Steve is the Chief Executive Officer of DragonsArm, a global agile training and coaching company.
As an agile coach, trainer and consultant for more than 20 years, Steve has been personally and directly involved in teams using a range of agile flavors including Scrum, DevOps, SAFe, XP, FDD, RAD, Lean/Kanban, and many others. Through this direct experience, Steve has come to prove the true benefits of well-coached teams focusing on the mindset and the values of agile principles in their daily work.
Coming from a background of software development, team leadership, development management, business analysis, agile coach, executive leadership, and project and program management; Steve has implemented Agile practices and guided the agile mind-shift to change a number of often average to poorly performing groups into highly productive and close-knit teams which continually add recognizable value to the organisation.
Steve started DragonsArm to help bring usable training to individuals and organizations everywhere. His passion for learning and teaching has seen him train around the world and helping to inspire people in all walks of life, giving them the knowledge and tools to make a difference. This has seen Steve training in New Zealand, Australia, the Middle East, and in the USA, in small and large organizations, government organizations, and even gaining invaluable experience as volunteer teaching in a maximum security prison for a few years.