Linda Rising is an internationally known consultant, author and presenter on topics related to patterns, change process, agile development, retrospectives, and influence strategies. She is credited as having played a major role in having moved the pattern approach from design into corporate change.
Linda has written and contributed to many books and numerous articles, her latest book being – More Fearless Change co-authored with Mary Lynn Manns.
With a Ph.D. from Arizona State University in the field of object-based design metrics, Linda’s background includes university teaching and software development in a number of different domains. In industry, she worked in the areas of telecommunications, avionics, and tactical weapons systems.
Linda has a wide experience helping organizations in areas such as change management, influence strategies, and patterns. In the last years, she gives keynote talks on topics as: The Agile Mindset, Better Decision Making, Proven Change Management Strategies.
Linda Rising was awarded by World Agility Forum, on the 27th of September 2020, with the Lifetime Achievement Award.