Speakers at Scrum Odyssey 2014 2017-01-28T10:17:32+00:00


Keynote speakers

Bilikiss Adebiyi-Abiola

Bilikiss Adebiyi-Abiola

Bilikiss Adebiyi-Abiola is the CEO and Co-Founder of Wecyclers, a social enterprise working to provide households in low-income communities with value from their waste. Wecyclers is the recipient of multiple awards and has been highlighted in The Economist, and CNN among others.

Bilikiss is a graduate of Fisk University, Vanderbilt University and MIT’s Sloan School of Management. Bilikiss worked for 5 years as a Software Engineer at IBM where she worked to develop social networking software for large organizations.

While at MIT, Bilikiss was a Legatum Fellow at MIT’s Legatum center for Development and Entrepreneurship. Bilikiss is a Carroll Wilson Fellow, an Echoing Green Fellow and a 2013 recipient of the Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards.

Steve Holyer

Steve Holyer

Steve Holyer serves as advocate, trainer, coach and mentor for companies, leaders and change agents looking for a better way of working, using Agile practices in a productive, fulfilling, and fun way.

He learned his craft serving as a Scrum Master with multiple teams and organisations, so he knows how to change an organisation from the inside. He has adapted years of project management and development experience into a passion for trusting and coaching managers and teams to get unstuck and deliver delightful results.

Steve is an American based in Zurich Switzerland. He speaks at numerous conferences world-wide and works with clients in many industries including telecommunications, e-commerce, web publishing and financial services.

Speakers & Topics

Sonja Blignaut: Exploring Cynefin and Agile

Martin Cronjé: Rescuing Legacy Software from Impending Doom. Refactoring Stories from the Trenches

Angie Doyle & Dillon Weyer: Vision: Making a Good Team GREAT

Steve Holyer: Transforming Addicted Organisations: Serenity, Courage, Wisdom!

Peter Hundermark: Here be Dragons: Scaling Agile

Aslam Khan: TDD is not a Cheap Option, Mostly

Gitte Klitgaard: Be Brave – Be Vulnerable

Justin Kotze: Agilenado 2 – Agilists Playing Games on a Plane

Samantha Laing, Karen Greaves & Debré Barrett: What is UX and how can you use it?

Philip Manning: Managing a Mob – 40 People Scrumming: My Story as a Dev Manager

Regina Martins: The Adventure of Implementing Scrum in a Large Corporate

Mark Pearl: Addressing the Missing Link in Agile Developer Practices

Joanne Perold, Danie Roux & Kevin Tretheway: Problem Solving in Complex Environments

Janco Wolmarans & Mark Pearl: TDD Club Initiation


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