Simon Powers is the founder of Adventures with Agile, the community of practice for scaling Agile and organisational change. He is an Agile Coach and Organisational Change Agent working with some of the largest organisations in the world.
He has worked for 18 years in software development with Barclaycard, BNP Paribas, Goldman Sachs, NYSE, Tesco, Oxfam, Sony, DHL and many others.
Whilst working with this client base, Simon has seen and overcome (with varying degrees of success), the types of problems faced in large organisations and found common ways of overcoming these issues. He also runs private training courses for organisational change, including getting teams sprinting and producing value, and making use of your architecture team.
Simon is a passionate and dedicated advocate of Courage, Respect, Openness, Transparency, Empowerment and Service.
Simon is a Certified Scaled Agile Framework Practitioner, a Certified Large Scale Scrum Practitioner, Certified to Green Belt Level in the Disciplined Agile Delivery Framework, as well as being certified by the Scrum Alliance.
For more details about Simon, please see the Adventures with Agile website and his LinkedIn page.