Ivan Spresov. I’m working with agile models more than 10 years. I have participated in delivery of the different hybrid and agile projects and programs on different roles: developer, tech lead, scrum master, product owner and coach. The most complex role is coach, as you have to see the project overall ( how planned, organized, sold out) and at the same time your skills, knowledge should be the skills and ideas of the project leaders. There are a lot of work what should be hidden to external people — like support tooling setup or requirements management workflow, release models and coaching team how to communicate with stakeholders etc. I’m SAFe program consult and Certified Scrum Professional by Scrum Alliance. Also I was interested in value streams, so that is why I earned the Kanban Management Professional certification and often combine different approaches on different dimensions and levels — team, team of teams, services, portfolio. I have supported the transformations and facilitated large-scale events like Program Increment and multi-teams plannings in the USA, UK, Ukraine, Russia and Belarus. I’m leader of Agile Belarus community and active contributer to the agile communities of the Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and Russia.
Nataliya started her career as a developer back in 2005. She experimented with different roles in tech and spent most of her career working in distributed cross-functional teams building products that customers love. Nataliya have broad experience managing teams in small startups as well as coaching teams in a mature corporate environments. Currently Nataliya works as Tech Manager of Platform teams at iZettle. Nataliya was one of the early adopters of Continuous Delivery and DevOps culture and believes that the best way to succeed is to build a team of passionate people who care about each other and work on shared outcomes in self-organised way.
Mehmet Yitmen is a management and technology consultant/trainer helping organizations to be more agile and productive. For the last 10 years he worked with more than 400 teams and 30 companies including Telecom, Finance, Banking, Insurance, E-Commerce, Logistics, Software Development, Tech Startups etc. In Vodafone, he was leading VF TR Agile Transformation, was an active Member of VF Agile COE, and supported OPCOs: Turkey, Qatar, UK, Egypt, Germany, Kenya.
Also, he is the author of the Best Seller ”Scrum Bir Dönüşüm Hikayesi’’ and “Scrum: Usta Sorulara Uzman Cevaplar”. Mehmet is also the founder of AgileTurkey.org, the biggest nonprofit Agile community in its region since 2008 that supports the market to enhance business agility. He also actively supports some other nonprofit communities such as Agile Middle East, Agile Bosnia and Agile Greece. As an enthusiastic entrepreneur, Mehmet has been featured as one of the successful young rising stars in business by Fortune Turkey’s 40 Under 40 for the years between 2011 and 2015. He is one of the very first Scrum.org’s PSTs (Professional Scrum Trainer) and has delivered global trainings to more than 5000 Agile enthusiasts for the last 8 years. Mehmet is certified as PSD, PAL I, PSM I, PSM II, PSM III, PSPO I, PSPO II, CSM, SAFe Agilist, and SAFe Program Consultant.