At CC Pace, we practice what we preach. Our trainers are Agile experts, and they’re also agile in their approach. They bring years of real-world experience to the classroom and a decade of industry experience to the team room. From leading Agile transformations at Fortune 500 companies to serving on the Board of Directors at the Agile Leadership Network, our trainers serve as thought leaders in t`he Agile community. With our broad range of expertise, whatever tools we need to help you find success, we’ll use—from Agile principles to Lean thinking or Kanban. Whatever knowledge you seek, we’ll deliver—from tailored training sessions to a unique approach to Agile coaching.
As Director of CC Pace’s Enterprise Solutions Group, Philippa has practiced Agile Methods with development teams for the last 13 years. Philippa has coached dozens of Agile project teams to success and led the development of CC Pace’s nationally recognized Agile Training curriculum. She has trained thousands of individuals on the Agile Methodology and works continuously with Agile Industry Leaders sharing ideas and thoughts on improving agile training and adoption practices. Read the Full Bio
Along with being CC Pace’s Training Manager, Chris is also a learning professional, bringing over 20 years of instructional design and curriculum development experience. Chris has worked with a variety of organizations including American Express, Blackboard, Deloitte, NASA, and Department of Defense. He has been involved in nearly every aspect of the adult learning spectrum; from in-person facilitation to creating and executing a strategic vision. Read the Full Bio
Like most good trainers, Jannette came to Agile in a round-about kind of way. In high school she learned about programming and her first program at home was using Texas Instruments (TI) Basic. Jannette’s interest in information technology dates back to her first job as a key punch operator. At Allstate Insurance, Jannette learned some basic concepts about mainframe computers. Read the Full Bio
As a leadership coach, Julie Thompson brings over 20 years of experience in change agent roles within corporate America and the Federal Government. Julie is an advisor to senior leaders within client organizations’ transformational programs, providing organizational development interventions and consulting leadership on issues related to collaboration in the workforce. Read the Full Bio.
Michael James “MJ” began as a developer in 1984 and has done many roles since then including Boeing 777 control/monitoring software, Scrum team member, Scrum Product Owner, Agile Coach. MJ is also the author of the world’s most popular e-learning series about Scrum, the Scrum Reference Card, and the ScrumMaster Checklist. Read the Full Bio
Formerly a Director of Product Management at Capital One, Mark led transformational, large-scale software development programs using Design and Agile best practices. As a Certified Scrum Trainer, Mark has trained thousands of people both in and out of software development including Naval Special Warfare. Read the Full Bio
People ask Aaron to train, consult, mentor and facilitate teams to better use a set of Agile discovery and development concepts, tools, methods and practices. Coaching allows Aaron to sense an impactful situation, helping people to integrate the set of Agile concepts, tools, methods and practices that much faster. His effectiveness results from a practice spanning over two decades in technological and interpersonal disciplines. Read the Full Bio
In July 2006 Bob Schatz started Agile Infusion LLC in order to provide advice, consulting, and training to companies using agile development techniques such as Scrum and XP. Bob served as VP of Development for Primavera Systems, Inc. where he was responsible for leading the highly-successful adoption of agile development techniques starting in 2002 for the team that develops Primavera’s software solutions for Enterprise Project, Resource, and Portfolio Management. Read the Full Bio
Steve Spearman is a founder and Principal at Swift Ascent, LLC. Steve is a Certified Scrum Trainer (CST) and an Agile coach working at the enterprise and team levels. Steve has over 30 years of experience in corporate software development as a software developer, architect, project manager, scrum master and in multiple management positions. Read full bio.
Stacia Viscardi is an agile coach, Certified Scrum Trainer and organizational transformation guide. In 2003 she became the 67th Certified ScrumMaster and ended up loving Scrum and agile practices so much that she founded AgileEvolution in 2006 to help other companies leverage agile principles and practices for greater business agility. Read the Full Bio
Doug Batchelor is an experienced Agile coach and trainer with an extensive background in software development, Object Oriented Analysis and Design, and working with distributed Agile/Scrum teams. Doug has trained thousands of individuals and led numerous Agile projects to success. Read the Full Bio
Daniel has been performing in IT since 1981. He has been involved in client facing consulting projects for more than 25 years covering the governmental, banking, insurance, and telecom industries to name a few. His involvement with Agile started with Scrum in 2005 and more recently with Kanban and Management 3.0. Read the Full Bio.
Dragos Dumitriu’s innovative work in IT paved the road for Kanban ten years ago. For the past 10 years, either as a hands-on manager or as a consultant, Dragos led or helped organizations worldwide dramatically improve their workflow efficiency, helped customers thrive, CIOs win awards, and indirectly supported the development of a new field that is generating best of class books, tools, and success stories. Read the Full Bio
Ryan L. Garcia is a certified practitioner who specializes in leading Commercial & Federal Clients during Agile / Lean Implementations. Some of Ryan’s other specialties include Software Development, Systems Integration / Testing and Advanced Project Management Training and Implementation. Read the Full Bio
Roy has nearly 30 years of IT experience across a wide array of industries. Roy also has experience in managing International teams and dealing with communication issues, time zones and cultural differences that typically plague these teams. Read the Full Bio