PROFILE

SUMMARY

Jef Cumps is a very experienced Agile coach and trainer supporting multiple large organisations in their transformation towards Scrum and Agile. He is and has been leading enterprise changes covering all levels (individual, teams, management, organization).

As a trainer, Jef has gained a lot of experience in facilitating courses and workshops on Scrum, Lean and Agile. Next to his knowledge and experience in these area's, his major asset is his coaching attitude getting the most out of people and organizations.

Jef is Certified Scrum Trainer ©, Certified Scrum coach ©, certified personal coach and Certified Kanban Practitioner.

EXPERIENCE

Freelance

2008 September - Present

Personal coach

Belgium , BELGIUM

As a personal coach, I support people in their growth. Through questions, observations and feedback, I help my clients to get in touch with their true feelings, needs and goals. And support them in realizing their true potential.

iLean

2007 October - Present

Agile/Lean coach & trainer

Kontich , BELGIUM

As an Agile & Lean coach and trainer, I have gained a lot of experience while coaching teams and individuals into adopting and further optimizing Scrum, XP and Lean best practices. As the only Dutch speaking Certified Scrum Coach ©, I am supporting organizations in the Benelux with boosting their results and efficiency by adopting Scrum, Agile and Lean. As a Certified Scrum Trainer © I am providing high quality, private and public Certified ScrumMaster and Certified Scrum Product Owner courses.

Cronos

2001 September - 2004 October

Trainer

Kontich , BELGIUM

Working for Cronos I have been Java programmer and functional and technical analyst within different Java and J2EE projects building professional web applications.

Cronos

2001 September - 2004 October

ICT Consultant

Kontich , BELGIUM

Working for Cronos I have been Java programmer and functional and technical analyst within different Java and J2EE projects building professional web applications.

Faros

2004 October - 2007 May

Project Manager and Business Analyst

Gaston Geenslaan 11 B4 Leuven , BELGIUM

As a Project Manager or Business analyst, I supported both internal as external projects for Faros. Missions for external customers include: - Project Manager for De Vlaamse Zorgkas (3 years) - Business Analyst for De Post (1 year)

UVision

2007 May - 2009 December

ICT Management Consultant

Kontich , BELGIUM

Together with my colleagues, I supported and advised IT companies in managing their activities. Our strengths are - Project Management - Change Management - Interim Management - Strategy Go to www.u-vision.be for more information.

Freelance

2007 January - 2009 December

Soft skills trainer

Belgium , BELGIUM

I facilitate trainings and workshops about effectiveness and people skills. Among the subjects I teach are: - memory skills and speed reading - mindmapping - communication - people management (feedback, goals, motivation, conflicts, team dynamics, ...) - leadership - teamwork

Belgian Post Group

2008 January - 2009 April

Agile Coach

Muntcentrum Brussels , BELGIUM

Being an Agile Coach at De Post, my job includes lots of interesting challenges: - coach different teams into adopting Scrum and agile best practices - train and coach Scrum Masters and Product Owners - evangelize Scrum within the company - align management vision, strategy and processes regarding the agile way of working.

Belgian Post Group

2006 April - 2008 January

Project Manager

Muntcentrum Brussels , BELGIUM

As a Project Manager, I facilitated several internal projects for De Post. These were mostly Java 2EE / Oracle projects extending existing or building new internal applications for De Post. My job as a Project Manager included: - facilitating the requirements process - resource planning and management - long term planning (time, budget) - coordination of releases - project follow-up and reporting - coaching team leads and co-workers

PROJECTS

Skills

  • Agile Methodologies
  • Agile Project Management
  • Change Management
  • Coaching
  • Software Development
  • Project Management
  • People Skills
  • Scrum
  • Training

EDUCATION

  • Arcturus and GEA

    2005-2007

    NLP master practitioner, Neuro linguistic programming

  • Lean Kanban UNiversity

    2014-2014

    Certified Kanban Practitioner

  • Scrum Alliance

    2006-2012

    CST, CSC, CSP, CSM, CSPO

  • The Coaching Square

    2008-2011

    Professional personal coach, Personal coaching

CERTIFICATION

  • Certified Scrum Trainer
  • Certified Scrum Coach
  • Certified Scrum Practitioner
  • Certified Scrum Product Owner
  • Certified NLP master practitioner
  • Certified Scrum Master
  • Sun Certified Business Component Developer
  • Sun Certified Programmer for the Java 2 Platform