Get to Know the Ekipa Team

Teams in the 21st Century: Why agile?

We believe that today’s fast-paced business world is based on knowledge, innovation and education. The core value creation of each organization is rooted in their teams, ideas and products. In factories, individuals made ‘pins’. In today’s service economy, teams outsmart individuals. The core ingredients for a successful company in the 21st century are smart teams that work together smoothly and create synergies. Teams that inspire and push the team members to transcend their limitations and deliver the best product possible.

We believe agile means ‘flexibility’. Every company has unique challenges and strengths. There is no one magic ‘formula’ for team management or agile transformation. Successful team management is rooted in your company culture and mindset. When you start improving communication, transparency, empowerment and compassion your team will automatically become smarter, faster and more innovative. Your teams will develop the flexibility to adapt in an environment of constant changes in markets, customer behavior and technology. Becoming agile means becoming flexible to thrive in whatever circumstances are given to you. Team management is a combination of clearly defined desired behaviors, lean standard procedures and open communication for you, your team and your organization.

“At its root, Scrum is based on a simple idea: whenever you start a project, why not regularly check in, see if what you’re doing is heading in the right direction, and if it’s actually what people want? And question whether there are any ways to improve how you’re doing what you’re doing, any ways of doing it better and faster, and what might be keeping you from doing that”
JEFF SUTHERLAND

Meet Our AWESOMe Team!

Hugo Messer

Hugo Messer

CEO & FOUNDER

Hugo Messer has been building and managing teams around the world for over 10 years. He wrote 6 books about distributed teams. Based on his experience he helps other teams become better at (distributed) agile through training and coaching. He is a Certified Scrum Professional.

Wahid Nurdin

Wahid Nurdin

CO-FOUNDER & CO-TRAINER

Wahid Nurdin has more than 8 years experience in IT world.
Agile is now a central part of Wahid, his passion for researching and applying the Agile led him to learn and implementation Agile practice in some company in Indonesia and India. Wahid founded Agile Circle Bandung community .
Nicola Stephens

Nicola Stephens

CO-TRAINER & CO-COACH

Certified Scrum Trainer and Agile coach with 18 years of IT experience. 13 years project management experience and 8 years working with agile methodologies in multiple technologies, products and industries. Nicola coaches and trains teams to adopt Agile methods to deliver business value to clients.

             Paul Hutton

Paul Hutton

CO-TRAINER & CO-COACH

Paul Hutton, a freelance consultant and training facilitator, has extensive experience as a catalyst for organizational transformation, within numerous leading global organisationsAs a learning and development practitioner, Paul has fifteen years’ expertise in developing and facilitating programs in the areas of Project Management (both agile and traditional), Business Analysis, and Process Improvement, throughout the Asia-Pacific region.

           Taju Joseph

Taju Joseph

CO-WORKER

Taju Joseph is a Certified Scrum Product Owner® Helping teams on Agile Transformation Coaching/Training teams in organization on scrum Mentoring Non-IT divisions like Sales to go Agile.

          Fitri Hardiyanti

Fitri Hardiyanti

CO-WORKER

Fitri has experience in corporate administration from 2011, starting from financial position, tax, accountant and generals affairs (GA). Her motto in working: effective and efficient. The willingness to continue learning new things brought her to be part of Ekipa Indonesia.

ekipa’s Services

We support you by
Educating your team on Scrum and agile techniques through training and coaching.
Guiding you through the implementation of Scrum and agile practices in your team through training and coaching.
Regular Scrum meetups in Jakarta where you can exchange ideas and questions withlike-minded industry leaders.
Conferences and events to present best case practices and the latest ideas for team management.

Training and Events

Join our public training and conferences in Jakarta and other Indonesian cities.

Coaching

Get support in implementing scrum and agile methods for your team and workflows.

Agile Transformation

Transform your organization. Become lean, agile and more productive.