Dimitar Bakardzhiev is an expert in managing successful and cost-effective technology development, often in geographically distributed environments, and delivering cutting-edge, large-scale projects for multinational organizations. With his blend of technical, managerial and operational expertise with advanced skills in planning, product development and resource allocation, Dimitar effectively combines the theory and practice of Agile and Kanban Method to deliver business results.
As an avid, expert Kanban practitioner and Brickell Key Award 2015 Finalist, Dimitar puts lean principles to work every day when managing complex software projects. Dimitar has been one of the leading proponents and evangelists of Kanban in his native Bulgaria and has published David Anderson’s Kanban book as well as books on Lean, Theory of Constraints by Goldratt and Deming's Theory of Management in the local language. He is also a lecturer and frequent speaker at numerous industry conferences and his passion is to educate audiences on the benefits of Lean principles and Agile methodologies for software development.