Leading the Agile Organization

Organizational agility has been defined as the capability of a company to rapidly change or adapt in response to changes in the market so that it can thrive as an organization. In this session, we will focus on the role of the leader in shaping, promoting and sustaining an Agile organization. We will describe the Agile Mindset, discuss the key elements of an Agile Transformation and reveal the ideal characteristics of an Agile Leader. This interactive session will provide examples from successful Agile organizations and will reveal techniques that participants can use to effectively plan, scale and flow valuable work throughout their own organizations.

Featured Speaker(s)

Dimitri Ponomareff (www.linkedin.com/in/dimka5) is a passionate coach, facilitator and public speaker. He has the ability to relate to people from all walks of life and at every level within an organization. He can motivate and energize individuals, teams or entire organizations. Dimitri is consistently recognized as an effective and successful change agent who is able to mobilize people on a path of continuous improvement. He is a certified coach, project manager and "7 Habits of Highly Effective People" facilitator who uses his vast experience to build highly-focused and productive teams. Dimitri has coached for such organizations as American Express, Charles Schwab, Bank of America, Morgan Stanley, Choice Hotels, Best Western, JDA Software, LifeLock, First Solar, Mayo Clinic and Phoenix Children's Hospital.