Product Owner, Scrum Master, Coach, Trainer, Project Advisor, Management Consultant, Mentor. Co-Founder, Business Model Generator and Value Proposition Designer. Servant Leader and Radical Manager. Notorious networker.
Rolf Irion MBA is a member of SCRUMCENTER - an agile methods consultancy based in London, UK and Berlin, Germany with clients throughout Europe.
Previously he was Managing Director, Scrum Product Owner and Chief Agilist of HiScout.com, today one of Germany’s leading software companies for information risk & security and business continuity management. He spun-off the company and led it through a major agile transition with Scrum. Based on his 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
- agile leadership,
- radical management and a
- lean approach to start-up using business model generation & value proposition design.
Before 2009, Rolf worked as Country Manager and established mega.com, a French leader in software solutions for Enterprise Governance, Risk & Compliance Management in the German-speaking market.
Rolf started his consulting career in 1996. He digitalized the finance processes of several companies with SAP and improved business processes applying the ARIS framework. Rolf also co-designed the ARIS Value Engineering methodology which has been applied by Software AG, Germany’s 2nd largest software company, and still is 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.
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.
He published about Agile, GRC and ARIS. A selection of his articles (in German):