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Cansel Sörgens


Last update: 05.02.2021

OKR Coach, Agile Transformation Coach, Business Agility Coach, OKR Master

Graduation: Master of Arts European Studies
Hourly-/Daily rates: show
Verhandelbar, Kann je nach Projektumfang variieren
Languages: German (Native or Bilingual) | English (Full Professional) | Spanish (Limited professional) | Turkish (Native or Bilingual)


  • Objectives and Key Results
  • Business Agility Coach 
  • Strategie Entwicklung und Umsetzung
  • Agile Transformation Coach
  • Workshop Facilitation
  • Liberating Structures
  • Management 3.0
  • Scrum
  • Kanban

Project history

01/2021 - Present
OKR Coach & OKR Trainer
  • Vision, Business Model, Value Proposition & Strategy Workshops
  • OKR Training
  • OKR Implementation combined with Scrum

10/2019 - Present
OKR Coach
  • OKR Implementation for company-wide important strategic initiatives.
  • OKR Coaching for (currently) 6 Teams
  • (Remote) Workshop Facilitation for diverse organisational needs (Ideation, Vision & Strategy Workshops, Customer Journey, Remote Working, etc.)

11/2017 - 09/2019
Agile Transformation Coach - E-Commerce Development
  • Restructuring Product Development with a transition from temporary Project Teams to long-term Cross-functional Product Teams (applying Scrum, Kanban), and introducing new roles such as Product Owner, Scrum Master, and Business Owner.
  • Design of various agile organisational communication processes, frameworks, and tools such as: Peer Recruiting, Peer Onboarding, Peer Feedback, Pair-Programming, Business Value Poker, Community of Practice, Self-Selection, "I need/offer"-Platform, etc.

10/2016 - 10/2017
Project Management Coach
  • Organisational Change Management for Project / Product Management processes to improve collaboration between Product Development and other Business Units, and slowly close the communication gap between parent and former SAAS agency
  • Mentoring the Project Management Team

07/2015 - 09/2016
Portfolio Manager - Central Technology
  • OKR Implementation for/with Scrum/Kanban Teams
  • Portfolio Management for/with Scrum/Kanban Teams for better alignment with other Teams, Business Units and Senior Management
  • Team Coaching to help teams to structure their work and to focus on things that matter

04/2014 - 06/2015
Sr. Project Manager - International Growth

Product Launch in South Korea

  • Project coordination of all involved teams: Central Technology, Product Management, Product Development, Design, Marketing, Business Development, HR, Legal Affairs
  • Deep dive into Distributed Teams - 8 Teams, 5 Locations, 3 Timezones.

02/2013 - 03/2014
Sr. Project Manager - New Platform

Development of Platform 2.0 (02/2013 - 03/2014)

  • Deep dive into Agile Product Development with a Scrum Team
  • Co-Product Owner - Prioritisation and Refinement of Backlog Items and Review
  • Launch of 3rd Party Products in new Platform

11/2010 - 01/2013
Sr. Project Manager - Business Development

BizDev Operations in ES, IT, LATAM, TR, RU

  • Design, planning, implementation of affiliate partner cooperations in collaboration with developers and designers
  • Improvement of BizDev Services in collaboration with Central Technology and Product Development to enable Partner Cooperations that seem impossible

10/2009 - 10/2010
Product Manager - Turkey
  • Recruiting and building the Product Management Team for commercial operations in Turkey
  • Product Team Lead for 4 functions
    • Product Management
    • Localisation
    • Community Management
    • Customer Service
  • Responsible for increasing Revenue: We doubled the revenues within 6 months

11/2008 - 09/2009
Country Manager - Turkey


  • Localisation
  • Community Management
  • Customer Support
  • Local partnerships

Time and spatial flexibility

Experienced in Remote Working

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