Horia S

Horia Slusanschi,

Knowledge Engineer

Horia is an Agile trainer and coach for SoftEd.  With a background in Enterprise Architecture, Horia has worked for a number of government departments and software consulting organisations globally.

Most recently, he led the Process Centre of Excellence at Westpac, coaching and mentoring leaders in ways of to develop and sustain a genuine culture of continuous improvement. He taught and helped people to master Agile and lean ways of work, with a focus on improving the flow of value to customers.

Prior to this he led the global HP Agile Mentoring Office, working with numerous leaders and teams across HP to develop Agile habits and methods and served as the global leader of HP Software Engineering.

His specialties include Lean thinking and Agile methods; the Scaled Agile Framework; Domain Driven Design; Pattern Languages; Knowledge Management and Enterprise Architecture Frameworks and Methodologies.

Horia is a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt practitioner, he has a Masters in Information Science and Technology and a Doctorate of Philosophy in Computing Science. 

Horia is a member of PMI, IEEE, and the IEEE Computer Society, the Scrum Alliance, and of the Association for Computing Machinery.

He is currently serving as Service Delivery leader of the PMI Agile Community of Practice, and as Chapter Engagement Representative for the PMI NZ Chapter.


  • Masters in Information Science and Technology
  • Doctorate of Philosophy in Computing Science


  • Certified Agile Professional 
  • Certified ScrumMaster (CSM)
  • Lean Six Sigma Black Belt

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