Mike is a seasoned professional with over twenty years of practical Lean-Agile delivery experience. He has worked hands-on as a successful Scrum Master, Release Train Engineer, and Portfolio/Executive Level Agile Coach. Mike enjoys teaching and coaching Lean Agile. He strives to pass on what he has learned, leveraging real-world examples to work with students and clients to apply the practices and principles to their situations which will most benefit them. Mike is passionate about helping organizations create a culture where everyone becomes a team that is improving together, and is efficiently delivering the highest-quality, most impactful, products and services that they possibly can. For Mike “optimizing a system as a whole” isn’t just a catch phrase!