance Certified Enterprise Coach® (CEC), Certified Scrum Trainer® (CST), Certified Agile Leadership-Educator (CAL-E). Dhaval has led large scale Agile transformations for companies in Oil & Gas, Banking, Insurance, Gaming, and Medical business domains, coaching CTOs, heads of software development, engineering, DevOps, data & project management professionals. He has more than 17 years of Agile implementation, coaching, and transformation experience, and is actively involved in the Houston Agile community.
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Manoj Vadakkan, (also known as Man-OJ) is an Expert in Scrum. He has been practicing Scrum for more than a decade. He is a Certified Scrum Trainer® and a Certified LeSS Practitioner. He has been working with clients large and small for nearly 25 years. His work experience includes various industries such as Telecommunications, Insurance, Bank, and Media. In addition, he has worked with various government agencies including The Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services, The Census Bureau, The US Navy, The Veterans Affairs, and The US Postal Services.
Manoj now lives in Denver, Colorado. He previously lived in the Washington DC Metro area and engaged in the local agile community by leading Agile Leadership Network DC chapter. He also co-founded Agile DC, the premier DC-area Agile conference.
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Tom has been working as a transformation agent in software development for over 20 years. He has worked on teams at startup companies, large corporations in the Fortune 100 and the State and Federal Government. His background includes testing, development, project/program management, agile coaching/mentoring and training. As part of his involvement in the greater agile community, he led the Seattle eastside chapter of the APLN as well as recently creating the Open Agile Management conference in Seattle. He is a speaker and author on Agile topics in local and international forums. He wrote "The Little Book of Impediments" which can be found on www.leanpub.com. Check out Tom’s blog for more information about his writing, presentations and current projects, or follow him on twitter @tlperry