Ricardo Fernandes - Agile Coach

Ricardo embodies the epitome of dedication and professionalism in his work. His unwavering focus, relentless work ethic, and constant pursuit of innovative solutions set him apart as an exceptional individual in his field. Fearlessly embracing new ideas, Ricardo is not one to shy away from putting them into practice, demonstrating a remarkable ability to adapt and thrive in dynamic environments.

A natural motivator, Ricardo has a knack for rallying his team towards shared objectives. His leadership style is characterized by flexibility, understanding, and a genuine appreciation for the diverse talents within his team. Rather than imposing his own ideas, he adeptly leverages the strengths of his colleagues, fostering an atmosphere of collaboration and mutual respect.

Driven by an insatiable thirst for personal and professional growth, Ricardo consistently invests his time in expanding his knowledge and skills. Whether through engaging with coworkers, seeking insights from friends, delving into the pages of books, or actively participating in workshops and conferences, he is always eager to broaden his horizons. His motivation stems from a deep-seated desire to empower individuals to excel in project and product management, striving tirelessly to elevate both himself and those around him to new heights of success.

Success is not final, failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts.

Ricardo, experienced agile coach and trainer

Certifications ICAgile

Certification Coach Agile ICP-ACC

Since 2020

Certification Coach Agile ICP-ACC

Since 2020

Agile Fundamentals The Agile Company

Since 2022


Since 2023

Coaching Agile Transitions

Since 2023

Interview with Ricardo

Tell us a little about yourself and your history with agile?

Immediately captivated by the iterative and collaborative essence of Agile methodologies, I’ve been immersed in its practices ever since. Over the years, I’ve had the privilege of partnering with clients from diverse sectors including technology, finance, healthcare, and more, guiding them through their Agile transformations.

How do your personal values connect with the work as Agile Coach?

My personal values of honesty, integrity, empathy, and perpetual learning deeply resonate with my role as an Agile Coach. Transparency and authenticity are non-negotiables in my interactions with clients and colleagues alike. Understanding their perspectives and needs is paramount to me. As a lifelong learner, I continuously seek out new knowledge and experiences, ensuring that I evolve alongside the individuals and organizations I support.

What types of clients has worked with you over the years?

Throughout my career, I’ve collaborated with clients ranging from startups to Fortune 500 companies across various industries. Regardless of size or sector, fostering a culture of collaboration, communication, and transparency has been central to our success. Each team member is valued as a unique contributor, and I’m passionate about amplifying their voices and perspectives.

Can you share their personal values that are valuable to them?

I wholeheartedly believe in the power of collaboration, communication, and transparency within a team. It’s the essence of our success. Clear goals are our guiding star, and open, honest communication builds trust and respect among us. Each team member is a unique asset, and I’m passionate about ensuring that every voice is not just heard but valued. Together, we’re an unstoppable force, capable of achieving anything. Let’s embark on this inspiring journey towards success, united by our shared purpose.

What agile tools do you use with your clients?

In terms of tools, I’m versatile and adaptable, tailoring my approach to meet the specific needs of each client. Among my trusted tools are Jira, Trello, Slack, Mural, and Zoom, which I integrate seamlessly into our Agile processes. Additionally, I draw upon a range of Agile frameworks such as Scrum, Kanban, and Lean, customizing our toolkit to optimize outcomes for our clients.

What coaching philosophies do you adhere to and work with?

As an Agile Coach, I embody servant leadership, prioritizing guidance and support over control. Continuous improvement is ingrained in my coaching philosophy, as I’m committed to refining our processes to deliver maximum value to our customers and stakeholders. Together with my clients, I aspire to achieve excellence and create enduring impacts in their Agile journeys.”

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Ricardo Fernandes
Certified Agile Coach since 2020
July 2024
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