OSA-CERTIFIED TRAINER: Mark Sheffield
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Mark Sheffield is an Agile coach, IT consultant, and Open Space Technology facilitator. Mark increases engagement in agile adoptions by focusing on creating environments with clear goals, clear rules, visible feedback, and opt-in participation. Instead of concentrating on a particular framework, he invites Teams to experiment with Agile practices while abiding by the values and principles of the Agile Manifesto.
Mark’s Agile journey began in 2010. He holds ScrumMaster and Product Owner certifications from Scrum Alliance, Inc and SAFe Programming Consultant (SPC4) from Scaled Agile, Inc. He has over 20 years of IT experience including solution development, firewall management, and Electronic Data Interchange.
Mark is based in High Point, North Carolina.
- email: Mark@MarkSheffield.com
- LinkedIn: www.LinkedIn.com/in/MarkBSheffield
- Twitter: @MarkBSheffield
Recent Courses Completed:
- 4/2016: Implementing SAFe 4.0 with SAFe Program Consultant (SPC4) Certification
- 12/2015: Open Space Learning Workshop
- 11/2015: The Power of Pre-Work
- 5/2015: OpenSpace Agility: Train the Trainer
Recent Conferences Attended:
- 1/2017: Opening Space for Peace and High Performance 2017, NYC
- 10/2016: Southern Fried Agile 2016, Charlotte
- 9/2016: Lean Agile Open Charlotte
- 7/2016: Agile 2016, Atlanta
- 4/2016: Agile Games 2016, Cambridge MA
- 4/2016: Lean Agile Open Charlotte
- 11/2015: Give Thanks for Scrum, Cambridge MA
- 10/2015: Southern Fried Agile 2015, Charlotte
- 7/2015: Agile Coach Camp US DC
- 1/2017: Agile Triad – “Invitation-Based Change”
- 9/2015: Agile Carolinas – “Invitation, Agility, and Open Space”
- The OpenSpace Agility Handbook (co-authored with Daniel Mezick, Deborah Pontes, Harold Shinsato, and Louise Kold-Taylor)