"If you have dealt with Mishkin you’ll notice he’s got a powerful and rare trait: caring about people! It’s no surprise that he’s been active in the Agile community for years.... Mishkin has a deep understanding of Scrum and Agile with a great enthusiasm in sharing, teaching, mentoring, and overall embodying what it means to be Agile."
—Siraj Berhan, Enterprise Coach
"Mishkin has personally helped me get my company off the ground, and within a one-hour initial meeting transformed my way of working."
—Dustin Hill, Agilist
"A top expert and a perpetual learner? Yes! Mishkin is somehow able to get outstanding results while fostering an environment of learning and performance agility. He is committed to sharing his experience and creating a highly collaborative and innovative work environment inspiring people to action. Mishkin exemplifies a rare combination of genius and humility, of pragmatism and creativity earning him a reputation as a superbly capable and trustworthy advisor to organizations."
—Gita Badiyan, Faculty, Royal Roads University
"I am certain I can now function as a strong Product Owner. I really look forward to working with Mishkin Berteig again."
—Sarah Snider, Director, Digital Strategy
- Enterprise Certified Scrum Trainer
- Leadership Circle Profile Certified
- SAFe Program Consultant
- Master of OpenAgile
- BSc, University of Saskatchewan Computational Science
- President and Co-Founder, BERTEIG
Selected Client List, Leadership Coaching, Consulting and TrainingLiberty Mutual, Equitable Insurance, Economical Insurance Group Capital One, Charles Schwab, RBC, BMO Ericsson, Blackberry, Siemens, D+H Globe and Mail, Workopolis, Shaw Media, ZU Schlumberger, Bruce Power, Suncor Energy, Geosoft LoyaltyOne, AIMIA, Points.com, Empathica Career Cruising, App Annie, Modernizing Medicine
Experience SummaryMishkin Berteig has been training, coaching and consulting for organizations adopting Agile since 2001. Mishkin co-founded BERTEIG in 2004. Mishkin is committed to helping individuals, teams and organizations apply Agile to transform their way of working.
Mishkin has assisted leaders and organizations of all sizes to make the transformation from traditional methods to Agile approaches (Extreme Programming, Scrum, Lean, OpenAgile). Assistance includes Agile culture change, Agile change management, executive management coaching, Agile management, Agile product, project and operations management, Agile teamwork and Agile engineering practices.
Mishkin has developed and delivered Agile training both in public and in-house seminars for over 5000 people in Canada and abroad. Courses have been as short as three hour intro-style and as long as five day boot-camp-style, and audiences have ranged from junior team members to senior executives. Mishkin has been a Certified Scrum Trainer since 2005.
Mishkin maintains a popular blog, Agile Advice, with hundreds of articles about agile methods.