Agile Games Conference

Agile Coach

Currently bringing agile beyond engineering at Vistaprint, David Grabel is a passionate enterprise agile coach. He has introduced Scrum, Kanban, XP, and SAFe to organizations of sizes varying from single team startups to large organizations with over 500 teams. Previous clients include PayPal, Bose, and Trizetto. He helped develop a process for integrating Lean UX design with Scrum delivery teams that was rolled out to 15 Lean UX teams supporting over 100 delivery teams around the world. He is certified as CSM, CSP & SPC and is studying at the Greenleaf Center for Servant Leadership.

Associate Creative Director, Vistaprint

Shawn Peters is a career creative who has written for television, magazines, newspapers and the web, as well as creating marketing and advertising concepts for networks and brands like HBO, Staples, ESPN and Bud Light. He is currently an associate creative director at Vistaprint, working with the marketing team to blend Agile principals and improvisational techniques into the brainstorming and creative processes.

Agile Creative Leader

After more than 20 years in Marketing and Creative, Adam Charlton leads global design teams at Vistaprint, and contributes to the enterprise agile transformation as an Agile Champion.

With a strong focus on building relationships and optimising feedback loops, Adam experiments and innovates in cross-functional ideation and design. Inspired by Woody Zuill’s “Mob Programming” at Agile Games 2016, Adam pioneered “Mob Design”, (presented at Agile 2016 Atlanta by David Grabel). 

Executive Coach

Jody’s executive coaching, organization development, and leadership expertise equips leaders and teams to build people, partnerships, and performance in every interaction every day.  Jody has a Master’s of Science in Organization Development from Pepperdine University, majored in East Asian Studies at Yale, and is a project management professional (PMP).  As a technologist, Jody worked with agile teams to design and deliver a platform that lets healthcare professionals address the social determinants of health as a standard part of clinical care.  Jody has facilitated leadership development with executives and teams in tech companies large and small, fortune 500 companies, and nonprofits, in the United States and China. Jody is a great skier and expects to be an even better dad.

Co-founder of Matrix Leadership

Amina co-founded Matrix Leadership in 1990 and is currently the Director and a Lead Trainer, Facilitator, Consultant and Coach. She has been facilitating groups and trainings in cities throughout the U.S. and Europe for 30 years. Her formal background includes training from the National Training Laboratories for the Behavioral Sciences, as well as an M.S. in counseling and teaching psychology at the University of Missouri. For four years she was the director of the Groups and Outreach Programs in Interpersonal and Group Communication at the University of Missouri Counseling Center. She was a trainer for the Hakomi Institute for Body-Centered Psychotherapy for 12 years. She was also a co-owner and practitioner at Wellspring, Partners in Health (a holistic community medical clinic) for 15 years.