Heiko’s first structured contact with agile methodologies and their underlying principles was in 2007 via Scrum. Since then he has been using agile methods to increase productivity within client projects and has been pivotal in transforming the underlying culture within these organizations. His key focus is on bridging the gap between business & IT, between demands & solutions, people & their work and of course between agile & classic waterfall environments. In 2012, Heiko had his first experience in scaling agility while working for a global client. His passion for mastering the challenges involved in scaled environments led him to SAFe® as a structured approach and standardized framework in 2016, achieving the level of a being a proud SAFe® Program Consultant.
As Portfolio Line Manager at bridgingIT, Heiko is responsible for various elements of the full-service consulting portfolio, with particular focus on project-related services and software engineering competences. Together with his team, he focuses on the customer first, using agile principles and methodologies to provide the best quality services and solutions within the existing challenges of today’s digital world.