Michael Nir, PMP®, ACP®, SAFe® Program Consultant, president of Sapir Consulting, is a management consultant, Agile coach, speaker, and best-selling author. He has been helping organizations overcome challenges and deliver value for over sixteen years. He is passionate about Gestalt theory and practice, which complements his civil and industrial engineering background and contributes to his understanding of individual and team dynamics in the business setting and elsewhere.
Michael authored 10 bestsellers on Influencing, Agile, Teams, and Leadership.
He has significant know-how in telecom, hi-tech, banking, R&D environments, and petrochemical and infrastructure industries. He develops creative and innovative solutions in Agile project and product management, process improvement, leadership, and team building.
While Michael's professional background is analytical and technical, he has a keen interest in human interactions and behavior. He has a bachelor's in civil engineering and a master's in industrial engineering from the prestigious Technion Institute of Technology. He has balanced his technical side with extensive study and practice of Gestalt therapy and Instrumental Enrichment, a philosophy of mediated learning.
In his consulting and training engagements, Michael combines the analytical and technical world with his focus on people to deliver unique, meaningful solutions to the challenges of systems as a whole.