Head of Agile Practice


John is the Head of Agile Practice for Orbium, and founder / creator of Auspicious Agile, based in Singapore. John has founded Agile services practices for Rally Software in Asia and for Point B, a mid-sized US management consultancy. John is also a contributor to InfoQ on Agile & DevOps, and an author of the ebook “ A Guide to Distributed Agile Framework”.


John has two decades of leadership and process improvement knowledge in technology related projects, and over ten years of experience with Agile methods and coaching. John has led corporate Agile training, executive education, & Agile certification sessions publicly and privately in the US & Asia. John is a frequent speaker at Agile and industry conferences. He has also taught several university courses in the business and technology space (including Enterprise Agile Scaling at National University of Singapore, and for the Singapore Skills Future government initiative).


John has proven success in numerous roles as an Agile leader. He has worked in the telecommunications, entertainment, real estate, information services, financial services and professional services industries with numerous Fortune 500 & Global 1000 companies including Disney, JP Morgan, Allianz, Toyota, and Accenture.


John has experience with start-up and entrepreneurial ventures and working with government clients. John specializes in applying Agile and DevOps at scale in the enterprise. John is also experienced in guiding C-Suite executives on Agile Leadership and Agile organization principles. His largest Agile scaling implementation with Disney had a $1 billion USD budget, with 500+ team members that spanned three continents. John also focuses on using enterprise Agile and DevOps together to deliver the highest value, as quickly as possible.

Session Title - The Four Waves of Agile and How to Scale your Enterprise Agility

Focus Area - Agile Management

4:45PM - 5:45PM

2nd Floor, Meeting Rooms 2-3

Doing Agile now a days is not enough! Learn what are the 4 waves of Agile that all leads toward the final phase - Digital Innovation.


Discover where your organization is exactly positioned and learn how each successive wave impacts the way that teams work, and how teams and people can adapt their careers to continue to benefit from each successive wave. Moreover, Agile scaling and how or why use methods like SAFe, LESS, Scrum of Scrums, Disciplined Agile, Spotify and others can fit in to your company's vision.


This talk will both address business agility and technical agility and how it can be used beyond the IT department and benefiting Operations, Marketing, Sales, Finance, Accounting and other business areas in your enterprise. The Fourth wave of Agile which covers Digital and Innovation will enlighten everyone on which Agile methods can fit in to your organizational strategy and culture. Lastly, a deeper look at the culture change of DevOps and how this is important to all of the waves.



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