Christoph Schmiedt

Management Consultant


Tel +49 611 20 50 80

Curriculum Vitae

Mr Christoph Schmiedt was employed at Teradyne Diagnostic Solutions from 2006 to 2011 in development and sub-project management.between 2011 and 2016 he worked as Methodist for Application Development, Agile Coach and Scrum Master at Helsana Versicherungen AG.from 2016 to 2018 he worked as Agile Coach, Release Train Engineer, Product Owner of the transition team at Finnova AG Bankware. Since 2017 he has worked as a trainer, consultant and agile coach. Christoph has completed trainings for SAFe® Program Consultant 4.5 and Scrum. He is Release Train Engineer as well as Scrum Master and Product Owner. He has experience in development methodology, test management (ISTQB), ITSM and the scaling of agile methods and frameworks with SAFe and LeSS.

Consulting focus

  • Training & coaching of agile methods such as SAFe (Leading SAFe, RTE, PO/PM, SM, DevOps), Scrum (SM, PO), Kanban
  • Scrum Master and Product Owner
  • Scaling of agile methods (SAFe, LeSS)
  • Release Train Engineer
  • Test management

Project Experiences (Selection)

Current focus in context Introduction of SAFe® at an automotive supplier

  • Design and implementation of Agile Release Trains
  • Customer interaction for joint definition of involvement and feedback implementation
  • Intensive work with the business to consolidate the common understanding of SAFe® and its benefits
  • Expectations of all participants; development of a joint, comprehensive prioritization

Introduction of SAFe in the complete organization of a telecommunications provider

  • Ca. 80 trainings in the context of SAFe & introduction of agility
  • Introduction and support of several Agile Realease Trains

Introduction and scaling with Kanban, Scrum and SAFe in the banking sector

  • Agile Coach
  • Release Train Engineer
  • Product Owner of the transition team