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Based in São Paulo, Brazil, Luiz Rodrigues is an agile coach and software developer. He works since 2008 developing software and helping others to do it. He supports the Manifesto for Agile Software Development and chooses his paths based on its principles. Luiz spends his free time collaborating with the agile community, reading and cycling.

Work History

Jan 2016Present

Agile Coach


Team coaching and individual coaching to leverage the successful adoption of agile practices on corporations of several business fields. Acting as an observer, mediator, facilitator and trainer to ensure that the principles and agile values translate into everyday practices of teams and expand to the enterprise level through a multiplier effect. Portfolio and backlog priorization with the companies strategic areas and their Product Owners trough ROI measurement aligned to the enterprise goals.

Engagement creation around the new process, identifying problems and bringing them up to the team. Dissemination of agile tools and practices like Management 3.0, Kanban, Scrum, Lean, continuous integration and test automation.

Mar 2015Present

Agile Consultant and Software Developer

Self Employed

Evolution of legacy and new systems creation for financial market institutions through partnerships with their IT team, providing them consultancy on agile practices adoption, mostly on critical projects.

Usage of facilitation tools for risk management and roadmap designing on the business domain, and tools like JIRA, NHibernate, Entity Framework, test automation frameworks and continuous integration software on the technical domain.

Sep 2008Mar 2015 (7 years)

Coordinator; System Analyst; Software Developer

Senior Solution

Developer, System Analyst and later Coordinator of a five members team designing and building custom software for several important Brazilian financial market institutions. Using, from concept to completion, agile best practices. Providing consulting services for customers Product Owners on scope mapping, portfolio management, backlog priorization and ROI calculation. Guiding and encouraging the team on the adoption of the latest and ideal technical tools.

Played the ScrumMaster role for several years, being a servant leader, coaching each team member on his professional evolution, ensuring a healthy environment and facilitating day-to-day work through soft skills, Scrum, Kanban and Lean pratices. Led the team bringing a new mindset from the agile community to a traditional software development company context.



Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie

Term paper focused in Agile Methodologies


Kanban KMP Foundation I

LeanKanban University

CSPO - Certified Scrum Product Owner

Scrum Alliance

CSM - Certified Scrum Master

Scrum Alliance

CSD - Certified Scrum Developer

Scrum Alliance


Portuguese - Native

English - Advanced

Volunteer Experience


The Developers Conference

Lectures on "Facilitation and group dynamics" and "Agile" tracks focusing on visual facilitation, product owner tools and Extreme Value-Driven Coaching.

Conference Volunteer

QCon SP, QCon Rio, Scrum Gathering Rio, The Developers Conference

Help with logistical onsite support during the events; Room monitoring and other similar onsite event work;

February 2011March 2011

Social Exchange


Two months social exchange to Kocaeli, Turkey, promoting brazilian culture on high schools trough in-class presentations.