The SAFe Fellow achievement represents the highest level of mastery and leadership in the practice and principles of the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®)
Radtac is proud to announce that Darren Wilmshurst, Director and Head of Consulting, has been inducted into the SAFe Fellow Program by Scaled Agile, Inc., provider of SAFe®, the world’s leading framework for enterprise agility.
The SAFe Fellow achievement is Scaled Agile’s most prestigious distinction, recognizing individuals who have exhibited the highest levels of thought leadership and expertise for implementing the Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe).
This recognition highlights Darren’s continued leadership in helping Radtac’s clients address the significant challenges of developing and delivering high-quality software and systems in the shortest sustainable lead time.
“If we are in a challenging situation—whether puzzling over the next generation framework or struggling to optimize a SAFe implementation—the Fellows are the folks we turn to”
“Darren is a consummate professional with extensive SAFe transformation experience and mentorship skills. Darren has made numerous thought leadership contributions to the Lean Agile community including: starting the London SAFe Meetup, participating in the SAFe Leadership Retreat, co-author of the Agile Foundations book and contributor to the SAFe Reference guide. Darren is a regular blogger and passionate about sharing his knowledge and experience with the larger SAFe community. We look forward to Darren’s continued thought leadership”.
Creator of SAFe and chief methodologist.
“Darren’s SAFe Fellow designation is a recognition of his ongoing contribution, vision, and thought leadership within Radtac and the industry as a whole.”
“But what makes Darren special, is his ability to blend his infectious personality with his knowledge base and experience, which has made him a real figurehead within our Agile community.
That, and his infamous Burt Reynolds pose of course!”
CEO at Radtac
About Darren Wilmshurst
Darren has a background in commercial management, being an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers following sixteen years in Retail Banking. This culminated as a Senior Personal Banking Manager within the Guildford Group of Branches, which was comprised of 9 branches and 140 staff.
A career change into IT in the late 1990s has led to a number of roles within IT including three Head of Department positions covering the complete spectrum of IT. Also, as an accomplished Project Manager and a Prince2 Practitioner he has a phenomenal record in delivering complex programmes and business transformations and an impressive record of negotiating and implementing multi-million pound contracts including Outsourcing, Off-shoring and ERP systems. He is also a Chartered IT Professional.
Darren is now a Director of Radtac, a Global Agile Consultancy Business based in London. In addition, he is DSDM Atern Agile PM Practitioner, APMG Facilitation Practitioner, PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner, Certified Scrum Master, Kanban Practitioner.
Finally, he is the Treasurer of BCS Kent Branch and co-founder of the Kent Scrum User Group. A co-author of the BCS Book “Agile Foundations – Principles Practices and Frameworks”, a contributor and reviewer of "The ART of avoiding a Train Wreck", and a reviewer of "Valuing Agile; the financial management of agile projects". A reviewer of "Directing Agile Change' which is awaiting publication.
Established 23 years ago, Radtac empower their clients to adapt and thrive in the digital era by transforming their capability to deliver more value, faster. As experts in scaled Agile, Radtac specialise in helping organisations to Transform, from the Team to the Executive, by offering a full suite of Transformation services. UK Headquartered, Radtac work with a global blue-chip customer base, with offices in the UK, US, Finland and Asia.