Since 1999, Agility 11 Founder Brad Swanson has been applying Agile practices to lead organizations to success. As a recognized expert in Lean & Agile delivery, Brad has been a trusted coach and consultant for executives and large organizations in Europe, Asia and North America, helping them to optimize their leadership practices, product management and development practices. He is also an experienced Agile Trainer, using highly interactive and engaging techniques to teach thousands of students how to successfully apply Agile principles and practices.
Brad is a Certified Leadership Agility® 360 Coach, Certified Scrum Trainer® (CST), Certified Agile Coach (Certified Enterprise Coach®), CAL Educator® and Certified LeSS Practitioner (Large Scale Scrum). Brad has expertise in Scrum, Lean, and Kanban, and was an early adopter of eXtreme Programming (XP) in 1999. Brad is a former President of Agile Denver and co-founder of the Mile High Agile conference, the region’s largest Agile gathering. Brad is a speaker at international conferences including numerous Global Scrum Gatherings in the USA and Asia (6 times), Agile 20xx (4 times), Mile High Agile (6 times), Agile Tour Toronto, AgilePalooza, Agile Development Conference East & West, PMI Mile Hi Symposium, and many Meetups in the USA, South America and Asia. He is passionate about building the right product — products that users love and achieve business results.