John Okoro

Agile Services Leader

John is the creator of Auspicious Agile. John has founded Agile services practices for Rally Software in Asia and for Point B, a mid-sized US management consultancy. John has nearly two decades of project leadership and process improvement experience in technology related projects, and over eight years of experience using Agile methods. John has led corporate Agile training, executive education, and Agile certification sessions publicly and in corporations across multiple industries.
John is a frequent speaker at Agile and industry conferences. John has proven success in numerous roles as an Agile leader. He has consulted in the telecommunications, entertainment, real estate, information services, financial services and professional services industries for numerous Fortune 500 companies including Disney and Accenture. John has experience with start-ups, entrepreneurial ventures and working with government clients.
John has a passion for using Agile and Lean principles to create business value and competitive advantage for companies. However, his greatest excitement is through the coaching and development of team members on their Agile journey, enabling them to initiate and sustain their own improvements and culture change. A key success factor for John is using a servant leadership approach and "respect for every individual" to empower teams.

His talk: Agile Scaling Tour

This talk will cover the benefits and shortcomings of Scrum Scaling methods in the Enterprise including - LESS, SAFe, DAD, Scrum of Scrums, Nexus, and Spotify.