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Rolf Irion


Agile Coach, Freelancer

Location: Berlin



Certified Scrum Professional
Certified ScrumMaster
Certified Scrum Product Owner


Scrum Professional, Agile Coach, Interim Product Owner, Interim Scrum Master, Co-Trainer, Project Advisor, Mentor.  Servant Leader and Radical Manager. Notorious networker.

Rolf Irion, MBA is a certified Scrum Professional and works as freelance Agile Coach, based in Berlin and Leipzig, Germany. He co-trained with SCRUMCENTER Ltd. - now AGILE CENTRE LLP, an agile methods consultancy based in London, UK and is a cooperation partner of HEUPEL CONSULTANTS GmbH & Co. KG, Germany, a management consultancy giving senior advise on Agility, PMO and Process Management. 

He started his agile journey as  Managing Director, Scrum Product Owner and Chief Agilist of, Germany’s leading software company for information risk & security and business continuity management. After the spin-off Rolf led the company through its agile transition. Based on the insights from his role as a Product Owner he created the solid fundament for a sustainable business model and grew the company profitably. Since then he is a passionate and convinced “agilist” promoting

  • Scrum,
  • lateral leadership, and a
  • lean approach using business model generation & value proposition design.

As a Management Consultant Rolf worked in various industries for mid-sized to large (DAX-listed) corporations. He studied in Mannheim, Paris and Dublin and is an international M.B.A. graduate of two leading European business schools. Rolf digitalized the finance processes of several companies with SAP and improved business processes applying the ARIS framework. He also co-designed the ARIS Value Engineering methodology which is still in use at several companies of Scheer Group, the innovation network of a German serial entrepreneur, Jazz saxophonist and leading professor for business information for several decades. The methodology is also taught at Zurich International Business School as Strategic Business Process Management.

Work experience

Freelancer, Agile Coach
April 2016 - Present, Berlin, DE
Agile Coach, Interim Scrum Master, Interim Product Owner, Project Advisor, Mentor.

Scrumcenter Ltd., Agile Coach
July 2015 - December 2016, London, GB
Agile Coach, Scrum Trainer (REP).

HiScout GmbH, Co-Founder, Managing Director, Scrum Product Owner, Chief Agilist
July 2009 - March 2015, Berlin, DE
Head of Product, Marketing & Sales. Agile Transformer.

Mega International S.A., Country Manager | Vice-President
July 2007 - June 2009, Paris, FR
Head of Germany/Austria/(German-speaking part of) Switzerland

IDS Scheer Consulting GmbH, Business Unit Manager
October 1996 - June 2007, Saabr├╝cken, Frankfurt/M., Vienna, AT
Last position: Head of ARIS Consulting Austria and GRC-Solution Germany/Austria/Switzerland


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