Marc Bless has 18 years experience in professional software development and leadership as Agile Coach, Scrum Master, Software Developer, and Leader. His passion is to support individuals, teams, and organizations to improve. He believes in quality as success factor and is convinced that quality is not negotiable.
Marc works as coach, consultant, and trainer for Agile and Lean software development. He helps teams and organizations to make successful transitions to agile development and to adapt agile values, principles, and practices.
“Software in general is never the problem!” is his own dogma: every solution comes from the people involved!
He has experience in applying agile methods in regulated environments (medical software and technology) and coaching distributed offshore teams.
Currently his major focus is to coach organizations on their agile transition as an Agile Coach and to help them descaling their structural and procedural overhead.
Marc is an active member of the Agile Community and organizer of several Open Space unconferences. He speaks regularly at international conferences.
Marc studied Computer Science at Furtwangen University in Germany. He is a Certified Scrum Professional (CSP), Certified Scrum Master (CSP), Certified LeSS Practitioner, Extreme Manufacturing Yellow Belt, and a certified Project Manager (IPMA).