Ralph Jocham

Ralph Jocham

Founder & CEO of effective agile, Ralph Jocham is Europe’s first Professional Scrum Trainer with Scrum.org, personally trained by Ken Schwaber. Ralph brings a wealth of international experience, having enhanced Agile, Lean, and Scrum practices across multiple countries.

since 2010

active as a trainer

301 - 400

Trainings performed

1501 - 5000

Participants trained


Ralph Jocham, with over 30 years in the IT industry, is a seasoned pioneer in Agile methodologies. As the founder and CEO of effective agile, he has been instrumental in advancing Agile, Lean, and Scrum practices across Europe since becoming the continent's first Professional Scrum Trainer accredited by Scrum.org in 2010. Ralph's diverse experience includes significant roles in software development, Agile training, and leadership. He has co-authored 'The Professional Product Owner', which has reached a global audience in multiple languages. His international exposure includes positions at Oracle, Applied Biosystems, and ThoughtWorks, where he has successfully implemented Agile strategies in environments demanding stringent regulatory compliance, such as those overseen by the FDA. Ralph’s training sessions, which number over 700, have benefited more than 10,000 individuals, showcasing his ability to translate complex Agile concepts into actionable strategies. Living in Bern with his family, Ralph is committed to a balanced life, enjoying sports, cooking, and ongoing personal and professional development. He remains actively involved in the Agile community, often sharing insights through guest lectures at universities.


Professional Scrum Trainer Certification

Professional Scrum Trainer

Professional Scrum with User Experience Certification

Professional Scrum with User Experience

Professional Agile Leadership Certification

Professional Agile Leadership

Professional Product Owner I Certification

Professional Product Owner I

Professional Product Owner II Certification

Professional Product Owner II

Professional Scrum Developer Certification

Professional Scrum Developer

Professional Scrum Facilitation Skills Certification

Professional Scrum Facilitation Skills

Professional Scrum Master I Certification

Professional Scrum Master I

Professional Scrum Master II Certification

Professional Scrum Master II

Professional Scrum with Kanban Certification

Professional Scrum with Kanban

Scaled Professional Scrum Certification

Scaled Professional Scrum

All Live Trainings by Ralph Jocham

Professional Scrum Product Owner 2

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