Experienced ENGINEERING Leadership

Agile Frameworks, Engineering Services, and Product Development for Innovators, Startups, and Industry Leaders

Reframing Scrum for Hardware

Here's a presentation I gave to an AgilePDX Meetup at Puppet Labs in Portland, Oregon in April of 2018 regarding how my team and I used the Scrum framework to create some phenomenal general aviation systems at Dynon Avionics.

Engineering Design and Management Services

Engineering Project Management


 Whether it's an Agile approach or a traditional approach, your organization needs to get its product to market. We take best practices from Agile and traditional project management approaches and synthesize them into a framework that is highly effective at getting your product to market quickly.

Product Development Strategy


Sometimes determining what to do when you don't know what to do is the hardest part. We have worked in "opportunity rich" environments and the struggle is real. Let us put our experience to work for you and help you get started in the right area and with the right mindset!

Systems and Electronics Design


 Need help with a proof of concept, getting your product to market, or turning your prototype into a manufacturable assembly? We have over 15 years of experience envisioning, defining, prototyping, testing, releasing, and sustaining electromechanical assemblies with a wide variety of technologies. 

Agile Coaching Services

1:1 Coaching


Regardless of where you are in your Agile journey, a bit of coaching from someone who has been there can go a long way.

Team Coaching


Sometimes coaching in a team setting can get everyone synchronized and moving in the right direction.

Agile Pro for Hire


Want to really accelerate your Agile transformation or just need to fill a temporary gap? Embed me in your team as a Product Owner or Scrum Master!

About Kristofer, owner at agile hardware northwest LLC

An engineer

With over 15 years experience as an electrical and systems engineer, I know the challenges teams face when developing and releasing complex electromechanical assemblies that involve design, hardware, firmware, software, global supply chains, manufacturing and quality.

An Agilist

I have worked as an engineer, a Scrum Master, and a Product Owner in Agile hardware development and support environments and have experimented with different approaches. Let me use my experiences to help your team thrive!