Michel Grootjans

Michel Grootjans has been programming since the age of 12. He has programmed strange machines like the TI 99-4A, the Atari 2600, Mac128, HP28, Apple II, Siemens PLC’s using languages like Basic, Pascal, C, HyperTalk, Assembler, … along the way.

His professional experiences includes building enterprise applications for government, chemical plants, telecom, HR, insurance companies, … in java, C# and ruby.

He’s an independent technical agile coach. He coaches agile teams on continuous improvement, trying to find the most productive principles and practices to deliver value for the customer as fast as possible, while aiming for technical excellence with a product that is both flexible and maintainable.

Michel's Workshop: Mob Programming

All the brilliant people working on the same thing, at the same time, in the same space, and on the same computer.

If you are interested, curious or doubtful about this practice, come to this session. We’ll try it out together and challenge the ideas behind it.