Riina Hellström

Riina Hellström is recommended internationally as a brilliant agile & people professional. Riina is an enterprise organization developer, executive Agile consultant, and keynote speaker. Riina’s work is all about catalyzing most complex people + business initiatives, in creative and inclusive ways, mostly working with large international organizations. She is the CEO of Peoplegeeks a high-end business consultancy and training provider in Agile enterprise development, business development, modernizing and digitalizing HR and implementing people analytics. Being the first HR leader globally to achieve Certified Licensed Scrum at Scale Trainer i Scrum Professionalshe is bringing Agile into the executive and management levels of companies. As a pioneer in Agile HR, Riina co-founded the UK based Agile HR Community, offering certified Agile HR training for HR professionals. Agile HR Community’s trainings are today attracting HR professionals across all geographies and company sizes. Riina is a Master of Science (Technology), professional business coach, and she has a master’s degree of Applied Neuroscience from Middlesex University and has recently been invited to the Senior Faculty in the Josh Bersin Academy.

WHAT TO EXPECT: Agile HR and HR’s role in Agile transformations

HR has an exciting and central role in Agile Business transformations! What should we do with performance management? How will incentives change in an agile organization? What happens with the manager role, do we need managers anymore? To be able to drive and catalyze business agility HR people need to adopt Agile ways of thinking and working themselves, too. In this session you will be introduced to Agile HR and get an idea of the broad and important role HR professionals have in digital and agile transformations. Riina will share some transformation cases and examples, with a couple of do’s and don’ts keeping the approach very practical.