Shahin Sheidaei is an Agile, Lean and Success Coach, International Speaker, Transformation Expert; Professional Community Architect, Blogger, Podcast Host, and Entrepreneur.Shahin enjoys dealing with fresh challenges, learning new techniques, applying them to real problems, observing the outcomes, and improving upon them through a positive feedback loop. Shahin questions everything and helps everyone. He can lead a group of people from the back of the room. He can apply and adapt his talent for the need of the team and/or the individual.


Shahin has influenced, coached, mentored and guided teams, individuals, and leaders to achieve their utmost potentials. He helped them to discover new ways of performing, thinking, collaborating, and leading. He can be relied on with his immense knowledge in the Agile and Lean domain, from subtle changes to very complicated organizational transformation.Shahin is the founder and principal coach at Elevate Change Inc. Shahin is a passionate organizational designer helping organizations become a high performing and achieve their utmost potential. Offering over 15 years of experience Shahin has strong expertise in applying agile and lean values & principles to organizational transformations and personal elevations. He has research & development experience, mid-size level engagement, as well as engagement with top names such as CIBC, WSIB, TD Bank, Scotiabank, TELUS, CBC, and SAP. He heavily believes in the value of communities and in his spare time he leads the Lean Agile Network community in his hometown Toronto and helps others with building communities. He is the founder of Agile Games Canada, an open space focused on creativity in our professional life. He is also a podcast and webinar host at Lean On Agile Show.


Shahin is an active speaker at Lean Agile conferences, unconferences, and events such as Agile Alliance, Toronto Agile Conference, TriAgile, Agile Tour Paris, Gatineau Ottawa Agile Tour, Agile Games, Agile & Beyond, Big Apple Scrum Day, Keep Austin Agile, Agile Coach Retreat, Team Leaders of Toronto, Agile Ontario, Agile Open Canada, Toronto Open Space, and Envision Agile.

Shahin is a big proponent of the community. Shahin is a very active member of the Agile community in Toronto. He is the founding member of Lean Agile Network (formerly known as Agile Lunch), local to Toronto with more than 1700 members and growing, Since 2016. He is also the founding member of Agile Games Canada, a creative open space since 2019. He is a blogger since 2007 and a webinar and podcast host since 2019. His blog is called Notepad. His show is called “Lean On Agile Show” (Podcast + Webinar), where he is building and flourishing a virtual community with access to the thought leaders Lean and Agile. He is also part of the organizing committee for GTA Coach Retreat since 2014. He volunteered for Toronto Agile Conference and Spark The Change in the past years.

To learn more about Shahin, visit his Homepage. Also, visit his Blog to read his latest articles. Contact him with any inquiries you might have.


B.Sc, M.Sc.