Arne Roock (aka Dr. Rock) works with Jimdo in Germany – a company that provides a really easy-to-use construction kit for websites. Arne has a great deal experience with Lean and Kanban in different contexts like start-ups, medium sized companies and international corporations. He is fascinated by Systems Thinking and loves to experiment with ideas from Ackoff, Drucker, Deming etc.
Back in 2012, Arne has been rewarded with the Brickell Key Award for his engagement in the Lean/Kanban community.
Karl Scotland is a versatile software practitioner with over 15 years of experience covering development, project management, team leadership, coaching and training. For the last 10 years he has been successfully applying Agile methods, and most recently has been a pioneer and advocate of using Kanban Systems for software development. Currently an Agile Coach with Rally Software in the UK, Karl is a founding member of the Lean Software and Systems Consortium and the Limited WIP Society, and has previously championed Agile and Lean Thinking with the BBC, Yahoo! and EMC Consulting. Karl writes about his latest ideas on his blog at http://availagility.co.uk/
Dominica teaches Kanban to DevOps enthusiasts. She helps organizations improve workflow and optimize throughput. She is keen on providing visibility across teams to reveal mutually critical information and improve organizational health. As Director of Training & Coaching at LeanKit, Dominica combines experience, practice and theory to help teams level-up their capability. She blogs at ddegrandis.com and tweets at
Pawel Brodzinski is a leader, a team builder and a change agent, but most of all he is an always experimenting practitioner trying to make his teams work better (and learn in the process).He has been a leader of the first Kanban implementation in software industry in Poland. He is a Brickell Key Award nominee and the first Pole to become a Kanban Coaching Professional. Pawel leads Lunar Logic, a web software shop in Poland where he practices of what he preaches. He blogs sharing his thoughts on broadly understood software project management at http://brodzinski.com. Pawel is passionate about building great teams, creating superb organizational culture and helping people to grow.
Klaus Leopold, author of the book "Kanban in der IT" is a LKU accredited Kanban trainer and Kanban coach with LEANability. His main interest is painless evolutionary change leadership using the Kanban method. Klaus is cofounder of the Limited WIP Society Austria and the Swiss Limited WIP Society. He publishes his current thoughts on his blog
He has been rewarded this year's Brickell Key Award.