Lare Lekman

Lare Lekman

Agile Trainer & Coach

Location
Finland
Industry
Professional Training & Coaching

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Lare Lekman's Overview

Current
  • Agile Trainer & Coach at Lekman Consulting
  • Co-Founder at Invesdor.com
Past
  • CTO at Star Wreck Studios Oy
  • CTO at Ekahau, Inc.
  • Manager, Mobile Services at Wapit, Ltd.
  • Product Manager, Software Developer at Novo Meridian Oy
Connections

500+ connections

Lare Lekman's Experience

Agile Trainer & Coach

Lekman Consulting

February 2008Present (6 years 8 months) Finland

Training and coaching for succeeding with projects, products, and people.

Co-Founder

Invesdor.com

Privately Held; 1-10 employees; Financial Services industry

April 2012Present (2 years 6 months) Helsinki, Finland

Invesdor is a Northern European crowdfunding platform. We provide an online matching service, where entrepreneurs looking to raise equity financing can easily connect with investors who are seeking to discover and invest in exciting startups. Invesdor was chosen as a 2014 Red Herring Europe Top 100.

CTO

Star Wreck Studios Oy

October 2007March 2011 (3 years 6 months)

Developing an award-winning webservice for collaborative film making.

Privately Held; 51-200 employees; Computer Software industry

July 2001October 2007 (6 years 4 months)

R&D management for the award-winning Ekahau Positioning Engine and Site Survey software for standard Wi-Fi networks.

Manager, Mobile Services

Wapit, Ltd.

June 1999June 2001 (2 years 1 month)

R&D management for SMS, WAP, and GSM positioning services, technical consultancy, and account management.

Product Manager, Software Developer

Novo Meridian Oy

April 1997May 1999 (2 years 2 months)

Product management and development for Internet-based GPS vehicle tracking and geographic information systems (GIS). Awards from the MikroBitti and Tietokone Magazines 1999: The Best Finnish Internet Map Service.

Lare Lekman's Publications

  • The Finnish Scrum Guide 2013

    • Scrum.org
    • March 14, 2014
    Authors: Lare Lekman

    The Finnish translation of The Scrum Guide 2013 by Jeff Sutherland and Ken Schwaber.

  • 376 vuotta ketteriä kokemuksia

    • Sytyke ry
    • January 29, 2013
    Authors: Lare Lekman

    A Finnish agile book written in 2 days by several authors.

  • The Finnish Scrum Guide 2011

    • Scrum.org
    • February 3, 2012
    Authors: Lare Lekman

    The Finnish translation of The Scrum Guide 2011 by Jeff Sutherland and Ken Schwaber.

  • The Finnish Scrum Guide 2009

    • Scrum.org
    • March 19, 2010
    Authors: Lare Lekman

    The Finnish translation of The Scrum Guide 2009 by Jeff Sutherland and Ken Schwaber.

Lare Lekman's Patents

  • Applications of signal quality observations

    • United States Patent 8270994
    • Issued September 18, 2012

    Method and apparatus for normalizing a target device's signal quality observation to facilitate more accurate indoor positioning or network planning.

  • Positioning technique

    • United States Patent 7299059
    • Issued November 20, 2007

    Method and apparatus for using probabilistic Hidden Markov Model for estimating a target device's location in a radio network with a graph that models the topology of the positioning environment.

  • Musical playing cards

    • Finland Patent 6889
    • Issued November 24, 2005
    Inventors: Lare Lekman

    Playing cards for learning to read musical notes. The numbers in playing cards have been replaced by notes, piano keys, and guitar tablatures, letting you play all traditional card games using notes.

Lare Lekman's Certifications

  • SAFe Agilist

    • Scaled Agile Academy
    • March 2014
  • Certified Results Coach

    • NeuroLeadership Group
    • December 2013
  • NLP Master Practitioner

    • Finnish NLP Association
    • February 2013
  • Professional Scrum Trainer

    • Scrum.org
    • July 2010
  • Certified Scrum Product Owner

    • Scrum Alliance
    • March 2010
  • Certified Scrum Coach

    • Scrum Alliance
    • November 2009
  • Open Water Scuba Instructor

    • PADI
    • License 507918
    • September 2008
  • Certified Scrum Professional

    • Scrum Alliance
    • June 2008
  • Codento Certified Partner #1

    • Codento Oy
    • February 2008
  • Certified Scrum Master

    • Scrum Alliance
    • December 2005

Lare Lekman's Languages

  • Finnish

  • Swedish

  • English

  • German

Lare Lekman's Skills & Expertise

  1. Scrum
  2. Coaching
  3. Web Development
  4. Training
  5. Agile Methodologies
  6. Software Development
  7. Team Management
  8. Test Driven Development
  9. Business Networking
  10. Start-ups
  11. Product Management
  12. Architecture
  13. Software Project Management
  14. Open Source
  15. Software Engineering
  16. Entrepreneurship
  17. User Experience
  18. Software Design
  19. Mobile Devices
  20. Web Services
  21. Continuous Integration
  22. Web Applications
  23. Agile Project Management
  24. Ruby on Rails
  25. Git
  26. System Architecture
  27. Mobile Applications
  28. Cloud Computing
  29. Distributed Systems
  30. Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  31. Scalability
  32. Video Editing
  33. Ruby
  34. Certified Scrum Master CSM
  35. Lean Startup
  36. BDD
  37. Mobile Technology
  38. REST
  39. Extreme Programming
  40. Architectures
  41. Partnerships
  42. People Development
  43. Marketing Strategy

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Lare Lekman's Additional Information

Honors and Awards:

Red Herring Europe Top 100 Winner 2014: Invesdor.com
World Summit Award 2008: Wreckamovie.com
MindTrek 2008 Grand Prize Winner: Wreckamovie.com
Wall Street Journal 2006 International Innovation Award: Ekahau.com
Frost & Sullivan 2005 International Technology Award: Ekahau.com
European Information Society Technologies (IST) Prize 2003: Ekahau.com
MikroBitti and Tietokone Magazines 1999: The Best Finnish Internet Map Service
Helsinki University of Applied Sciences 1997: Scholarship from the Student Association
Helsinki University of Applied Sciences 1997: Scholarship from the Teacher Association

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