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Team Value Glide

NaderTalai

Nader Talai

Business Agility Consultant

Nader Talai is Business Agility Consultant at Value Glide, where he helps clients with their Agile transformation journey through training and coaching.

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JohnColeman

John Coleman

Agility Transformability Guy

Professional Scrum Trainer, LeSS-Friendly Scrum Trainer, a member of Marshall Goldsmith's LEAD60 group. 

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LokeshKataria

Lokesh Kataria

Agile Coach

Lokesh specialises in large-scale agile adoptions and practice-based organisational change since 2009. As an experienced agile coach, he has worked with many projects in various organisations to introduce iterative and agile practices.

Lokesh also provides training on Portfolio/Product Strategy, Value Stream/Program Planning, Scrum, Kanban, Scaled Agile (SAFe), Quality Assurance and DevOps.

Lokesh lives in London and loves Yoga and meditation.

BramSchoots

Bram Schoots

Agile Transformation Coach

Bram is an agile transformation coach, his agile journey started in 2006 when he worked as a PM and found how silo-ed teams with a fixed scope could work much better with scrum. He turned Scrum Master and now after running, setting up, and improving various scrum teams for almost a decade, Bram now focuses on larger corporate transformations, coaching and training, he works with both individual teams and larger portfolios in banking, finance, telecommunications, packaged goods industries and charities.


Bram lives in London and Amsterdam and loves sailing and windsurfing.

SiamakShams

Siamak Shams

Organisational Transformation Consultant

Siamak Shams is an Organisational Transformation Consultant at Value Glide, where he helps our clients with their Agile transformation journey through training and coaching.

Siamak's has a technical background with over 15 years active involvement in agile community.

DavidSmith

David Smith

Agile Coach

David is an agile coach with a background in the media, finance and telecoms sectors who stumbled across ‘Agile’ in 2002 as a ‘common sense’ way of addressing a failing product launch before becoming formally ‘certified’ in 2008.

David specialises in helping large organisations with their agile transformations, through coaching, educating and supporting people at all levels.

David is married with two children. After spending time with his family, David enjoys swimming in the sea and running in the New Forest.

PhilippeGuenet

Philippe Guenet

Developing Digital Leadership

Philippe has worked in 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, Philippe is using unique workshops techniques for mixing advisory and coaching approaches in support of Digital/Agile change. Philippe is applying those techniques to strategy, operations, organisation change and people & leadership development. The approach is offered through workshops, which are grounded into change complexity, relationship systems, technology delivery and the more mainstream Lean-Agile thinking. Philippe is a trained systemic coach (ORSC), complexity thinker (Cynefin), Lean and Agile practitioner. Philippe is the founder and organiser of London’s Digital Leadership meet-up (>1,250 members).

AmoghJoshi

Amogh Joshi

SAFe SPC, Certified Scrum@Scale and IC Agile authorized Trainer

Amogh Joshi is a senior agile consultant executing enterprise agile and digital transformation programs for clients in retail, airlines, insurance and banking sectors.

He is a certified Scrum@Scale trainer, trained and mentored by Dr. Jeff Sutherland the co-creator of Scrum and creator of Scrum@Scale. He is also a SAFe program consultant and an authorized IC Agile trainer.

He has trained more than 1000 people on SAFe, Scrum Master, Product Owner, Scrum@Scale and Agile Fundamentals in Singapore, India, United Kingdom, and the US.

BunmiAdekeye

Bunmi Adekeye

Agile Coach

Bunmi Adekeye is an Agile Coach with over 16 years’ experience of managing large £multi-million transformation, change and regulatory programmes in Finance & IT. She has successfully led global programs in financial services, technology, media and telecommunications.

She is a SAFe Program Consultant (SPC5) with an MBA from the London Business School who uses her portfolio management experience and Scaled Agile expertise to coach leaders of large organisations in their transformation to enterprise-wide Lean-Agile practices.

Aside from being an agile coach, Bunmi is married with two sons and she is the founder of The Smart Kid a social enterprise that provides career-enhancing opportunities to students from under-represented communities.

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Prantik Sarkar

SPC, Agile Practitioner, Agile Coach

Prantik has over 22+ years working in the Digital & Enterprise space as an Enterprise Architect, Product Manager & delivering complex programmes.

He specialises in adapting agile to large organisation constructs.

Prantik’s training features a lot of practical real-life examples/case studies and experiences both from a business & technology lens.

FrederickCarter

Frederick Carter

Agile Product Management Expert

FREDERICK CARTER is an Agile Product Management expert specializing in Agile Transformation, digital products, and forming agile product teams and organizations. He has more than 15 years’ experience in teaching product managers, product owners and business analysts, advising executive leadership, and product teams utilize scaled-agile methodologies, customer-centricity and design-thinking to deliver value to their customers faster with higher levels of quality.

His diverse background as a Product Manager, Methodologist, sr. business analyst, Agile Coach, and Lean-Agile transformation consultant, have enabled him to successfully guide organizations and individuals on their Agile product journeys.

Frederick has helped over 1000 Product practitioners, leaders and senior executives achieve certifications from different Agile product programs, including Agile Product Management, Product Owner/Product Manager (POPM), and Leading SAFe (SA), and  Lean Portfolio Management (LPM)  

 

KrishnaMurthy

Krishna Malaiyan

People and Technology Enthusiast

12+ years of experience in the IT industry with a strong management background and versatile experience in Software Project Management, Agile Coaching, Support, Operations management, customer management, process management, people management and vendor/partner management. Coach and Thought Leader:

Trained more than 100 professionals on Scrum, Kanban, SAFe Agilist certification training globally. Currently working as an Agile Coach and digital business and agile transformation for my clients in Publicis Sapient. Certifications: SPC 5.0, SAFe® SA, SAFe® SASM, SAFe® POPM, CSM, PSM1, Scrum@Scale, Certified & experienced Agile Coach

Area of Expertise: Agile coaching, Agile leadership, Project Delivery and optimisation, digital business and (Scaled) agile (Enterprise)transformation.

People and Technology enthusiast: A strong mix of technical/functional and leadership business skills to bring in excellence