Iain Mckenna Ireland

CSM, CSPO & Agile

Iain McKenna is an experienced trainer, coach and practitioner who has successfully used Scrum together with other agile and lean frameworks over a number of years both in project recovery and greenfield projects.

Iain has also been extremely successful in helping many organisations adopt or improve their use of Scrum through training, coaching and mentoring, including United Health, BBC, Cisco and BSkyB. Having worked with IT for over 30 years, Iain has a wealth of experience ranging from operations, analysis, testing, software engineering, project and programme management through to IT Leadership.

Iain has also been a customer and user of many software products over the years. This breadth of experience helps Iain to work with teams to build high quality products that meet the needs of all stakeholders, often exceeding expectations through innovation and focus on value and eliminating waste. - See more at:


Global Scrum Gathering

Co-Chair 2017 - Present

Define theme and tracks, arrange keynote speakers and other activities alongside the other Co-Chair.

Project Success Limited

Owner, Certified Scrum Trainer, Coach and ScrumMaster 2003 - Present

Project Success provide training and coaching in Scrum and other agile and lean frameworks, methods and practices. We offer Certified Scrum Master, Certified Scrum Product Owner and Certified Scrum Developer training as well as Agile for Executives and Managers and Agile Overview training. All of our courses are available either through our public course programme (details available on our website - and as private courses for individual clients. We also provide hands on practitioners to help teams adopt or improve their agile and lean practices.


Scrum Trainer and Coach 2011 - 2012

Reviewed how effectively various teams were using Scrum. Trained around 100 people in Scrum and agile practices and provided coaching to a greenfield product development programme developing 4 products for the US Healthcare sector.

United Health UK

Agile Trainer, Coach and Delivery Lead 2010 - 2011

Working with several product development teams to deliver high quality software as a service (SaaS) products to aid commissioning within the NHS.


Certified Scrum Product Owner

Aug 2012 - Jan 2016

Certified Scrum Professional

Jul 2010 - Jan 2016

Certified Scrum Trainer

Apr 2012 - Jan 2016

Certified ScrumMaster

May 2007 - Jan 2016

Chartered IT Professional


Carlett Park College

Computing 1981 - 1981

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