About Paul Klipp, MBA, Certified Scrum Practitioner
Paul Klipp is a seasoned expert in agile software development and outsourcing.
Paul serves as President and scrum Coach at Lunar Logic Polska in Central Europe. He started Lunar Logic's project management department and assisted with the development and implementation of the company's overall growth strategy.
Paul earned his MBA from the University of Illinois specializing in international business, and completed post-graduate coursework on Management of Technology in South Africa as a student of the University of Warwick (UK) EngD Doctorate program.
Since 1998, he has managed technology projects on three continents with teams ranging from 2 to 250 developers. He participated in the design of the selection criteria for the Technology Top 100 Awards (www.tt100.co.za) and sat for two years on the award's adjudicating panel.
Over the years, he has been invited to speak and consult around the world on various issues related to maximizing the business value of emerging technologies and has taught and coached agile development and project management.
Paul became a Certified ScrumMaster in 2006 and a Certified Scrum Practitioner in 2009.
Paul is the founder of Lunar Logic Polska, AgileActivist Consulting, the Krakow Ruby Users Group, AgileKrakow, AgilePoland.com, rubyusers.com, OpenCoffee Krakow, and the IT Small Business Alliance.
Selected Customer Comments
"Paul brought much needed structure and professionalism to a young software company, while continuing to garner the respect of even the most traditional 'hackers' in the development community. He is also a fine mentor, willing and able to work with, and encourage, both developers and project managers."
- Shasta Willson, Lunar Logic
"Paul is a great boss and a fantastic person. His inexhaustible energy, enthusiasm, helpfulness and skill at tackling problems were a great comfort to me as a programmer and allowed me to concentrate better on my tasks. He's not afraid of experimenting with new technologies and approaches to software engineering, and knows how to encourage the team's creativity by giving them enough freedom and trust."
- Agnieszka Figiel, Lunar Logic Polska
"With every project that I Paul and I teamed up on, communication has gone smoothly and I have learned a lot. Paul and his team are top-notch, highly responsive, educate as necessary, and are always open to dialog. I recommend both he and his team without hesitation."
- Robert Dempsey, Atlantic Dominion Solutions
"Paul has a great knowledge and experience in scrum methodology of project management. He can really lead projects using agile methods!!!"
- Pawel Gawron, DRQ S.A.
"Paul is everything you expect from a project manager and actually does justice to the word 'manager'. Outsourcing projects is always risky business, but when Paul is in the lead, you can expect results and input that go beyond your expectations. Add his integrity and customer friendliness to the mix and you can't go wrong. I recommended Paul to other companies and they were equally satisfied with his work."
- Peter De Berdt, 10-Forward
"On many occasions I have witnessed Paul building bridges that have lead to success. He is an inspiration to those around him, known for his level-headedness, skillful articulation and a high degree of personal integrity. Whether leading a team, discussing strategy or troubleshooting difficult issues, Paul rises to the challenge at hand with admirable grace. I have the greatest respect for Paul and whole-heartedly recommend him and his work."
- Wayne Skipper, Concentric Sky
"We saw a significant improvement in the performance of our offshore team after [Paul's] agile training. Communication and reporting improved and our clients are much happier with the results."
- Sascha Becker, iizt b.v.
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