Ralph is an independent Agile Coach at Agile Strides. He is an active member of the Agile community and shares his insights and knowledge by speaking at conferences and writing blog posts. Since 1997 he fulfilled several roles within the ICT, mainly at ISV's, these vary from Developer, Test Manager, Scrum Master, Development Manager and VP Research and Development. Since 2004 he is already involved in Agile projects.
Helping people and therefore organizations, to get them moving to create a better work environment, a work environment that people love and inspire them to do great things is his passion.
He has extensive experience in setting up distributed teams in countries like Romania, US, and India. From selecting the location till recruiting and building the team and in the end transferring to a local country manager. He has hands-on experience working with and in distributed teams.
Ralph is furthermore Management 3.0 and Lean Change Management Facilitator. He is the first person who wrote a book about Management 3.0 besides Jurgen Appelo. The book is called "Doing It - Management 3.0 Experiences" where Ralph shares his many experiences with Management 3.0 practices.