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Yi Xu


Agile Coach & Consultant

Location: Hangzhou, China



Yi is currently one of the most experienced Agile and Lean coaches in China, has rich experience in Software Testing, Test Automation, Scrum, Agile Development, Team Management, Classroom Training and Coaching. Kaveri believes the core of software development is about people, processes and methodologies should support people’s interactions to produce value effectively. The purpose of Agile Training and Coaching is to develop the capability of people and the management of software development procedure.

Yi has 10+ years professional experience in TeleCom and IT, worked as I&V Engineer, Test Automation Engineer, Test Automation Expert, Test Automation Coach, Agile Tester, Scrum Master, Agile Coach, Agile & Lean Consultant. Kaveri started to practice Scrum at team level since end of 2005, he specializes in Agile Transformation of big organizations (500+ headcount). After mastering black box testing in all its flavors - including ATDD, Exploratory Testing and Test Automation. After contributing to a test automation system for a 500 people organization, he started teaching Agile/Scrum practices to organizations being coached. Kaveri holds CSM, CSP and ITILv3 Foundation certifications, trained and coached by various Agile gurus.

Yi has been very active in both domestic and abroad Agile & Lean communities, is always the key driver and organizer of domestic Agile Conferences, also a popular speaker at conferences and community events. Kaveri was the Simplified Chinese translation leader of the Agile Manifesto, and also a professional translator, translated books including “Explore It", ”“Agile Coaching”, “The Elements of Scrum”, “Management 3.0” and “Beautiful Teams”.

Work experience

IBM, Agile Consultant & Coach
August 2014 - November 2016, Shanghai
providing Agile consulting and coach services to IBM customers., Independent Agile Consultant
May 2014 - August 2014, Hangzhou, Zhejiang
Improve R&D through Scrum/Agile practices as an Independent Agile Consultant.

CCG, Senior Agile Consultant
May 2013 - May 2014, Shanghai, China, CN

Agile Coaching

Nokia, Agile & Lean Coach
May 2012 - April 2013, Beijing, Daxing Distinct, China

Serving Nokia featured phones development on adopting Agile and Lean practices.

Shanghai HP, Senior Agile Consultant
January 2011 - April 2012, Shanghai, Shanghai, China
Provide whole bunch of Agile solutions.

Nokia Siemens Networks, Agile Development Consultant
February 2005 - January 2011, Hangzhou, Select a State, China
Work in "Flexible Company" team which dedicates in Agile training, coaching and consulting. Official team name is Lean & Agile Transformation, we serve all NSN organizations globally.

Hangzhou Supersoft Inc., Engineer
February 2004 - February 2005, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China

Worked as engineer, both software engineer and test engineer.


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