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Martin Hinshelwood

Professional Scrum Trainer, Lean-Agile & DevOps Consultant with 20+ years experience, Professional Kanban Trainer, Microsoft MVP: GitHub & Azure DevOps, Neuro-divergent & Dyslexic

Martin Hinshelwood is a passionate agile leader with a track record of inspiring, encouraging, and igniting momentum. Featured speaker, author, and industry thought leader, Martin has a strong track record of helping organizations build a vision and execute evolutionary and revolutionary change. His deep technical knowledge, business insight, and experience drive impactful change for organizations.

Technologist turned agilist, Martin successfully helped organisations decentralise, democratise, and evolve their way of work to build extraordinary processes and drive organizational change through culture, technology, and teamwork. Martin is a Professional Scrum Trainer. Professional Kanban Trainer and Microsoft MVP: Development Technologies.

Specialists: DevOps, Lean and Agile Methodology, Organizational Transformation

Since 2008 Martin has helped many organisations and has trained 1000+ people in 37 countries around the world. He is based in Scotland & Mexico and offers Scrum training courses with certification all over the world. He trains and coaches Scrum Masters, Product Owners, Developers and organisations in their evolution towards business agility. In the pursuit of business agility for the many organisations that Martin has recently been working with: Martin can provide private onsite training for your company anywhere in the world.

Martin Hinshelwood helps organisations to deliver better software faster by adopting DevOps & Agility using Visual Studio, TFS/VSTS, Azure, & Scrum. Martin has been a consultant for 7 years and previously had 10 years’ experience in engineering software solutions.

Martin founded naked Agility Limited, when he returned to the UK in 2013, with the belief that every company deserves high quality working software delivered on a regular cadence that meets its customer’s needs.

He uses DevOps & Agile practices, learned through many years working with industry leaders, like Brian Harry and Ken Schwaber, to make sure that your development team can achieve it.

Martin has been awarded as a Microsoft MVP every year since 2008 in the ALM & DevOps category and has been a Visual Studio ALM Ranger since 2010. He attained his MCSD: Application Lifecycle Management in 2012. In 2014 Martin co-authored Professional Application Lifecycle Management with Visual Studio 2013 and was often called upon by Microsoft to present to customers and at events on ALM, DevOps, & Agility. Martin also became a Professional Scrum Trainer (PST) with Scrum.org, Ken Schwaber’s organisation, in 2010 and currently teaches public and private courses; Professional Scrum Foundations (PSF), Professional Scrum Master (PSM), Professional Scrum Developer (PSD), & Scaled Professional Scrum (SPS). In 2013 he became an Evidence-based Management Consultant (EBM) with Scrum.org and used Evidence-based Management techniques to help the customer understand where to make improvements. In 2020 Martin became a Professional Kanban Trainer (PKT) with ProKanban.org, Daniel Vacanti’s organisation, and currently teaches the Applying Professional Kanban (APK) training class.