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Gene Gendel

New York United States

I am agile practice leader and transformation agent.  I proudly carry the credential of Certified Scrum Coach (CSC), something that makes me a part of a very unique wordlwide community of less than 80 (I reside  in NY State).

My primary focus is on helping organizations and teams with adopting agile culture, improving tools, techniques and processes in development.  My focus is also on organizational and cultural improvements, mid-level management and team-level coaching and training.   My coaching style combines training, mentoring and leading by example.  Currently, I help one of the largest global invstment banks with enterprise-wide (global), multi-team, agile transformation efforts.

I am an active member of NYC agile community where I am known as a big proponent of community-wide, cost effective agile education. I attempt delivering such education "to crowds" via my personal presentations, organizing open-space agile collaboration workshops, group meetings and other community activities. I strongly emphasize the importance and abide to 'ethics of agile coaching’.

I started my professional journey about 16 years ago in the area of analysis and management and transitioned into agile area about 7 years ago: 
Here is the list of my main focus areas: 

Below, are some highlights of my community contributions:

  • Founder, manager and supporter of Agile Program for PMINYC
  • Facilitator, Speaker  and Panelist at Agile events:
    • IIBA NYC Chapter, Agile NYC Group, SPIN Group, PMINYC
  • Agile Community Servant

My professional certifications are: 

  • Certified Enterprise Coach (CEC)
  • Certified Scrum Professional (CSP)
  • Certified Scrum Master (SCM)
  • Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO)
  • Certified Project Manager (PMP)

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