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Alexandre Cuva


Agile Lean Coach, Trainer and Speaker, Finix Asia

Location: Geneva, Switzerland


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


My Courses

Certified Scrum Developer® Track
6-8 November, 2017
Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands

Certified Scrum Developer® Track
13-15 November, 2017
Location: Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

Certified Scrum Developer® Track
4-6 December, 2017
Location: Berlin, Germany

Certified Scrum Developer® Track
13-15 December, 2017
Location: Dublin, Ireland

Groups I belong to

Agile Vietnam



Alexandre Cuva is a passionate agile problem-solver, Scrum, an Agile Lean coach from Vietnam, Switzerland, and Italy. Having more than 19 years working experience in the software industry, in the financial, insurance, telecom, outsourcing and government sectors, he coach and trains methods or processes from various aspects. He’s been actively working to improve development process and organization culture.

He has lived and worked across the world as an agile lean coach, scrum master, product owner, CIO, CEO, and trainer. Whatever the focus of his work, he has always been a team player, quickly embracing new situation and challenges hole experience in agile and traditional software environments.
He is well known in Asia for his real experience applying flat management and happiness culture in his Offshore agile company base in Vietnam and his commitment around Software Craftsmanship.

Approved Courses


  • Certified Scrum Developer Course - 5 Days (Technical, Intro, Elective)
  • Scrum and Agile (Intro)
  • Being a Scrum Developer (Elective)
  • Agile Testing (Elective)
  • Continuous Integration (Elective)
  • Agile Design (Elective)
  • Certified Scrum Developer Course for CSM's (Technical)
  • Certified Scrum Developer Course - 3 Days (Technical)
  • Agile Engineering Practices (Technical)
  • Introduction to Agile and Scrum Workshop (Intro)
  • Introduction to Scrum (Intro)
  • Agile Architecture and Design (Technical)
  • Customer Test Driven Development (Elective)

Work experience

Etat de Geneve, Agile Coach
May 2017 - Present, Geneva, GE, CH
In charge to bring Agile in the whole department, composed of 2 teams working one one big product, 1 operational team and another team working on small products. It is about 30 peoples who include Developers, Architect, Business Analyst, Project Manager, and Managers. Before to start the project the department was following a Waterfall approach.

SmartDev, CEO / Agile Coach
January 2015 - February 2017, Da Nang City, VN
SmartDev is a Swiss Agile Software Development and Consulting company founded in Danang, Vietnam. Our high-tech company works on the cutting-edge technologies to provide the premium and innovative solutions, carving out your business success in the future.

Coach teams around the world and especialy in Vietnam where the Development team are

Promote agile practices in Vietnam, especialy in Ho Chi Mihn city and Da Nang, help to facilitate events, organize with local events.

Smatlink SA, CIO, Agile Coach, Product Owner
April 2013 - December 2014, Geneva, CH

CIO for a leading Financial company in the prepay credit card.

Coach teams around the world and especialy in Vietnam where the Development team are

Product Owner position between the team and the business in the financial company

Promote agile practices in Vietnam, especialy in Ho Chi Mihn city and Da Nang, help to facilitate events, organize with local events.


Altran Switzerland, Agile Coach, Trainer & Agile Practice Manager
July 2010 - March 2013, Geneva, Switzerland
Scrum Master (3 month - 2013) at Ville de Lausanne - Follow a pilote team and the Product Owner - Help integrate continuous delivery good practices - Train future Product Owner Agile Trainer (2011-2013) at Altran - Scrum for Developers (5 days training) - Scrum Workshop (2 days) - Scrum Master non certified (2 days) - TDD (3 days) - Management 3.0 (2 days) Agile Coach (2011-2012, 2 month) at Orange, Renens Coach a Scrum Master & a Product Owner on a pilot project Full Scrum Ceremonies, XP Tips, Team motivation tips, ... Scrum Master (2010 - 2012, 20 month) at DCTI, Geneva Scrum Master for a two teams of 3-4 J2EE developers per team & 2 Products Owners Training on Scrum, Kanban & XP practice Retrospective, Planning Poker, Help Product Owners understand how to work TDD, BDD, Continuous Integration, Maven Working on Transversal J2EE library (Logger, EJB3 Junit Test, Groovy, Spock ...)

ACM (Advanced Currency Markets), Methodology & Process Manager
May 2007 - June 2010, Geneva, Switzerland
Agile Coach on XP and Scrum practice (2008-2010, 20 month), Process Owner & IT Project Portfolio Officer Responsible to design the processes necessary to achieve the IT's objectives of ISO 9001, ISO 27001, ISO 20000, Agile XP. Responsible for the creation, update and approval of documents (procedures, work instructions/protocols) to support the process. Change Management, Test Management, Incident Management, Development lifecycle


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