Evelyn Tian

Evelyn Tian is a Canadian citizen living in Sweden. She is a professional Lean and Agile Coach and Trainer, with diverse experience across different industries, and across different regions from North America, Europe, to Asia Pacific. She previously was the Lean and Agile Head Coach of Ericsson and headed the Ericsson Global Transformation Support Center. She has been passionately working with Lean and Agile transformations since 2009 and she has grown internal coaching capabilities to support different organizations. She designed her own Agile Leadership course in 2011, which has been delivered to over 1000 leaders. She has also developed her own Agile Coaching course, with more than 30 in-person classes of graduates. Additionally, she also offers virtual coaching sessions with participants from close to 40 different countries. Evelyn’s focus is on organization transformational strategy, continuous improvement and enhancing the art and science of crafting products and service delivery. Evelyn has built a lengthy track record and gathered deep insights in coaching organization transformation, agile leadership, and teams to reach their potential. She has over 25 years of product development experience in telecom products, automotive industry, banking and insurance sectors, and e-commerce products. With backgrounds in both E.E. and C.S., she has furthered her education in EMBA, psychology, and professional coaching as well. Evelyn is widely involved in the following external communities: • Advisory Board Member of IEEE Software; • speaks at and chairs conferences on Lean, Agile and product development; • teaches at universities on Software Engineering and product development; • publishes and translates books and papers on Agile, Scrum, and Change Management;