Arie van Bennekum
Ambassador for Benelux and International Agile Community
Thoughtleader, Co-Author of Agile Manifesto in Wemanity Group,, Netherlands

Arie van Bennekum is one of the authors of the Agile Manifesto and Thought Leader. He is a pragmatic who embeds his pragmatism in structure, discipline and common sense. This eventually led to becoming one of the authors of the Agile Manifesto and an expert in the area of Agile Project Management, team facilitation, agile techniques and user involvement. Believing in his team, facilitating them to reach their best combined with end user involvement, have his focus when he speaks, presents, demonstrates and lectures about agility.

Today, as Wemanity’s Thought Leader, Arie focuses his energy on leading agile transformations for large international corporates and on researching better ways of integrating agile. Arie also is Chair of the Agile Consortium International, lecturer at universities and keynote speaker at conferences.

Arie van Bennekum


Jakub Szczepanik
Ambassador for Poland
Deputy Director in mBank IT,, Poland

Jakub Szczepanik currently is employed as Deputy Director in mBank IT, where he is supporting development teams and improving their agile competences. Earlier he worked in Allegro Group and during over 3,5 year successfully supported transition to scrum in, and He has experience as a Scrum Master and Project Manager in software development projects. He is also co-founder of, polish portal about lean and agile. Fascinated by the change happening in organizations that introduced agile, determined to expand the boundaries of agile outside IT and product development.


Jakub Szczepanik

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