I am an Agile Trainer & Management Consultant and a mentor to leaders creating resilient organizations at any scale. I have a strong background in IT with experience in almost every role. I take great pride in my work, and it shows in the recommendations I have received over the years.
As a Certified Scrum Master, Professional Scrum Master, Certified Scrum Product Owner, Certified Agile Master, SAFe Program Consultant, Agile Master Assessor, IPMA Agile Assessor, and PRINCE2 Practitioner, I strive to merge classic and Agile management in the conviction that it is the future of professional management.
As a Professional Scrum Trainer and SAFe Program Consultant, I help to improve the profession of software delivery as well as marketing, human resources, and finance. I bring my experience in enterprise IT since 1999 and on Scrum Teams since 2006 to my teaching, am a driving force in the Agile community, and a sought-after speaker at conferences and events.
I am a professional enthusiast when it comes to hand lettering, sketchnoting, graphic recording, podcasting, and writing. I have tried to attain work-life balance only to discover work-life swirling suits me better.
I am fluent in Dutch, English, and Spanish, and speak passable French and German.
I live in Dordrecht, The Netherlands, with my wife Nienke and son Mark.