Bob Galen

Bob Galen is an author, podcaster, teacher, conference speaker, and a top Enterprise-level agile coach.

He has held senior leadership roles within software development organizations since the early 1990s. Always a student of leadership, he’s been at the forefront as management and leadership techniques have moved toward “the team.” An early adopter of agile methods, Bob has had in-the-trenches experience building three successful agile technical organizations that have served as models of “agile done right.”

Bob has written groundbreaking books in the agile field. The last one, “Extraordinarily Badass Agile Coaching“, is a valuable resource for every Agile coach. He is a keynote speaker and welcome guest on our Scrum Day. He’s sharing regularly highly practical techniques on Since 2010 he is co-hosting with Josh Anderson the

Currently, he is president of RGCG, a boutique agile coaching firm.

Bob has broad and deep experience leveraging Extreme Programming, Scrum, and Kanban, having been a practitioner since the late 1990s. In 2013, Bob became one of ~90 CEC-level coaches with the Scrum Alliance. He coaches cross-organizationally around the world in helping clients achieve improved performance.

Bob is widely known as a “coach of Agile coaches” because he is a go-to coach for other agile coaches when they’ve hit a particularly challenging context or situation. He includes his deep and pragmatic leadership and agile experiences in his classes. We consider him as a role model for compassionate, psychological safe and engaging learning environments.



  • Agile Leadership, Enterprise Transformations, Agile Coaching