Johannes Kling

Management Consultant

Tel +49 611 20 50 80

Curriculum Vitae 

Johannes Kling completed his Information Design studies with a focus on Interaction Design at the FH Joanneum in Graz. Johannes gained his professional experience as a business analyst, project manager and organizational consultant at a renowned engineering service provider, in the insurance industry and medical technology - in Germany, Switzerland and the USA. Since 2016, he has been sharing his experience in the agile environment in various trainings (in-house and public) with a focus on Scrum and SAFe®. Johannes Kling is a certified Scaled Agile Framework Program Consultant (SPC). 

Skills and main topics

  • Agile Transformation
  • Training and Agile Coaching
    (Team Level and Scaled Agile with e.g. SAFe®, LeSS, Nexus, Scrum@Scale, Disciplined Agile etc.)
  • Alternative organizational forms (Sociocracy 3.0, Collegial Leadership, ...)
  • (Lean) Project Portfolio Management
  • Business Process Engineering
  • Business Analysis
  • Project Management
  • Requirements Engineering
  • Leadership Coaching (self-leadership and personal effectiveness, among other things on the basis of non-violent communication according to Marshall Rosenberg)

Project experiences (selection)

Agile Coach at a passenger transport service company

  • Agile coaching on the team and team-of-teams/program levels
  • Consulting of key people (department managers, budget controllers, product owners)
  • Process design and change management
  • Facilitation of regular cross-team events for synchronization, reviews and continuous improvement 
  • Consulting and support for the implementation of KPI and appropriate metrics

Agile coach for the Agile transformation of the manufacturer of a smart home solution

  • Coaching of a first interdisciplinary distributed team
  • Consulting of CEO and CTO
  • Scrum trainings
  • Coaching of key people (e.g. Scrum Master and Product Owner)
  • Introduction of Lean Portfolio Management
  • Training of the WSJF method

Agile Coach during the Agile Transformation of a telecommunication service provider

  • Lean/Agile coaching on the team and team-of-teams/program levels

  • Transformation of teams and projects/Agile release trains in different value chains

  • Conducting trainings and consulting and coaching of key people (e.g. Scrum Master and Product Owner, project and line managers, partly intercultural between Switzerland/China)

  • Partial temporary assumption of the Scrum Master role

  • Management and coordination of a consulting team