Director of Consulting Services & Professional Scrum Trainer

Ravi Verma is a Public Speaker, Agile Coach, Professional Scrum Trainer, Evidence Based Management Consultant and Blogger, with 18+ years of experience in I.T. delivery and consulting. Ravi has a proven track record of delivering multi-million dollar software in Fortune 100 companies. He is a C-Level Enterprise Agile Coach who has helped guide Agile Transformation for large, globally distributed organizations.

Specialities:

  • Developing strong teams through Entrepreneurship and Organizational Development
  • Anticipating, identifying and removing obstacles
  • Team-based Agile training
  • Agility teaching through story-telling
  • Certified in Advanced Conflict Resolution

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Director of Consulting Services & Certified Scrum Trainer

Tamara Runyon is a Scrum trainer and enterprise agile coach, with more than 30 years experience in business management and software development. As an educator and coach, Runyon possesses a wide range of professional expertise in assessing and coaching agile adoptions, training and mentoring teams, scrum masters and product owners new to agile and the Scrum Framework.

Specialities:

  • Team and enterprise transitions to Agile software development processes
  • Role specific Agile training
  • Team-based Agile training
  • Agile readiness as well as level of Agility assessments.
  • Scrum Alliance certified training

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Practice Director

Rachel Smets is a Speaker, Mentor and Author, recently seen on a Ted Talk. She empowers entrepreneurs to awaken their Confidence through facing one’s fears. Rachel has lived in many countries over the past few years and can speak 6 languages, which helps along her journey though life. Through her life experiences, Rachel has learned to turn every challenge into an opportunity. She offers a combination of practical and emotional support to help design your future.

Specialities:

  • Networking, building relationships in new places
  • Team-Based Agile Training
  • Masters in Management, Bachelor’s in Psychology
  • Multi-cultural business trainings
  • Confidence training

Publications/Coaching

Director of Training Practice & Agile Coach

Albert Nguyen is an agile coach with experience in the legal, healthcare IT, business management, business intelligence, data analytics, and software consultant fields. His advocacy of the Agile/Scrum methodologies has retooled the operations at companies such as Corepoint Health, BlueCross BlueShield of Texas, MedeAnalytics, Bits In Glass, and Health Care Service Corporation. Albert earned degrees in Economics (B.A.), International Relations (M.A.), and Law (J.D.), and has been formally trained as a Certified Scrum Master.

Specialities:

  • Team-based Agile training
  • Project scoping, project management, and project execution using Agile foundations
  • Role specific Agile application (quality assurance, business analyst, development analyst, project manager, project coordinator, delivery manager, consultant)

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Director of Marketing & Agile Coach

Paul Gurrapu is an Agile Coach and brings nearly a decade of experience in marketing to the Aleph Technologies. He graduated from University of St Andrews with a Masters in IT and Management and is passionate about using the IT management and marketing skills he acquired to craft a compelling story about Agile.

In addition to his training/coaching abilities, Paul engages with the clients, both internal and external, and their needs as a primary focus; builds a sustaining collaborative and productive relationship with clients and seeks to understand client situations, issues, expectations. He also has experience leading teams of Agile coaches and managers.

Paul leads the team in market strategy, business development & digital media.

Specialities:

  • Digital Media & Marketing
  • E-commerce & Google Scientist
  • Agile Coaching & Mentoring
  • Personal Coach
  • Team based Agile Training

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Director of Consulting Services & Lean-Agile Trainer

Jack’s IT career started as a developer and quickly grew into consultation, business analysis, quality assurance, project management, and production management for various US companies.   Jack’s lean-agile journey started with the use of kanban as a tool to control work-in-progress and grew into Scrum as a survival mechanism to save failing waterfall e-commerce projects at a digital agency.

Specialities:

  • Lean-Agile Trainer, Mentor, Coach & Facilitator
  • Developing strong teams through Entrepreneurship and Organizational Development
  • Anticiting, identifying and removing obstacles
  • Team based Agile Training

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Director of Consulting Services & Certified Scrum Trainer

Steve Spearman is a CST with Agile for All. His focus is on Scrum training & Agile coaching at the enterprise and team levels.

Steve has over 30 years of experience in corporate software development as a software developer, architect, project manager, Scrum coach, and multiple management positions. His enterprise experience spanned Bell Laboratories, Lucent, Avaya, and Cisco Systems.

Steve has a BA in Psychology and a Masters in Computer Science. His certifications include: Certified Scrum Trainer (CST), SAFe Program Consultant (SPC), Certified LeSS Practitioner, PMI-ACP, PMP, Certified Scrum Product Owner, and Certified ScrumMaster.

Specialities:

  • Team and enterprise transitions to Agile software development processes
  • Role specific Agile training
  • Team-based Agile training
  • Agile readiness as well as level of Agility assessments.
  • Scrum Alliance certified training

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