Daniel Gullo

CEO, Apple Brook Consulting


Daniel is a well-known and highly regarded servant of the Agile community. His awards include: The Most Valuable Agile Professional award for 2015, The Most Valuable Agile Professional award for 2016, and Most Popular Scrum Professional for 2016.

Daniel knows what it takes to make businesses successful. A lifelong entrepreneur, Daniel’s portfolio of clients is long and distinguished, including many Fortune 100, Fortune 500, and federal government clients.

Daniel is founder / advisor to Agile Delaware. His experience includes numerous keynote addresses and workshop sessions. He was Conference Chair for the 2015 Scrum Gathering in Phoenix and 2013 Scrum Gathering in Las Vegas; completely reinventing the Gathering experience in the process. He has coached other conference chairs for both Scrum Gatherings and Agile Alliance Conferences.

Daniel served on the Trainer Acceptance Committee (TAC) for the Certified Scrum Trainer (CST) certification program and Certified Enterprise Coach (CEC) applications approval committee. Daniel is a founding member of the Scrum Coaching Retreat Planning Committee; host of numerous Coaches Clinic events; and facilitator of many Open Space Events.

Daniel contributes to many online forums and has given much of his free time to mentoring countless individuals along their career path. He was mentor for The Laudato Si’ Challenge, a Vatican-sponsored startup accelerator program inspired by Pope Francis.

Daniel’s book Real World Agility: Practical Guidance for Agile Practitioners has been a highly recommended Agile book for several years.

Daniel is host and founder of AgileNEXT: The NEXT Generation Agile Talk Show

Daniel is currently working on his PhD in Organizational Development and Change (Evidence-Based Coaching) from Fielding Graduate University, Santa Barbara, California.