Richard Kasperowski is an author, teacher, speaker, and coach focused on team building and high-performance teams. Richard is the author of two books: High-Performance Teams: The Foundations and The Core Protocols: A Guide to Greatness, as well as the forthcoming book High-Performance Teams: Core Protocols for Psychological Safety and Emotional Intelligence. He leads clients in building and maintaining high-performance teams that get great results using the Core Protocols, Agile, and Open Space Technology. Richard created and teaches the course Agile Software Development at Harvard University, and he co-teaches the Spark! fellowship at Boston University. Learn more at www.kasperowski.com.
Anu is an engineer turned full time Agile Specialist who loves seeing more and more teams adopting and reaping the benefits of agile methodologies and is always eager to lend them a helping hand!
She has worked at companies of varying magnitudes and with teams of different sizes and compositions over the course of her career spanning nearly 12 years across multiple geographies. She has had the unique opportunity of seeing teams and entire companies transforming the way they perform and deliver using agile - at varying scales. All this has reinforced her belief in the doctrine of Agile and she has subsequently dedicated herself to being a full time Agile professional. In various capacities as Scrum Master and Agile Coach, she enables professionals to adopting the Agile philosophy and guides them into being a more cohesive and efficient team—one sprint at a time.
Outside of her professional engagement, she loves spending time with animals, hitting the trails to be closer with nature and has recently discovered sketching patterns and the joys it brings her.