Jasper Verdooren

  

Owner, Sygmoid

Location: Amsterdam, the Netherlands


Certifications

Certified Scrum Product Owner
Certified ScrumMaster

Biography

Strong people manager, experienced in mentoring, coaching and helping people reaching their potential. Loves building strong development teams, creating innovative products and changing the world, one day at a time.

Work experience

Sygmoid, Owner
May 2011 - Present, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Sygmoid provides Agile consultancy, training & coaching.

Spil Games, Head of Scrum Product Owners
May 2010 - April 2011, Hilversum, Netherlands

Head of the Scrum Product Owners team within the Spil Games Technology department, responsible for all development done on the various Spil Games portals (receiving 130 million unique visitors per month worldwide). Responsible for recruitment, management and mentoring of the team members. Provided the internal Scrum training to the different departments throughout the company. Advised other departments on rolling out Scrum, as well as usage of Scrum tools.

TomTom, Team Leader
September 2008 - April 2010, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Team leader of a group of product owners, involved in multi-million euro projects for rolling out and maintaining services worldwide for TomTom personal navigation devices as well as business-to-business and business-to-government customers. The team interacts with various different departments across the world and is responsible for all aspects for the service development: from vision definition to development and day-to-day issue investigation. In his role as team leader he is responsible for both the work delivered by his team as well as for HR-aspects and personal development. Further responsibilities: -Setting up internal company training on Scrum software development methodology: defining course outline and targets, writing the course material, delivering the course and training other trainers. -Acting as project leader / Scrum master for several software development projects. -Aligning with Marketing and Sales: providing input and departments on marketing campaigns and sales activities. -Liaising with the Operations department: coordinating system updates, investigating and solving production issues and improving work processes for the Operations department.

TomTom, Solution manager
December 2007 - September 2008, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Was responsible for managing software projects and developing innovative technology with the goal to introduce new services and improve existing services. Served as project leader during all project cycles: analysis, requirement engineering, development, testing, implementation.

TomTom, Requirements Engineer
June 2007 - November 2007, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Worked on requirement analysis, aligned requirements and timelines between different projects within the whole company.

Capgemini, Consultant
August 2001 - May 2007, Utrecht, Netherlands
Worked as a consultant for various customers throughout the Netherlands. Customers ranged from market segments, such as social security, airlines, logistics, software development to chemical industry etc.

Bolesian, Knowledge Engineer
January 2001 - July 2001, Den Bosch, Select a State, Netherlands
Working as a specialist on knowledge based systems on various internal and external projects.