Our Team

Angel Diaz-Maroto

Angel is an energetic and forward-thinking Agile coach specializing in leadership development and organizational agility. His pragmatism and experience in organizational coaching and Business Agility are the driving forces behind his methods. Throughout his 15+ years of hands-on experience as a coach, trainer, and mentor, Angel has provided expert guidance to organizations and Agile leaders in North America, South America, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, the Middle East, and Asia.
 
Angel’s leadership has been particularly notorious at the ING Group, where he has performed as the first Agile Champion at ING Spain and chairman of the first Global ING Agile Experts Group since 2010. He has also supported companies from more than 40 countries, contributing to the Agile journeys of King, Toyota, Falabella, Banco de Chile, Roche, BBVA, Sunhotels, DEWA, FAB, PZU Group and the Catalan Institute of Oncology.
 
Angel holds the Scrum Alliance’s highest-level certifications in the field. Being the first Spanish CST (Certified Scrum Trainer), the first Spanish CEC (Certified Enterprise Coach), and the first European CALE (Certified Agile Leadership Educator).
 
Angel is also a PCC (Certified Professional Coach) by the International Coach Federation, a Certified Professional Co-Active Coach (CPCC), Certified specialist in team coaching and systemic leadership, Management 3.0 facilitator, Certified Kanban Management Professional (KMP), Certified LargeScaleScrum Practitioner (CLP), Certified SAFe® Program Consultant (SPC),  Licensed NLP Practitioner and TTI-certified Behaviour and Motivation Analyst.
 
In addition, Angel has participated as a speaker and keynote at more than 60 international conferences and Agile events worldwide and has been a significant contributor to the international Agile community since 2009.

Alina Peshti

MBA by ICADE Business School & an expert in human talent, purchasing, and retail management

Alina Peshti is passionate about human development, interpersonal relationships, Lean Management, and leadership development in organizations.

After completing her master’s degree in HR management, Alina spent more than seven years leading category management teams at Metro AG, one of the world’s biggest retailers. During this period, she led the planning, definition, purchasing, merchandising, launch, and inventory management of products into the retail environment.

Her leadership capabilities, Lean Management expertise, and interpersonal skills, plus the ability to work effectively in a fast-paced and demanding environment, are proven by quantitative and qualitative results.

At Metro Ukraine, she led the implementation and externalization of the “clothes shop in shop concept,” achieving a +30% sales growth and remarkable savings. Furthermore, among other achievements, her performance led to a sales growth of 11% to 17% in the non-food department.

Alina has also been trained in Business Agility, Scrum, and Agile leadership since 2017.

Adrián Perreau de Pinninck

Certified Scrum Trainer (CST) by the Scrum Alliance — Doctor in Artificial Intelligence by the CSIC — PDD by IESE

For close to 20 years, Adrián has pursued modern approaches to management. He has worked as an organizational consultant since 2012 and has coached and trained start-ups and Fortune 500 companies in sectors as diverse as telecommunications, advertising, automotive, travel, aerospace, utilities, pharmaceutical, IT, and banking.

Adrián’s mission is to unleash people’s creative potential. His interests include using Agile, Sociocracy, and ORSC to improve team performance; developing high-tech products; and helping companies stay innovative as they grow.

A regular speaker at conferences, Adrián has given talks at the last five national Agile conferences (CAS) in Spain and presented three times at the Scrum Gathering, once in Agile Lean Europe and once at Agiles (Latam Agile Conference).

He has been the Open Space facilitator for the Spanish edition of the SoCraTes conference since the first edition. Adrián is also a lecturer for master’s degrees at the Ramon Llull University and Istituto Europeo di Design. He has trained more than 800 people in Agile and Scrum.

Adrián holds a PhD in artificial intelligence and has been certified as a Scrum Trainer by the Scrum Alliance. He has undergone a program on management development at IESE and has managed projects ranging from applied research to change management in large companies, with an emphasis on quality and innovation.

Adrián managed the team in charge of installing continuous delivery in the fastest-growing IT company in Europe while it was going public. The project lasted over a year with a team of 10 dedicated engineers. Under Adrián’s management, the cycle times for delivering new functionality in production went from 60 days to 15, and merge times went from 20 days to less than a day.

Natalia Córdova Rubio

Ontological coach certified in somatic coaching, team coaching, and generative leadership

Ontological coach with a somatics specialization at the Newfield Network and Teams certification by the European Coaching School; certified in Leadership by the Institute for Generative Leadership; specialization in Conscious Business Coaching, Politics and Power, and equine-assisted facilitation. Psychologist with a master’s from the University of Chile in Santiago, Chile.

With 13 years of experience as a facilitator of individual and collective learning processes, Natalia was part of the Newfield Network. She served as staff in the coaching certification program and then as content and method chief in the area of organizational consulting. She was responsible for the formation and training of senior coaches and for leading the content design and interventions implementation for organizational development in the public and private sectors and in the financial, mining, productive, educational, energy, retail, telecommunications, and services sectors.

As a consultant and coach, Natalia helps executives, leaders, and teams to enhance their management skills and expand understanding of their “ways of being and doing” (in other words, how they coexist and organize themselves). She helps them realize what they are capable of and shows them how to achieve more relevant results for themselves and for their organizations. Emphasizing personal and professional well-being, she enables clients to integrate personal development with a more human understanding of organizational efficiency.

Natalia has worked as a psychotherapist and pre- and post-graduate teacher. She has conducted research in the development of psychometric instruments and experimental methodology, and Natalia has published scientific articles while cultivating her academic rigor. Her passion for the generation and transfer of knowledge has become widely recognized as her professional brand.

Maria Antonia Velasco

ICF-certified coach with 15+ years of experience on executive boards in big corporations and HR director

For the past 15 years. Maria Antonia has been an HR director and executive committee member of major companies in the service sector. She has also carried out projects as an HR consultant in Spain and Brazil, and she is a sought-after trainer of leadership and communications skills.

Starting in 2017, Maria Antonia has offered her services as an executive coach. She is internationally certified as a Certified Professional Co-Active Coach by CTI (Coaching Training Institute) and is accredited as an Associated Certified Coach (ACC) by ICF (International Coach Federation). She is trained in Organization and Relationship Systems Coaching (ORSC) by CRR Global.
Maria Antonia is also certified in Agile Leadership by the Scrum Alliance and as a DISC Behavior, Leadership, and Motivation Analyst.

“After years of using coaching techniques as a tool for speeding the development of professionals in the companies I was managing,” said Maria Antonia, “I can now perform my role as a coach directly, helping individuals accomplish their objectives in both their private and professional lives.”

Maria Antonia coaches in Spanish, Catalan, and Portuguese, after spending years in San Paulo (Brazil).

In Spain, Maria Antonia has received training in Business Schools (IESE, EAE) related to the management of Business Change, the Strategic People Management of Organizations, Conflict Management and Resolution, and Negotiations Techniques by CMI (Harvard), and in Agile Leadership by the Scrum Alliance.

Javier Perez Fernandez

Javier is an organisational change agent specialized in agile transformation, coaching and trainer.

He has reached worldwide recognized accreditations and certifications in the fields of Agility and professional coaching including Certified Team Coach (CTC) by the Scrum Alliance. He is also trained as Organization and Relationship Systems Coach (ORSC) by CRR Global and as an ORGANIC agility professional.

He has achieved remarkable results by coaching teams and individuals working in an agile environment improving the ways they are working towards reaching their full potential. He has a proven track record helping diverse organisations adopt Agile Values and Principles. Within the last 10 years he coached and supported more than 100 agile teams within numerous industries, StartUps, mid-sized companies & fortune 500 corporations in Germany, France, United Kingdom, Spain, Bulgaria, Cyprus, India and Brazil. Javier’s strategic thinking and adaptive coaching style based on the group context in complex environments enable the organisations to significantly improve their learning speed, influence cultural change and positive transformation.

He is especially passionate and committed to encouraging the professional development of other agile coaches, from their very early stage until they possess solid agile coaching competencies that allow them to get international accredited certifications. His approach for developing coaches consists of a combination of coaching and mentoring, customised for each individual, taking the most of the coaches to develop their potential.

Javier is also a Certified Agile Leader (CAL) working closely with management and leadership teams to support them on building and acquiring the required abilities to nurture Agile organizations.

Javier is a well known contributor to the agile community, specially in Germany. He worked and collaborated with Geoff Watts and translated into Spanish his book Scrum Mastery

Ivo Peksens

Ivo is a passionate Agile Coach who calls himself a wholehearted Agile Coach. His approach is bringing his full self to any engagement. Ivo believes that true human connection is the necessary success factor in any kind of relationship. This is supported by Ivo’s values like trust, curiosity and respect.

Ivo has 20+ IT industry experience starting from basic technical work and being a Scrum Master and Agile Coach for the last 9 years in different international companies.
 
His initial education is computer hardware & networking. He still feels very easy to dive into hardware discussions and the IoT field seems familiar from integrator & implementer perspective.
 
Prior to becoming a Scrum Master / Agile Coach he has been working in industries like power network control system implementation (worked closely with GE company). Then, he joined a Silicon Valley based network security solutions company, namely BlueCoat Systems (acquired by Symantec). Here he worked closely with major antivirus product companies like Kaspersky, Panda and others. Later he switched over to financial services company OpusCapita (B2B invoice processing from P2P to O2C) where I started Scrum. After that he joined the online gaming industry, where I spent 1 year. After that he joined the financial industry (fast loans) where he transitioned to Agile Coaching. After this, he has been on my own in small engagements (ERP systems mainly, trainer in several training/educating orgs), as well as in two consulting organizations like Emergn & current Cognizant.
 
Ivo’s specialization and passion is transformations in thinking towards higher inclusion & engagement and use of collective intelligence in ideating and problem solving.
 
He has proudly become the 1st Certified Team Coach (CTC) from Scrum Alliance in the Baltics.

Maria Becerro

An ICF-certified and ORSC-certified professional coach and certified “Leadership Circle” facilitator with more than 17 years of professional experience, Maria Becerro began her career in India in the cooperation and development sector in different countries (Educator, Peru, Brazil, Bolivia, Morocco) in addition to organizations in the third sector (Save the Children, Ipade, and AECID).

Maria specialized in the evaluation of programs and public policy, dedicating herself to consulting. She worked 11 years as an expert in university quality at the National Agency for the Evaluation of Quality and Accreditation (ANECA), filling leadership and management roles in international departments and those dedicated to the evaluation of university degrees.

She has worked with teams for seven years, and she possesses broad experience in training and the provision of information.

Maria now focuses on developing the leadership competencies of educational directors (especially at the university level), working with professors and students to promote effective leadership in the programs of study in educational programs.

Maria is enthusiastic and committed to encouraging the personal and professional development of both individuals and teams. Dynamic, happy, and vital, Maria possesses solid leadership competencies. With her knowledge of leadership, growth, and development, she is passionate about creativity and enthusiastic about motivating the educational community (directors, professors, and students).

Maria designs and teaches courses on the development of leadership in different organizations, and she speaks about personal development and leadership at conferences and universities.
Maria possesses international certifications in coaching (Coach Co-Activo; ORSC Practitioner; Teams and Relation Coach) and assists with the 360-degree diagnostics tools (“Leadership Circle”). She is also certified as an Agile Leader by the Scrum Alliance, in addition to being an expert in coaching and leadership in education.

David Caicedo Castro

Agile Coach with more than 15 years of international experience in the field. 

David Caicedo started his agile journey back in 2011 and since then he has been working in different agile transformation processes in several industries such as telecom, banking, finance and insurance among others.

His approach as a professional Agile Coach is focused on supporting teams and leaders taking the most of themselves to maxime their results.
 
He is a Systems Engineer specialized in software architecture and product development with deep expertise in Agile. David was able to understand the importance and benefits of integrating professional coaching in his practice. As a professional Agile coach he mentors and guides teams, executives and organizations to set ambitious goals and activate strategies to achieve them. He is a seasoned Agile profesional capable to find the right balance between coaching and consulting to take his customers to the next level.

David is the founder of Scrum Ecuador and chair of the Regional Scrum Gathering 2015 and 2019 in this country. He participated as speaker in several international conferences such as Scrum Day Peru, Agiles Latinoamerica, and Scrum Day Ecuador. 
David is a Certified Team Coach (CTC) by the Scrum Alliance and a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) by the ICF (International Coach Federation).
 

Bibiana Lorente

Executive coach and consultant. For more than fifteen years, she has been working with teams and companies to support them in the development and management of their innovation projects. Three years ago, she became an Expert for SME and INEA at the European Commission.

Her experience also includes more than ten years as an associate teacher in Engineering degrees at the Autonomous University of Barcelona and five years at the design department at Sony Corporation.

She holds several international coaching certifications including: (ACC) Associate Certified Coach by the International Coaching Federation, Certified Professional Co-Active Coach (CPCC ™) by CTI, (CAL I) Certified Agile Leadership and (CSM) Certified Scrum Master by the Scrum Alliance.

Bibiana coaches in Spanish, Catalan and English. She is energetic, passionate and vital. She is committed to personal growth, she helps and goes along with each individual in their transformational journey. As a consultant and coach, her purpose is to release the essence in each one who works with her, helping leaders and executives to unleash the potential within them.

Milos Zekovic

Certified Team Coach (CTC) by Scrum Alliance, Path to CSP Educator by the Scrum Alliance.

Milos is passionate about helping people develop, overcoming communication barriers and building better work environments. There is no bigger satisfaction for him than to see people succeed and become better at what they do or who they are. He combines cognitive-behavioral coaching, agility, system thinking and mindfulness to support individuals, teams and organizations.
He is governed by values of freedom, holistic acceptance and exploration. His style is interactive, curious and playful with lots of examples from everyday life and his own experience. When faced with a challenge, he demonstrates calmness, system thinking and sharp analysis in order to inspire a path of growth and human empowerment.
His experience shows great versatility and diversity. Milos worked in multicultural environments (Namibian, US, Swiss, Irish, Serbian), different industries and organizational types (Silicon Valley insuranceTech startup, multinational banks, global and local humanitarian organizations, ICT, technology entrepreneurship hubs) and variety of teams (cross-functional, software development, HR, product and design, leadership, sales and support).
His ability to understand, collaborate and build connections stems from hand-on experience in many roles as a team member. He was a software engineer, UX expert, QA, pre-sales engineer until he became a scrum master and coach.

Milos specializes in agile transformations, leadership team coaching and developing communities of practice. He has a keen interest in organizations preparing to grow, experiencing growth pains or challenges in integrating different cultures.

Milos is the first Certified Team Coach in the Balkan region. He is an active contributor to both the local and global agile community. He spoke at numerous events, wrote articles for Scrum Alliance, co-trained with global experts, helped in translation of books about agility, created and empowered local communities of practice.

Organization

Looking for a professional Agile transformation coach? We’re here for you. We have a team of energetic, innovative and proactive coaches with decades of experience in specialized fields. 

Our forward-thinking coaches have certifications as Scrum Trainers and Agile leaders from the Scrum Alliance and are internationally recognized by other experts in the field. 

With their bona-fide leadership capabilities as well as interpersonal skills, these coaches are fully dedicated and committed to coaching Agile teams and driving both quantitative and qualitative results. 

In addition to their numerous international certifications and training, our team of coaches are equally committed to personal and professional growth. As such, they focus on helping clients through each stage of the transformational journey to ensure that they reach their goals and achieve visible results in record time.