Knowledge21 Trainers 

Marcos Garrido

Marcos Garrido

Certified Enterprise Coach (CEC), Certified Scrum Trainer (CST), Certified Team Coach (CTC) and Scrum@Scale Trainer

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Marcos Garrido, MSc, has over two decades of experience in software development and product management, working full time with Agile Teams since 2008. Marcos is a Guest MBA professor of the Business School at the Catholic University, teaching the Agile mindset mostly to C-Level students. He also teaches Scrum, Lean Startup, Management 3.0 and Facilitation techniques around the globe.

Garrido spoke in several events throughout the world, including 12 Scrum Gatherings (São Paulo, Munich, Orlando (2x), New Orleans, Rio de Janeiro (4x), Phoenix, Porto and Prague) and major Agile events worldwide. His main interest areas include product management and digital transformation.

As part of the small group of 15 people in the United States with both CEC (Certified Enterprise Coach) and CST (Certified Scrum Trainer) certifications, Garrido has an extensive international experience. He’s coaching and teaching classes in Europe, USA and Latin America, achieving more than 3000 certified students in more than 200 classes so far.

Garrido has strong coaching skills, helping corporations to understand the challenges of Agile and Digital transformation and guiding them to achieve outstanding results.

Marcos Garrido

Marcos Garrido

Certified Enterprise Coach (CEC), Certified Scrum Trainer (CST), Certified Team Coach (CTC) and Scrum@Scale Trainer

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Marcos Garrido, MSc, has over two decades of experience in software development and product management, working full time with Agile Teams since 2008. Marcos is a Guest MBA professor of the Business School at the Catholic University, teaching the Agile mindset mostly to C-Level students. He also teaches Scrum, Lean Startup, Management 3.0 and Facilitation techniques around the globe.

Garrido spoke in several events throughout the world, including 12 Scrum Gatherings (São Paulo, Munich, Orlando (2x), New Orleans, Rio de Janeiro (4x), Phoenix, Porto and Prague) and major Agile events worldwide. His main interest areas include product management and digital transformation.

As part of the small group of 15 people in the United States with both CEC (Certified Enterprise Coach) and CST (Certified Scrum Trainer) certifications, Garrido has an extensive international experience. He’s coaching and teaching classes in Europe, USA and Latin America, achieving more than 3000 certified students in more than 200 classes so far.

Garrido has strong coaching skills, helping corporations to understand the challenges of Agile and Digital transformation and guiding them to achieve outstanding results.

Rodrigo de Toledo

Certified Scrum Trainer (CST), PhD at INRIA, France, M.Sc. at PUC-Rio, Accredited Kanban Trainer (AKT) and Scrum@Scale Trainer

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Management 3.0 Facilitator Profile

PhD at INRIA, France, M.Sc. at PUC-Rio, Certified Scrum Trainer (CST), Kanban Coaching Professional (KCP), Accredited Kanban Trainer (AKT) and Management 3.0 facilitator.

Since 2008, Rodrigo de Toledo has been spreading agile methodologies in Brazil.He has organized events like Agile Brazil (2009/10/11/12), and he has given training for more than 2000 professionals in Scrum, Kanban and Agile practices.

As an agile coach, Rodrigo was able to help several companies, including startups, financial institutes and Brazilian government organizations.

He has worked for more than 10 years in different projects for Petrobras (the Brazilian oil company), playing different roles: senior researcher, software engineer, scrum master and product owner.

In 2010, Rodrigo de Toledo became a Professor at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ). In 2007 he finished his Ph.D. at the INRIA institute in France. Rodrigo has several academic papers and he has a significant experience as undergraduate and graduate professor.

Rodrigo de Toledo

Certified Scrum Trainer (CST), PhD at INRIA, France, M.Sc. at PUC-Rio, Accredited Kanban Trainer (AKT) and Scrum@Scale Trainer

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Management 3.0 Facilitator Profile

PhD at INRIA, France, M.Sc. at PUC-Rio, Certified Scrum Trainer (CST), Kanban Coaching Professional (KCP), Accredited Kanban Trainer (AKT) and Management 3.0 facilitator.

Since 2008, Rodrigo de Toledo has been spreading agile methodologies in Brazil.He has organized events like Agile Brazil (2009/10/11/12), and he has given training for more than 2000 professionals in Scrum, Kanban and Agile practices.

As an agile coach, Rodrigo was able to help several companies, including startups, financial institutes and Brazilian government organizations.

He has worked for more than 10 years in different projects for Petrobras (the Brazilian oil company), playing different roles: senior researcher, software engineer, scrum master and product owner.

In 2010, Rodrigo de Toledo became a Professor at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ). In 2007 he finished his Ph.D. at the INRIA institute in France. Rodrigo has several academic papers and he has a significant experience as undergraduate and graduate professor.

Rafael Sabbagh

Rafael Sabbagh

Certified Scrum Trainer (CST) and Scrum Alliance Board of Directors from 2015 to 2017

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Rafael Sabbagh is the co-founder of Knowledge21, where he has been working with agile transformations of companies ranging from startups to multinationals in the last few years. He has over two decades of experience with enterprise IT projects, product development and software development methods and techniques. He has been working with Agile and Scrum since the mid 2000’s.

He is a Certified Scrum Trainer (CST) and was a member of the Scrum Alliance Board of Directors from 2015 to 2017. He has a master’s in business and a Computer Engineering degree.

Rafael has done training and coaching in over 20 countries in the last few years, including USA, Brazil, Spain, Peru, Colombia, India, Hong Kong, Canada, Belgium, Switzerland, UK and many others. He speaks English, Spanish and Portuguese fluently. Rafael also spoke in several events throughout the globe, including over a dozen Scrum Gatherings and major Agile events worldwide. By traveling and interacting with different communities and cultures he has got a global view on how knowledge work is being done globally, what the main challenges are and ideas on how one can get around them.

Working in software development projects in the past and with Agile training and coaching in different segments for the past several years brought Rafael the knowledge and experience to write and publish, in 2013, the first book about Scrum written in Portuguese. It is today a well known reference in Brazil.

Rafael Sabbagh

Rafael Sabbagh

Certified Scrum Trainer (CST) and Scrum Alliance Board of Directors from 2015 to 2017

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Rafael Sabbagh is the co-founder of Knowledge21, where he has been working with agile transformations of companies ranging from startups to multinationals in the last few years. He has over two decades of experience with enterprise IT projects, product development and software development methods and techniques. He has been working with Agile and Scrum since the mid 2000’s.

He is a Certified Scrum Trainer (CST) and was a member of the Scrum Alliance Board of Directors from 2015 to 2017. He has a master’s in business and a Computer Engineering degree.

Rafael has done training and coaching in over 20 countries in the last few years, including USA, Brazil, Spain, Peru, Colombia, India, Hong Kong, Canada, Belgium, Switzerland, UK and many others. He speaks English, Spanish and Portuguese fluently. Rafael also spoke in several events throughout the globe, including over a dozen Scrum Gatherings and major Agile events worldwide. By traveling and interacting with different communities and cultures he has got a global view on how knowledge work is being done globally, what the main challenges are and ideas on how one can get around them.

Working in software development projects in the past and with Agile training and coaching in different segments for the past several years brought Rafael the knowledge and experience to write and publish, in 2013, the first book about Scrum written in Portuguese. It is today a well known reference in Brazil.

Carlos Felippe Cardoso (CFC)

Certified Scrum Professional (CSP), Accredited Kanban Trainer (AKT)
and Management3.0 Facilitator

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Working with Agile since 2004, he has been spreading agile methodologies in Brazil and has a highly technical background focusing on Agile practices and automated testing.

He played the role of agile coach and he was also the technical leader of a software development team, which developed a software product which has over 500,000 users

Felippe speaks at the most important Agile events of Brazil, such as Agile Brazil, Scrum Gathering and Agile Trends.

Working as an Agile Coach and Trainer, Carlos Felippe Cardoso has helped many companies including startups, financial institutes and government organizations in Brazil.

Carlos Felippe Cardoso
Carlos Felippe Cardoso

Carlos Felippe Cardoso (CFC)

Certified Scrum Professional (CSP), Accredited Kanban Trainer (AKT)
and Management3.0 Facilitator

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Scrum Alliance Profile
Lean Kanban University Profile
Management 3.0 Facilitator Profile

Working with Agile since 2004, he has been spreading agile methodologies in Brazil and has a highly technical background focusing on Agile practices and automated testing.

He played the role of agile coach and he was also the technical leader of a software development team, which developed a software product which has over 500,000 users

Felippe speaks at the most important Agile events of Brazil, such as Agile Brazil, Scrum Gathering and Agile Trends.

Working as an Agile Coach and Trainer, Carlos Felippe Cardoso has helped many companies including startups, financial institutes and government organizations in Brazil.