Adam Michalczyk’s passion is unquestionably developing leadership in self-organizing structures. One can say it's contradictory, but he deeply believes, that leadership is the core of self-organization.
Over last 8 years of his professional carrier he has been working at the leading e-commerce company in Poland - Allegro. Started as a Software Developer and Systems Administrator in small hosting company. That was a good lesson for a rookie. Then he was hired by the company He dreamt to work for - Allegro. There he started to work as a Senior Developer, moved on to management and found his way from being a manager to being a leader for people around. On his way was being Scrum Master/Manager, Product Owner, Executive Coach and the funniest name of all – Scrum Master Manager, where he was responsible for making the development agile.
He often says that he is very thankful to Allegro, for having diverse experience in team development, Scrum and agility, that he got when Allegro was making its way to being agile at scale. Adam enjoys his contribution for 40+ highly skilled, productive development teams.
Being a part of the agile community, Adam brought the Agile Coach Camp format to Poland and is proud to be the part of this gatherings twice a year. Adam is also a speaker at various conferences, spreading the word about self-organization, leadership and agility.
Being sure that life is an enormous learning opportunity, he now gets insightful lessons about communication and seeing the world from a different perspective from his amazing five year old daughter.