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Ralph Hofman is partner at Blinklane Consulting and Gladwell Academy.


He has 20+ years of experience helping large organizations in the areas of outsourcing, software development, IT governance and value management.

Ralph has been helping large organizations in their Agile transformations for more than 10 years. He has extensive experience applying Agile principles and working methods to improve development of software, consumer electronics, semiconductors and high tech machines.

Having spent the last four years mainly focusing on improving the business agility of large organizations, Ralph uses his expertise to help companies improve their ability to effectively sense and respond to internal and external changes in a swift and cost-effective manner. Ralph is a creative thinker. He combines an inquiring and analytical mind with the ability to solve problems that require non-straightforward solutions. He loves to work on a strategic level, inspiring people and focusing on maximizing value.


Ralph is authorized to teach and examinate for exams such as Agile Scrum Foundation, Professional Scrum Master, Professional Scrum Product Owner and Agile for Hardware.