Our Keynote Speakers

Jurgen Appelo
Jurgen AppeloAgilityScales, Creator of unFIX

Jurgen is pioneering management to help creative organizations survive and thrive in the 21st century as a serial founder, successful entrepreneur, author, and speaker. He offers concrete models, games, tools, and practices so that you can introduce better management with fewer managers.

Jurgen Appelo
Jurgen AppeloAgilityScales, Creator of unFIX

Jurgen is pioneering management to help creative organizations survive and thrive in the 21st century as a serial founder, successful entrepreneur, author, and speaker. He offers concrete models, games, tools, and practices so that you can introduce better management with fewer managers.

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Pim de Morree and Joost MinnaarCorporate Rebels

Five years ago, Joost Minnaar and Pim de Morree gave up promising careers. Frustrated with the slow, boring corporate world, they were determined to find and study organizations that could make work fun. They called themselves The Corporate Rebels.

Thinkers50 named them in the "Top 30 Emergent Management Thinkers In The World", and awarded them the "Radar Award". The Chartered Management Institute calls them "One of the new voices re-energizing management".

Pim de Morree and Joost MinnaarCorporate Rebels

Five years ago, Joost Minnaar and Pim de Morree gave up promising careers. Frustrated with the slow, boring corporate world, they were determined to find and study organizations that could make work fun. They called themselves The Corporate Rebels.

Thinkers50 named them in the "Top 30 Emergent Management Thinkers In The World", and awarded them the "Radar Award". The Chartered Management Institute calls them "One of the new voices re-energizing management".

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Pia-Maria ThorénAgile People®

Pia-Maria Thorén was perhaps the first person in the world to link the terms “Agile” and “HR”. Now it’s
becoming clear that Pia-Maria Thorén is the pioneer of a fast-growing global movement –
Agile People.

Pia-Maria ThorénAgile People®

Pia-Maria Thorén was perhaps the first person in the world to link the terms “Agile” and “HR”. Now it’s
becoming clear that Pia-Maria Thorén is the pioneer of a fast-growing global movement –
Agile People.

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Nicolay Worren
Nicolay WorrenNorwegian University of Life Sciences, Reconfig

Nicolay Worren is an associate professor in the School of Economics and Business at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences. He received his doctorate in management studies from Oxford University. Before entering academia in 2015, he worked as a management consultant for 18 years and participated in more than 25 organization re-design projects for clients in multiple industries.
Prof. Worren has published a textbook on organization design (Routledge, 2018) as well as articles in leading academic journals. He is the co-founder of Reconfig, a firm developing organization design software. He writes a blog: www.organizationdesign.net

Nicolay Worren
Nicolay WorrenNorwegian University of Life Sciences, Reconfig

Nicolay Worren is an associate professor in the School of Economics and Business at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences. He received his doctorate in management studies from Oxford University. Before entering academia in 2015, he worked as a management consultant for 18 years and participated in more than 25 organization re-design projects for clients in multiple industries.
Prof. Worren has published a textbook on organization design (Routledge, 2018) as well as articles in leading academic journals. He is the co-founder of Reconfig, a firm developing organization design software. He writes a blog: www.organizationdesign.net

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Lisette SutherlandCOLLABORATION SUPERPOWERS

Lisette Sutherland is the director of Collaboration Superpowers, a company that helps people work together from anywhere through online workshops. She also produces a regular podcast featuring interviews with remote working experts highlighting the challenges and successes of working with virtual teams.

Lisette SutherlandCOLLABORATION SUPERPOWERS

Lisette Sutherland is the director of Collaboration Superpowers, a company that helps people work together from anywhere through online workshops. She also produces a regular podcast featuring interviews with remote working experts highlighting the challenges and successes of working with virtual teams.

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Willem-Jan AgelingSerious Scrum

Willem-Jan Ageling coaches teams to create high-value products in complex environments. He is co-owner of and writer for Serious Scrum, the largest independent and open Scrum community worldwide. He is an advocate of Fluid Scrum Teams to address complex topics.

Willem-Jan AgelingSerious Scrum

Willem-Jan Ageling coaches teams to create high-value products in complex environments. He is co-owner of and writer for Serious Scrum, the largest independent and open Scrum community worldwide. He is an advocate of Fluid Scrum Teams to address complex topics.

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Givers of Inspiration

Cases, Impulses, Workshops and Discussions

Kim Nena Duggen
Kim Nena Duggenembarc

As an organizational architect in the field of new work, self-organization and (IT) strategy, Kim Duggen is in her element when she works with people who want to do something themselves instead of making do with theory or standard solutions. Depending on the situation, she changes into the role of consultant, coach or trainer. Kim has held positions in process management, as a trainer in the fields of EAM, soft skills, and New Work and as an elected board member of a self-organized cooperative. This experience, combined with trainings in coaching and conflict management and a childhood growing up in two cultures provide with her a broad foundation for developing organizations both externally and internally.

Kim Nena Duggen
Kim Nena Duggenembarc

As an organizational architect in the field of new work, self-organization and (IT) strategy, Kim Duggen is in her element when she works with people who want to do something themselves instead of making do with theory or standard solutions. Depending on the situation, she changes into the role of consultant, coach or trainer. Kim has held positions in process management, as a trainer in the fields of EAM, soft skills, and New Work and as an elected board member of a self-organized cooperative. This experience, combined with trainings in coaching and conflict management and a childhood growing up in two cultures provide with her a broad foundation for developing organizations both externally and internally.

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Jürgen Dittmar
Jürgen Dittmarcocondi

Jürgen Dittmar is an organizational psychologist, systemic management consultant and "Agile Consultant and Coach". Jürgen was actively involved in the development of Scrum@Scale as a cooperation partner of Jeff Sutherland and now also works as a partner of Jurgen Appelo in the "unFIX" community.

Jürgen Dittmar
Jürgen Dittmarcocondi

Jürgen Dittmar is an organizational psychologist, systemic management consultant and "Agile Consultant and Coach". Jürgen was actively involved in the development of Scrum@Scale as a cooperation partner of Jeff Sutherland and now also works as a partner of Jurgen Appelo in the "unFIX" community.

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Benedikt Stemmildt
Benedikt StemmildtTalentFormation

Benedikt Stemmelt is the CTO at TalentFormation and is a passionate software architect, full-stack developer and speaker with enthusiasm for technology, architecture and organization. He likes to educate and train himself and others. He wants to remind us that we can't change our organizations without changing our tools as well.

Benedikt Stemmildt
Benedikt StemmildtTalentFormation

Benedikt Stemmelt is the CTO at TalentFormation and is a passionate software architect, full-stack developer and speaker with enthusiasm for technology, architecture and organization. He likes to educate and train himself and others. He wants to remind us that we can't change our organizations without changing our tools as well.

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Susanne Ringen
Susanne RingenICH&WIR

Susanne Ringen is an experienced coach for organizational development and leadership. She is founder of ICH&WIR where she combines systemic thinking with theories and ideas from New Work, modern leadership, communication theories and mindfulness - and even surfing. She is host of the German podcast “Führungsfragenkarussell”.

Susanne Ringen
Susanne RingenICH&WIR

Susanne Ringen is an experienced coach for organizational development and leadership. She is founder of ICH&WIR where she combines systemic thinking with theories and ideas from New Work, modern leadership, communication theories and mindfulness - and even surfing. She is host of the German podcast “Führungsfragenkarussell”.

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Carolin AdlerCoaching.Change.Communications.

Carolin Adler has been moving topics around agile transformation, change and communication for many years – formerly as a leader in various global companies and today as an expert for (cultural) change and organizational development as well as a leadership coach. Carolin passionately designs and facilitates sustainable change initiatives, enabling real transformation.

Carolin AdlerCoaching.Change.Communications.

Carolin Adler has been moving topics around agile transformation, change and communication for many years – formerly as a leader in various global companies and today as an expert for (cultural) change and organizational development as well as a leadership coach. Carolin passionately designs and facilitates sustainable change initiatives, enabling real transformation.

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Ron Eringa
Ron EringaEvolutionary Leadership

Ron Eringa is a Leadership Developer.
His mission is to create organizations where people love to work and where real customer value is created. By mixing in his expertise on cultural change and leadership development Ron hopes to inspire a large audience of leaders to reach their full potential.

Ron Eringa
Ron EringaEvolutionary Leadership

Ron Eringa is a Leadership Developer.
His mission is to create organizations where people love to work and where real customer value is created. By mixing in his expertise on cultural change and leadership development Ron hopes to inspire a large audience of leaders to reach their full potential.

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Jaana RasmussenBoris Gloger Consulting

Jaana helps leaders and changemakers to develop strategic stories and tell them. Strategic stories are the basic ingredient für Purpose, Vision and Why. Once the story is clear, leaders create engagement and belief and people will act.

Jaana RasmussenBoris Gloger Consulting

Jaana helps leaders and changemakers to develop strategic stories and tell them. Strategic stories are the basic ingredient für Purpose, Vision and Why. Once the story is clear, leaders create engagement and belief and people will act.

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Joachim LandowHanseatic Bank

Joachim is an experienced „HR pathfinder” supporting his company, leaders and employees in developing and becoming an Agile Organization. As a transformation evangelist, he promotes the sharing of best practices and knowledge. He encourages “grass-root approaches” for change and transformation.

Joachim LandowHanseatic Bank

Joachim is an experienced „HR pathfinder” supporting his company, leaders and employees in developing and becoming an Agile Organization. As a transformation evangelist, he promotes the sharing of best practices and knowledge. He encourages “grass-root approaches” for change and transformation.

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Kadri PirnDynamic Structure Enthusiast

Kadri Pirn is a strong believer in role based leadership and dynamical structures. With a heavy background in mobile telecom billing systems and project management, she has been implementing dynamical structures and role based leadership at Pipedrive and Demodesk. She believes that if people in the company can experience different roles in the company, then individual growth and happiness will thrive. She is passionate about promoting a team-first attitude in which decision-making is not based on individual advantage, but on the teams’ long-/mid-term outcomes.

Kadri PirnDynamic Structure Enthusiast

Kadri Pirn is a strong believer in role based leadership and dynamical structures. With a heavy background in mobile telecom billing systems and project management, she has been implementing dynamical structures and role based leadership at Pipedrive and Demodesk. She believes that if people in the company can experience different roles in the company, then individual growth and happiness will thrive. She is passionate about promoting a team-first attitude in which decision-making is not based on individual advantage, but on the teams’ long-/mid-term outcomes.

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Jochen Swoboda
Jochen SwobodaSEMINARIS

Jochen's heart beats for a modern corporate culture, especially as a professional hotelier in an industry that is still quite traditional: In the eight Seminaris Hotels throughout Germany, he initiated and implemented a transformation toward a new world of work and developed and implemented a unique New Work concept. The topics of change, transformation and agile leadership are his key area of expertise: He is fascinated by the question of how to support people in finding their own happiness. And how they can get the best out of themselves in the process - and precisely because of it. At Seminaris, he finds answers to these questions every day - and looks for more...

Jochen Swoboda
Jochen SwobodaSEMINARIS

Jochen's heart beats for a modern corporate culture, especially as a professional hotelier in an industry that is still quite traditional: In the eight Seminaris Hotels throughout Germany, he initiated and implemented a transformation toward a new world of work and developed and implemented a unique New Work concept. The topics of change, transformation and agile leadership are his key area of expertise: He is fascinated by the question of how to support people in finding their own happiness. And how they can get the best out of themselves in the process - and precisely because of it. At Seminaris, he finds answers to these questions every day - and looks for more...

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Ute Braun
Ute BraunDeutsche Welle

Ute Braun is an experienced Organization development expert with a strong HR background and a passionate team coach. She is fascinated by the questions of how organizations can structure themselves successfully, how we want to work together in the future, and how we can shape this change together.

Ute Braun
Ute BraunDeutsche Welle

Ute Braun is an experienced Organization development expert with a strong HR background and a passionate team coach. She is fascinated by the questions of how organizations can structure themselves successfully, how we want to work together in the future, and how we can shape this change together.

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Max Muth
Max MuthDemodesk

Max Muth is a software engineer at heart, but to the same degree, he enjoys the challenge of enabling engineering teams to succeed. He believes that a great engineering culture is the key to allowing the teams to thrive. At Demodesk, he tries to live by this statement to enable the startup to grow.

Max Muth
Max MuthDemodesk

Max Muth is a software engineer at heart, but to the same degree, he enjoys the challenge of enabling engineering teams to succeed. He believes that a great engineering culture is the key to allowing the teams to thrive. At Demodesk, he tries to live by this statement to enable the startup to grow.

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Juan Gutiérrez Plaza
Juan Gutiérrez PlazaScoro

Juan Gutiérrez Plaza joined Scoro in 2021 as VP of Engineering where he is growing the Engineering Team and unfixing ortodox set-ups by uncovering more dynamic and efficient approaches to software development teams and frameworks. Before Scoro, Juan worked in companies like Pipedrive, Nokia and F-Secure, taking different roles, such as engineering manager, agile coach or software engineer.

Juan Gutiérrez Plaza
Juan Gutiérrez PlazaScoro

Juan Gutiérrez Plaza joined Scoro in 2021 as VP of Engineering where he is growing the Engineering Team and unfixing ortodox set-ups by uncovering more dynamic and efficient approaches to software development teams and frameworks. Before Scoro, Juan worked in companies like Pipedrive, Nokia and F-Secure, taking different roles, such as engineering manager, agile coach or software engineer.

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Valentin Nowotny
Valentin NowotnyNowConcept®

Valentin is an agile coach, leadership trainer, negotiation expert, psychologist, and the author of more than 15 management books. He holds an MBA and certifications as a coach, trainer, and scrum master. He has worked internationally as a trainer for agility, leadership, and negotiations for DAX 30 companies, hidden champions, and global players.

Valentin Nowotny
Valentin NowotnyNowConcept®

Valentin is an agile coach, leadership trainer, negotiation expert, psychologist, and the author of more than 15 management books. He holds an MBA and certifications as a coach, trainer, and scrum master. He has worked internationally as a trainer for agility, leadership, and negotiations for DAX 30 companies, hidden champions, and global players.

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Pino Decandia
Pino DecandiaAgile Reloaded

As an agile coach and a partner at Agile Reloaded, Pino works on organization design and agile transformations as an experienced and practical professional. He thinks ideological battles are meaningless and believes in meeting people where they are. Pino favors incremental change over big, up-front, organizational change. Valuing community work and being a constant presence at meetups and conferences, he is also a co-founder of the Scrum Breakfast Club in Milan.

Pino Decandia
Pino DecandiaAgile Reloaded

As an agile coach and a partner at Agile Reloaded, Pino works on organization design and agile transformations as an experienced and practical professional. He thinks ideological battles are meaningless and believes in meeting people where they are. Pino favors incremental change over big, up-front, organizational change. Valuing community work and being a constant presence at meetups and conferences, he is also a co-founder of the Scrum Breakfast Club in Milan.

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Our Team

On the stage and behind the scenes – making the unFIXcon a great event!

Henriette Wienges
Henriette WiengesThe Elephant in the Room

Henriette loves system thinking and a structure-oriented approach towards organizations. Ever and ever again she is amazed, how structures define a great part of the “what”, the “how” and sometimes even the “if” of our work, while helping us to understand our environment, make it strategically manageable and efficient. And yes – of course she is working agile and human centered. Henriette is an experienced systemic Agile and Flight Level Coach. She is founder of The Elephant in the Room.

Henriette Wienges
Henriette WiengesThe Elephant in the Room

Henriette loves system thinking and a structure-oriented approach towards organizations. Ever and ever again she is amazed, how structures define a great part of the “what”, the “how” and sometimes even the “if” of our work, while helping us to understand our environment, make it strategically manageable and efficient. And yes – of course she is working agile and human centered. Henriette is an experienced systemic Agile and Flight Level Coach. She is founder of The Elephant in the Room.

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Andreas Ollmann
Andreas OllmannMinistry Group

Andreas is a transformation evangelist with 20 years of experience as an entrepreneur. He inspires and accompanies organizations on their journey to flourish in an increasingly agile environment.

Andreas Ollmann
Andreas OllmannMinistry Group

Andreas is a transformation evangelist with 20 years of experience as an entrepreneur. He inspires and accompanies organizations on their journey to flourish in an increasingly agile environment.

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Meikel QuindelMinistry Group

Meikel is a pioneer and impulse giver for the new digital way of thinking. He promotes consequent rethinking
in organizations. He introduced agile principles in his own organizations more than 6 years ago and since then, he has been advising his clients in their transformation phase with a tangible passion for the topic. He is an experienced sparring partner for other entrepreneurs, helping them with their focus in complex digitalization projects.

Meikel QuindelMinistry Group

Meikel is a pioneer and impulse giver for the new digital way of thinking. He promotes consequent rethinking
in organizations. He introduced agile principles in his own organizations more than 6 years ago and since then, he has been advising his clients in their transformation phase with a tangible passion for the topic. He is an experienced sparring partner for other entrepreneurs, helping them with their focus in complex digitalization projects.

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David CumminsMinistry Group

David is an experienced entrepreneur and transformation facilitator. He writes and talks about leadership and organizational topics to foster clarity and meaningfulness in a changing, complex world.

David CumminsMinistry Group

David is an experienced entrepreneur and transformation facilitator. He writes and talks about leadership and organizational topics to foster clarity and meaningfulness in a changing, complex world.

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Marco Luschnat
Marco LuschnatMinistry Group

Marco is a passionate entrepreneur, motivator, around-the-corner thinker, different-maker, and forward-mover and an entertaining speaker on New Work, digitalization, leadership, organizational development, communication, media, and brands.
He founded the Ministry Of Media Mediaproductions & Consulting GmbH in 1999 - the basis for what is now the Ministry Group.

Marco Luschnat
Marco LuschnatMinistry Group

Marco is a passionate entrepreneur, motivator, around-the-corner thinker, different-maker, and forward-mover and an entertaining speaker on New Work, digitalization, leadership, organizational development, communication, media, and brands.
He founded the Ministry Of Media Mediaproductions & Consulting GmbH in 1999 - the basis for what is now the Ministry Group.

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Our Partners

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