Ethann Castell, MBA, is an Agile Coach, Entrepreneur, and Author whose innovation, compassion and tenacity have earned him a reputation as a service-centred leader. Over the span of a decade, he has cultivated extensive experience in the innovation arena across various industries. To date, he has authored several books, and his writings are featured in prominent publications like Wired and The Huffington Post. As the proud founder of The School Of Innovation, Ethann is on a lifelong mission to help companies harness in-depth mastery of creativity and innovation through a no-nonsense approach.

When he isn’t empowering companies, you can find this strategic agilist travelling across the globe (he has ventured to 40 countries and counting), going on outdoor adventures, or spending quality time with his lovely wife. He is also a coffee aficionado and voracious reader.

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Qualifications and Certifications

I’ve studied a few different things including Agile, business, technology and psychology.

  • Certified SAFe 4 Agilist – Scaled Agile
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (NSW TAFE TAE40116)
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS) Certified Cloud Practitioner
  • AWS Technical Professional Accreditation
  • AWS Business Professional Accreditation
  • Certified Scrum Professional (CSP) – Scrum Alliance
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM) – Scrum Alliance
  • Professional Scrum Master I (PSM) –
  • Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) – Project Management Institute
  • Foundations in Design Thinking Certificate (IDEO U)
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) – Project Management Institute
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) – Macquarie Graduate School of Management
  • Solutions Expert – IBM Websphere Studio
  • Lotus Notes PCLP Developer R7
  • Lotus Notes PCLP Administrator R 7
  • Lotus Notes PCLP Developer R6
  • Lotus Notes PCLP Administrator R6
  • Lotus Notes PCLP Developer R5
  • Lotus Notes PCLP Administrator R5
  • Lotus Notes PCLP Developer R4.6
  • Lotus Notes PCLP Administrator R4.6
  • Master Practitioner of NLP (Advanced Neuro Dynamics)
  • NZCDP (Auckland University of Technology)

Current Affiliations

  • Project Management Institute
  • Agile Alliance
  • Scrum Alliance

Past Affiliations

  • IBM Cloud Ambassador
  • Auslug Conference Committee
  • International Knowledge Management Institute
  • IBM Business Partner
  • Microsoft Business Partner
  • Australian Technical Analysts Association
  • Lotus Certification Advisory Board