With over 25 years experience of working in IT, Tom prides himself on being a “passionate, self-driven, energetic Agile Coach, Trainer and Change Agent.” Tom has a proven track record delivering scalable enterprise software to major blue chip clients, as well as a proven ability to guide teams and organisations to help them to adapt to life in an Agile environment.
Tom’s career has covered roles including development, analysis, testing and project management, on systems as diverse as order processing, stock control, warehouse management and retail point of sale. During the past seven years, Tom has focused entirely on Agile ways of working and on the mindset change that is required to become truly Agile; with this in mind Tom formed his own business ‘The Agile Mindset’.
The Agile Mindset was formed in 2012 to provide Agile coaching, training and consultancy services to organisations and teams and has worked across Europe with teams and organisations providing a mix of training, coaching and mentoring to help them in their Agile adoption.
During his career, Tom has worked within the financial services industry, with leading software houses and with several popular high street retailers, including:
- The Arcadia Group
- Grand Vision
- Clas Ohlson
Tom is also a qualified trainer and able to teach in colleges of further education and in addition holds the following Agile certifications:
- Certified Kanban Trainer
- Certified SAFe (Scaled Agile Framework) Program Consultant
- Certified Scrum Master and Professional
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