About Gene Gendel

Gene Gendel is an organizational design consultant, adaptive & lean coach and trainer, and independent adviser to senior leadership.  Almost 15 of 20+ years of his professional experience  – Gene dedicated to working with companies of various sizes and lines of business, trying to help them improve internal dynamics, organizational structure and becoming a better place to work.  Gene engages at all organizational levels: senior- and mid-level management, teams and individuals.  In his work,  Gene uses various methods, tools and techniques to amplify learning by others and to ensure that people gain autonomy after Gene “coaches himself out of the job”.  Over the last decade, Gene’s big focus have been large financial institutions and consulting companies that struggle with moving from traditional budgets and portfolio/program/project work decompaction to adaptive/flexible budgeting and products (product-centric, customer-focused development).

Gene Gendel has made some of the rarest, and hardest to accomplish, achievements:

Gene is also well-recognized blogger and publisher:


Here is the a more detailed list of areas of Gene’s professional focus:

  • Organizational/System design
  • Enterprise-wide, scaling agile solutions and frameworks
  • Promoting System over Local Optimization
  • Moving companies away from Skinnerian Behaviorism
  • Converting Taylorian Corporate Culture to Kaizen
  • Educating about Motivation/Rewards/Incentives
  • Adaptive (Agile) Product Ownership and Management
  • Adaptive (Agile)/Flexible Budgeting and Rolling Forecasts
  •  Coaching sr. leadership, Scrum Masters, Product Owners, Teams
  • Implementing Agile frameworks: Scrum, Kanban
  • Mentor to Coaches

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