National Service Owner of Agile at Assurity Consulting
Jacob is the CEO and co-founder of Boost Agile in Shanghai – helping businesses and teams introduce, improve and transform to Agile, and apply the ideas behind Lean Startup to achieve great results. He helps businesses from individuals to 1000’s or more to deliver high value, high quality work in less time, and to continue doing so in a sustainable fashion. He has consulted with a wide range of multinationals on these practices to ensure they can develop high quality work that scales.
He is very passionate about Agile and Lean Startup, and helping both businesses and teams get the most out of these processes. He especially enjoys making happier teams, happier workplaces, and more productive environments, and helping teams and individuals reach their potential.
Jacob is passionate about communities and is active in both New Zealand and China. He is to the founder of the Shanghai Agile/Lean Startup User Group which helps all members of the local Agile/Lean Startup community to increase their skills and develop their networks. He also runs the Shanghai Photography Meetup group.
Jacob is a Scaled Agile Framework Program Consultant (SPC), Certified Scrum Professional (CSP) + CSM and CSPO, and a Professional Scrum Master (PSM) with a passion for helping projects succeed and delivering higher quality software sooner.
If you’d like to know more about Jacob, or you’d like to learn more about Agile, feel free to get in touch – he is always happy to share and learn.