Niko Kaintantzis holds a degree in computer science engineering from the ETH and is a certified systemic coach and organisational consultant. He is also a SAFe Practice Consultant Trusted Advisor (SPCT) and a Certified Profit Streams™ Trainer (CPS-T).
During and after his studies he worked with international teams on the development and design of business-critical Java Enterprise applications. He made a name for himself as a UI technology expert. He trained course participants in requirements engineering and usability techniques. He is author and co-author of two teaching materials for computer science trainees. And is certified by the Swiss Association for Adult Education (SVEB) to conduct events with adults.
In 2006 he was in charge of Scrum and Kanban implementations for Swiss customers. Due to his many years of experience in the conception and development of complex software solutions with several distributed teams, he dealt with the scaling issue early on and was one of the first SAFe experts and LeSS executives in Switzerland. Since 2019 he is additionally SPCT and trains other SAFe trainers.
In January 2018, he received the certificate as a systemic coach and has been conducting coaching sessions since then, especially leadership coaching. He deepened his training and graduated in January 2020 as a systemic coach and organizational consultant with a diploma recognized by the Swiss Professional Association for Supervision and Organizational Consulting (BSO).
Years after starting with SAFe, after three ARTs and after establishing the portfolio level, the customer wants an outside view of his company.