Molood Ceccarelli is often referred to as the queen of remote work in the agile communities around the world.She was the first person in the agile world to question the premise of collocation as a necessity for agility. She is the founder of Remote Forever, a company that consults in agile coaching and creates online courses and workshops for remote agilists. Molood is on a mission to equip people in agile organizations with the skills to work effectively remotely, and help remote leaders to learn agile ways of working so that they can lead more productive, effective and of course fun remote teams.
Molood has a background in computer security and software development and a passion for agile coaching and human psychology, not to forget her love of traveling and working remotely. She has even a few years of journalism experience under her belt from her teenage years. The combination of her background and interests have given her a unique advantage to be the effective agile coach for distributed companies that are on a journey to become agile.
She believes remote work is the future of work. As an agile coach, she is on a mission to help people in agile organizations to experience freedom and happiness in their work. In 2017, Molood founded and hosted Remote Forever Summit, the first online summit about distributed agile that has attracted over 2000 attendees and over 20 speakers from all around the world. It has become an annual event ever since and continues to attract thousands of attendees every year. If you have not attended it before, make sure to join the next one. It’s all online and it is free to attend.
Molood has been a key player in the scaling and agile journey of a few geographically distributed organizations across various industries such as Telecom, Gaming, Fin-Tech, Insurance and even BlockChain and AI.
Her newest book on how to be agile remotely, is due to be published in 2019. Some of her writing on the topics of agile have been featured on Scrum Alliance, Happy Melly, Huffington Post and Inc.com.