Almudena Rodriguez Pardo has extended professional experience in the telecommunication sector, and particularly in the company Ericsson. Passionate agilist, with extensive skills in Lean and large-scale Agile frameworks, she has been part of several Agile and DevOps transformations. Based on her strong technical background, Almudena works together with both development teams and business leaders when introducing Agility in an organization.

Furthermore, Almudena is a well-known international speaker at Agile conferences worldwide.

In addition to her practical experience from her self-employment, Stefanie Setz has many years of experience from her previous activities in the areas of Marketing & Sales and Human Resources in leading positions in international corporations. Since 2012 she has been a self-employed HR consultant and coach (systemic consultant and process facilitator) with a focus on change management. Her special focus is on the design and support of change projects for companies – from start-ups to corporations -, the support of individuals through targeted coaching and potential analysis as well as facilitation for large groups (Open Space, World Café, Dynamic Fascilitation).

She is a member of the der Systemischen Gesellschaft (SG) and of the Dachverbandes für Neurolinguistisches Programmieren (DVNLP), Design Thinkerin, Safe Agilistin.

Norma Acevedo has more than 27 years operational experience in the telecommunication industry; starting as a software developer she pioneered new areas like process engineering, agile product development and product deployment. 

Over the last 4 years Norma has been engaged in developing strategies and structures to grow new organizations in the retail sector.

Norma’s strong technical, product deployment and organizational background makes it possible for her to work with teams at all business levels.

Passionate Agilist, expert for Agile, DevOps, change and organization management, Norma has boosted with her Agile consulting and training services the success of Agile deployments in several European companies. The Agile transformations driven by Norma affect a wide variety of industrial sectors.

Norma is currently working as Global coach for a successful ecommerce development multinational company.

Rene Pachernegg is a technology-loving telematics engineer, anti-dogmatic agilist, systemic coach, certified innovation manager and mediocre golfer. He has been a freelance consultant since 2019 and supports companies in agile projects as well as agile organizational and team development. He worked for many years in the senior management of a software company and has the execution experience and technical understanding from countless software projects.
For Rene, agile methods are not an end in themselves, but a means to enable the long-term and sustainable success of companies and projects.

Thomas Woodhouse, with a background in the aviation industry, brings his unique perspective and skills to Rodriguez Pardo & Assocs as a SAFe program consultant. With several years of experience in Agile and Lean methodologies, he has trained numerous teams and supported clients in their Agile transformations.

In addition, Thomas also holds responsibility for the marketing and communications area, providing a well-rounded and versatile approach to the company. With previous experience at a renowned think tank in Latin America, he brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the table.

Fluent in German, English, Spanish, and Portuguese, Thomas is eager to support clients in their journey towards success. With his diverse experiences, he is equipped to drive results and bring value to the organization.

Oscar Lopez-Torres