PROFILE

SUMMARY

A dynamic SAFe Program Consultant (SPC), Certified Scrum Professional (CSP), Certified Scrum Master (CSM) and Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) with 15+ years of experience.
Currently working as Agile Transformation Consultant for an organization wide Agile & SAFe Transformation & Implementation in Bengaluru
Agile Transformation Coaching for teams ranging in size from 10 – 120 for various Agile flavours like Scrum, Lean & Kanban, XP & Scaled Agile Framework.
Behavioural coaching to cross-functional teams through various ways like one-one coaching, team-coaching, workshops, outdoors for Agile values team ownership and collective ownership & team successes
An effective communicator with excellent relationship building & interpersonal skills. Possess a flexible & detail oriented attitude.
Exposure to various knowledge areas within Software Project Management and waterfall methodology.
Strong leadership qualities with right attitude of ownership, accountability & responsibility.
Valid visas for US (Exp 2024), Netherlands (Exp May 2015) & Singapore (Exp Dec 2015)
Countries visited – USA, Singapore, Vietnam, Japan, Hong Kong

EXPERIENCE

Independent

2015 January - Present

SAFe Agile Scrum Consultant, Coach & Trainer

Noida , INDIA

Implementing Scrum & Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) Setting up teams to work in Agile, Scrum and XP and target the Program level goal of an Agile Release Train (ART) setup for a cadence Train the starting teams for the Release Planning Meeting (RPM) happening every Program Increment (PI) Work with Tools team to customize TFS so that SAFe processes can be aligned Capturing the maturity of Agile Teams and work on a roadmap for their transformation Run Role Based coaching sessions for Product Owners, Scrum Masters and Teams Participate & observe teams in various scrum ceremonies and suggest ways for improvement Work with Senior Management to introduce Agile, Scrum and SAFe & explain its benefits.

HCL Technologies

2011 October - 2012 November

Senior Project Manager

Noida , INDIA

Freelance Agile Scrum Kanban Coach & Trainer

2012 November - 2014 January

Freelance Agile Scrum Kanban Coach & Trainer

Delhi NCR , INDIA

Defining training programs for Agile, Kanban, Scrum Courses Delivering training courses at company or neutral premises Suggesting any other IT related programs for Strategic development of the organization Creation and maintenance of e-learning modules for Agile Kanban Scrum Trainings Defining test questions & test papers for Agile Scrum Trainings Creating and implementing innovation games, demos and hands-on exercises for the training programs

BrickRed Technologies

2011 June - 2011 October

Program Manager

Noida , INDIA

InfoAxon Technologies Limited

2009 June - 2009 December

Project Manager

Noida , INDIA

InfoAxon is headquartered in India, NOIDA, Electronic City (an IT suburb 5 kms away) from New Delhi with a wholly owned business development subsidiary in UK, Bracknell. The core competency is in developing world class enterprise open source business solutions, architecting, , enhancing and maintaining, and supporting these enterprise solution. InfoAxon provides an integrated set of service offerings, called open source DISHA (Development, Integration, Support, High Impact and Adoption) to translate customer's ideas into actual working solution leveraging open source model. It is the first time an Indian IT Services provider has offered a defined suite of services focused on open source model. So far the service vendors have been providing ad-hoc services around open source mainly forced by end-customers, who having understood the power of open source were looking for ways to adopt open source.

Onicra Credit Rating Agency of India Limited

2009 June - 2009 June

Key Account Manager

Gurgaon, Haryana , INDIA

HCL Technologies

1999 July - 2007 September

Project Lead

Noida , INDIA

Worked as a business analyst, Project Lead in this organization for various clients like EJS(Iceland), NCR(US), Dairy Farm(Hong Kong), GEL(Singapore) & Pearson Education(US).

Xebia Group B.V.

2014 February - 2015 January

Agile Scrum & SAFe Transformation Consultant, Coach & Trainer

Delhi NCR , INDIA

Defining new ways of working (WOW) to focus using Agile methodology and transition smoothly from iterative Waterfall model Mentor and align the team with the overall strategic vision of the customer/organization and deliver key features according to the pre-defined milestones. Remove any impediments faced by the team for high efficiency and productivity. Run Role Based coaching sessions for Product Owners, Scrum Masters and Teams Participate & observe teams in various scrum ceremonies and suggest ways for improvement

PROJECTS

Skills

  • Agile Methodologies
  • Scrum
  • Agile Project Management
  • Requirements Analysis
  • Business Intelligence
  • Software Project Management
  • SDLC

EDUCATION

  • Management Development Institute

    2008-2009

    PGDM, IT & Finance

  • Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology

    1995-1999

    Bachelor of Engineering (B.E.), Electronics & Communications

  • Springdales School

    1990-1994

    High School, Engineering

CERTIFICATION

  • Certified Scrum Professional
  • Certified Scrum Master
  • Professional Scrum Master (PSM-I)
  • PMI ACP Trained
  • PMI PMP Trained
  • Certified Scrum Professional