Personal Profile

Gene GendelOrganizational Design Consultant, Coach & Trainer
New York, New York, United States
KSTS Consulting
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Gene Gendel is Agile Coach, Trainer and Organizational Design Agent and one of very few (around 100) Scrum Alliance Certified Agile (Enterprise & Team) Coaches (CAC: CEC/CTC) - the only one who resides in NY State today.  

Gene is one of a few dozen of Certified LeSS Trainers and only one of the few that reside in the USA. 

Gene's LeSS training schedule is publicly available.

Gene's focus is on helping organizations and teams with improving system design and organizational structure and overall efficiency.  Gene engages at all organizational levels: senior leadership, mid-level management, teams and individuals.  To be effective as a coach, Gene uses various coaching tools and techniques, based on circumstances, while also leveraging elements of training and mentoring, to supplement his coaching.

Gene have successfully served small, mid-size and large companies. He has traveled to various parts of the world, while delivering agile training and coaching for his clients and employers.

Gene is an active member of local agile community (NYC), where he is known as a big proponent of community-wide, cost effective agile education. He delivers such education “to crowds” via personal presentations, organizing open-space agile collaboration workshops and retreats, group meetings and other community activities. Gene strongly emphasizes the importance and abide to ‘ethics of agile coaching’.

He strongly supports Scrum Alliance (SA) in its efforts of “transforming the world of work”.   He is an active member of SA working group of coaches and trainers that has been involved in improving SA certification programs, by aligning them with natural career paths of agile professionals: Team Level Coaching Certifications (CTC) (Gene is one of co-creators of the program) and Enterprise Level Coaching Certifications (CEC)

Here is the list of Gene's main focus areas: 

 My professional certifications are: 

  • Certified Agile Coach (CAC) -including Enterprise-level (CEC) and Team-level (CTC)
  • Certified LeSS Trainer (CLT)
  • LeSS-Friendly Scrum Trainer
  • Certified Agile Leadership (CAL)
  • Certified Scrum Professional (CSP)
  • Certified Scrum Master (SCM)
  • Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO)
  • Certified Project Manager (PMP)

-Gene's website

At KSTS Consulting, Gene, is a member of a small team of experienced LeSS coaches that work in close collaboration with each other, while supporting their clients on a LeSS adoption journey.  The team has a lot of combined experience in organizational design, multi-team dynamics and engineering practices.

Upcoming LeSS Training: Virtual and In-Person (private & public)