Ali Hajou

Senior Consultant
Ali Hajou (1987) is a Senior Consultant at BlinkLane.

Ali Hajou holds a MSc in Business Informatics at Utrecht University. He has worked in the pharmaceutical, financial, high-tech, and public services industry as a Business Analyst, Product Owner, Agile Transformation Consultant, (SPC) Change Agent, and Agile Coach. In these roles Ali had the privilege to advice, support, train, and collaborate with various development and management teams in sculpting their Agile Way of Working.

Ali is characterised by clients as being patient but persistent, continuously pragmatic, and knowledgeable in engineering a flavour of agile practices and frameworks (such as SAFe) to ensure a perfect organisational fit.

Ali is an SPCT (SPC Trainer) Candidate and has been granted the status of SPC Validated Co-Trainer by Scaled Agile Inc. meaning he is qualified to teach and examine Implementing SAFe (SPC), next to; Leading SAFe (SA), Release Train Engineer (RTE), SAFe for Teams (SP), SAFe Product Owner/Product Manager (POPM), and SAFe Scrum Master (SM).

With both practical and academic experience in researching the applicability of agile practices within highly documentative environments and enterprises with strict corporate governance, he is determined to help anyone that is interested in value oriented, adaptive, and iterative ways of working.

About Ali

Expertise

  • Scaled Agile
  • Agile Coaching

Career

  • 2017 - Now BlinkLane Consulting
  • 2015 - 2017 Accenture
  • 2009 - 2015 Leyden Delta

Education

  • MSc Business Informatics at Utrecht University