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Luis Guimaraes


Agile Iteration Manager, IBM

Location: Sumare, Saturnino Messias, 77



Certified Scrum Professional
Certified ScrumMaster
Certified Scrum Product Owner



Luis Guimaraes

* in 1997 I started my career as a Microsoft ASP Developer 
* in 2008 I became a Certified Scrum Master by Scrum Alliance. 
* in 2008 I completed my graduation as Information Systems Technician.
* in 2010 I completed the MBA in Strategic TI Management area.
* in 2013 I took my certification as Personal & Professional Coaching.
* in 2017 I got my Certification Scrum Product Owner and Certified Scrum Professional by Scrum Alliance and PSM by
* Nowadays I'm working and studying to become a Certified Team Coach by Scrum Alliance.

Work experience

IBM, Iteration Manager
April 2017 - Present, Hortolandia, SP, BR
Here I'm having an opportunity coaching Dev team and the Product Owners in an agile mindset, organizing and facilitating Scrum practices such as dailies, sprint planning, sprint reviews, reviews and sprint retrospectives. I'm working with two teams, one supporting existing system and another creating the new features. Another great opportunity I'm having is coaching HR department adopting agile practices.

Concrete Solutions, Scrum Master
April 2016 - April 2017, Sao Paulo, SP, BR
As Scrum Master and Agile Chapter Leader at Concrete Solutions, I was working with 17 others Scrum Masters learning and looking for improvements to be more aligned with agile principles and reaching better results day by day.

Plus-IT Consulting, Scrum Master
October 2013 - October 2015, Valinhos, SP, BR
As Scrum Master, I was hired to help the whole IT sector transitioning from Waterfall to Agile using Scrum. This was my first experience in a transition from Waterfall to Agile model and it was a really great experience regarding coaching my team and clients because they were always comparing the Waterfall with Agile trying to understand. At this time I turned to books and friends trying to understand more about concepts and principles.

Ci&T, Scrum Master
November 2009 - September 2013, Campinas, SP, BR
I've been working in Ci&T consulting for Honda Brazil as Scrum Master for 3 years. Durant this project we developed #47 sprints with 15 days each one. For all of the sprints, we executed plannings, dailies, reviews, and retrospectives. For each review, we got some points that the whole team put and create some action points. All of us had a great experience with this project!

Sanmina-SCI, Tech Lead / Scrum Master
January 2007 - October 2009, Hortolandia, SP, BR
I worked as a tech lead and here was I took my certification from Scrum Alliance as CSM. Here was where I have started to put in practice the Scrum framework and help my team to chance the culture’s business and teammates (including mine).


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