Agile Coach, Trainer, Consultant
Tata Consultancy Services
1994 September - 1997 September
2004 October - 2009 March
Product Development Manager
Since October 2004 working with BMC Software – the leading enterprise software product development MNC, as a Product Development Manager, in the capacity of Senior Project Manager responsible for Product Delivery, People & Performance Management. The product delivery responsibilities include prioritizing product backlog, engaging resources in product development, QA/testing, maintenance, customization as well as customer support. During last 4½ years, managed 5 releases (1 new product, 2 major releases and 2 maintenance releases of a product line comprised of 4 products) and up to 20 employees in 3 teams. This involved collaboration among cross-functional teams of product management, development, usability, QA/testing, inter-op, customer support and field (consultants on site & pre-sales) from Americas, Europe & India.
Worked closely with product management on product strategy, backlog & roadmap and with senior management on planning & implementing initiatives such as Agile/Scrum, Tools Standardization, CMMI & ISO Certifications. Also actively contributed to action plans to improve quality of product as well as quality of support. As a Certified Scrum Master, I played the key role in educating the team in implementing best practices while adopting agile/scrum.
2001 October - 2004 August
Project Management - Web Apps, Components, eCommerce, PDA, Handheld, Mobile, Community sites (ASP, PHP, SQL Server, MySQL, J2ME, MIDP, Symbian)
Systems Task Group
1997 October - 2001 September
Greater New York City Area ,
Sears IT and Management Services Pvt. Ltd
2010 May - 2012 September
As a Delivery Manager, I have been managing several initiatives in space of e-Commerce, e-Publishing, and Application Modernization at this offshore delivery center of Sears Holdings Corporation.
Birds Eye Systems Private Limited
GM and Head
National Environmental Engineering Research Institute
1992 August - 1994 August
Junior Project Fellow
Agile Coaching By Manish Manekar