Jon Smart

Jon Smart

Jon Smart

Founder, Business Agility Coach and Leader AT Sooner Safer Happier

Jon is a business agility practitioner, servant leader, and coach. Jon is the lead author of the award winning and bestselling 'Sooner Safer Happier: Patterns and Antipatterns for Business Agility' (IT Revolution Press, Nov 2020) and co-founder of Sooner Safer Happier Ltd, helping large organizations deliver Better Value, Sooner, Safer, and Happier (#BVSSH) through the application of better ways of working, including agile and lean principles and practices. //

Jon previously was Global Business Agility Lead and Partner at Deloitte. Prior to this, Jon led Ways of Working globally for Barclays Bank, across an organisation of 80,000 people, founded in 1690, supporting teams to triple productivity on average. Jon and team won the Best Internal Agile Team at the UK Agile Awards in 2016. Jon has been an agile and lean practitioner since the early 1990s. //

Jon is also the founder of the Enterprise Agility Leaders Network, a member of the Programming Committee for the DevOps Enterprise Summit, a member of the Business Agility Institute Advisory Council, a guest speaker at London Business School, and speaks at numerous conferences a year.

Talk: Better Value, Sooner, Safer & Happier

In this talk, Jon will share key Patterns and Antipatterns for business agility, in the Age of Digital.

These are lessons learnt the hard way, when improving ways of working across large organizations, in order to deliver Better Value Sooner Safer & Happier. Jon will share learnings so that you don't need to make the same mistakes!