PROFILE

SUMMARY

16.5 years of industry experience. Worked with BIG Fortune 500 IT services provider as well as product organizations.
As associate director - projects, was responsible for a portfolio of projects, worth more than $15 million. Managed big, complex global IT projects and programs having teams spread across geographies.
Experienced professional with Project, Program and Portfolio Management background.
Rich experience of working closely with customers around the globe (USA and Europe).
Has been involved in transition of projects from traditional waterfall to agile (scrum).
Practiced agile methodologies like Scrum, Kanban,

=>As a trainer and coach -
An experienced and certified trainer and consultant in Project Management and Agile Methodologies
Having experience of scrum assessments and hand-holding for teams new to scrum
Associated with more than a dozen training organizations in India
During past 3.5 years, delivered assignments for various customers across different industries and domains, within and outside of India.
Successfully delivered assignments across APAC and middle east (Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong, Dubai, etc).
Under the banner of these training organizations have been facilitating open house workshops on Agile / scrum, MSP, PMP and PMI-ACP.
With background of 16.5 years of rich experience in project management, international exposure, project management capabilities and ability to unfold complex concepts in simple language, am able to deliver sessions that are not only meaningful and informative but also interesting.
Always strive to make my facilitation a “learnriching” experience for participants.
I have done by Bachelors of Engineering from Govt. College of Engineering, Pune (COEP), & Post Graduate Diploma in Finance from SIBM.
Key accreditations -
PMP ® - Project Management Institute
PMI-ACP ® - Project Management Institute
PRINCE2-Practitioner ® - APMG
CSM - Scrum Alliance
CSP - Scrum Alliance

EXPERIENCE

Freelance Trainer and Consultant

2013 February - Present

Certified Freelance Project Management Trainer, Agile Coach, practitioner

Pune , INDIA

Cognizant Technology Solutions

2011 September - 2013 February

Associate Director

Pune , INDIA

Cognizant Technology Solutions

1998 July - 2007 January

Asst Proj Manager

Pune , INDIA

Sungard Technology Services

2007 January - 2011 September

Project Manager

Pune , INDIA

PROJECTS

Scrum coaching cum consultanting - Giesecke and Devrient (G&D)

August 2014 - October 2015

Certified Freelance Project Management Trainer, Agile Coach, practitioner

Skills

  • Solution Architecture
  • Requirements Gathering
  • ITIL
  • Risk Management
  • SOA
  • Outsourcing
  • PMO
  • Pre-sales
  • Business Process
  • Global Delivery
  • IT Strategy
  • Microsoft Project
  • Software Project Management
  • Scrum
  • SDLC
  • Business Analysis
  • PMP
  • Requirements Analysis
  • Software Development
  • IT Service Management
  • Project Management

EDUCATION

  • Symbiosis institute of Management Studies

    2007-2008

    PGDF

  • Govt. College of Engineering, Pune (COEP)

    1994-1998

    B.E. (Mech)

CERTIFICATION

  • Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • PRINCE2-Practitioner
  • Certified Scrum Master
  • PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)