09-11 October 2019

John McIntyre Conference Centre, Edinburgh

Lean Agile Scotland brought together some of the most engaging minds in the community, to share ideas and help generate new ones.

Returning for its 8th year, Lean Agile Scotland provided three days of inspiring learning from a dynamic mix of stimulating keynotes and practitioners working on the front line of the industry.



Abeba Birhane

School of Computer Science and Informatics, University College Dublin

Abeba Birhane is pursuing a PhD in Cognitive Science in University College Dublin. Her interdisciplinary research, which intersects between embodied cognition, digital technology studies, and critical data science, explores the dynamic and reciprocal relationships between individuals, society and digital technologies.

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Cat Swetel

Engineering Manager, Ticketmaster

Cat is an engineering manager with experience applying Agile and lean principles in a variety of settings: from startups to large enterprises, warehouses to web, etc.

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Jasmine Zahno

Agile Psychologist

Jasmine Zahno is an agile coach who is passionate about the people side of product development.

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John Allspaw

Adaptive Capacity Labs, LLC

John Allspaw has worked in software systems engineering and operations for over twenty years in many different environments. John’s publications include the books The Art of Capacity Planning (2009) and Web Operations (2010) as well as the foreword to “The DevOps Handbook.”

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Joseph Pelrine

Agile Psychologist

One of the world’s most experienced experts in Agile methods, Joseph Pelrine has spent almost 25 years defining and refining processes to help some of the world’s most well-known companies improve their ability to satisfy the needs of their customers.

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