Sohrab Salimi

Sohrab Salimi

Scrum Academy GmbH

Sohrab is CEO and Managing Partner of Scrum Academy. He devotes himself to the systematic development of existing and new business areas as well as the development of concrete business models and implementation strategies. As a Certified Scrum Trainer® (CST) he has been substantially involved in the agile transformation of several customer companies. With his trainings he supports organizations in becoming more agile and building a foundation for innovation.

Verified Trainer

since 2012

active as a trainer

> 500

Trainings performed

> 10000

Participants trained


Sohrab is Managing Partner and CEO of Scrum Academy GmbH and has been a Certified Scrum Trainer® of the Scrum Alliance for almost ten years, where he was also a member of the Board of Directors until the end of 2020.

His background as a management consultant at Bain & Company, his later work as Chief Innovation Officer at SE-Consulting, and his medical degree give Sohrab a holistic perspective on people and organizations in agile transformation.

With years of experience, over 10,000 trained participants, multiple agile certifications, Strategyzer Coach accreditation, and numerous e-learning and in-house courses, Sohrab is one of the most experienced and versatile agile trainers in the world.

His long-standing clients include Roche, MAN Truck & Bus, Trivago, Bosch and Allianz.

In addition to live trainings, online courses, in-house trainings and consulting activities, Sohrab also hosts the regular Agile Insights Conversations. In these roundtable discussions, he regularly interviews world-renowned authors, thought leaders and experts on agile topics.

Sohrab also drives the translation of agile literature into German and has already appeared in this activity for the translations of the Geoff Watts books (Product Mastery and Scrum Mastery). He is currently working on making the books on Beyond Budgeting (Bjarte Bogsness) and Radical Focus (Christina Wodtke) available for the German market. A publication is planned for 2023.

Sohrab lives in Cologne with his wife and three children. In his free time, he enjoys sports, reading, cooking, singing and traveling.


Certified Agile Leadership Certification

Certified Agile Leadership

Certified Agile Leadership Educator Certification

Certified Agile Leadership Educator

Certified Agile Leadership II Certification

Certified Agile Leadership II

Certified Scrum Master Certification

Certified Scrum Master

Certified Scrum Product Owner Certification

Certified Scrum Product Owner

Certified Scrum Professional Product Owner Certification

Certified Scrum Professional Product Owner

Certified Scrum Professional ScrumMaster Certification

Certified Scrum Professional ScrumMaster

Certified Scrum Trainer Certification

Certified Scrum Trainer

Registered Education Provider Certification

Registered Education Provider

Scrum Foundations Educator Certification

Scrum Foundations Educator

All Live Trainings by Sohrab Salimi

Certified Agile Leadership®

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Scrum Master & Agile Coach

In this course you will learn how to become a great Scrum Master & Agile Coach who helps teams deliver better products in a better way.

999 € plus VAT
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Product Owner

In this course you will learn how to become a great Product Owner who creates products and business models that succeed.

999 € plus VAT
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Agile Leader

In this course you will learn how to become a great Agile Leader who helps teams and organizations succeed.

999 € plus VAT
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Agile Leader Fundamentals

Our short introduction for Agile Leaders. Learn the basics of agile leadership in this self-paced online course.

499 € plus VAT
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Scrum Foundations

The course for those who want to learn about the popular Scrum framework and its related events, artifacts, and roles.

Free 250 €
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Agile Fundamentals

The beginner’s course for those who want to understand agile and get into the different frameworks.

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