Rainer Henrichs:  

"A combination of deep technical expertise, strong interpersonal skills, visionary thinking, and practical experience is required to implement innovation projects. I am offering high-quality services with respect to agility, information technology, artificial intelligence, project management, and modern leadership.

As an interim manager, coach and consultant, I support prestigious companies and executives in achieving their goals.  Numerous successful projects with demanding clients speak for themselves. In addition to my profound expertise, my clients value the clarity and reliability of my work.

Through constant learning and cooperation with top consulting firms, I am permanently developing my methodological skills, enabling me to achieve first-class results with my clients."

My Experience

Conceptual expertise

Comprehensive knowledge and sound practice of various methods and techniques 

  • In-depth knowledge and application of agile methods such as Scrum and Kanban to manage projects flexibly and efficiently.
  • Use of state-of-the-art approaches and tools such as Design Thinking, Lean Startup and OKRs (Objectives and Key Results) to promote innovation and continuous improvement.
  • Expertise in the implementation and adaptation of scalable agile frameworks such as SAFe (Scaled Agile Framework), LeSS (Large Scale Scrum) and Nexus

IT know-how

Profound technical background through a Master of Science degree in Computer Science (SDSU) and  and extensive experience with

  • software development
  • IT infrastructure & Cloud services
  • Data Science & Artificial Intelligence
  • Java, C, C++, Python
  • Continuous Integration & automated testing

Proficient usage of digital tools and platforms (e.g. Jira, Confluence, Trello, Miro, Mural) to support collaboration and transparency 

Interpersonal competence

Excellent ability to understand and motivate people

  • Understanding and responding to different perspectives
  • Communicate clearly and purposefully
  • Ability to inspire, motivate and promote the potential of other people.

Organizational development

Support the structural and cultural development of organizations or divisions

  • Consulting and guidance of the agile transformation
  • Advising on leadership change as a coach and mentor
  • Empowerment and self-organization 
  • Professional support for change processes

Agile Work Certificates:

My Approach

holistic, agile, people-oriented


Technology should always serve the people and not the other way around. That's why my approach is to empower, support and engage employees. This people-oriented way of working ensures acceptance, valuable feedback and sustainable success of innovation.

Further Certificates 


How to manage a remote team

London Business School

Managing the Company of the Future


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University of Helsinki

Elements of AI

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University of Helsinki

Building AI - Intermediate Coding

My Offer

My freelance services are offered individually depending on the assignment and goals

  • utilization according to availability and project requirement
  • services are mainly provided remotely with modern technical equipment and suitable tools
  • face-to-face events as a needs-based supplement to online collaboration
    • creative workshop
    • Kick-off events 

Project Manager

Project management with agile methods and practices 

  • Building project teams for agile roles
  • Collaboration based on Scrum or Kanban
  • Servant project leadership
  • Developing project team members
  • Reporting using agile practices

Interim Manager

Filling key roles in the line organization to temporarily bridge bottlenecks or to sustainably improve structures

  • Division head for the disruptive restructuring of a division or department
  • Product owner for the development of a truly innovative product

Agile Coach

Supporting teams and organizations in the introduction and optimization of agile methods and principles. My aim is to promote an agile mindset and an agile culture.

  • team coaching
  • agile transformations
  • leadership coaching
  • workshops and trainings

Get in touch

Ready to discuss your project? 

Rainer Henrichs on LinkedIn