He is a dad, an independent consultant, software craftsman, architect, programmer, coach, speaker, trainer, and writer. He is seasoned in Agile, Scrum, Kanban, continuous delivery, (no) software estimation, agile requirements, design patterns, domain driven design, UML, software architecture, microservices, and writing beautiful code.
Sander changes organizations and teams and coaches them to optimize their processes, practices, architecture, code, and tests, currently as chief architect at smart energy company Quby (makers of Toon), and before as director with the agile consultancy 101 Ways, as chief technology officer at software vendor ANVA and insurer Klaverblad, as global agile thought leader at Capgemini, and as partner at consultancy Ordina. Sander authored best-selling books such as This Is Agile and Pragmatic Modeling with UML and published hundreds of articles in international magazines. He is an inspiring (keynote) speaker at international conferences, he presented hundreds of (in-house) training courses and lectured at many universities. Currently, Sander is working on a new book about the new agile.
Sander is well known for his enthusiasm and motivational capabilities, innovative skills, team building, deep knowledge of the field, quick adaptation, broad vision, and collaborative skills. An open personality, eager, driven, out-of-the-box thinker. He is not afraid of trying out new paths and techniques and has never been a nine-to-fiver. Having new ideas is a 24/7 process.