Afsaneh Samari, Agilist

Afsaneh Samari

Agile Coach


Afsaneh is an Agile Coach, Certified Scrum Master, Kanban Management Professional, Project Manager, and GA-educated Product Manager hybrid with experience developing and implementing strategies to solve communication, product development, and project management problems. She works closely with engineers, delivery leads, product owners, strategists, designers, writers, leaders, and stakeholders to ensure smooth execution and timely fulfillment of releases and projects and commitment to healthy agile practices.

Everything Afsaneh does is with energy and positivity. She is constantly expanding her skill set, actively learning subjects related to mobile, XR, and Agile. She also is an active member of the community, volunteering as Deputy Director of Operations of Helpful Engineering, Deputy Director of the Japanese Cultural Institute, Co-organizer of DC Women in Agile, and Department Head of Katsucon.


Certified Scrum Master (CSM)

Kanban System Design KMP-1

PMC Level 1

Dare to Lead Trained

Product Management Certificate

Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy, Minor Mathematics, Allegheny College, Meadville, PA