For the first in the series of Lean IT meet-ups, we are extremely honoured to have Mike Burrows and Karl Scotland. They are both thought leaders in Lean-Agile change.
Mike is founder of Agendashift and the author of Kanban from the Inside (2014, Blue Hole Press) and Agendashift book. Mike works as a consultant, coach, trainer, and interim manager. Mike created Featureban simulation game and was the originator of Kanban's values model. Former Executive Director and global development manager at a top-tier investment bank, IT Director at a late-stage startup, and 2014 winner of the Brickell Key community contribution award.
Karl Scotland is a versatile software practitioner with over 15 years of experience covering development, project management, team leadership, coaching and training. For the last 10 years he has been successfully applying Agile methods, and most recently has been a pioneer and advocate of using Kanban Systems for software development. Currently a Lean and Agile Coach with EMC Consulting, Karl has previously championed Agile and Lean Thinking with the BBC and Yahoo!
Philippe has been involved with Digital change from the early days of the Internet (nearly 25 years) and has led the initiation and delivery of significant change initiatives for clients such as Legal & General, Vodafone, O2, Ladbrokes, M&S, HSBC, Barclays, etc. Now working as an independent Coach/Consultant, Philippe is using innovative methods to help businesses shape, plan and deploy their digital strategy, organisation change, lean-agile operating model, and most importantly develop their people and leadership. Philippe is a trained systemic coach (ORSC), complexity & systems thinker (Cynefin™ / VSM), Digital delivery manager, and a seasoned Lean and Agile practitioner. Philippe is the founder and organiser of London’s Digital Leadership meet-up