Vince Ryan

Vince Ryan SAFe Program Consultant
Vince Ryan CSM
  • Transformational change agent with a goal to maximising value to the end user.
  • Change and transformation programs
  • Interim leadership
  • Coaching and mentoring
  • Technical, process and management training
  • Technical recruitment management
  • Relationships with boutique development companies
  • Partnership with high end Agile Training company who have successfully delivered excess 5000 certifications courses

An Agile champion since 2003 with a particular interest in Software Quality Assurance. Vince is passionate about providing teams with the necessary tools to get Quality into the delivery process as early as possible, advocate of XP practices such as Test-driven development and Pair programming. Having worked for a number of prestigious firms within the financial, digital media, telecommunications, retail and manufacturing sectors.  Inspirational and motivational leader specializing in coaching, training and empowering teams into achieving their potential, providing the skills to create cohesive Agile teams.  Extensive experience of building and managing teams across the USA, UK, Europe, Africa and Asia.

Transforming companies from very traditional waterfall based delivery to Agile, culminating in coaching the 2013 UK Agile Team of the year.

Technical Test Architect for Nike True City which won a plethora of awards at Cannes Lions 2010, EuroBest 2010, New York International Advertising Awards 2011.

Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Certified SAFe Agilist (SA), Certified SAFe Program Consultant (SPC) and Value Requirements Certification Gilb.com

On his days off Vince is a keen snowboarder; during the winter season he can be found on a mountain somewhere. He is also an avid fan of Dachshunds His current Dachshund, Russell, can testify this.

Industry Sectors

  • Retail, eCommerce, B2B, B2C
  • Finance, trading, investment,
  • Telecomms
  • Digital Media, web footprints for global players
  • Government, Geospatial

Expertise

  •  Mentoring and coaching (SCRUM, SAFe)
  •  Continuous Delivery
  •  Test Automation
  •  Management coaching and mentoring
  •  Recruitment management
  •  Scaling Agile co-located and USA, UK, Europe, Africa and Asia
  •  Agile training (SAFe, Scrum, Lean, Kanban, XP)

“Vince is an excellent agile coach and scrum master with a great depth of knowledge of agile processes and methodology. Vince’s scrums are quick, effective and (I never thought I’d say this about agile) good fun. Highly recommended – I would welcome the chance to work with him again.” – Client