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Bas van der Hoek


Senior Agile Consultant and Trainer, Zilverline

Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands


Certified Scrum Professional
Certified ScrumMaster
Certified Scrum Product Owner



Bas van der Hoek is an enthusiastic agile coach with 25 years of experience in software in a variety of disciplines, including sales and marketing, software development, and management.

He is a firm believer in the merits of lean and agile software development. His excellent communication and listening skills help him guide teams around obstacles and find pragmatic solutions to complex problems.

At Zilverline he coaches development and management teams in the transformation to agile and lean methods, so they deliver faster and more effective on the promise of software benefits. Hands-on if he has to.

Before that he held various management and senior and positions at iBanx HSE, IBM, and Lotus Development.

He authored three books.

Work experience

Zilverline B.V., Senior Agile Coach and Trainer
March 2012 - Present, Amsterdam, NH, Netherlands
Zilverline employs the only two Dutch CSCs and CSTs, and specialises in making Scrum a success in companies through training and coaching.

iBanx HSE, CTO
September 2008 - December 2011, Amsterdam, NH, Netherlands
iBanx HSE produces software for petrochemical companies. I was responsible for technical strategy and a member of management team. I transformed the software development, and delivery process and streamlined disparate product offerings into a single integrated suite.


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