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About

We are a collective of seasoned consultants and trainers, aligned in principle and working together to generate results for your organization.

Next Wave Agility's assessments, training, and coaching prepare your organization to fluidly respond to changes in the evolving needs of your market and customers.  We combine proven agile practices with a data-driven approach that enables your business to recognize and ride the waves of market opportunity ahead of your competition.

We are headquartered in Charlotte, NC and dedicated to serving the community of businesses and entrepreneurs. See below for profiles of our leadership team.

Leadership

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Kert Peterson

Since co-training with Ken Schwaber and being designated a Certified Scrum Traner (CST®) in 2004, Kert Peterson has been at the leading edge of Agile training and transformation for a wide range of public and private organizations.

Broad experience in adult learning methods and more than 15 years of hands-on engineering, management, and marketing experience in software development inform Peterson's pragmatic training for teams and executives in topics that include Scrum, Kanban, and Lean product development. 

As a Program Manager at Amazon.com, Peterson led design and development of features used by 17 million users. Consulting engagements have included work for Paramount Entertainment, Microsoft, Dell, NASA, and Capital One Financial. Peterson holds a B.S. in mathematics from the University of Texas at San Antonio.

 
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Brad Hughes

Brad Hughes is a Lean Agile Coach, Trainer, and Business Agility Consultant with more than twenty years of experience in software development, information technology, and business operations in US and Canada. Brad works with leaders at all levels in organizations on their paths to agility, including those in financial, insurance, healthcare, and appliance companies within the Fortune 200, and Fortune 50

Brad holds a Bachelors' degree in Computer Science from the University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, and is a Kanban Coaching Professional (KCP) and Accredited Kanban Trainer (AKT) through the LeanKanban University.

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Ready to ride the wave?

Give us a little information about yourself and we'll schedule a free 1- hour consultation to see how we can transform you business.

Phone:
(919) 914-2884

Office Location
1301 Asheville Highway, Brevard, NC 28712

 
 
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