Expert Agile Club

Events Calendar


The Expert Agile Club partners with various industry experts, respected leaders and highly accomplished individuals to speak and share their knowledge and expertise with our community's members. These events are free for all our club's members. 

Oct 5, 7 PM EST - Webinar -Drive Business Value with Metrics (Previously Aug. 17)

Shaju Shekhar is an experienced Agile Coach and Scrum Master. At this time, he is leading the Agile Transformation Program within Whirlpool helping new and old teams in their Agile Journey.  Over the last 10 years, he has trained and coached several digital product teams at fortune 100 companies such as Whirlpool, General Motors, BASF, and Anthem Inc.  He is passionate about building valuable products and enhancing organizational agility and team effectiveness. 

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Oct 20, 7 PM EST - Webinar - Putting Agile to Practice – Lessons from the Field

Mr. Starsia has been at the University of Virginia for over two decades as the Sr. Associate Dean and Chief Operating Officer at the McIntire School of Commerce and the Darden Graduate School of Business. He is currently on the faculty at the School of Education and Human Development as Associate Professor of Higher Education teaching graduate classes in Leadership, Strategy, and Project Management. He recently published a book titled: ”Plan to Pivot: Agile Organizational Strategy in an Age of Complexity”, that incorporates the concepts included in this presentation, and is a guest speaker in the areas of leadership, strategy, agile, and project management. His book is currently available at 

Academic credentials include a Master of Business Administration from the University of Connecticut and a Doctorate in Higher Education Administration from the University of Virginia. 

Prior to his tenure in Higher Education, he worked for almost 2 decades in the real estate and construction industries in roles including Founder/CEO, Partner, Sr. Vice President, project manager, and consultant. His real estate development company, located in the northeastern U.S., specialized in medical design/build projects. 

Gerry lives in Charlottesville, Virginia, with his wife Marianne, and their dog Bear. 

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