Lean Agile Trainers

Me olemme Talent Base

About the trainers

The Lean Agile trainers have trained over 2000 people to Agile methodology and coached over 150 different teams.

All trainers have gained excellent feedback from training skills and content knowledge, combined average being 4,3 on a 1-5 scale.

Sami Svärd

Senior Consultant

  • Certified SAFe® Program Consultant (SPC) since 2017​
  • Certified Scrum Product Owner since 2011
  • Certified Scrum Master since 2009
  • 10 + years’ experience in key roles in business management, operational development and agile transformation in customer experience management and retail industries​
  • 2 years of SAFe® training experience​
  • Has managed the agile transformation of Steeri Oy / Roger Studio Oy as an agile team lead and coach​
  • Has coached executives and multivendor Agile Release Trains in a big Finnish retailer from 2018 onwards in their SAFe® transformation
  • Experience also from Business Owner, Project Manager and Team Leader positions

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Sami Svärd

Tuuli Pesonen

Senior Consultant

  • Certified SAFe® Program Consultant (SPC) since 2017
  • Certified Scrum Master since 2011
  • 10+ years’ experience from traditional and agile projects in financial industry with roles like Developer, Scrum Master and Agile Coach
  • 7+ years’ experience from supporting agile teams and larger Agile Release Trains
  • 2 years of training experience
  • Has supported and coached over 15 Agile teams and 5 SAFe® Agile Release Trains in a large Finnish finance institution
  • Experienced in applying Agile methods on legacy environments and working with distributed multinational teams
  • Professional Scrum Product Owner since 2019

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Vesa Purho

Senior Consultant

  • Certified SAFe® Program Consultant (SPC) since 2017
  • 20 + years’ experience in key roles in development projects, both in waterfall and agile, in telecom and financial industries
  • 2 years of SAFe® training experience
  • Multiple years of other training experience gained from earlier roles
  • Has supported SAFe® transformation of an international finance institution as Product Owner, RTE, Scrum Master and Agile Coach
  • Has acted as a Product Owner for a mobile app that was available globally in 50 languages with around 2 million users
  • Experience also from Development Manager, Project Manager and Team leader positions

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Vesa Purho

Mikko Lukkarinen

  • Disciplined Agilist since 2018
  • Certified SAFe Agilist since 2013
  • 15+ years experience in key roles in development process improvements
  • 7 industries like retail, finance, manufacturing & services, health, public sector, mobile devices and food
  • 10 years of training experience in 7 countries building awareness of agility, development processes and tools
  • Has coached with agility to create transparent, lean & agile working model for a 200 person development organisation
  • Has run through business case of digital customership renewal as an Epic Owner for the Finland’s largest company in finance sector
  • As a Product Owner, has guided to build a P2P lending service having now over 7000 users
  • Experienced also as a development manager, project manager and test & quality manager

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Mikko Lukkarinen