Geir Amsjø was the first Norwegian Certified Scrum Trainer and has worked full time with agile and Scrum since 2004. He has up to now certfied more than 1500 CSMs and CSPOs. Geir has been devoted to agile since early 2000. Back then, while working as a consultant on Software Process Improvement (SPI) and University teacher, he arranged the first agile seminars and courses in Norway.
Geir has been working with software development since late 1980’s in many different roles. At first as a programmer and tester, later as a project manager and general manager. While working for Siemens in Oslo he participated in several European research projects aimed to develop better, practical methods for SPI.
Geir is now a part of the Norwegian investment and consultancy company Lean Venture, and works as a coach guiding companies in their struggle to become agile. The experience range from small to large companies, software to electronics and a lot of different domains. Geir always use the combination of teaching and coaching to get synergies and to constantly improve the course material and coaching skills.
Articles I've written
Scrum is Not the Point. Agile is!
The simplicity of Scrum is both its strength and its weakness. A true understanding of agile principles is necessary for Scrum (or any other agile method) to succeed.