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Mike McLaughlin


Vice President / Agile Coach, State Street

Location: Lee's Summit, Missouri/USA

816 674 8910


Certified Scrum Professional
Certified Scrum Developer
Certified ScrumMaster
Certified Scrum Product Owner


Groups I belong to

Kansas City Agile & Scrum Group


My name is Mike McLaughlin and I'm an experienced Agile Trainer, Coach, Mentor and Practitioner, with over 20 years in the software development industry. I've supported multiple Fortune 500 clients including those in the telecommunications, healthcare, financial services, retail, pharmaceutical, and government sectors. I've presented at various conferences and Chapter events on Agile and Lean topics across the US, and am an active member of the Scrum Alliance, Project Management Institute, and local KC Chapter of the Limited Work in Progress Society. When not training and consulting on all things Agile, I enjoy visiting National Parks, hiking, and spending time with my family.

Work experience

State Street, Vice President / Agile Coach
February 2015 - Present, Kansas City, Missouri
Agile Coach & Trainer

VersionOne, Agile Coach & Product Consultant
December 2012 - February 2015, Alpharetta, Georgia, US

Articles I've written

On Courage
This way of working is based on values of self-respect, respect for others, trust, and courage. Let's talk about that last value a bit more . . . courage.

Self-Organizing Teams . . . Really?
Why aren't self-organizing teams allowed to self-organize?

Dear HR
I'm a ScrumMaster in our software development group, and I wanted to introduce our team and start a conversation with you around this new thing we're doing in software development called Agile.


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