About the Speakers
Ellen Grove is a business agility coach, trainer and organisational change agent with Agile Partnership. Based in Ottawa, Canada, Ellen works with organisations of all sizes to help them put agile thinking and being into action throughout the organisation.
Whether working with C-suite leaders or managers or delivery teams, Ellen favours experiential approaches for getting people to talk to each other about the things that really matter so that they can do great work together. She organises agile events locally and internationally, and she presents frequently at agile conferences around the world.
Ellen is a Certified Scrum Professional, an Open Space facilitator, a StrategicPlay certified facilitator in using LEGO SERIOUS PLAY methods and a Training from the Back of the Room trainer. Visit www.agilepartnership.com
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Sue Johnston helps people talk so people listen, listen so people talk, and change the world one conversation at a time. After a career as a news reporter, she moved to corporate communication, where she was involved in large-scale change initiatives and technology implementations at 2 of Canada's financial services giants.
She came to believe the crucial communication in organisations is the interaction between people. A professional coach and trainer, Sue's agile fundamentals, coaching and facilitation workshops are accredited by the International Consortium for Agile (ICAgile).
Based in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, she is the author of Talk To Me: Workplace Conversations That Work, the founder of It's Understood Communication and a partner in Leanintuit. She has many letters after her name, but what really matters are letters like this: "Sue is the coach you want to learn from!". You can learn more about Sue and her work at itsunderstood.com