Agile for Automotive 2020

February 26 - 28, 2020

Nigel Thurlow

Chief of Agile Toyota Connected

Nigel Thurlow is an Organizational Theorist, International Keynote Speaker, Continuous Improvement Leader, Agile and Scrum Expert, and The Chief of Agile at Toyota Connected. He is an internationally recognized industry expert on Lean and Agile approaches and is leveraging the power of The Toyota Production System and The Toyota Way to enhance and develop Agility in Lean Product Development.

Nigel led the successful transformation at 3M Healthcare Information Systems, and was a principal trainer and coach at Scrum Inc together with the co-creator of Scrum.  Nigel has taught and coached in notable companies such as GE, Bose, 3M, Microsoft, and MIT, and as of 2019 he has trained over 5000 people in Scrum and Agile techniques.  He currently holds the Professional Scrum Trainer designation from, and is the first trainer to have ever been certified to teach Scrum by both the creators of Scrum.

He is the creator of Scrum The Toyota Way, an approach that blends the deep teachings of Toyota and the Toyota Production System with Complexity Theory and the Scrum Framework, as well as the founder of the Toyota Connected Agile Academy.

Main Conference Day 1 - Thursday May 16, 2019

Thursday, May 16th, 2019

9:15 AM Automotive Agility - Coming Back to its Roots: The Story of Agility, Scrum and Toyota

In this talk Dave West, CEO of and Nigel Thurlow of Toyota Connected discuss the history and future of agility in the context of the automotive industry. They describe what the new automotive ‘agile’ operating model look likes and what it means to Toyota and their Lean approach.

Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Nigel.

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