Mike Cottmeyer

Chief Executive Officer

LeadingAgile CEO and Founder, Mike Cottmeyer is passionate about solving the challenges associated with agile in larger, more complex enterprises. To that end, he and his team are dedicated to providing large-scale agile transformation services to help pragmatically, incrementally, and safely introduce agile methods. He spends most of his time leading and growing LeadingAgile, doing sales and business development, developing content, and providing strategic coaching for clients.  

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Agile Teams


Teams in agile are a very specific construct. Teams are made up of 6 to 8 people… sometimes a person or two more, sometimes a person or two less… but […]

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Six Years of Scaling Mountains


Hey everyone… thought it was worth noting that LeadingAgile had our six year anniversary this week. It’s been a hell of a run from just Dennis and I to over […]

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Encapsulation and Orchestration


I spend a lot of time thinking about these two words. When LeadingAgile talks about forming teams and building organizational structures, we rely on the notion of encapsulation to increase […]

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