Gunther Verheyen

Gunther Verheyen

Location: Belgium Certifications: PSD I, PSM I, PSM II, PSMT, PSPO I, PSPO II
Affiliations: Employee
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Gunther Verheyen is a longtime Scrum practitioner. After a career as a consultant, in 2013 he started shepherding the Professional series of, while also leading its European operations. Gunther left in 2016 to further his path as an independent Scrum caretaker.


Gunther ventured into IT and software development after graduating in 1992. His Agile journey started with eXtreme Programming and Scrum in 2003. Years of dedication followed, of using Scrum in diverse circumstances. As from 2010 Gunther became the inspiring force behind some large-scale enterprise transformations.

Gunther left consulting in 2013 to partner with Ken Schwaber, Scrum co-creator, at He is Professional Scrum Trainer, shepherded the ‘Professional Scrum’ series, worked with’s global network of Professional Scrum Trainers, and is co-creator to Agility Path and the Nexus framework for Scaled Professional Scrum.

Gunther left in 2016 to continue his journey of Scrum as an independent Scrum caretaker.

In 2013 Gunther published his much-praised book “Scrum – A Pocket Guide (a smart travel companion)”, by Ken Schwaber recommended as ‘the best description of Scrum currently available’ and ‘an extraordinarily competent book’. In 2016 the Dutch translation of his book was published as “Scrum Wegwijzer (Een kompas voor de bewuste reiziger)”.

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Upcoming Courses by Gunther Verheyen

Date Location Title  
November 7-8 Amsterdam, Netherlands Professional Scrum Master
December 1-2 Gent, Belgium Professional Scrum Product Owner
December 15-16 Amsterdam, Netherlands Professional Scrum Product Owner