Think Agile Team from left, Bevan, Pavel, Angie, Tarryn, Rahul, Marina

Meet the  Think Agile Team

Think Agile started in 2015 with one simple goal: to never stop learning, growing, and sharing our knowledge. And it has worked. Collectively, we have trained and coached thousands of people in many companies and countries to unleash their talents by working in Agile ways.

Meet our team of passionate and experienced Agilists who will guide and partner with you on your Agile journey! 

Want to join the team?

Head over to our Careers page to find out how you can become a Think Agilist too!

Pavel Dabrytski

Director | Agile Coach & Trainer

Pavel Dabrytski is the founder and Director of Think Agile. He helps organizations implement Agile sustainably through training and coaching. Over the past years, Pavel worked with major financial organizations, retail and telco giants, public sector enterprises, and small start-up companies, improving their organisational processes. He consults for companies in South Africa, the United States, and Europe. Pavel is a seasoned presenter who has spoken at events in Paris, Prague, Shanghai, Bangalore, Atlanta, New York, Orlando, New Jersey, Singapore, Washington DC, London, Vienna, and many more. Currently, he is thrilled to be building an outstanding team of Agile coaches and trainers at Think Agile.

Qualifications:

  • 12+ years of Agile experience
  • ALB Harvard University
  • CORe Certificate Harvard Business School
  • Certified Scrum Trainer through Scrum Alliance (also includes CSM, CSPO, CSP)
  • Affiliate of Institute of Coaching, Harvard Medical School

Bevan Williams

Head of Agile Coaching | Agile Coach & Trainer

Bevan is Think Agile’s Head of Agile Coaching and an Agile coach & trainer based in Cape Town, South Africa. He has been an IT professional since 2009 and has previously worked as a Software Engineer, Scrum Master, Head of Mobile, and Delivery Manager.

Bevan is passionate about coaching, training, enabling, and leading people to do their best work, focussing on personal, career, and organizational growth. He has successfully created environments in which teams are self-managed and feel strong ownership for their domains. Bevan is an active member of the agile community and a charismatic presenter who has spoken at events across South Africa, the USA, Austria, and India. His topics focus on growth, autonomy, and using agile, neuroscience, and psychology to improve individual and team performance. He is working towards being one of the first persons of colour to become a Certified Scrum Trainer (CST) residing in Africa.

Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of Agile Experience
  • Certified Scrum Professional (CSP-SM, A-CSM, CSM)
  • Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO)
  • Scaled Agile Program Consultant (SPC)
  • ICAgile Certified Professional – Agile Coaching (ICP-ACC)
  • ICAgile Certified Professional – Agile Team Facilitation (ICP-ATF)
  • ICAgile Accredited Trainer
  • Atlassian Certified in Agile Development with Jira Software
  • Atlassian Certified in Jira Project Administration
  • Affiliate of Institute of Coaching, Harvard Medical School

Rahul Sharma

Agile Coach & Trainer

Rahul Sharma is a passionate agile coach, trainer and mentor. Over the past 9 years, He has helped teams at various organizations in implementing agile ways of working with sustainable change which includes Banking, Insurance and Digital Media sectors. He has vast experience in using various agile frameworks, principles and practices.

He is an active agile community member around the globe, who has helped in growing various agile communities which includes Conferences, meetups, lean coffees and Coaching Days. Rahul is also a passionate public speaker spoken at various meetups and conferences at Johannesburg, Cape Town, Melbourne, Lagos, Kathmandu, Hyderabad, Pune and Bengaluru. Currently, he is exploring more scaling agile frameworks which includes SAFe, Nexus and Scrum@Scale.

Qualifications:

  • Masters in Computer Applications
  • 10+ years of agile experience
  • 5 years of non-agile experience
  • Certified Scrum Professional (CSP)
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM)
  • Scaled Agile Program Consultant (SPC)
  • Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO)
  • ICAgile Authorised Instructor
  • Certified Organisation relationship and Systems Coaching (ORSC) Fundamentals

Khwezi Mputa

Agile Coach & Trainer

Khwezi is an Agile coach that has worked as an IT professional since 2008, with solid experience in positions such as Scrum Master, Agile Project Manager and Business Analyst across multiple industries.  She is also an active member of the Agile community who has helped in initiatives focused at creating more diversity within the Agile industry.

Khwezi’s passion is teaching, and she thrives on making a difference and adding value.  Khwezi has a keen interest in coaching and mentoring people and organizations on their way to unleash their greatest potential.

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of agile experience
  • 8+ years of non-agile experience
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM)
  • Advanced Certified Scrum Master (A-CSM)
  • Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO)
  • Certified Agile Leader (CAL-E, CAL-O)
  • ICAgile Certified Professional – Agile Coaching (ICP-ACC)
  • ICAgile Certified Professional – Agile Team Facilitation (ICP-ATF)
  • ICAgile Accredited Trainer
  • Agile Project Management Practitioner (AgilePM)
Khwezi Mputa
Noma Ndatse

Noma Ndatse

Scrum Master

Noma is a seasoned business transformation professional with a background in Lean Coaching. During her career, she has been involved in projects that range from IT & digital transformations, target operating model changes, mergers & acquisitions, amongst others. She has worked for sectors such as Banking, Insurance, Telco, Manufacturing, and Mining.

She joins Think Agile as a Scrum Master and has a keen interest in seeing individuals, teams and organisations excel in what they do using Agile methodology.  Her journey with Agile started in 2016 with one of the banks and has since applied Agile principles and practices in the mining and telco sectors. Noma is a skilled Facilitator and is curious about Lean-Agile Portfolio Management.

Qualifications:

  • Masters in Industrial Engineering (Wits University)
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM)
  • Certified Process Professional (CPP)
  • 15+ years non-agile experience
  • 4 years of agile experience

Marina Mulder

Financial Manager

Marina is a financial professional based in Johannesburg, South Africa. Over 7 years she has been in Consulting industry and has been planning and managing the Audit project work within Consulting Houses in Johannesburg and London, has been helping organizations in Agile transformation process and currently she is part of Think Agile team.

Her interest is to be adept at influencing people, facilitate and lead teams in the new way of working.

Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of Consulting Experience
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM)
  • Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO)
  • Chartered Accountant CA (SA)

Tarryn Silber 

Customer Success Manager

Tarryn is the Customer Success Manager at Think Agile. She worked in the recruitment industry for over 10 years and specialized in managing large teams. Her love for helping and motivating people was formed in those years of navigating solving people-related issues. Tarryn then moved into the management consulting space and developed and grew many large key clients by making sure they were given the best value, optimal solutions and long-term partnership as they moved into becoming Future fit. It was in that space that Tarryn’s exploration and love of Agility grew. Tarryn saw how powerful, positive and successful Agile can be, not only in the workplace but using the mindset and principles in life too. Tarryn joined the Think Agile team in Nov 2019 and brings with her a big personality, genuine care for clients and the passionate belief that Agile is a phenomenal way to work. 

Qualifications:

  • PMD (Program for Management Development) at Gordon Institute of Business Science 
  • 4 years agile exposure 
  • 15+ years people management 
  • 5+ years customer service/ account management 
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