Mike is the founder of Agile Experts e.U. - an experience & innovation hub for new ways of collaboration and product development, located in Vienna, the heart of Europe, operating with a strong foucs on the German speaking regions as well as via strategic partners at international locations such as the US, the APAC region (mainly India, China) and the Arabian area (e.g. Dubai).
Mike works as a Management Consultant, Agile Coach and Trainer. He has more than 25 years of experience as a manager, consultant and coach in large multi-national groups as well as mid-sized companies and nowadays also with mature startups, who focus on disruptive business ideas and products. He studied informatics, business informatics and systemic coaching. Mike’s main work focus is on leadership, sustainable innovation, evolutionary change and the establishment of highly adaptive „Learning Organizations".
From his own experience in large international groups and his experients with globally operating clients Mike understands what it needs to successfully drive change and prepare for new ways of leadership, innovation and product creation. As a program and certified senior process manager he led large change initiatives, including this experience nowadays with his work on lean and agile transformations for organizations. From his practical experience he very well knows the opportunities, but also challenges of discussed approaches, be it Scrum, LeSS, SAFe, Kanban or pure principles based concepts.
Agile and Beyond
Together with his business partners he drives an experience hub for totally new ways of working and organizing. The goal of any organization is not to engage as many practices as possible, but to engegage for impact and outcome towards Business Agility. Mike’s latest work in this domain focuses on the “Adaptive Organization”, where he works with business leaders and senior executives on viable concepts for balancing out innovation, the detection of new business models, with established operations. There is a bunch of talks and publications as well as innovative client projects in the queue on this topic. Mike is a co-founder of Trans4makers, who focus on business model innovation, disruptive technologies, digitalization and industri 4.0.
Competency, you can count on
Mike Leber is an passionate and highly experienced Scrum Trainer, an Accredited Kanban Trainer (AKT) of Lean Kanban University, an accredited trainer for iSQI’s “Certified Agile Tester” and also a licensed Management 3.0 and Lean Change facilitator with Happy Melly. He co-facilitates non profit communities, such as Scrum User Group Austria, Product Tank Vienna and other local as well as international Lean & Agile Meetups. Mike regularly speaks at international conferences and teaches master students as external lector at various universities.