Willem van den Ende is a Dutch eXtreme Programming pioneer. Since 1999 he guides organisations in the introduction of Agile Software development as an all-hands person: coach, developer and facilitator. Always active in the local and international community, he currently servers as host of http://systemsthinking.net, the European AgileOpen conferences, open space host of XP Days London and co-programme chair of Software Practice Advancement. Willem is an appreciated workshop facilitator at practitioners’ conferences like XP(Day), Software Practice Advancement, scan-agile and Agile200*.

Willem’s sharp vision, his broad knowledge, and twenty years of experience as programmer and coach enable him to adopt a very flexible and improvising attitude during workshops. He has the ability to let people see things differently.