Upcoming Speaking Engagements


DevOps Days SLC, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
May 15-16, 2018
The lagom paradox: sometimes less can be more (Keynote Presentation)
How could it go to heck in a hand basket? Exploring the unhappy path. (Workshop)

DevOpsCon Berlin, Berlin, Germany
May 28-31, 2018
Finding Metrics That Matter and Using Them Safely (Presentation)
Winning at DevOps with Kanban (Workshop)

Agile 2018, San Diego, CA, USA
August 6-10, 2018
Development and Test Metrics 101 (Presentation)
Data Driven Coaching (Presentation)

Additional engagements to be announced as they are confirmed. If you are interested in having me speak at your event, please contact me.

Previous Speaking Engagements


LeanAgile US, Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA
February 26-27, 2018
Boosting agility by scaling your decision-making (Presentation)

Seattle Eastside Software Process Improvement Network (SEASPIN), Bellevue, WA, USA
February 6, 2017
Featureban (Workshop)


DevOps Enterprise Summit, San Francisco, CA, US
November 13-15, 2017
Taming the Chaos: Beyond the Quick Wins (Presentation)

LeanAgile Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
October 4-6, 2017
Taming the chaos: Beyond the Quick Wins (Presentation)

Agile Cambridge, Cambridge, England, UK
September 27-29, 2017
Going beyond the quick wins by unleashing flow (Workshop)

LeanKit Live Webinar Series, Online
June 28, 2017
Predictability: No Magic Required (Webinar)

Seattle Software Process Improvement Network (SEASPIN), Seattle, WA, USA
June 6, 2017
The past, present, and future of management (Workshop)

DevOps Days Seattle, Seattle, WA, USA
April 26-27, 2017
Taming the chaos: after the quick wins (Presentation)

LeanAgile US, Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA
February 27-28, 2017
Let’s (not) get rid of managers! (Presentation)


DevOps Enterprise Summit 2016, San Francisco, CA, USA
November 7-9, 2016
Predictability: No Magic Required (Presentation)

Pacific NW Software Quality Conference, Portland, OR, USA
October 17-19, 2016
How to Avoid Running with Sharp Metrics (Presentation)

Lean Agile Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
October 5-7, 2016
Let’s (not) get rid of managers! (Presentation)

Music City Agile, Nashville, TN, USA
August 17, 2016
Let’s (not) get rid of all the managers (Presentation)

DevOps Days Portland 2016, Portland, OR, USA
August 9-10, 2016
Defending Against CDD: Chaos-Driven Delivery (Presentation)

Agile 2016, Atlanta, GA, USA
July 24-29, 2016
Jumping off the hamster wheel with Kanban (Presentation)
Technically Speaking with Julia Wester (Podcast)

DevOps Days Salt Lake City 2016, Salt Lake City, UT, USA
June 14-15, 2016
Stop Running with Sharp Metrics (Presentation)

DevOps Days Seattle 2016, Seattle, WA, USA
May 12-13, 2016
Combat Chaos-Driven Delivery by thinking like an OS (Ignite Talk)

LeanKit Live Webinar Series, Online
March 23, 2016
Metric-Driven Coaching (Webinar)

Confoo 2016, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
February 24-26, 2016
Deliver More, Stress Less with Kanban (Presentation)
Let’s (not) get rid of all the managers! (Presentation)


DevOps Enterprise Summit 2015, San Francisco, CA, USA
October 19-21, 2015
Metrics and Coaching (Presentation)

Software Process and Measurement Cast, Online
September 6, 2015
The Role of an Agile Manager (Podcast)


LeanKanban North America 2014, San Francisco, CA, USA
May 5-8, 2014
Visibility is my Superpower (Ignite Talk)