Markus Gärtner


it-agile GmbH

Location: Hamburg, Germany

+49 172 4297613


Certified Scrum Professional
Registered Education Provider
Certified Scrum Product Owner
Certified Scrum Developer
Certified ScrumMaster


Markus Gärtner studied computer sciences until 2005. He published his diploma thesis on hand-gesture detection in 2007 as a book. In 2010 he joined it-agile GmbH, Hamburg, Germany, after having been a testing group leader for three years at Orga Systems GmbH. Markus is the co-founder of the European chapter in Weekend Testing, a black-belt instructor in the Miagi-Do school of Software Testing, contributes to the ATDD-Patterns writing community as well as the Software Craftsmanship movement. Markus regularly presents at Agile and testing conferences, as well as dedicating himself to writing about testing, foremost in an Agile context.

Organizations I Train Through

Approved Courses


  • Agile Developer Skills Course - 3 day (Technical)
  • ScrumBasics (Intro)
  • TDD Basics (Elective)

Extended Education

  • CST Extended Education Course
  • Retrospectives


  • Certified ScrumMaster


  • Certified Scrum Product Owner

Work experience

it-agile GmbH, Agile Tester, Trainer, Coach and Consultant
September 2010 - Present, Hamburg, Germany
For various clients Markus works as developer, tester, ScrumMaster and ScrumCoach.