Scrum. Connector, writer, speaker, humanizer., Scrum.org, Belgium
Gunther Verheyen is a longtime Scrum practitioner. After a career as a consultant, he started shepherding the Professional series of Scrum.org in 2013, while also leading its European operations. As from 2016 Gunther is furthering his path as an independent Scrum caretaker. As from 2010 Gunther became the inspiring force behind some large-scale enterprise transformations. He is a Professional Scrum Trainer with Scrum.org.
Gunther left consulting in 2013 to partner with Ken Schwaber, Scrum co-creator, at Scrum.org. He became the representative of Ken and Scrum.org in Europe, shepherded the ‘Professional Scrum’ series, worked with Scrum.org’s global network of Professional Scrum Trainers, and is co-creator to Agility Path and the Nexus framework for Scaled Professional Scrum.
In 2013 Gunther published the acclaimed book “Scrum – A Pocket Guide (a smart travel companion)”. Ken Schwaber recommends his book as ‘the best description of Scrum currently available’ and ‘an extraordinarily competent book’. In 2016 the Dutch translation of his book was published as “Scrum Wegwijzer (Een kompas voor de bewuste reiziger)”. Find Gunther on LinkedIn, Twitter or read more of his musings on Scrum on his blog, https://guntherverheyen.com.
RE.VERS.IFY (RE.IMAGINING YOUR ORGANISATION)
Imagination is what distinguishes innovative from lagging organisations. Any organization, regardless its size, location or age, can be re-imagined, re.vers.ified, to exploit its intrinsic potential to innovate and lead.
Scrum creates room for action. Organisations re.imagine their Scrum to converge their product delivery into a Scrum Studio. Divisions dissipate into a structure of product hubs connected through purpose and distributed leadership.
Gunther introduces re.vers.ify as an act of simplicity, rhythm and focus. Gunther has consolidated over a decade of his experience, ideas, beliefs and observations of Scrum. Gunther sees the Scrum Studio is the current way forward to re.vers.ify.