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Mads Troels Hansen


Agile Transformation Coach & PST,

Location: Copenhagen Denmark

45 6082 2282


Certified ScrumMaster
Certified Scrum Product Owner


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Mads Troels Hansen

I am a strong advocate of Scrum, Lean thinking and different Agile principles to enable teams and organizations to make innovative and more complete software solutions. Worked with Scrum teams both local and in different global setup since 2006 and with Agile principles and practices since 2001. Have lead the implementation of Scrum in 4 different organizations. Doing training, workshops and talks in Scrum, Agile, Lean in Denmark and at different international conferences.

Work experience

Lean-Agile Thinking ApS, Owner,
May 2006 - Present, Hellerup, Danmark
Scrum, Lean-Agile coaching and training. Speaker. Facilitate workshops. Effective offshore software development. Focus on innovation and customer value. User Story Mapping. Product Management. Kanban. Scrum. Lean Software. Value Stream Mapping. Kaizen events. Retrospectives.

ScanJour, Agile Coach/QA Manager
October 2011 - June 2013, Copenhagen, DK
Agile Coach, leading agility across Scrum teams in Denmark and Ukraine. QA/Test Manager in R&D leading the Agile Testing and QA area with test professionals in 6 dedicated Scrum teams across DK and UA. Doing coaching of Scrum Masters, Scrum training across the organizations and facilitating workshops.

Fujitsu, Head of Development, Application Management
February 2010 - September 2011, Copenhagen, DK
Teams in DK and more teams in India and Russia. Large scale enterprise solutions. Implemented Scrum and Agile across global departments (Denmark, India). Training, coaching, mentoring in Scrum, agile and lean. Changed from working with large requirement specification to a workshop driven approach using user stories.

BestBrains, Agile and Lean Coach, Management Consultant
January 2009 - February 2010, Copenhagen
Consultancy, training and coaching in Scrum, Lean-Agile management, process maturity, organizational change with Lean-Agile Principles towards more efficient quality software solutions. Working with software excellence in • Successful Outsourcing • Agile product management • Advanced Scrum and Kanban

Omada, Director, Software Development
November 2007 - December 2009, Copenhagen, DK
Head of the development department with development, testing, technical writing and support. Multinational teams in different product lines, custom development and product support. Introduced Scrum, Lean and Agile techniques to make the software development more effective and to focus on business value, quality and end-to-end flows. Established a kanban process in one team to manage the flows around project requests and sustainable engineering combined with planning rhythm, retrospectives and focus on completed work and waste. Introduced backlogs, queues and different kind of automation of builds, tests and other feedback rhythm. Implemented Scrum for one product team working with complex beta technologies to establish focus on frequent delivery and feedback.

SoftwarePeople | PeopleGroup, Director, Software Development
June 2005 - November 2007, , Denmark
Responsible for the technical organization with cross functional development teams and hosting in DK. Leading and coaching a technical management group of Team Leads and senior developers with teams in both Denmark (DK) and Bangladesh (BD). Expanding the development organization in both DK and BD with many new great people and intruduced Scrum in both DK and BD. Coached the people and continuously optimize productivity and quality with Lean and Agile principles. Worked with architecture on both enterprise and solution level and improved business needs in different customer projects. Managed product management and portfolio management for the enterprise. Established the subsidiary development company SoftwarePeople Ltd in BD. Managed the relation and coordination with SoftwarePeople Ltd on a management level. Partner at SoftwarePeople A/S.

NetPeople | PeopleGroup, Development Manager
July 2003 - June 2005, , Denmark
Responsible for the technical group with software development, project management, customer hosting, customer support (user training, hotline, training material). People management and coaching. Solution architecture and core development. Organize and structure projects on an enterprise portfolio level. Worked with customers on business needs and architecture. Implemented many new innovative projects on the marketing production area for customers in EMEA and Asia. Worked with CMMI processes (target: Level 3) and ISO 9001:2000 for a multi site setup (moved the focus to Scrum and Agile). Introduced agile practices for the software development teams. Partner at NetPeople.

NetPeople | PeopleGroup, Team Lead/Senior Developer
July 2001 - July 2003, , Denmark
Senior developer on different large enterprise EMEA projects with web technologies. Innovative solution architecture. Part of high performing development team. Changed the software development group into a more mature state with improved development methods and different Agile processes. Initiated standards and improved the infrastructure. People management and coaching. Established a Customer Support team and a Hosting team.

TV2 Reklame, System Developer/Architect
July 1997 - July 2001, , Denmark
Focus on the TV2 online booking system for all the national media agencies. Managed subcontractors in different software development projects. Development and architecture for different business applications.

Net-Vision, CTO / Lead Developer
June 1994 - May 1998, , Denmark
Primary focus on system development of business applications with different types of web based systems.


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