Joseph Assaf


Tel +49 611 20 50 80

Curriculum Vitae 

Originally an Architect, Joseph has adopted the mindset of focusing on the end result and driving continuous improvement, always placing a high value on engaging all stakeholders in an agile work environment. An MBArch graduate from IE University, Joseph built his experience from architecture and design to management, business and entrepreneurship. Alongside KEGON AG, he shared his experience in trainings (internal and public) on agile fundamentals. With international experience during his studies in various overseas assignments in London, Madrid and Beirut, Joseph, highly organized and customer focused, wins through project successes with focused and talented team members with cross-cultural communication skills. In recent years, his coaching work focused on the agile transformation of IT organizations and dedicated development projects.

Skills and main topics

  • Agile Transformation
  • Entrepreneurship
  • UX/UD  
  • SAFe Framework
  • Team Leadership / Team Building
  • Scrum + Lean

Languages spoken

  • English (Full proficiency)
  • French + Arabic (Bilingual proficiency)
  • Spanish + German (Elementary proficiency)

Training and Project experience (selection)

Various trainings and workshops at different customers, mostly focusing on the Scaled Agile Framework, Product Management and Organizational Development

Preparation and execution of standard trainings of Scaled Agile Inc., design, preparation and execution of customer specific trainings and workshops in the context of several SAFe Transformations.

Agile Transformation in a Value Stream Workshop, Remote

  • Assisting consultant for the implementation of the value stream workshop
  • Coaching team level
  • Training team and management level
  • Conducting preparatory meetings with ART RTE prior to the workshop to create value on a common basis

 Leading SAFe implementation and SAFe city simulation, Remote

  • Co-Trainer
  • Remote designer, Miro creative frame
  • Assistant trainer document creator
  • Process design and change management

Implement Agile environment and diagnose dependencies, Remote

  • Co-trainer for the implementation of the Agile mentality & SAFe city simulation adaptation
  • Set up a process for the systematic methodology

Implement Agile environment and diagnose dependencies, Remote

  • Definition and implementation of agile teams
  • Creating guardrails for decentralized decision making
  • Managing a series of systematic Agile "diagnostic" sessions with the RTE
  • Explain and clarify the idea to move from “Push” to “Pull” system.