Ricardo Mestre is an Agile Coaching and Kanban Trainer with vast international and multicultural work experience, looking forward to sharing his knowledge in his courses and consulting.Ricardo Mestre worked as an Agile Coach in HERE Technologies (formerly a Nokia company), and Microsoft.
He has 20 years of work experience in Software, in Portugal, Netherlands, and Germany. He is an Agile Practitioner since 2007 – started with Scrum, later added Kanban and LeSS to his toolset, and is now on a daily journey to become a better Agile Trainer and Consultant every day.
He is a co-founder of Ricardo J Mestre Lda, which has helped companies such as Luxair, Shopify, Vodafone Cairo, Allianz and the Bank of Georgia to become more Agile.
I am an entrepreneur at heart, a natural leader and Agile practitioner. I have worked as a developer, team lead, Project Manager and Coach over the years and have successfully lead the agile transformation.
I have managed the end-to-end delivery cycle of complex web applications, including the creation, testing and maintenance of customized solutions , content management systems and marketing automation systems.
I truely belive in empathetic leadership and that should be the norms of every organizations. Over the years I have been actively coaching companies in their their agile transformations. I truely belive that “Agility is a mindset so its important to transform the mind rather than forcing a specific framework”