Certified trainer

Hans van Herwaarden

Hans van Herwaarden is a trainer at Gladwell Academy.

He is a certified SAFe Practice Consultant Trainer, a transformational Agile leader, and an Agile trainer/coach who has a unique blend of executive level experience and subject matter expertise.

He is truly an innovating entrepreneur with an unparalleled sense for long-term strategic direction. Assisting both SMEs, as well as big organizations, he can quickly identify, communicate, and help execute Agile and forward thinking strategies, creating a renewed sense of excitement and “purpose” for all stakeholders involved.

Hans' leadership qualities typically create trust and unity, communicating visionary direction and laying out the roadmap to new and Agile futures. Working internationally for over 25 years, and holding many transformational leadership positions in different profit and non-profit organizations, Hans has created a vast international network in business, finance, education, and the government.

Hans holds triple Master's degrees and a Doctorate degree in International Business Management. He has a long standing as faculty member, teaching in the fields of IT and business at multiple universities, while being a successful entrepreneur at the same time. His approach to problems and opportunities is both fact-based and analytic, as well as compelling and inspirational.

Hans is qualified to teach Leading SAFe (SA), Safe for Teams (ST), SAFe Product Owner/Product Manager (POPM), SAFe Scrum Master (SSM), SAFe Advanced Scrum Master (SASM), and SAFe DevOps (SDP).