PROFILE

SUMMARY

Niranjan N V, has around 17 years of professional experience and 4 years as a Consultant,Coach and Trainer in Agile Consulting and Training, Software Estimation, Project Management etc. He has extensive implementation experience in, Agile, Scrum, CMMI-Agile and Software Estimation.. He works with International Clients and Clients in India at Bangalore, Pune ,Hyderabad, Chennai, as a Consultant, Agile Coach, Mentor and Trainer.He is a Scaled Agile Frame work(SAFe) Program Consultant, Certified Scrum Master, Certifed Scrum Professional, PMI-Certified Agile Practitioner . He has implementation experience of various frameworks Agile Methodologies and Processes(Scrum, XP, Kanban and Agile Unified Process) Agile-CMMI and Productivitiy framework using Function Point Analysis. Currently his focus is on applying SAFe Framework for Large Enterprises.

ExelPlus® is founded by Niranjan.

Past experience includes as Process Excellence Manager in Symphony Services, Senior Manager Quality in Philips Software centre and Software Analyst in Origin Technology, Bombay Port Trust

Specialties:
• Scaling Software Agility at Large Enterprises using SAFe framework using Lean Agile Practices
• Agile Transformation and Adoption Consulting, Coaching, Mentoring and Training
• Scrum Project Management Consulting and Implementation
• Agile Frameworks SAFe, Scrum, XP, Kanban, AUP, Lean- Agile Consulting and Training
• Software Estimation Using Function Point Analysis (IFPUG method)
• Agile Readiness Assessments

EXPERIENCE

Exelplus Services

January 2010 - Present

SAFe Program Consultant(SPC4), Agile Coach & Trainer

INDIA

ExelPlus® is Consulting and Training firm founded by Niranjan and provides consultancy and training services in the following areas Consultancy, Coaching Services: -- Scaling Software Agility at large enterprises using SAFe Framework -- Implement Agile Release Train(ARTs) at Program level -- Agile Adoption and Transformation Solutions, Agile Consulting, Coaching &Training -- Scrum, ScrumXP, Lean-Agile , Kanban, Hybrid Agile -- Estimation Solutions: Function point methodology (IFPUG) Training Services: -- Certified SAFe Agilist(SA) Certification -- Certified SAFe Practitioner (SP) -- Certified PMI-Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) Exam. -- Scrum Project Management (CSM Syllabus) -- Agile Project Management, Extreme Programming, Lean,Kanban -- Software Estimation Using Function Points (IFPUG)

SymphonyServices

January 2007 - July 2009

Quality Manager

INDIA

Process Excellence Manager

Symphony Services Corporation

2007 - 2009

Process Excellence Manager

INDIA

NXP Semiconductors

2005 - 2006

Senior Manager

INDIA

Senior Quality Manager

Philips Software Centre Pvt Ltd

January 1997 - September 2006

Senior Manager- Quality

INDIA

CMMI Assessment, Software Quality Assurance Mananger, Business Balance Card Deployment

Philips Innovation Campus

1997 - 2005

Senior Manager

INDIA

CMMI Process Defintion and Assessment, Softrware Quality Assuranace Head for Health Care. Worked in Various Corporate Quality initiatives such as Technology Change Management, Process Change Management

PROJECTS

Skills

  • SAFe Framework
  • Project Estimation
  • Use Case
  • Lean -Agile Software...
  • Agile Consulting, Agile...
  • Mentoring
  • Training Delivery
  • Test Driven Development
  • XP
  • Lean Manufacturing
  • Quality Assurance
  • Software Estimation
  • Six Sigma
  • Quality Management
  • Enterprise Software
  • Process Improvement
  • PMP
  • Software Quality...
  • Testing
  • SDLC
  • Oracle
  • Strategy
  • Change Management
  • Software Engineering
  • Coaching
  • CMMI
  • Management
  • Project Management
  • Kanban
  • Program Management
  • Scrum
  • Agile Project Management
  • Software Project..
  • Agile Methodologies

EDUCATION

  • Lourdes Boys School, Davangere,Karnataka

    1970-1980

  • Govt BDT college of Engineering

    1983-1987

    Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering, 80%

  • Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai

    1989-1991

    M.Tech, Aerospace Engineering, 8.0 CGPI

CERTIFICATION

  • Certified Scrum Professional
  • Certified Scrum Master
  • PMI-Agile Certified Practioner(PMI-ACP)
  • PMI-Agile Certified Practioner(PMI-ACP)