Michael Hall is a software practitioner and agile coach with notable success in delivering impressive turnaround results at both large and small companies. He is considered an expert at integrating transformative practices such as Agile Methods and disciplined quality into existing corporate cultures. Michael is a Certified Scrum Master, trained by the inventor of Scrum, Ken Schwaber, and has 11 years of agile methods experience.
Michael has over 20 years of practical experience leading and transforming both small and large teams to successful commercial product delivery at companies such as WorldLink, Samsung, Nortel Networks, and E-Systems. This practical experience gives him an excellent base of real-world product development knowledge and an insightful understanding of the challenges a team is likely to face.
Michael and his teams have received several prestigious awards throughout his career, including the Nortel Wireless Award of Merit and Samsung's Extraordinary Team Achievement Award 4 times. He has been recognized continuously for his team building skills, hiring skills, and high employee satisfaction ratings. Additionally, he is the author of several iPhone apps including iTalk to God, My Personal Motivator, and My Natural Healer.