Amaia LasaAgile Coach at BP

Amaia started her career as a software developer, having studied computer science. During her leadership career, she has embraced her passion to help people, teams, or organisations to become the better versions of themselves.

As Amaia guided and challenged development teams, she was drawn to become a Mental Health First Aider. Here she created Communities of Support in several companies where she experimented and practiced her Five A's for Mental Health Management.

Currently Amaia is an Independent Agile Coach with BP. Whilst supporting Finance, Gas and Low Carbon Energy Portfolios, she is an active member of the BP Agility Community of Excellence (CoE) to support the BP journey of continuous improvement.

Amaia LasaAgile Coach at BP

Amaia started her career as a software developer, having studied computer science. During her leadership career, she has embraced her passion to help people, teams, or organisations to become the better versions of themselves.

As Amaia guided and challenged development teams, she was drawn to become a Mental Health First Aider. Here she created Communities of Support in several companies where she experimented and practiced her Five A's for Mental Health Management.

Currently Amaia is an Independent Agile Coach with BP. Whilst supporting Finance, Gas and Low Carbon Energy Portfolios, she is an active member of the BP Agility Community of Excellence (CoE) to support the BP journey of continuous improvement.

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Andrea DarabosLean Agile Consultant

Andrea is a business transformation catalyst, with over 15 years’ experience working with business efficiency, agile product development and innovation.

Originally a software developer, Andrea has experience of working as part of large scale agile distributed teams on both legacy and on latest technologies. However, after realising just how much the level of mastery, purpose and autonomy determines whether organisations and teams will succeed with their goals – she shifted her career, and committed to becoming a facilitator and coach of teams, managers often using liberating structures and other open agility patterns.

As a catalyst, she now works with executive teams to create systemic enablers of agility – visualizing and improving flow, creating product ownership, open space technologies to engage everyone and co-create improvements. Recently, inspired by the changes of the last 2 years, she has been working with 2 other creative colleagues - Tomomi Sasaki and Stefan Morales (the a/sync crew) - on how to enable us not only to Work from Home (WFH) or Work from Anywhere (WFA), but Work at Any Time (WAT).

In her free time, Andrea loves spending time with friends, - walking in nature and visiting art galleries.

Andrea DarabosLean Agile Consultant

Andrea is a business transformation catalyst, with over 15 years’ experience working with business efficiency, agile product development and innovation.

Originally a software developer, Andrea has experience of working as part of large scale agile distributed teams on both legacy and on latest technologies. However, after realising just how much the level of mastery, purpose and autonomy determines whether organisations and teams will succeed with their goals – she shifted her career, and committed to becoming a facilitator and coach of teams, managers often using liberating structures and other open agility patterns.

As a catalyst, she now works with executive teams to create systemic enablers of agility – visualizing and improving flow, creating product ownership, open space technologies to engage everyone and co-create improvements. Recently, inspired by the changes of the last 2 years, she has been working with 2 other creative colleagues - Tomomi Sasaki and Stefan Morales (the a/sync crew) - on how to enable us not only to Work from Home (WFH) or Work from Anywhere (WFA), but Work at Any Time (WAT).

In her free time, Andrea loves spending time with friends, - walking in nature and visiting art galleries.

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Andrii GlushchenkoAgile Coach and Professional Scrum Trainer @Scrum.org / Co-Founder at AgileWithUkraine

Andrii is a very energetic and ambitious Agile Coach and Professional Scrum Trainer @Scrum.org / Co-Founder at AgileWithUkraine, who always finds creative solutions and never stops improving himself.

Andrii Glushchenko gained his experience as a Scrum Master and an Agile Coach in a wide range of Organizations in Poland and abroad. Andrii is able to inspire with his passion and enthusiasm for building high-value products, building high-performing teams and transforming organizations.

Andrii worked in startups as well as leading large-scale transformations in the banking area. Andrii was a Scrum Master for Organizations, which were able to effectively compete with giants as Spotify and was facilitating large-scale Agile Transformations. Andrii participated in Agile Transformation at Raiffeisen Polbank and was an Agile Transformation Leader at BNP Paribas Poland. During his career, Andrii conducted numerous coaching sessions, conducted numerous classes and workshops, and facilitated events even with up to 200 participants. In the year 2021, Andrii trained more than 400 students. Depending on a situation, Andrii is able to choose the most fitting solution from a wide range of facilitation techniques, professional coaching, consulting or conflict resolution.

Andrii GlushchenkoAgile Coach and Professional Scrum Trainer @Scrum.org / Co-Founder at AgileWithUkraine

Andrii is a very energetic and ambitious Agile Coach and Professional Scrum Trainer @Scrum.org / Co-Founder at AgileWithUkraine, who always finds creative solutions and never stops improving himself.

Andrii Glushchenko gained his experience as a Scrum Master and an Agile Coach in a wide range of Organizations in Poland and abroad. Andrii is able to inspire with his passion and enthusiasm for building high-value products, building high-performing teams and transforming organizations.

Andrii worked in startups as well as leading large-scale transformations in the banking area. Andrii was a Scrum Master for Organizations, which were able to effectively compete with giants as Spotify and was facilitating large-scale Agile Transformations. Andrii participated in Agile Transformation at Raiffeisen Polbank and was an Agile Transformation Leader at BNP Paribas Poland. During his career, Andrii conducted numerous coaching sessions, conducted numerous classes and workshops, and facilitated events even with up to 200 participants. In the year 2021, Andrii trained more than 400 students. Depending on a situation, Andrii is able to choose the most fitting solution from a wide range of facilitation techniques, professional coaching, consulting or conflict resolution.

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Andy HilesSpecialist Coach at scrumfacilitators.co.uk

Andy Hiles is a highly experienced Professional Scrum Trainer with Scrum.org and a Professional Kanban Trainer with ProKanban.org

Andy is the author of "Applying Scrum with Kanban: A Pointless Book!" - The story follows Katie as an experienced Scrum Master struggling to satisfy the demands of the stakeholders and the management team in her organisation.

Link: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Applying-Scrum-Kanban-Pointless-Book/dp/B09HFZCJFT/

Andy HilesSpecialist Coach at scrumfacilitators.co.uk

Andy Hiles is a highly experienced Professional Scrum Trainer with Scrum.org and a Professional Kanban Trainer with ProKanban.org

Andy is the author of "Applying Scrum with Kanban: A Pointless Book!" - The story follows Katie as an experienced Scrum Master struggling to satisfy the demands of the stakeholders and the management team in her organisation.

Link: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Applying-Scrum-Kanban-Pointless-Book/dp/B09HFZCJFT/

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Artem BykovetsOrganizational & Agile Coach at Simplesense / Co-Founder at AgileWithUkraine

Artem helps many companies as an Organizational & Agility Coach, working on different levels (from individual and team level up to executive coaching) using a mix of coach, trainer, facilitator, mentor and consultant stances to support clients better ways of developing products :) In Software Development since 2007 acting as a QA and ScrumMaster. Winner of IT Awards Ukraine 2015 (Best QA of Ukraine).

He actively shares his experience by speaking at conferences, providing workshops and individual coaching. Founder and producer of Simplicity Day conferences (one of the biggest in Ukraine, focused on "hot" topics from Agile world presented by top practitioners in a simple way).

Artem is CSM, CSPO, CSP, CAL-I certified by ScrumAlliance, Certified LeSS Practitioner, Candidate LeSS Trainer & Certified LeSS Coach by LeSS (learned from Craig Larman & Bas Vodde), PSM I, PSM II by Scrum.org & certified KMP-I by Kanban University.

Artem BykovetsOrganizational & Agile Coach at Simplesense / Co-Founder at AgileWithUkraine

Artem helps many companies as an Organizational & Agility Coach, working on different levels (from individual and team level up to executive coaching) using a mix of coach, trainer, facilitator, mentor and consultant stances to support clients better ways of developing products :) In Software Development since 2007 acting as a QA and ScrumMaster. Winner of IT Awards Ukraine 2015 (Best QA of Ukraine).

He actively shares his experience by speaking at conferences, providing workshops and individual coaching. Founder and producer of Simplicity Day conferences (one of the biggest in Ukraine, focused on "hot" topics from Agile world presented by top practitioners in a simple way).

Artem is CSM, CSPO, CSP, CAL-I certified by ScrumAlliance, Certified LeSS Practitioner, Candidate LeSS Trainer & Certified LeSS Coach by LeSS (learned from Craig Larman & Bas Vodde), PSM I, PSM II by Scrum.org & certified KMP-I by Kanban University.

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Avipaul BhandariAgile Coach

Avipaul is an established agile professional and engineering lead with over twenty years of experience in the industry. An intuitive and knowledgeable agent of cultural change, he has been instrumental in a number of successful agile adoptions.

Taking an empathy driven approach to leadership and coaching, he's a strong advocate of developing emotional intelligence in the workplace. Through establishing people-focused cultures his approach fosters happy, self-motivated and high performing teams.

Avipaul BhandariAgile Coach

Avipaul is an established agile professional and engineering lead with over twenty years of experience in the industry. An intuitive and knowledgeable agent of cultural change, he has been instrumental in a number of successful agile adoptions.

Taking an empathy driven approach to leadership and coaching, he's a strong advocate of developing emotional intelligence in the workplace. Through establishing people-focused cultures his approach fosters happy, self-motivated and high performing teams.

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Azra MeyerManagement Agile Consultant at Borisgloger Consulting

IT degree, domain name management agent, English teacher, software professional tester, scrum master, TBR training practitioner, large scale scrum certified consultant.

Management Agile Consultant at Borisgloger Consulting - https://www.borisgloger.com/

Azra MeyerManagement Agile Consultant at Borisgloger Consulting

IT degree, domain name management agent, English teacher, software professional tester, scrum master, TBR training practitioner, large scale scrum certified consultant.

Management Agile Consultant at Borisgloger Consulting - https://www.borisgloger.com/

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Benji PortwinVP Product

Benji has never been happy with the status quo and that’s led him on a constant journey of discovery – about who he is, what he values and consequently how he wants to spend his time at work. Having started out gamifying how mathematics is taught in high schools, he quickly became disillusioned by the constraints of school life and sought out an industry that encouraged everyone to ask “why”, fortuitously finding himself in the world of technology.

Since then he’s been lucky enough to work for a range of organisations over his 10 years in tech – from behemoths like the UK Government, to hyper-scaling organisations like Spotify and Monzo, he’s been there and seen first hand what it takes for people to work together to build great products.

Now working as the VP of Product at accuRx, a hyper-scaling health tech startup trying to fix communications across the NHS, he’s focused on “walking the walk” after years of thinking maybe he could do it better if he was given the chance.

Benji PortwinVP Product

Benji has never been happy with the status quo and that’s led him on a constant journey of discovery – about who he is, what he values and consequently how he wants to spend his time at work. Having started out gamifying how mathematics is taught in high schools, he quickly became disillusioned by the constraints of school life and sought out an industry that encouraged everyone to ask “why”, fortuitously finding himself in the world of technology.

Since then he’s been lucky enough to work for a range of organisations over his 10 years in tech – from behemoths like the UK Government, to hyper-scaling organisations like Spotify and Monzo, he’s been there and seen first hand what it takes for people to work together to build great products.

Now working as the VP of Product at accuRx, a hyper-scaling health tech startup trying to fix communications across the NHS, he’s focused on “walking the walk” after years of thinking maybe he could do it better if he was given the chance.

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Bernd KudickeAgile Solution Coach

Bernd founded the BEG solution coaching team for 11 years ago at Bosch Engineering GmbH.
Agile solution coaching means no blueprint solutions for our customer.

We deliver customer tailored solutions for their agile journey.
Bernd supports different Bosch business units in agile transformation and introduction and implementation of flight level system architectures.
The flight level thinking model approach fits excellent to the agile solution coaching philosophy and enable our customers to shape there own future.

Bernd KudickeAgile Solution Coach

Bernd founded the BEG solution coaching team for 11 years ago at Bosch Engineering GmbH.
Agile solution coaching means no blueprint solutions for our customer.

We deliver customer tailored solutions for their agile journey.
Bernd supports different Bosch business units in agile transformation and introduction and implementation of flight level system architectures.
The flight level thinking model approach fits excellent to the agile solution coaching philosophy and enable our customers to shape there own future.

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Carmen KnippenbergAgile Master/Agile Coach - Co-Founder of Bold2Move

My passion
I am convinced that it is crucial to know the individual purpose, be curious and have a high degree of courage. Based on that, organizational cultures can be changed into people-oriented environments with a strong focus on users.

Based on my professional and personal expertise I provide customized solutions for companies, teams, and individuals and work towards implementing a positive leadership style and deliver
outstanding business results.

My practical experiences 
Scrum Master/Agile Master for:
- Agile Transformation@Power Tools GmbH
- Business Management Team
- Sales Organization
- Strategic Portfolio Management

Expertise Owner (analogue department leader) for the Agile Masters@Business Unit BI:
- Coach and developer for the individual team members
- Enabler of the team to become self-managed

Working as a Project Management Professional at Robert Bosch Power Tools GmbH with a focus on:
- Development of Diagnostic Tools
- Production Relocation
- Unification of Legal Entities

Consultant with a focus on:
- CMMI (Capability Maturity Model Integration)
- Enabling concepts for 6Sigma and similar

My professional background
- From July 2022 - Co-Founder of “Bold2Move” with focus on organizational development in a
VUCA world
- Semco Style Expert
- Certified Agile Master
- Certified Scrum Master
- Project Management Professional PMP
- Diploma Physicist/Diploma economic physicist

Carmen KnippenbergAgile Master/Agile Coach - Co-Founder of Bold2Move

My passion
I am convinced that it is crucial to know the individual purpose, be curious and have a high degree of courage. Based on that, organizational cultures can be changed into people-oriented environments with a strong focus on users.

Based on my professional and personal expertise I provide customized solutions for companies, teams, and individuals and work towards implementing a positive leadership style and deliver
outstanding business results.

My practical experiences 
Scrum Master/Agile Master for:
- Agile Transformation@Power Tools GmbH
- Business Management Team
- Sales Organization
- Strategic Portfolio Management

Expertise Owner (analogue department leader) for the Agile Masters@Business Unit BI:
- Coach and developer for the individual team members
- Enabler of the team to become self-managed

Working as a Project Management Professional at Robert Bosch Power Tools GmbH with a focus on:
- Development of Diagnostic Tools
- Production Relocation
- Unification of Legal Entities

Consultant with a focus on:
- CMMI (Capability Maturity Model Integration)
- Enabling concepts for 6Sigma and similar

My professional background
- From July 2022 - Co-Founder of “Bold2Move” with focus on organizational development in a
VUCA world
- Semco Style Expert
- Certified Agile Master
- Certified Scrum Master
- Project Management Professional PMP
- Diploma Physicist/Diploma economic physicist

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Cliff HazellFlight Levels Academy - Co-Founder

Cliff has made a career out of breaking down the obstacles that stand in the way of great work. He is often challenging the status quo in his quest to develop the right culture and systems for creation of excellent Companies and Products.

After a tour of addresses across South Africa, Cliff moved to Stockholm where he led a team of Coaches at Spotify for 4 years.

Now having founded Flight Levels Academy focuses on helping companies be effective as they Scale.

Cliff HazellFlight Levels Academy - Co-Founder

Cliff has made a career out of breaking down the obstacles that stand in the way of great work. He is often challenging the status quo in his quest to develop the right culture and systems for creation of excellent Companies and Products.

After a tour of addresses across South Africa, Cliff moved to Stockholm where he led a team of Coaches at Spotify for 4 years.

Now having founded Flight Levels Academy focuses on helping companies be effective as they Scale.

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Colleen JohnsonCEO of ProKanban.org and Co-Founder of ScatterSpoke

Colleen is the CEO of ProKanban.org, an inclusive Kanban learning community and co-founder of ScatterSpoke, a space for more effective retrospectives. As a coach, she helps organizations apply systems thinking approach to aligning agile methodologies across the enterprise. She works with clients to apply the right cultural and context-driven practices to create sustainable agility. She has served as a board member for Agile Denver, the Agile Uprising, and as chair of Mile High Agile Conferences. She is happiest in the woods, camping with her three kids and very patient husband.

Colleen JohnsonCEO of ProKanban.org and Co-Founder of ScatterSpoke

Colleen is the CEO of ProKanban.org, an inclusive Kanban learning community and co-founder of ScatterSpoke, a space for more effective retrospectives. As a coach, she helps organizations apply systems thinking approach to aligning agile methodologies across the enterprise. She works with clients to apply the right cultural and context-driven practices to create sustainable agility. She has served as a board member for Agile Denver, the Agile Uprising, and as chair of Mile High Agile Conferences. She is happiest in the woods, camping with her three kids and very patient husband.

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Daniel VacantiCo-Founder ProKanban.org and Co-Author of the Kanban Guide

Daniel Vacanti is a 25-plus year software industry veteran who has spent most of his career focusing on Lean and Agile practices. In 2007, he helped to develop the Kanban Method for knowledge work and managed the world’s first project implementation of Kanban that year. He has been conducting Lean-Agile training, coaching, and consulting ever since. In 2013 he founded ActionableAgile™ which provides industry-leading predictive analytics tools and services organizations that utilize Lean-Agile practices. In 2015 he published his book, “Actionable Agile Metrics for Predictability”, which is the definitive guide to flow-based metrics and analytics. In 2017, he helped to develop the “Professional Scrum with Kanban” class with Scrum.org and in 2018, he published his second book, “When Will It Be Done?”. Most recently, Daniel co-founded ProKanban.org whose aim is to create a safe, diverse, inclusive community to learn about Kanban.

Daniel VacantiCo-Founder ProKanban.org and Co-Author of the Kanban Guide

Daniel Vacanti is a 25-plus year software industry veteran who has spent most of his career focusing on Lean and Agile practices. In 2007, he helped to develop the Kanban Method for knowledge work and managed the world’s first project implementation of Kanban that year. He has been conducting Lean-Agile training, coaching, and consulting ever since. In 2013 he founded ActionableAgile™ which provides industry-leading predictive analytics tools and services organizations that utilize Lean-Agile practices. In 2015 he published his book, “Actionable Agile Metrics for Predictability”, which is the definitive guide to flow-based metrics and analytics. In 2017, he helped to develop the “Professional Scrum with Kanban” class with Scrum.org and in 2018, he published his second book, “When Will It Be Done?”. Most recently, Daniel co-founded ProKanban.org whose aim is to create a safe, diverse, inclusive community to learn about Kanban.

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Dragan JojicFounding Partner at BeLiminal LLP

As a seasoned consultant, trainer and coach with more than 30 years of experience, Dragan has worked with many organisations in retail banking, insurance, engineering and product development. Organisations like these often talk a good story but fail to evolve in a meaningful and lasting way.

Dragan’s approach is to start by helping them to articulate the impact they would like to have. With that clarity, he then guides and supports them to experiment with potential paths to success.

Dragan is an independent coach and a founding partner of BeLiminal (www.beliminal.com), an organisational design consultancy and training provider.

Dragan JojicFounding Partner at BeLiminal LLP

As a seasoned consultant, trainer and coach with more than 30 years of experience, Dragan has worked with many organisations in retail banking, insurance, engineering and product development. Organisations like these often talk a good story but fail to evolve in a meaningful and lasting way.

Dragan’s approach is to start by helping them to articulate the impact they would like to have. With that clarity, he then guides and supports them to experiment with potential paths to success.

Dragan is an independent coach and a founding partner of BeLiminal (www.beliminal.com), an organisational design consultancy and training provider.

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Gabrielle BenefieldFounder of Mobius Loop LLC

Gabrielle Benefield is the founder of Mobius (https://mobiusloop.com), an innovation navigator to solve complex problems. She is an advocate for purposeful innovation and believes the relentless pursuit of ‘more, more, more’ gets in the way of success. Since developing the earliest inception of Mobius in 2009 she has helped individuals and organisations all over the globe, including Google and Red Hat solve complex problems in a transformational way.

She used Agile and Lean techniques in the 90’s dot-com boom in Silicon Valley to successfully lead teams, including taking a startup to a robust Initial Public Offering and spearheading one of the largest Agile enterprise transformations – scaling up to 250+ teams across three continents. She founded the Scrum Foundation in 2009 together with key Agile thought leaders, including Jeff Sutherland (the inventor of Scrum), and is an author of the Scrum Primer, The Scrum Patterns book, and The Little Book of Scrum.

She is a thought leader in outcome-driven innovation and legal contracts receiving the 2016 Heart of Agile award for her work in creating outcome driven organisations.

Gabrielle BenefieldFounder of Mobius Loop LLC

Gabrielle Benefield is the founder of Mobius (https://mobiusloop.com), an innovation navigator to solve complex problems. She is an advocate for purposeful innovation and believes the relentless pursuit of ‘more, more, more’ gets in the way of success. Since developing the earliest inception of Mobius in 2009 she has helped individuals and organisations all over the globe, including Google and Red Hat solve complex problems in a transformational way.

She used Agile and Lean techniques in the 90’s dot-com boom in Silicon Valley to successfully lead teams, including taking a startup to a robust Initial Public Offering and spearheading one of the largest Agile enterprise transformations – scaling up to 250+ teams across three continents. She founded the Scrum Foundation in 2009 together with key Agile thought leaders, including Jeff Sutherland (the inventor of Scrum), and is an author of the Scrum Primer, The Scrum Patterns book, and The Little Book of Scrum.

She is a thought leader in outcome-driven innovation and legal contracts receiving the 2016 Heart of Agile award for her work in creating outcome driven organisations.

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Greg BroughamManaging Consultant

Greg Brougham has a few decades of experience building and delivering complex systems. He has a decade of experience in using Cynefin and has published a short introductory book to it. More recently, Greg spent time as director of engineering for a blockchain start-up and has helped one of the leading UK telecom vendors with their digital transformation. He has interests in architecture, human behaviour, change, and sailing.

Greg BroughamManaging Consultant

Greg Brougham has a few decades of experience building and delivering complex systems. He has a decade of experience in using Cynefin and has published a short introductory book to it. More recently, Greg spent time as director of engineering for a blockchain start-up and has helped one of the leading UK telecom vendors with their digital transformation. He has interests in architecture, human behaviour, change, and sailing.

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Helen LisowskiAgile & Management Coach

Helen Lisowski has been involved in agile ways of working for almost 2 decades now, everywhere from international corporations to start-ups, and everything in between.

Having been an independent Agile & Management Consultant she now specialises in handling the fun fallout that happens to small organisations and start ups when they are acquired by bigger corporations, experience she has gained several times being part of companies going through to acquisition and beyond.

Going through an acquisition of any kind whilst recruiting, retaining and developing existing talent within the business is what she really gets excited about and is passionate about helping fast-growing companies keep their culture during periods of rapid expansion.

She claims her life is filled with questions about why we humans do what we do. Especially, why we do things that are not in our own best interest? Applying this curiosity and learnings to her work with managers, agilists and teams, she is forever astounded at the positive difference it makes.

Helen has been presenting, running workshops and writing for many years now. She is a lapsed blogger at FluidWorking.com and you can find her lurking on Twitter @helenlisowski. She currently works for EnglishLanguageiTutoring, a tiny Bristol-based company in the ed-tech space, which was acquired by Cambridge University Press and Assessment a couple of years ago, so...yeah...definitely a good home for her right now!

Helen LisowskiAgile & Management Coach

Helen Lisowski has been involved in agile ways of working for almost 2 decades now, everywhere from international corporations to start-ups, and everything in between.

Having been an independent Agile & Management Consultant she now specialises in handling the fun fallout that happens to small organisations and start ups when they are acquired by bigger corporations, experience she has gained several times being part of companies going through to acquisition and beyond.

Going through an acquisition of any kind whilst recruiting, retaining and developing existing talent within the business is what she really gets excited about and is passionate about helping fast-growing companies keep their culture during periods of rapid expansion.

She claims her life is filled with questions about why we humans do what we do. Especially, why we do things that are not in our own best interest? Applying this curiosity and learnings to her work with managers, agilists and teams, she is forever astounded at the positive difference it makes.

Helen has been presenting, running workshops and writing for many years now. She is a lapsed blogger at FluidWorking.com and you can find her lurking on Twitter @helenlisowski. She currently works for EnglishLanguageiTutoring, a tiny Bristol-based company in the ed-tech space, which was acquired by Cambridge University Press and Assessment a couple of years ago, so...yeah...definitely a good home for her right now!

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Henriette WiengesFounder - Agile & Flight Levels Coach

Henriette Wienges loves system thinking and a structure-oriented approach towards organizations. Ever and ever again she is amazed, how structures define a great part of the “what”, the “how” and sometimes even the “if” of our work, while helping us to understand our environment, make it strategically manageable and efficient. And yes – of course she is working agile and human centered. Henriette is an experienced systemic Agile and Flight Level Coach. She is founder of The Elephant in the Room.

Henriette WiengesFounder - Agile & Flight Levels Coach

Henriette Wienges loves system thinking and a structure-oriented approach towards organizations. Ever and ever again she is amazed, how structures define a great part of the “what”, the “how” and sometimes even the “if” of our work, while helping us to understand our environment, make it strategically manageable and efficient. And yes – of course she is working agile and human centered. Henriette is an experienced systemic Agile and Flight Level Coach. She is founder of The Elephant in the Room.

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John ColemanAgility Strategist

John Coleman is a fellow of the Royal Society for the Arts, a top 10 thought leader for agility at Thinkers 360, a Scrum.org Professional Scrum Trainer, a Prokanban.org Professional Kanban Trainer, a LeSS Friendly Scrum Trainer, a podcaster (Xagility™ for curious executives, Daily Flow for agility practitioners), and prolific blogger.

John co-authored Kanban Guide and authored Kanplexity™. He coaches and consults in tech and non-tech.

John is Irish, living in the English countryside. John has four offspring and a dog. When John isn’t writing content, he’s either out and about walking or on dirt trails on his full-suspension mountain bike.

John ColemanAgility Strategist

John Coleman is a fellow of the Royal Society for the Arts, a top 10 thought leader for agility at Thinkers 360, a Scrum.org Professional Scrum Trainer, a Prokanban.org Professional Kanban Trainer, a LeSS Friendly Scrum Trainer, a podcaster (Xagility™ for curious executives, Daily Flow for agility practitioners), and prolific blogger.

John co-authored Kanban Guide and authored Kanplexity™. He coaches and consults in tech and non-tech.

John is Irish, living in the English countryside. John has four offspring and a dog. When John isn’t writing content, he’s either out and about walking or on dirt trails on his full-suspension mountain bike.

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Jordi FalgueraAgile Transformation Strategist

Seasoned Agile Transformation Strategist with a strong passion for learning and learning how to learn.

Jordi FalgueraAgile Transformation Strategist

Seasoned Agile Transformation Strategist with a strong passion for learning and learning how to learn.

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Julia WesterCo-Founder of 55 Degrees AB

Julia Wester is a co-founder of 55 Degrees AB, a Lean/Agile focused software company located in Malmö, Sweden. Their flagship product ActionableAgile Analytics provides accurate forecasts that answer your customer's most important question, 'When will it be done?'. Also a professional trainer, Julia is a LinkedIn Learning course author, a member of the advisory board of ProKanban.org, and a recent course steward for Scrum.org. No matter the task, Julia’s ultimate goal is to help people get more done with less stress.

Julia WesterCo-Founder of 55 Degrees AB

Julia Wester is a co-founder of 55 Degrees AB, a Lean/Agile focused software company located in Malmö, Sweden. Their flagship product ActionableAgile Analytics provides accurate forecasts that answer your customer's most important question, 'When will it be done?'. Also a professional trainer, Julia is a LinkedIn Learning course author, a member of the advisory board of ProKanban.org, and a recent course steward for Scrum.org. No matter the task, Julia’s ultimate goal is to help people get more done with less stress.

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Karl ScotlandAgile Transformation Services Practice Manager

Karl leads the TGS Agile Transformation Services Practice in EMEA. Over the last 15 years, he has been a vocal advocate of lean and agile approaches to achieve this, working with companies including the BBC, Yahoo!, EMC Consulting, Rally Software, Cisco, SDL, Legal & General, Bank of America and HSBC. Karl has been a pioneer of using kanban systems and strategy deployment for product development, a founding member of both the Lean Systems Society and Limited WIP Society, as well as being active in the community and a regular conference speaker. He was awarded the honorary Brickell Key Community Contribution Award at the 2013 Lean Kanban North America conference.

Karl ScotlandAgile Transformation Services Practice Manager

Karl leads the TGS Agile Transformation Services Practice in EMEA. Over the last 15 years, he has been a vocal advocate of lean and agile approaches to achieve this, working with companies including the BBC, Yahoo!, EMC Consulting, Rally Software, Cisco, SDL, Legal & General, Bank of America and HSBC. Karl has been a pioneer of using kanban systems and strategy deployment for product development, a founding member of both the Lean Systems Society and Limited WIP Society, as well as being active in the community and a regular conference speaker. He was awarded the honorary Brickell Key Community Contribution Award at the 2013 Lean Kanban North America conference.

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Leeann BrumbyHead of Customer Success and Operations

Leeann Brumby is based in London and is Head of Customer Success and Operations at Welo. She combines deep experience in hybrid work solutions with a love for solving ambiguous, never been done problems with a creative approach. She balances learning through personal interactions with design for scale to provide teams with the solutions they need to thrive.

Leeann BrumbyHead of Customer Success and Operations

Leeann Brumby is based in London and is Head of Customer Success and Operations at Welo. She combines deep experience in hybrid work solutions with a love for solving ambiguous, never been done problems with a creative approach. She balances learning through personal interactions with design for scale to provide teams with the solutions they need to thrive.

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Mike BurrowsAgendashift Founder and Agendashift Academy Co-Founder

Agendashift founder and Agendashift Academy co-founder Mike Burrows is the author of Agendashift: Outcome-oriented change and continuous transformation (2nd edition March 2021), Right to Left: The digital leader's guide to Lean and Agile (2019, audiobook 2020), and the Lean-Agile classic Kanban from the Inside (2104).

Mike is recognised for his pioneering work in Lean, Agile, and Kanban and for his advocacy for participatory and outcome-oriented approaches to change, transformation, and strategy.

Past leadership roles include global development manager and Executive Director at a top tier investment bank, CTO for an energy risk management startup, and interim delivery manager on two of the UK Government Digital Services ‘exemplar’ projects.

Mike BurrowsAgendashift Founder and Agendashift Academy Co-Founder

Agendashift founder and Agendashift Academy co-founder Mike Burrows is the author of Agendashift: Outcome-oriented change and continuous transformation (2nd edition March 2021), Right to Left: The digital leader's guide to Lean and Agile (2019, audiobook 2020), and the Lean-Agile classic Kanban from the Inside (2104).

Mike is recognised for his pioneering work in Lean, Agile, and Kanban and for his advocacy for participatory and outcome-oriented approaches to change, transformation, and strategy.

Past leadership roles include global development manager and Executive Director at a top tier investment bank, CTO for an energy risk management startup, and interim delivery manager on two of the UK Government Digital Services ‘exemplar’ projects.

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Monica UgaldeChief Curiosity Officer & Product Coach

Monica Ugalde has a passion for coaching, mentoring, training and transforming how teams innovate and develop their products. She began her Agile journey when, working as a Marketing Manager, the Agile fairy suddenly made her a Product Owner in a complex digital transformation for an organisation. Coming from the Business side of things, she can help tech teams navigate and understand the demands of the business. She is a certified Product Owner and a scrum master, as well as a Kanban Management Professional and an Instructional Designer and learning experience creator. She has worked on digital products in industries such as Travel, Financial Services, Education, Publishing, Recruitment Services and Pharma. Currently, she works as a Product Coach with Cprime and also has her own consultancy, Imaginaction Ltd.

Monica UgaldeChief Curiosity Officer & Product Coach

Monica Ugalde has a passion for coaching, mentoring, training and transforming how teams innovate and develop their products. She began her Agile journey when, working as a Marketing Manager, the Agile fairy suddenly made her a Product Owner in a complex digital transformation for an organisation. Coming from the Business side of things, she can help tech teams navigate and understand the demands of the business. She is a certified Product Owner and a scrum master, as well as a Kanban Management Professional and an Instructional Designer and learning experience creator. She has worked on digital products in industries such as Travel, Financial Services, Education, Publishing, Recruitment Services and Pharma. Currently, she works as a Product Coach with Cprime and also has her own consultancy, Imaginaction Ltd.

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Nithin BopannaChange Professional

Nithin is a Change Agent, based in the UK. With a solid grounding in business within technology-led environments and a depth of evaluated experience that straddles Investment Banking, Financial Markets Infrastructure, Fintech, Energy and the Public Sector, he is passionate about seeking value in a way that is aligned to his own core values. Nithin can be found at The Valley from time to time, supporting his home team Charlton Athletic.

Nithin BopannaChange Professional

Nithin is a Change Agent, based in the UK. With a solid grounding in business within technology-led environments and a depth of evaluated experience that straddles Investment Banking, Financial Markets Infrastructure, Fintech, Energy and the Public Sector, he is passionate about seeking value in a way that is aligned to his own core values. Nithin can be found at The Valley from time to time, supporting his home team Charlton Athletic.

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Pawel BrodzinskiChief Cook and Bottle Washer

A seasoned leader and manager, coach, blogger, public speaker and leading Kanban proponent in Poland. Pawel has end-to-end experience in building software and is an expert in lean and agile methods. He has been leading small integrated teams as well as divisions of almost 150 people. He has a track record of improving performance of teams that he leads and changing organizational culture of companies he was part of.

He enjoy leading teams and helping them to improve, thus his focus on coaching and change management methods. He is an avid learner and eagerly shares his experience.

Pawel BrodzinskiChief Cook and Bottle Washer

A seasoned leader and manager, coach, blogger, public speaker and leading Kanban proponent in Poland. Pawel has end-to-end experience in building software and is an expert in lean and agile methods. He has been leading small integrated teams as well as divisions of almost 150 people. He has a track record of improving performance of teams that he leads and changing organizational culture of companies he was part of.

He enjoy leading teams and helping them to improve, thus his focus on coaching and change management methods. He is an avid learner and eagerly shares his experience.

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Prateek SinghDirector of Engineering

Prateek Singh has been leading and working on agile teams for the 15+ years. Starting with XP, then Scrum and now working in a Kanban system, Prateek has gained a breadth and depth of knowledge regarding agile techniques, practices and implementation principles. Prateek was a Process Improvement Principal at UKG conducting training and coaching for teams regarding Kanban and Lean principles. Prateek has played the role of Software Engineer, Scrum Master, Agile Coach, Manager of Software Engineering and Director of Business Agility in his career. Prateek is currently Director of Engineering at Kin Insurance.

Prateek SinghDirector of Engineering

Prateek Singh has been leading and working on agile teams for the 15+ years. Starting with XP, then Scrum and now working in a Kanban system, Prateek has gained a breadth and depth of knowledge regarding agile techniques, practices and implementation principles. Prateek was a Process Improvement Principal at UKG conducting training and coaching for teams regarding Kanban and Lean principles. Prateek has played the role of Software Engineer, Scrum Master, Agile Coach, Manager of Software Engineering and Director of Business Agility in his career. Prateek is currently Director of Engineering at Kin Insurance.

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Dr Premalatha BalanOrganisational coach/DevOps coach

I am an Organisational coach/DevOps culture coach. I coach the leadership team for the culture change in the system as a whole. I bridge, leadership, engineering, business, and operations to embrace the cultural change with people in the front for better value delivery. I am passionate about creating exceptional and happy organisations. With engineering excellence and a culture that creates a thriving ecosystem as strategic goals, I have initiated, set up, changed and improved the technology landscape for both public and private sector clients I have worked with for the last decade-plus years. I coach the leadership team for a mindset-shift from an industrial-era mindset to a knowledge-era mindset through building psychological safety with the people they are responsible for.

Dr Premalatha BalanOrganisational coach/DevOps coach

I am an Organisational coach/DevOps culture coach. I coach the leadership team for the culture change in the system as a whole. I bridge, leadership, engineering, business, and operations to embrace the cultural change with people in the front for better value delivery. I am passionate about creating exceptional and happy organisations. With engineering excellence and a culture that creates a thriving ecosystem as strategic goals, I have initiated, set up, changed and improved the technology landscape for both public and private sector clients I have worked with for the last decade-plus years. I coach the leadership team for a mindset-shift from an industrial-era mindset to a knowledge-era mindset through building psychological safety with the people they are responsible for.

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Sahin GuvenilirEvidence-Based Management Consultant, PST

Sahin is a UK based Agile Practitioner, Evidence-Based Management Consultant and Professional Scrum Trainer at Scrum.org. Throughout his career, he has worked in various fields including FinTech, E-Commerce, Real Estate, Oil & Gas, Energy, Insurance and helped more than 100 teams deliver more value sooner and manage their risk exposure continuously. Sahin loves playing piano, composing and singing.

Sahin GuvenilirEvidence-Based Management Consultant, PST

Sahin is a UK based Agile Practitioner, Evidence-Based Management Consultant and Professional Scrum Trainer at Scrum.org. Throughout his career, he has worked in various fields including FinTech, E-Commerce, Real Estate, Oil & Gas, Energy, Insurance and helped more than 100 teams deliver more value sooner and manage their risk exposure continuously. Sahin loves playing piano, composing and singing.

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Sathpal SinghFounder, Engineering Lead, Coach, Visual Storyteller & Community Organiser

Sath operates at the intersection of Engineering and Agile, with a focus on people, culture and communities. Having started his career as a Software Engineer, Sath has moved from hands-on developer roles into management and leadership and over the last 20+ years has experienced numerous industries and delivered a range of programs and products for international clients and global brands.

Sath has a number of voluntary roles over and above his day job in the UK banking sector and is currently Organiser at Future of Work Scotland, Chair of BCS Agile Methods group and co-founder and co-host of the MakingCommunity podcast. He is a Chartered Fellow of both the British Computer Society(BCS) and the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), and is a strong advocate of coaching, mentoring and social leadership.

Sathpal SinghFounder, Engineering Lead, Coach, Visual Storyteller & Community Organiser

Sath operates at the intersection of Engineering and Agile, with a focus on people, culture and communities. Having started his career as a Software Engineer, Sath has moved from hands-on developer roles into management and leadership and over the last 20+ years has experienced numerous industries and delivered a range of programs and products for international clients and global brands.

Sath has a number of voluntary roles over and above his day job in the UK banking sector and is currently Organiser at Future of Work Scotland, Chair of BCS Agile Methods group and co-founder and co-host of the MakingCommunity podcast. He is a Chartered Fellow of both the British Computer Society(BCS) and the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), and is a strong advocate of coaching, mentoring and social leadership.

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Scott SeivwrightEnterprise Agile Lead and Solution Coach for Pharma

Scott is an Enterprise Agile Coach and the Agile Solution Lead for the Pharma sector for Cprime.

Scott loves working with software teams, and he lives in Scotland. He has been known to use Kanban, Scrum, PSK, Open Space, SAFe, Cynefin, Heart of Agile, Clean Language, Flow, Agendashift, and has experience of most methodologies (have not yet used Xscale or Nexus) but is non-allegiant over methods. He believes in the power of invitation and respecting people. Also, in challenging systemic barriers and being part of the Be More Pirate Movement, he loves their Manifesto. He is passionate about people, inclusion, equality and creating excellent places to learn from each other.

Previously, he has led digital, and modernisation programs valued in the multi-billions, created Digital Apps and led huge teams. He does prefer embedding and coaching small teams in 1:1 settings. He is an End2End Agile coach from User to apps. He spends his time encouraging others to create things, talk at events and overcome their imposter syndrome and helps to make a more inclusive and vibrant Agile Community. (Current hobby learning how to be a fun grassroots Festival Director.)

Scott SeivwrightEnterprise Agile Lead and Solution Coach for Pharma

Scott is an Enterprise Agile Coach and the Agile Solution Lead for the Pharma sector for Cprime.

Scott loves working with software teams, and he lives in Scotland. He has been known to use Kanban, Scrum, PSK, Open Space, SAFe, Cynefin, Heart of Agile, Clean Language, Flow, Agendashift, and has experience of most methodologies (have not yet used Xscale or Nexus) but is non-allegiant over methods. He believes in the power of invitation and respecting people. Also, in challenging systemic barriers and being part of the Be More Pirate Movement, he loves their Manifesto. He is passionate about people, inclusion, equality and creating excellent places to learn from each other.

Previously, he has led digital, and modernisation programs valued in the multi-billions, created Digital Apps and led huge teams. He does prefer embedding and coaching small teams in 1:1 settings. He is an End2End Agile coach from User to apps. He spends his time encouraging others to create things, talk at events and overcome their imposter syndrome and helps to make a more inclusive and vibrant Agile Community. (Current hobby learning how to be a fun grassroots Festival Director.)

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Shelby WilsonCoach, Facilitator, Teacher and Inspirer

Shelby Wilson is a coach, facilitator, teacher and inspirer, and also loves when people break out into song!!

Her current focus is improving leadership teams through insightful facilitation and organisational coaching. Helping them unknot difficult, multiple departments problems. She is passionate about helping organisations transform, to improve service delivery to customers, and improve the working lives of people within the organisation.

Her other focus is community of practices and speaks regularly around the UK on this to highlight how important people are to each other and ways of working. She is passionate about the people side of change, and focused on bringing meaningful change into organisations that will improve the lives of people. She believes that people are always the way forward and passionate about helping them

With her passion and enthusiasm she hope she can leave the place she’s been last in a better place

LinkedIn : https://www.linkedin.com/in/shelby-wilson-8bb19684/

Twitter : @Shelbylou27

Shelby WilsonCoach, Facilitator, Teacher and Inspirer

Shelby Wilson is a coach, facilitator, teacher and inspirer, and also loves when people break out into song!!

Her current focus is improving leadership teams through insightful facilitation and organisational coaching. Helping them unknot difficult, multiple departments problems. She is passionate about helping organisations transform, to improve service delivery to customers, and improve the working lives of people within the organisation.

Her other focus is community of practices and speaks regularly around the UK on this to highlight how important people are to each other and ways of working. She is passionate about the people side of change, and focused on bringing meaningful change into organisations that will improve the lives of people. She believes that people are always the way forward and passionate about helping them

With her passion and enthusiasm she hope she can leave the place she’s been last in a better place

LinkedIn : https://www.linkedin.com/in/shelby-wilson-8bb19684/

Twitter : @Shelbylou27

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Vernon RichardsQuality Coach / Senior Quality Engineer at Abode of Quality

I’m a Quality Coach & Tester that helps orgs, teams & individuals understand the relationship between quality & testing to help them build better products & deliver more effective services.

I’ve been testing since 2002 starting with video games on PS2, Xbox & PC. It may not sound like a real job but it’s the truth!

By day I’m a Senior Quality Engineer at a Health tech night I run Abode of Quality. Here is one of my core values:

“The problem is not the problem. The problem is your attitude (& how you’re thinking) about the problem.”
- Captain Jack Sparrow (the part in brackets was my addition though!)

I believe that quality & testing problems are actually people problems in disguise! Often the cause of these problems is misaligned goals, different perspectives, low empathy for colleagues, and the list goes on.

Using my coaching skills in the quality & testing space, I believe the most effective way to serve the business, is to help teams & individuals gain new perspectives about themselves & their teammates.

Vernon RichardsQuality Coach / Senior Quality Engineer at Abode of Quality

I’m a Quality Coach & Tester that helps orgs, teams & individuals understand the relationship between quality & testing to help them build better products & deliver more effective services.

I’ve been testing since 2002 starting with video games on PS2, Xbox & PC. It may not sound like a real job but it’s the truth!

By day I’m a Senior Quality Engineer at a Health tech night I run Abode of Quality. Here is one of my core values:

“The problem is not the problem. The problem is your attitude (& how you’re thinking) about the problem.”
- Captain Jack Sparrow (the part in brackets was my addition though!)

I believe that quality & testing problems are actually people problems in disguise! Often the cause of these problems is misaligned goals, different perspectives, low empathy for colleagues, and the list goes on.

Using my coaching skills in the quality & testing space, I believe the most effective way to serve the business, is to help teams & individuals gain new perspectives about themselves & their teammates.

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Victoria Morgan-SmithDirector of Delivery, Engineering Enablement at the Financial Times

Victoria Morgan-Smith is Director of Delivery for Engineering Enablement at the Financial Times, where she has been helping teams succeed since 2009. Before this she was a developer for 9 years, a background which fuels her interest in finding fun ways to coach, energise and motivate teams into self-organising units. After seeing the impact of internal tech conferences on the culture at the FT, she joined forces with Matthew Skelton to write a book about it. Currently, she is loving her work with Enablement teams - made up of people who are motivated by making the working lives of others easier.

Victoria Morgan-SmithDirector of Delivery, Engineering Enablement at the Financial Times

Victoria Morgan-Smith is Director of Delivery for Engineering Enablement at the Financial Times, where she has been helping teams succeed since 2009. Before this she was a developer for 9 years, a background which fuels her interest in finding fun ways to coach, energise and motivate teams into self-organising units. After seeing the impact of internal tech conferences on the culture at the FT, she joined forces with Matthew Skelton to write a book about it. Currently, she is loving her work with Enablement teams - made up of people who are motivated by making the working lives of others easier.

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Wilbert SeeleFounder / Antifragilist

Wilbert Seele is curious about why organizations and their employees do the things they do. His focus areas include organizational and behavioural design as well as Evidence Based Management.

He has been involved in several major transformations in sectors such as banking, insurance and marketing, and these days is often asked to provide a ‘second opinion’ on the quality of product development and delivery organizations. Besides this, he is a Professional Scrum Trainer for Scrum.org, a course steward for the Applying Professional Scrum (APS) course, and a Professional Kanban Trainer with Prokanban.org.

Wilbert SeeleFounder / Antifragilist

Wilbert Seele is curious about why organizations and their employees do the things they do. His focus areas include organizational and behavioural design as well as Evidence Based Management.

He has been involved in several major transformations in sectors such as banking, insurance and marketing, and these days is often asked to provide a ‘second opinion’ on the quality of product development and delivery organizations. Besides this, he is a Professional Scrum Trainer for Scrum.org, a course steward for the Applying Professional Scrum (APS) course, and a Professional Kanban Trainer with Prokanban.org.

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