people find solutions in the problem space

focus on giving back

We invest in and give back to the communities we serve—it’s what makes us human.

focus on people

We make sure our team members feel seen, heard, and valued. Empathy and humanity are part of our core values.

focus on quality

By seeking only top-tier talent, we can ensure quality in our delivery to our clients.

who we are

We are a cohort of dreamers and doers who utilize design thinking to help enhance human potential.

Our common purpose is to unlock the human operating system while providing solutions for people and companies everywhere.

what we do

Problem Space specializes in training, certification, coaching, and consulting. We also offer tailor-made technological solutions to improve performance, employee engagement, and ultimately your bottom line.

team

Meet our team. We’re problem solvers, innovators, and connectors. In an ever-changing marketplace, our knowledge and depth of experience in the problem space defines who we are.

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Co-founder | CEO

Joshua Rivedal

VP of Design

Anote Afeno

Enterprise Agile Coach

Russell Avre

Project Delivery Manager

Ekemini Anthony

Co-founder | CEO

Joshua Rivedal

Speaker, innovator, social entrepreneur—is the creator and founder of Changing Minds: A Mental Health Based Curriculum and The i’Mpossible Project.

He is trained in human capital management with an emphasis in coaching from NYU. He is the author of seven books and a co-author on three peer-reviewed journal papers; one on suicide loss, another on living with chronic illness, and the third on surviving trauma.

He has worked on the marketing team of the world’s best-selling author James Patterson and has helped numerous small business owners start up, bringing in more than seven figures of new revenue. Joshua has spoken about suicide prevention and mental health across the U.S., Canada, the U.K., and Australia.

His original coursework on suicide prevention is available in Washington State for various professions such as dentists, pharmacists, and occupational therapists. Joshua practices Tae Kwon Do, volunteers for Age Out Angels, is passionate about social justice, speaks a little Spanish, French, and Norwegian, and enjoys comedy and musical theatre.

VP of Design

Anote Afeno

Anote Afeno is a multi-disciplinary design strategist and art connoisseur who has worked in several design agencies in south-east Asia and sub-Saharan Africa. He currently leads the design team at the Problem Space and loves cycling and recycling!

Enterprise Agile Coach

Russell Avre

russell is an Agile transformation expert and enterprise coach

his core responsibility is to understand agile and convey through it coaching, so transparently that the people within an organization understands it perfectly.

russell also approaches his work with empathy using lean agile principles to strike the right balance between customer value, agility, and team motivation, you could very well say that his work ethics centers around:

1. demonstrating value early
2. engaging others in shared meaning
3. leaning-in using empathy
4. coaching with powerful questions
5. writing report that tells beautiful stories

russell is an in-demand agile coach who has mentored hundreds of agile professionals throughout his career on their journeys to pursuing mastery. he is a certified scrum expert (ESMC), SAFe Program Consultant (SPC 4.6/5.0) and Scrum Certified Trainer (SCT).

when, he is not conducting an agile orchestra, he is writing and his second book focuses almost exclusively on business agility.

Project Delivery Manager

Ekemini Anthony

Anthony leads a cross-functional team responsible for supporting the company’s platform, systems and products to ensure agile project delivery.

Before joining Problem Space, Anthony worked in a cross-cultural platform as an Organizational Development Manager for a Youth Development NGO and as a Data Manager for an iNGO within a Government Primary Healthcare Facility. There, he was also responsible for Managing induction,performance management, appraisal, training matrix and providing advice and support on personal development plans.

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