HELLO, my name is Michael Ritchie
- Lives in Hebron, Ky, United States of America
- Speaks English
- Holds events in United States of America
Mike has a passion about how Change Agility impact Organization, Systems and People. Mike also has a passion for help organizations and teams understand where they are "Now", and then working with them to identify their "Next" incremental step on their Agility journey.
Mike relies on his 35+ years of overall experience and 11+ years of real-world Agile experience and ability to use the values and principles of Agile, Scrum and Kanban to facilitate open conversations with individuals, teams and organizations to help them better understand how to use the Agile mindset to foster continuous improvement.
Mike has 6+ years experiencing in using Kanban to help organizations better understand how to visualize and improve their workflow process. He has helped been involved transitioning multiple teams from using Scrum to using Kanban to better understand their flow of work at both the team and organizational level. He also has experience in helping non-development teams in using Kanban to visualize their work and better understand their flow of work.
Mike shares his real-world Agile experiences with others through his presentations at regional conferences in Kentucky, Ohio and Tennessee. Mike regularly conducts team/organizational assessments, team launch workshops and Kanban workshops
Mike has worked in the following industries: pharmacy, retail, car manufacturing, printer R&D, education, insurance, annuity and consulting. His roles have included testing, product delivery, developer, tech lead, team lead, product management, requirements engineer, OEM partner liaison, Scrum Master, Agile Coach, Kanban Coach, Agile practice manager and people manager.