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With Agile Meridian
Meet our coaches
Between us, we have over 100 years of experience, as Change Agents and Leaders.
With 20+ years in the Information Technology sector and a decade of running restaurants prior to that, Kumar possesses a unique skillset and approach to transformational coaching that’s always evolving. He strongly believes that guiding leaders on a path to a coaching mindset is key to unlocking the potential of the individual, the team, and ultimately the organization.
Most recently, Kumar has been working to blend a professional coaching approach from the International Coaching Federation (ICF PCC) with an agile approach to outcomes and execution.
Having spent over half his career in product teams delivering mission-critical solutions, Jolly is passionate about helping organizations achieve the business agility that will help them compete in the global marketplace. He leverages his deep understanding of organizational behavior and knowledge of the technology landscape to bring impactful transformation of the organizational mindset and grow high-performing teams that can sustain the change over a long period of time.
The Person: Mike’s passion for his work originates from his desire to improve others’ lives by improving their work environments and performance. Mike is very much a collaborator at heart and easy to talk to. He approaches life situationally with context and empathy for the current state and the past. He respects others' knowledge and works to incorporate what he learns from others into his own life. He also enjoys passing on what he has learned, speaking transparently about his own experiences.
The Professional: Over 25 years of experience in the trenches and senior management in organizations ranging from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies. Mike has worked with companies to improve product development, executive training, strategic planning, software development, project management, sales, HR, governance, and other business areas in highly-regulated and non-regulated industries. More recently, Mike has been working with companies to improve system-wide performance, assist with Lean and Agile organizational adoptions, and provide training and coaching using Agile, Lean, Systems Thinking, Business Agility, User-Centered Design, and Organizational Development techniques and mindsets. Mike has applied these techniques within the insurance, banking, manufacturing, medical, retail, financial services, and education communities in four countries for over 50 companies and over 350 teams.
Over his career, Chris has focused on transforming groups into high-performing teams in a variety of industries. Chris has worked in a variety of roles and organization types from startups to Fortune 500 organizations. Developing high-performing teams, Chris helps businesses and organizations solve problems effectively and efficiently using Agile principles and frameworks.
Chris’s passion is to provide opportunities for others to start their own journey through training and coaching. Incorporating gamification principles in training and workshop sessions, Chris has developed engaging, effective learning opportunities for learners. In his spare time, Chris explores tools and techniques to improve learner retention and engagement. As a moderator of Agile Games Indy, Chris is creating an opportunity for others to explore Gamification.
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