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José A. Rodrigues Nt.


CEO, O'Katana Software Ltda.

Location: Rio de Janeiro, Brasil


Certified Scrum Professional
Certified ScrumMaster
Certified Scrum Product Owner


Groups I belong to

Rio Agile

Scrum Brasil

Scrum RJ


Founder and Director of O'Katana Software, the startup owner of ScrumHalf Agile Manager. Former founder and Director at GPE Ltda., a tech startup incubated at COPPE/Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro.

Lecturer of graduate courses at Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro and COPPE/UFRJ since 1994. Experience in IT and Computer Science, mainly in Decision Support Systems, Distributed Systems and Software Engineering, working on CSCW, KM, BPM, Autonomic Computing and Software Architecture. Has also worked with IT Governance and Strategic Planning.

MSc in Operations Research - Naval Postgraduate School (1994), MSc in Computer Science - Naval Postgraduate School (1994) and PhD in CS - COPPE/UFRJ (2012).

Work experience

O'Katana Software, P.O., Instructor and Coach
April 2016 - Present, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
Founder and CEO of O'Katana Software, the company behind ScrumHalf Agile Manager. Besides the product, we provide Agile Services through ScrumHalf Team, training individuals and teams on Scrum, and Coaching teams during Scrum adoption.

GPE Ltda., Instructor and Coach
March 2011 - August 2016, Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Training individuals and teams on Scrum. Coaching teams during Scrum adoption.

GPE Ltda., Director
September 2010 - August 2016, Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Development of the Agile project management tool, ScrumHalf.


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