Developer, Architect, Coach, Trainer, Leader, Speaker
Lemi Orhan Ergin is the cofounder and Agile Software Craftsman at craftbase. He
took Bs. and Ms. degrees from Marmara
University Computer Engineering Department in 2002 and 2005 respectively. He has been actively
developing software since 2001. He has worked as software architect,
software craftsman, technical leader, team leader, technical coordinator, Scrum Master and Agile coach
in dozens of software projects at BYM, GittiGidiyor / eBay and Sony. When he was a managing partner in ACM, he
had provided consulting services to dozens of companies. He had led the establishment of agile software
cultures, continuity and sustainability in software teams. At iyzico, he was leading cultural transformation of
iyzico engineering on top of Agile & Lean mindset and Software Craftsmanship movement.
He has been delivering trainings and seminars on Agile / Scrum, Kanban, Management 3.0, Git, ALM
TDD, Clean Code, Agile Engineering Practices and Software Craftsmanship to hundreds of professionals.
He is addicted to learn new technologies, develop new ideas, construct well-defined
structures and teach them to others. He has already attended tens of seminars and
conferences as speaker. He is sharing the slides of his talks via Slideshare.
His presentations have been already viewed more than 1 million times in internet overall.
He is a big fan of human-centric development disciplines, like agile development. He has
a lot of deep experience in agile methodologies (like Scrum, eXtreme Programming and
transformation, software craftsmanship, building agile ALM processes, agile software
practices and building a sustainable agile development culture in organizations. He has CSM,
PSM1, PSD1, Scrum Master and Kanban Practitioner certificates. He has been working in Scrum teams as
Scrum Master, Scrum Team Member and Agile Coach since 2008.
He loves to share his knowledge with others. He prepares Scrum trainings and knowledge
sharing sessions and enjoy coaching teams in both technical and non-technical aspects.
Application life-cycle management is also his expertise. From build management to release
management, from requirement analysis to monitoring, he has worked in all areas of software
development. He gives special importance to test driven development, continuous integration,
clean code principles and software craftsmanship. He has been doing code reviews in daily
basis and coaching juniors since 2005.
He was an active member of Agile Turkey community for 5 years
and organization & commuinty lead between 2015 and 2017. Between that period, he involved intensely in
the organization of Agile Turkey Summit 2015 and 2016 and CraftSummit 2015 as the product owner role.
He is also the founder of Software
Craftsmanship Turkey community, i.e. the only Turkish community about Software Craftsmanship.
He already organized 200+ free meetups as private and public. He also has been facilitating
code retreats since 2013 including the Global Day of Coderetreat.
Even though he shares his knowledge in English in many areas, he believes in the power of
learning in native language. Therefore he is sharing his experience about agile development
in Turkish via agilistanbul.com with Turkish audience.
He was in the team for translating Agile
Manifesto into Turkish. He is the official Turkish translator for Software
Craftsmanship Manifesto, SOA
Manifesto and Disciplined
As a summary:
Lemi Orhan Ergin is a Software craftsman, passionate developer, technical architect, Agile culture cultivator, Agile coach,
Scrum / Kanban practitioner and trainer, Management 3.0 trainer, experienced mentor, engineering
booster, Git trainer and lover, the TDD guy, clean coder, infected with the technical side of Agile,
presentation and visualization freak, non-stop learner, full time apprentice of my masters, the
All he wants is to work with you to build a better development culture with both process and technical
sides and to see happy faces at the end.