avatar for Sander Hoogendoorn

Sander Hoogendoorn

Sander Hoogendoorn is a dad, a freelance consultant, software craftsman, CTO, architect, programmer, post-agile coach, speaker, trainer, and writer. Seasoned in agile, Scrum, Kanban, continuous delivery, (no) software estimation, smart use cases, design patterns, domain driven design, UML, software architecture, microservices, and writing beautiful code. Sander helps organizations and teams to change and coaches them to optimize ways of working, practices, architecture, code, and tests. Currently, Sander is a chief architect at smart energy company Quby (makers of Toon). Before, he was a director with the agile consultancy 101 Ways, chief technology officer at software vendor ANVA and insurer Klaverblad. Earlier he operated as global agile thought leader at Capgemini, and partner at consultancy Ordina. Sander authored best-selling books such as This Is Agile and Pragmatic Modeling with UML and published hundreds of articles in international magazines. He is an inspiring (keynote) speaker at international conferences, he presented hundreds of (in-house) training courses and lectured at many universities. Currently, Sander is working on a new book about new organizations and teams - agile beyond agile. Sander is well known for his enthusiasm and motivational capabilities, innovative skills, team building, in-depth knowledge of the field, quick adaptation, broad vision, and collaborative skills. An open personality, eager, driven, out-of-the-box thinker. He is not afraid of trying out new paths and techniques and has never been a nine-to-fiver. Having new ideas is a 24/7 process.