Marcos Garrido is a Certified Scrum Trainer (CST) and the first and only Certified Scrum Coach (CSC) in Brazil. He has 20-year experience in IT projects and has been working with Agile Teams since 2008. As a trainer and Coach, Garrido helps small companies and large corporations to achieve outstanding results when it comes to Agile adoption.
As a Coach and Trainer, Garrido has an extensive international experience, with classes in Europe, USA and Latin America (regular classes in New York, Houston, Phoenix, Boston, Seattle, Portland, Washington, Dallas, Lisbon, Porto, Bogota and also the major cities in Brazil).
He also teaches Scrum to MBA Students of the Business School at the Catholical University in Rio de Janeiro and Lean Startup, Management 3.0 and Facilitation techniques everywhere else. He's an active member of Lean and Agile community, with strong interest for the challenges of Agile transition, product management and startup's customer development process. Garrido spoke in a number of events around the globe, including major Scrum Gatherings (São Paulo, Munich, Orlando, New Orleans and Phoenix) and the most relevant conferences in Brazil. He was the chair of the first Regional Scrum Gathering Rio in 2014 and is organizing the second edition in 2015.
Besides training, Garrido has strong coaching skills, helping Product Owners, ScrumMasters and Developers to improve their techniques, achieving outstanding results. He holds an MSc in Management and Scrum Alliance's CST, CSC, CSPO, CSD, CSM and CSP and he is an official Management 3.0 facilitator.
Articles I've written
Scrum and the Recession
The world faces one of the worst financial crises in history. Several European countries, the United States, and Japan are already in a state of recession. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) recently stated that the recession will continue to d...