Mishkin Berteig Canada


MishkinBerteigleads, mentors, trains and coaches teams and organizations, managers and executives. Mishkin helps organizations become more effective by using methods such as Scrum, Extreme Programming, OpenAgile and Lean, and training the workforce in the effective use of these frameworks. These methods present the best balance between chaos and bureaucracy; they allow human creativity and problem solving to flourish in the service of tangible corporate and organizational goals.

Mishkin has over 15 years of professional experience with Agile methods. Mishkin publishes articles and thoughts about agile on Agile Advice. Mishkin has been a trainer and counsellor for people from Canada, the United States, India, China, the Middle East and Europe. He is President and co-founder of Berteig Consulting Inc.


Berteig Consulting Inc.

President and Co-Founder 2004 - Present

BERTEIG clients include:
Liberty Mutual, Equitable Ins., Empire Life, Economical Ins. Grp., LPL Financial
Capital One, Charles Schwab, RBC, BMO, ScotiaBank, CIBC, TD Bank
Ericsson, Blackberry, Siemens, TELUS, Rogers, Nortel, Comcast, D+H
Globe and Mail, Workopolis, Shaw Media, ZU
Schlumberger, Bruce Power, Suncor Energy, Geosoft, RWDI
LoyaltyOne, AIMIA,, Empathica
Career Cruising, App Annie, Modernizing Medicine
Land and Resources Cluster Ontario Government, City of Ottawa, City of Fort McMurray
BERTEIG (Berteig Consulting Inc.) helps organizations transform people, processes and culture through the use of Agile methods such as OpenAgile, Scrum, Kanban and Lean. As an established consulting organization, we have progressed to the point where we choose our clients carefully; we look for organizations that are willing to put in the hard work to get to a high-performance state. We offer the consulting, coaching and training services that will help your organization and your teams get to that elite level of performance. Through our Real Agility Program we offer assessment, team coaching, leadership support and internal coach development. Find out more at

OpenAgile Center for Learning

Co-Founder and Board Member 2009 - Present

Member of the Board of Directors of this non-profit organization.


Business Partner, Senior Agile Coach 2009 - Present

Training and consulting services to major clients of OutSofting, focusing on Scrum and Agile Transformations. Public training sessions for Certified ScrumMaster and Certified Scrum Product Owner. Beijing, Shanghai, Chengdu, Nanjing, Canton/Shenzhen, Hong Kong.

Platinum Edge

Platinum Edge, Inc. 2013 - Present

Partner for delivering Certified Scrum training.

Scrum Alliance

Certified Scrum Trainer 2013 - Present

I am a member of the Scrum Alliance by virtue of my current status as a Certified Scrum Trainer. I have been certified in this capacity since October 2005 when I did my training for this position under Ken Schwaber. I have run 100s of training classes since being certified with consistently excellent feedback, including long-term feedback. The list of courses I am scheduled to deliver is currently available on
I also have started a video series on YouTube: Scrum in One Minute -


CST (Certified Scrum Trainer)

Oct 2005 - Dec 2012


University of Saskatchewan

B. Sc. 1990 - 1995

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