He has taught Agile at a number of leading global companies and has worked in more than 20 countries. He has led Agile practices at companies such as Google, Amazon, Microsoft, Boeing, Tesla, Toyota, NEC, and KDDI.
His passion for mechanical engineering led him to found Wikispeed, a car manufacturing company in the U.S. In 2011, Wikispeed became a global car manufacturer and exhibited at international auto shows. From Joe’s own experience with Agile, he not only teaches the Scrum framework, but also provides training from the perspective of using Agile to help businesses succeed.
He is also a TED.com speaker and has lectured on behalf of Google and Microsoft and has served as a special lecturer at Harvard University, Oxford University, and UC Berkeley, among others. These efforts have been featured in a wide range of media outlets, including Forbes Magazine, Harvard Business Review, Discovery Channel, Nikkei, and Asahi Shimbun.
Joe shares the following story. ‘Many business people say that software has caused so many innovations that “software eats the world.” But it is not software that is eating the world. Software companies are only a small fraction of the first companies to become agile and achieve rapid release. It is Agile that is eating the world.”