A key principle in modern work is to achieve a sustainable pace that enables innovation AND engagement. But how do you do that in a fast-paced environment, with more and
A key principle in modern work is to achieve a sustainable pace that enables innovation AND engagement. But how do you do that in a fast-paced environment, with more and more competition, and customers demanding more and more value? What if your leadership team is ragged under the pressure of “if we don’t deliver this, we lose millions”?
In this insightful talk, agile leadership coach Ben Kopel tells the story of his role and contributions at the fastest startup in US history to a $1B valuation.
– How to foster constructive leadership behaviors from scale-up execs & founders.
– Identify key leadership differences between scale-ups and other larger organizations.
– How to justify a formal agile competency center in a relatively small company.
Ben Kopel is the Director of Agile Coaching at Project Brilliant. He is a curious learner focused on coaching teams and Leaders, as well as enabling adaptive organizations through awareness, collaboration and continuous improvement. He has been working with Agile teams for over ten years as a developer, Product Owner, Scrum Master, Agile Coach, trainer and manager.
Ben is a Certified Scrum Trainer (CST), Certified Enterprise Coach (CEC), Certified Team Coach (CTC) and a Certified Agile Leadership (CAL) instructor with the Scrum Alliance, as well as an Agile Leadership Journey Guide. Ben serves on the CEC Review Team and the Guides Advisory Team, for the Scrum Alliance.
Ben lives in Pittsburgh, PA with his wife and two children.
(Thursday) 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm