Almudena Rodriguez Pardo


Almudena Rodriguez Pardo, born in Bilbao (Spain), studied computer science at RWTH University Aachen (Germany) and started working for Ericsson in 1995. In the 22 years involved in the telecommunication sector, she has achieved a strong technical background as a developer, quality co-ordinator and technical market support engineer in different organisations within Ericsson. Moreover, Almudena was strongly involved in the Agile transformation and DevOps deployment at Ericsson, and worked as an Agile and DevOps consultant for Ericsson customers.

She is a well-known public speaker with international reputation at Agile and DevOps conferences. She has been invited to speak at Agile Tour London, Scan Agile Helsinki, Agile Practitioners Tel Aviv, European Business Analysis Day, Conference Agile Spain, Agile Conference Austria, Agile Serbia Conference, and more. As an acknowledged expert, Almudena participates at the Hustef Budapest, UCAAT Paris and ExoQA Madrid as an invited keynote speaker. Furthermore, she contributes to the Agile community with publications such as InfoQ.

Almudena also works as Business Agility Consultant and Agile expert supporting organisations worldwide on their journey to Agility and DevOps deployment.


With more than 20 years experience in the world of technology, Almudena continues to enhance working methodologies across the business community. As a SAFe Programme Consultant (SPC), she also delivers a range of SAFe training, including agil8’s SAFe Agilist: Leading SAFe course to select agil8 clients.

Almudena holds the following certifications:

  • Certified Kanban Coach
  • Management 3.0 Licensed Trainer
  • Certified LeSS Practitioner
  • Professional Scrum Product Owner (PSPO)
  • PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)


To connect with Almudena on social media, simply click on the Twitter and LinkedIn buttons below.