Agile Summit 2017 Speakers

Uncle Bob

Robert C. Martin

Co-author of the Agile Manifesto

Sponsored by AA-4PRINT

Robert C. Martin (Uncle Bob) has been a programmer since 1970.  He is the Master Craftsman at 8th Light inc, a Chicago based Software Consulting firm.  Co-founder of , offering on-line video training for software developers.  And founder of Uncle Bob Consulting LLC, offering software consulting, training, and skill development services to major corporations worldwide.

Rachel Davies

Rachel Davies

Lead Engineer @ Makers Academy

Author of the first book on Agile Coaching, Rachel Davies is expert in Agile approaches to software development especially Extreme Programming (XP). Rachel began her career as a software engineer and 30 years later she still enjoys the combination of creativity and problem solving involved in developing computer software. After 5 years coaching XP product development teams at Unruly, she’s recently been appointed as Lead Engineer at Makers Academy in London


Sandro Mancuso

Software craftsman @ Codurance

Software craftsman, co-founder of Codurance, author of The Software Craftsman, and founder of the London Software Craftsmanship Community


Rachel Laycock

Head of Technology for N.America @ ThoughtWorks

Rachel is the Head of Technology for North America at ThoughtWorks and is based in New York.


Steve McDonald

Head of Software Development @ Tesco

Steve has 17 years’ experience building software, leading teams and transforming organisations.


Jeff GotHelf

Designer, Team leader, Author and Coach.

 Jeff Gothelf is an organizational designer, author and executive coach. He is the co-author of Sense and Respond and Lean UX .


Jutta Eckstein

Independent coach, consultant, and trainer

Jutta Eckstein works as an independent coach, consultant, and trainer. She has helped many teams and organizations worldwide to make an Agile transition.


Jonathan Smart

Head of Development Services & Agility Lead @ Barclays Group

Jonathan Smart leads on enterprise-wide agile transformation across Barclays Group.


Eik Thyrsted Brandsgård

Director, LEGO Consumer Marketing Agency, CDO Project Management @ LEGO

Eik is an old school project manager who along the way discovered he has a heart beating for Agile – The art of creating great stuff through collaboration.

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Dr.Klaus Leopold

Managing Partner @ LEANability GmbH

Dr. Klaus Leopold is computer scientist and Kanban pioneer with many years of experience in helping organizations on their improvement journey with Lean and Kanban.

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