Michael Nir is a keynote speaker, best selling author, and Lean Agile inspiration expert; known for his passion, creativity, and innovation. Michael's master degree in engineering, certification in project management, and training in Gestalt balance his technical know-how with emotional intelligence. He inspires people and teams to change, experientially and emotionally, while climbing the hill AND reaching the summit. The author of nine books on influence, consumer experience, and Agile project management, Michael delivers practical skills gained from 18 years of experience leading change at global organizations in diverse industries such as: Intel, Philips Healthcare, United Healthcare, DnB, Volvo, JPMorgan Chase, Citi, Unilever, and many others. He is masterful at connecting the dots between human behavior, business systems, and work environment to drive highly productive teams and lead individuals to communicate effectively. A passionate guide and mentor for organizations undergoing change, Michael has developed Lean startup training and delivery programs as well as Gestalt team-building and conflict management workshops.