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Peter Janssens


Scrum trainer & coach, iLean

Location: Ghent, Belgium



Certified Scrum Professional
Certified ScrumMaster
Certified Scrum Product Owner


Peter Janssens is a senior consultant using Scrum and other agile and lean foundations to help people, teams and organizations to discover better ways to get early and valuable results, and to create happier workspaces.


Peter has experience from the software industry since 1996, to a great part in the area of product management where he has held several positions, ranging over development, analysis to coaching and managerial responsibilities.

Peter has actively managed Scrum projects, and helped customers start or improve their Scrum initiatives at major companies like Tele Atlas (currently TomTom), SD Worx, DKV insurances, Eandis, VAB, De Persgroep and Barco.

Creative entrepreneur

As entrepreneur and business developer, he is co-founder of iLean, a happy workplace consultancy company. He also co-founded TextTheButler, a start-up initiative.

Peter's personal ambition with each trainee or coachee is to discover that most important extra insight or that change in daily practices and in organisation with most potential to deliver more valuable results earlier and more frequently, and have fun. 

Trainer & coach

Peter is a freelancer based in Ghent, Belgium. He coaches and guides teams, and has experience in guiding product owners and different types of managers. As a trainer, he has a materials toolbox ready to offer a wide range of workshop facilitations, or agile and scrum related trainings from the back of the room.

Studies & certifications

He holds an accounting and an applied economics sciences degree at the University of Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium. He continued studies at Vlerick Business School (ICT management track).

He dived and attended trainings about several intresting skills and competence areas like Java programming, group- and visual facilitation techniques, agile leadership tracks, etc...

Peter is a Certified Scrum Practitioner (CSP), CSM, CSPO and a Less certified Practitioner.


Special focus goes to the Product Owner role & Scaling of Scrum.


Work experience

iLean, Scrum trainer & coach
March 2008 - Present, Kontich, BE
Peter is co-founder of iLean. iLean supports teams and organisations to successfully self-organise around a clear purpose. This leads to happier people expressing their full potential in their jobs. Imagine what such happy and passionate people could mean for your customers and stakeholders. iLean also organises agile and scrum learning events, with topics like agile testing, aligning Scrum with Prince or PMI, scrum master servant leadership with self-managing teams, scrum introductions, introduction to Kanban, etc...

VAB, Scrum coach
August 2015 - April 2016, Zwijndrecht, BE
Peter supported VAB and the fuel cards team to get wonderful results using Outsystems. VAB is the largest Belgian automobile association. They have been using state of the art facilities to ensure that all motorists can remain mobile. VAB is best known for our road breakdown rescue service, which is on stand-by day and night to help stranded drivers on their way.

VRT, Product Owner
September 2013 - August 2015, Brussels, BE
Supporting the VRT as a product owner for | | Newsrooms content & site development, aligning all stakeholders around (media & marketing, ICT, ...) | Event project subsites (eg olympic games publication) | E2E newsroom publication platform | App development

Tele Atlas (TomTom), Project Manager / Product Owner
December 2005 - February 2008, Gent, BE
Tele Atlas is a company which delivers digital maps and other dynamic content for navigation and location-based services, including personal and in-car navigation systems, and provides data used in a wide range of mobile and Internet map applications.


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