Scrum &
Facilitation &
Workshops

Hi. I’m Thomas van Zuijlen. I am a passionate facilitator and an agile practitioner. I work as a professional Scrum Master and occasional quiz host. ✨

You can hire me to...

  • improve engagement in your distributed sessions
  • host your (online) events
  • design and facilitate your workshops
  • coach your Scrum Masters
  • work with your agile teams

Get in touch by calling me on +31618318417, or by dropping me a line via thomas@vanzuijlen.io. Or...

πŸ“…  Book a video call with me

About me

I have a decade-long background in agile co-creation and a knack for working with diverse, distributed feature teams. With a positive outlook on everything​ and a strong interest in agile coaching, I engage teams to work together effectively.

I'm a political scientist turned front-end developer turned Scrum Master, with extensive experience in conference and meetup organisation.

I operate in the Netherlands and in Lithuania.

Be sure to connect with me on LinkedIn.

  • NOS
  • Leaseweb
  • Royal Schiphol Group
  • Ericsson
  • VPRO
  • WeTransfer
  • ThiemeMeulenhoff
  • HIPER Consultancy
  • DIJ Digital
  • Hyarchis
  • Vliegtickets.nl
  • DΓ© VakantieDiscounter
  • FindHotel
  • rb2
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Facilitator

I am an experienced facilitator for workshops, meetings and sessions - both online and in person. I combine goal-based learning design and an understanding of group dynamics to create a flexible space for participants to safely engage with one another. I have an active, confident stance.

I've facilitated roundtables, fishbowls, offsites, trainings, retrospectives, strategy sessions and webinars. Group sizes range from 3 to 75 people.

Talks & workshops

I am available for meetups and conferences - effective and engaging sessions are my jam. Current workshops:

  1. πŸ™‹β€β™‚οΈ Distributed Workinar is an engaging online workshop about having engaging online workshops and meetings - it'll help you and your company get more out of working apart together.
  2. πŸ₯ͺ The Scrum PB&J is a highly interactive clinic in which Product Owners and Scrum Masters can refresh their Scrum knowledge and increase their collaborative gains.
  3. πŸ‘– Pants-to-Profit Agile Planning is a workshop format for facilitating teams to turn long-term objectives into experiment-driven agile roadmaps.

Write-ups

Posts and articles about my work:

Agile Camp

Together with Karlijn Moll, I organise ⛺️ Agile Camp NL, a two-day BarCamp event for the agile community at a spectacular location in Utrecht. The first edition took place on Friday 1 + Saturday 2 Nov 2019; we'll do it again this year on 23+24 October 2020!

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