Nov. 14, 2017

Niels Verdonk, new Certified Scrum Trainer in the Netherlands

Niels Verdonk has qualified as a Scrum Alliance Certified Scrum Trainer

We are happy to announce that Niels Verdonk has been accredited as a Certified Scrum Trainer (CST) from the Scrum Alliance during the latest round of expansion. agile42 currently employs 8 CSTs in Europe, North America, and South Africa, in addition to 7 Certified Enterprise Coaches (CEC). This allows us to tailor training and coaching solutions to the specific needs of our clients worldwide.


Niels Verdonk


Niels started working as a Software Engineer in 1995, and after working for leading brand names as Nintendo, Nike and Novell as Software Architect before he started managing a team of developers at a startup. Inspired by XP since 1999, Niels started working with the small team using these practices and principles until the team grew too big and needed more structure. In 2006 they started using Scrum and scaled up to 9 teams, mostly scrum feature teams, some distributed, some component teams, some using kanban. Since 2011 Niels started working as an agile trainer and coach. In 2013 he founded the Dutch subsidiary of agile42 and has been working for large and small customers in the Netherlands, both for software as well as non-IT companies.

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Andrea Tomasini

I am an Agile Coach and Trainer and I am helping customers all around the world to become more Agile. I am more and more keen on adopting adaptive emergent approaches to improve people's quality of life. Through an holistic and pragmatic approach - I consider Lean and Agile very powerful frameworks - it is possible to improve results, performance and also personal satisfaction.
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Andrea Tomasini

I am an Agile Coach and Trainer and I am helping customers all around the world to become more Agile. I am more and more keen on adopting adaptive emergent approaches to improve people's quality of life. Through an holistic and pragmatic approach - I consider Lean and Agile very powerful frameworks - it is possible to improve results, performance and also personal satisfaction.

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