Evelyn Tian

Evelyn Tian

Scrum Alliance Certified Trainer. CSM, CSPO and CAL

Evelyn is an experienced coach and trainer with over twenty years of product development experience in product management, project management, system design, software design, system integration and customer support. She has worked with a variety of products and sectors, from telecom, e-commerce, finance, automobile and consumer services.

Past work experience includes over 20 years in Ericsson, where she worked as Head of Ericsson Global Transformation Support Center (2015-2017), Head Lean and Agile Coach of Ericsson Asia Pacific Region (2013-2015), Head of Lean and Agile Program of Ericsson R&D Center in Region North East Asia (2012-2016), and earlier as Head Coach of Shanghai Site and Head Coach of DU Core and IMS.

Evelyn’s focus is on organization transformational strategy, continuous improvement and enhancing the art and science of crafting software. Through coaching teams and organizations. Evelyn has built a lengthy track record and gathered deep insights in coaching organization transformation, agile leadership, and teams to reach their potential. She has designed and delivered agile leadership workshops to hundreds of leaders globally.

Evelyn is one of the few in the world who holds all three qualifications: Certified Enterprise Coach (CEC), Certified Agile Leadership (CAL) Educator and Certified Scrum Trainer (CST). She also teaches at universities on software engineering, publishes and translates books and papers about change management and agile transformation.

Additionally, she is an advisory board member of IEEE Software, where she has main focuses on agile, Scrum, scaling and DevOps.

Lean and Agile Qualifications

  • Certified Enterprise Coach (CEC)
  • Certified Agile Leadership (CAL) Educator
  • Certified Scrum Trainer (CST)
  • Certified Master Coach
  • Certified Performance and Executive Coach
  • Certified Lean Coach
  • Accredited Kanban Trainer Training
  • IEEE Software Advisory Board Member, with main focuses on Agile, DevOps and large scale agile transformation

Training and Coaching Experience

In addition to years of telecom products experience, she also has trained participants from/coached Royal Bank of Canada, HSBC Canada, Canadian Imperial Bank of Canada, Sunlife Insurance, SAP, SKF, McDonald, Audi, Audi Innovation, BMW, Ericsson, Jing Dong Groups, China Mobile, Da Tang Telecom, Honeywell, HP, and others.

Evelyn is a Certified Scrum Trainer approved by the Scrum Alliance. 

  • Certified Scrum Trainer (CST)
  • Certified Enterprise Coach (CEC)
  • Certified Agile Leadership Educator (CALE)

Trainings at Dandy People in Stockholm with Evelyn

2 Day Training – Certified Agile Leadership ®
This training introduces and familiarizes leaders with Agile methods and how Agile can be used to transform organizations to be more customer-focused and productive.

Target Group: Senior executives, Middle management, Leaders, Scrum Masters and Agile Coaches


2 Day Training – Certified Scrum Product Owner ®
This course is an introduction to Scrum and the principles and tools required to be an effective Scrum Product Owner.

Target Group: Product Owner, Portfolio Manager, Program Manager, Product Manager, Project Manager or Business and Requirement Analyst


The goal of the training is to learn the essentials of succeeding with Scrum in theory and practice. The CSM course is designed to cover all the basics of Scrum so you can begin to fulfill the Scrum Master role.
Target Group: Anyone who have the need a deeper understanding of Scrum and Agile, and for you who will start in the role of the Scrum Master.

International Speaker

Internationally reputable speaker on Lean, agile and product development conferences

  • Chair of Global Scrum Gathering 2018 IEEE Track
  • Chair of Asia Pacific Software Engineering Conference (APSEC 2017) Intrustrial Track
  • Invited speaker at 2017 NJSD Conference
  • Invited keynote speaker at 2016 Agile Tour Shanghai
    o Learn to Surf: Experience from Agile Transformations
  • Track Chair of Agile 2016 for Future of Agile Software Development
  • Invited keynote speaking at XP 2016, the 4th International Agile Scaling Workshopo Scaling in Practice: Some Myths and Facts
  • Speaker at XP 2016o Amplify Agile
  • Invited keynote speaker at 2015 Agile Tour Beijingo Simplify Complexity
  • Chair of 2015 IEEE Software Experts Summit (SES)
  • Speaker at 2015 Global Scrum Gatheringo Experience the Power of Coaching
  • Invited keynote speaker at 2015 Agile Tour Shanghai
  • People in Agile
  • Invited speaker at 2014 Agile Alliance Conference
    o Transformational Life of A True Agile Leader
    o Agile Journey of A Large Scale Legacy Telecom System
  • Invited keynote speaker at Agile Asia, 2014
    o Agile Transformation in a Distributed Environment
  • Invited speaker at 2014 GOTO Conference
    o Agile Journey of A Large Scale Legacy Telecom System
  • Invited panelist at 2014 ICSSP (International Conference on Software System Process) o Journey to Agility for a Large Scale Telecom System
  • Invited speaker at 2013 QCON Conference
  • Invited speaker at 2013 Scrum Gathering
  • Invited panelist at 2013 Scrum Gathering Leadership Summit
  • Speaker at 2013 Agile Indiao Building the Agile Mindset: Where to Start?
  • Speaker at 2012 Scrum Gathering
  • Panelist at 2012 Scrum Leadership Summit
  • Invited speaker at 2011 QCON Conference