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

• 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


Exelplus Services

January 2010 - Present

SAFe Program Consultant(SPC4), Agile Coach & Trainer


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)


January 2007 - July 2009

Quality Manager


Process Excellence Manager

Symphony Services Corporation

2007 - 2009

Process Excellence Manager


NXP Semiconductors

2005 - 2006

Senior Manager


Senior Quality Manager

Philips Software Centre Pvt Ltd

January 1997 - September 2006

Senior Manager- Quality


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

Philips Innovation Campus

1997 - 2005

Senior Manager


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



  • 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


  • Lourdes Boys School, Davangere,Karnataka


  • Govt BDT college of Engineering


    Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering, 80%

  • Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai


    M.Tech, Aerospace Engineering, 8.0 CGPI


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