Giuseppe De Simone is 41years old, married for 12 years with 2 children, but still sees the 16 years old guy he was sometimes ago, when he looks at himself in the mirror every morning.
Holding a Master's degree in Electronic Engineering from University of Naples, he started working in Ericsson as SW developer in 1999, after 1 year civil service in a temporary care home for abandoned children and single mothers.
After several years experience in Technical Coordination of international, complex telecom/IT projects, distributed in several sites, with external partners and suppliers, he started embracing Agile by undergoing 8 weeks of intensive training and coaching from 9 international Agile coaches and trainers (including 3 CSC's and CST's). He's been working as Agile coach and trainer since 2010. Having worked so far as Scrum Master or Product Owner in several teams, Giuseppe has hands-on experience of Agile and in particular of how Scrum can work with success.
He provides Agile/Scrum coaching to Product Owners, Scrum Masters, Development Teams and Managers, he operates as Agile evangelist and gives guidance/support to Agile transition at all levels of his organization. As a teacher, he organized and taught several classes about Agile, Scrum and Lean Management at different sites for a total amount of around 700 class hours.
His education and skills are heavily influenced by having been Scout for more than 30 years and Scout Leader for more than 20.