Guido Schoonheim, Xebia
Guido Schoonheim is an Agile fanatic with a specific focus on Scrum, organizational patterns and distributed development. In the past Guido has worked as project manager, architect, agile adoption coach, scrum master, product owner and of course as JEE developer.
As CTO of Xebia he is responsible for the technical excellence and the local and international positioning of the company. For this he focuses on the companies JEE expertise using Agile methods and Offshoring. He developed the Xebia model for Fully Distributed Scrum model that is part of this talk.
Fascinated by India with her strong contrasts and infinite possibilities he believes very strongly in the combination of Agile and Offshoring to get the best of both without compromising on either. With focus on people and their interactions using strong guiding principles the cultural difference, timezones and distance are no issue at all.