Masa K Maeda, PhD

CEO & founder Valueinnova

Masa has 26 years of international experience providing consulting, coaching and training services to companies from over 250,000 employees to small startups in four continents. He created the Serious LeAP® model to boost economic growth at organizations.

He is also a senior consultant with the Cutter Consortium and a member of the Agile Testing Alliance Steering Committee.

Masa is one of the pioneers of Lean for knowledge work, a long-standing Agilist and part of the leading community on High Collaboration Frameworks.

He is one of the people who started the Lean Kanban University and was a member of the Bay Area Agile Leadership Network Coordinating Committee.

Before Valueinnova Masa was a founding team member of four startups in Silicon Valle (two of them were acquired), did R&D at Apple Inc. and in Japan at Just systems Corp.