Petri Heiramo is an experienced Agile trainer and coach. Certified by Scrum Alliance as a Certified Scrum Trainer in 2008, he has trained a few thousand people as CSMs and CSPOs, in organisations ranging from small companies and startups, to multinational giants worldwide.
Petri sees Agile as a holistic approach for business success. It’s not just the teams; it’s the culture and behavior of the whole organisation. All levels and aspects of the organisation should embrace the mindset, and then find the effective ways in which they can all work together to a shared goal. This is obviously easier said than done, particularly in large existing companies. Therefore it is important to remain practical in the adoption of Agile.
He likes Scrum a lot, but not constrained to it. In fact, any framework, if used properly, can work, and the real deal is to understand the organisation’s needs and find the right approaches to it.
Petri generally gets great reviews from the people participating in his trainings. He has an interactive style, and a lot of exercises, and is able handle most questions people toss at him.