He has taught Agile at a number of leading global companies and has worked in more than 20 countries. He has led Agile practices at companies such as Google, Amazon, Microsoft, Boeing, Tesla, Toyota, NEC, and KDDI. His passion for mechanical engineering led him to found Wikispeed, a car manufacturing company in the U.S. In 2011, Wikispeed became a global car manufacturer and exhibited at international auto shows. From Joe’s own experience with Agile, he not only teaches the Scrum framework, but also provides training from the perspective of using Agile to help businesses succeed. He is also a TED.com speaker and has lectured on behalf of Google and Microsoft, and has served as a special lecturer at Harvard University, Oxford University, and UC Berkeley, among others. These efforts have been featured in a wide range of media outlets, including Forbes Magazine, Harvard Business Review, Discovery Channel, Nikkei, and Asahi Shimbun.
Leadership is increasingly complex. It’s a constant challenge to keep up with the accelerated advancement of digital technologies, in both our organizations and our ways of doing business.
In pace with this exponential change is a growing desire for simplicity. Shortcuts that help us understand and implement what needs to be done. At the same time, experience and common sense tell us that there are no easy answers.
Leading a business has never been easy. There’s never been a one-size-fits-all solution for moving forward. It’s always been a flexible balancing act with an ever-changing set of parameters. The difference now is that it’s all happening faster than ever before.
That’s what Leading Complexity is all about. And the proven leadership tools, methods and perspectives that will help you keep your eyes on the prize.