Agile Expert Bloggers

Hansoft Coaches are talking to leading developers around the world on a daily basis, helping them improve their agile processes and leverage their Hansoft usage. They are often invited to speak at development conferences and other events and meetings. The Coaches are also sharing their thoughts and experiences in our Agile Expert blog. Do you want to get in touch? You can reach them on firstname.lastname@hansoft.com.

Roland Bäcklin

Roland BacklinRoland has extensive experience in running and managing successful teams and projects. The experience has he gained in roles such as project manager, coach / mentor, IT director and CEO. Roland’s expert area is to bring together business needs with IT capabilities and thereby streamline the processes. In recent years, his skills have primarily been utilized by large players in banking & finance and telecom, where he has been working with agile development projects in large set-ups.

Roland currently works as a Senior Coach at Hansoft with the primary role to help and advice software development organizations around the world on implementing agile methods to improve their processes and efficiency.

 

Ebba Kraemer

Ebba_Kraemer_Hansoft, webEbba Kraemer has several years of experience from advising management and driving change initiatives in development organizations as a former consultant at the tier one management consulting company the Boston Consulting Group.

Ebba currently works as a Senior Coach at Hansoft where she daily advises software development organizations around the world on implementing agile methods to improve their processes and efficiency.

The combined experiences from having worked with upper management on top level strategizing, and line organizations in companies of different sizes, locations, industries and levels of agile maturity, has given Ebba a quite unique overview and insight of what really is needed to make an agile implementation work to maximize productivity while keeping the quality top level.

 

Jon Leslie

Jon Leslie

Jon is a Senior Coach at Hansoft with the primary role of helping game studios and software development companies around the world leverage their Hansoft usage, taking their productivity to new levels. Jon uniquely combines his past 8 years of game production experience with over 11 years of enterprise software project management. He has held production roles at EA, Microsoft Game Studios, Take-Two Interactive and Harmonix, developing titles such as Amped, Rock Band and Tiger Woods PGA Tour titles on various platforms. Most recently, Jon worked at EA as Producer for The Sims 3 franchise.

Jon’s main focus is on improving not only process effectiveness and product quality, but also individual development team member quality of life.

 

Samuel Rantaeskola

Samuel webSamuel is a Senior Coach at Hansoft with the primary role of helping game developers around the world leverage their Hansoft usage, taking their productivity to new levels.

Samuel has been working with large scale game and software development and project management for 8+ years in various roles within engineering and production.

Most recently he worked as a Senior Producer at Starbreeze, where he was leading large productions in association with EA. Samuel holds an M.Sc. in Computer Science.