Mike has worked as an IT professional since 1994 and has been involved in managing teams and developing software products since 1998.
Since discovering Scrum (an Agile project management framework) in 2005, Mike has been passionate about helping teams and organisations achieve their potential through the use of Lean and Agile methods. Centering the human connections within organisations around purpose while fostering a culture that supports the ideas of collaborative problem solving, and evolutionary improvement makes for sustainable business, happier people and better outcomes.
Mike was certified as a Scrum Master in 2006, has subsequently gained the Certified Scrum Practitioner, Certified Product Owner and Kanban Management Professional certifications. Since 2005 Mike has coached at countless organisations including the likes of Allan Gray, MXiT, MWeb, Hetzner, Intec, Korbitec, Gauteng Online, Coronation Fund Manager and Nona Creative.
Specialties: Software Development, Agile Coaching, Agile Team Leadership, Group Facilitation, Kanban Training and Coaching