Nick James

Head of Agile Transformation, Managing Director


Nick is an experienced and senior executive driven by enabling organizations to thrive in today’s rapidly changing business environment. His passion for agile was sparked as an Oracle software developer in the City of London in the late 1990s and agile has been a feature of his 20+ year consulting career delivering business, regulatory and technology transformation programs.  His focus in recent years has been Agile at Scale transformation, until recently at Boston Consulting Group where he was known for agile governance thought leadership, executive development programs and his work as a leadership coach.  Today he leads the Julius Baer global agile transformation where he is shaping and bringing into reality ‘Agile, the Julius Baer way’. 

Talk - Inspect & Adapt at Scale - Guiding an Agile Transformation Journey

In 2020, Julius Baer embarked on a holistic transformation journey. In this presentation, we will share with you our 4 Moments of Truth and how we adjusted the transformation in an agile way.

Key takeaways:
– The power of a simple & clear vision
– The necessity to put people, culture & leadership at the center
– The importance of understanding the difference between output, outcome & impact
– How aligned autonomy led to more powerful, trust-based collaboration