Personal Profile


Practitioner
Vienna, Austria

Mike is the founder of Agile Experts e.U. - an experience & innovation hub for new ways of collaboration and product development. Based in Vienna, the heart of Europe, and operating with a strong foucs on the German speaking regions and also at international locations such as the US, the APAC region (mainly India, China) and the Arabian area (e.g. Dubai) or South Africa.

Mike works as an Executive 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 experience with globally operating clients, Mike understands what it needs for successfully driving change, a sort of new new leadership, innovation and product delivery. As a program and certified senior process manager he led large change initiatives, including whole agile transformations for organizations. Mike helps organizations on their way to grow Agility across the organization - starting on executive level and working with a large set of teams. He provides effective guidance, whether an organization approaches any method such as Scrum, Kanban, LeSS or SAFe, within IT, but especially also beyond..

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, a Scrum in Hardware trainer with Scrum Inc. an Accredited Kanban Trainer (AKT) with 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.