Ian is a consultant, coach, and speaker on all topics related to Lean, Kanban and Agile software development. His 30 years of hands-on experience helps clients transform their organisations using Kanban and other Lean and Agile techniques to lower costs while increasing their ability to respond to changing market demands and outperform competitors. Ian has trained and coached hundreds of software development teams in Agile, Lean, and Kanban techniques, and has broken new ground by scaling Kanban principles to the portfolio level and beyond.
Ian founded Lean Agile Manchester. He is a regular speaker at Agile, Lean and Kanban related conferences including Agile in the Public Sector, Kanban Leadership Retreat, Lean Agile Scotland, Agile Yorkshire, Manchester Barcamp, Lean Kanban France, and Modern Management Methods: Lean Kanban UK.
Ian is an Accredited Kanban Trainer, Accredited Kanban Consultant, Kanban Coaching Professional and Kanban Management Professional.