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Vibhu Srinivasan, Founder Agilists

Vibhu Srinivasan

Certified Scrum Trainer, Agile coach and a Founder of Agilists.Co

Vibhu Srinivasan is the founder of Agilists.co, established in 2015 and based in Seattle, Washington State. As a certified Scrum Trainer, Vibhu has been teaching CSM, CSPO since 2011 and so far has taught more than 500 workshops.

He is a director in Accenture’s CloudFirst practice where he helps global customers on their Journey to Cloud( Modernization), and drives new & innovative products on the cloud at scale.

In 2006, he created Agilefaq.net, an agile focused blog that captures insights and is widely read in many parts of the world. .

Prior to Accenture, Vibhu was a managing director at SolutionsIQ the world’s largest pure-play Agile Consulting firm, which was later acquired by Accenture in mid-2017, where he helped clients navigate the complexities of business agility. Over the years, Vibhu has helped organizations adopt agile adoption in companies like GE Healthcare, Alcatel Lucent, Many groups within Microsoft, Paypal, JP Morgan, Mckinsey, ABB, JDA, and many others.

Vibhu started his Agile journey way back in 1998 as a developer building real-time systems using C++ on Unix. His work further helped him to dive deep into Object-oriented Design, Design Patterns, Test Driven Development, Use Cases & User Stories.

He has taught product management workshops at the prestigious Northwestern University, Chicago  Masters in engineering management program.

Vibhu is known for spreading the deeper meaning behind Agile practices through various conferences, meetup groups like Seattle Scrum User group, events, webinars. He has chaired many agile conferences over the years like XP conference India, Regional Scrum Gathering India 2017, Lean India Summit, & Agile Leadership Summit. He practices Agile thinking with his own life, including with his family and applies agile techniques to pretty much anything he does.

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Vibhu’s Certifications

Certified Scrum Trainer®

Certified ScrumMaster®

Certified Scrum Product Owner®

Certified Agile Leadership Essentials

Certified Agile Leadership 1

Advanced – Certified Scrum Product Owner®

Certified Scrum Professional – ScrumMaster®

Certified Scrum Professional – Product Owner®

AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate

Tamara Runyon

Certified Scrum Trainer, Enterprise Agile coach, and Founder of Applied Scrum

Tamara  Runyon is a Scrum trainer and enterprise Agile coach with more than 30  years experience in business management and software development. Prior to establishing APMI in 2014,  she worked with both hardware and software teams at Intel Corporation as an enterprise Agile coach. Tamara has worked with several renowned organizations in the Scrum and Agile industry, including CollabNet and Solutions IQ, focusing on training and coaching  ScrumMasters, Product Owners, and Scrum teams.

In 2008, Tamara  founded Applied Scrum, LLC, an Agile consulting business and division of APMI focused on helping organizations adopt and scale Agile practices. In her work at Applied Scrum, she has worked with such companies as Key Bank, CapitalOne, Washington Mutual,  AOL, Gerson-Lehrman Group, GHX, Sandia, BEA, and many others across the world.

As a thought leader, Tamara sat on the Board of Directors of the Agile Alliance from 2008 – 2012 and has held multiple volunteer positions for the Agile Alliance conferences over the years, including Track Chair. She has spoken at the Agile Project Leadership Network and the Northwest Software Quality Conference, as well as being a regular presenter at various Agile conferences since 2006.

Tamara has authored and contributed to several industry publications, including being the lead author of the research paper “AgileEVM – Earned Value Management in Scrum Projects”. Her techniques in AgileEVM are now used by major corporations in the defense industry. Tamara is a regular contributor to industry publications such as ProjectManagement.com (formerly Gantthead)The Agile JournalInfoQ, and Methods&Tools where she publishes her ideas and experiences on Agile project management with Scrum.

​As an educator and coach, Tamara possesses a wide range of professional expertise in assessing and coaching Agile adoptions, as well as training and mentoring teams, ScrumMasters and Product Owners who are new to Agile and the Scrum Framework.

Tamara is also a founding member of The Agile Cooperative. 

Find out more about Tamara Runyon on LinkedIn.


Tamara’s Certifications

Certified Scrum Trainer®

Certified ScrumMaster®

Certified Scrum Product Owner®

Certified Agile Leadership 1

Advanced – Certified ScrumMaster®

Certified Scrum Professional – ScrumMaster®

Certified Scrum Professional – Product Owner®