Dusan Kocurek

  

Agile coach, Chief product owner, ScrumDesk

Location: Slovakia

Biography

Dusan Kocurek is ScrumDesk product manager. ScrumDesk is scrum project management tool & solutions. As ScrumDesk agile coach he helps companies to transform into agile with focus on offshore distributed environment.

Dusan received his Certified Scrum Product Owner certificate in 2009. This was the start point to be more engaged into agile communities.

 As part of those activities, Dusan translated  Scrum and XP from Trenches into Slovak language. Together with few other people he helped to establish Agile@Slovakia group, a local group that supports agile movement and community in Slovakia region. 

Working as a coach, Dusan has been nominated as Global Knowledge Leader for Agile area at Ness Technologies.

The biggest achievement in his agile coach carier is agile adoption in NAVTEQ Europe locations where he was responsible for setting up an adoption strategy, coaching and mentoring teams, helping to change the organization to be more efficient even it is distributed with offshore development model.


Work experience

Agile@Slovakia, Community founder
November 2009 - Present, Kosice, Slovakia
We establish local agile community to support agility in Slovak region. We provide conferences, local meetups and knowledge sharing through our channels.

ScrumDesk, Product manager, cofounder
January 2007 - Present, Lipany, Slovakia
ScrumDesk is set of agile project management solutions supporting Scrum and Kanban. It helps teams to do Scrum correctly. In advance we provide consulting/training services related to agile/scrum.

Ness, Global Knowledge Leader for Agile
April 2009 - August 2012, Kosice, Slovakia

Agile Knowledge Expert responsible for trainings, mentoring, coaching and agile transformations implemented for Ness's clients.

NAVTEQ/Nokia, Agile coach
November 2009 - November 2011, , Slovakia

Agile coach helping in agile transformation of the company. Reponsible for coachinig of all NAVTEQ Europe locations. Helping to setup processes and tools. Coaching Scrum. Helped to roll out more than 10 projects so far.