PROFILE

SUMMARY

Jerry successfully accomplished the highest Credential of Certified Scrum Coach (CSC) from Scrum Alliance [2nd from India and 3rd from the Asia Pacific] in April '14 for his Agile / Scrum Coaching expertise.

Jerry offers an experience of over 15 years in the areas of project management, delivery, Agile scrum practices, consultancy support, new product development, client relationship management across CTMS, SCM, accounting, finance, hospitality and retailing domain. He has demonstrated success in leading, mentoring, coaching and training cross-functional teams in multicultural / facility environments in UK, US and European Countries; as well as helped R&D teams during their agile transformation.

Jerry is an expert in identifying client/business process needs, conceptualizing business solutions & strategies; distinguished competence in process engineering/transition of the projects and delivery through Agile Program Management (using Scrum) techniques. He is skilled in Project Life Cycle Management using Water fall, Iterative, Kanban and Agile methodologies (Scrum). He is an assertive manager with demonstrated capabilities in directing large workforce having varied skill sets and ensuring optimal resource utilization.

Jerry’s Technical Advancements

? Agile Project Management
? Certified Scrum Coach (CSC)
? Certified SAFe Program Consultant (SPC)
? Certified ScrumMaster (CSM)
? Certified Scrum Professional (CSP)
? Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO)
? Professional Scrum Maser (PSM)
? Professional Certified Coach (PCC)

? Project Management
? PMI-Agile Certified Professional (PMI-ACP)
? Project Management Professional (PMP)
? PRINCE2™ Foundation

? Service Delivery
? ITIL V3 Foundation Certificate
? Six Sigma Green Belt

? Microsoft Technology
? Microsoft Certified Solution Developer (MCSD)

Specialties:Organizational Change Agent, Agile Transformation, Enterprise Agile / Scrum Coach, Facilitator, Program / Delivery Management, People Mgmt & Team Member

EXPERIENCE

SolutionsIQ

2014 September - Present

Senior Agile Coach

Bengaluru Area , INDIA

Agile Coach for organizations who are learning and transitioning to Agile process, so that they can achieve success by having happy and satisfied customers.

PayPal

2014 November - Present

Agile Coach (via SolutionsIQ)

Bengaluru Area , INDIA

Agile Communities in India

2005 June - Present

Individual Contributor

Bengaluru Area , INDIA

Contributor to various Agile related events happen in Bangalore area. Mentor for new Agilist and Scrum Master who wants to learn and help others / Teams to improve Speaker in Colleges and Educational institutions to promote Agile Software Development

EMC

2010 September - 2014 September

Principal Program Manager

Bengaluru Area , INDIA

EMC

2010 September - 2014 September

Agile Coach

Bengaluru Area , INDIA

mparted training on various topics of process improvements, developing, reviewing and assisting in the implementation of process models & baselines, performing gap analysis and spot checks Took leading roles in executing key engagements of rolling out Agile to projects/programs Led an Agile Transformation to phase ramp-up usage of multiple Agile frameworks and methodologies (Kanban, Scrumban, Scrum, Water-Scrum-Fall, Waterfall). Defined scope for an Agile project at the Product, Release and Sprint levels & aided Teams in methodology/framework Process Improvements. Conducted training sessions for educating teams about Agile and consistently implemented Agile principles, practices, and rules across all teams

Ness Technologies

2004 November - 2008 June

Senior Manager, Software Development

Bengaluru Area , INDIA

Structured Project & Operations budget, defined project scope, drew cost estimates, freezed technical aspects, mobilized and deployed resources to accomplish project / assigned work within agreed cost/timelines. Gathered & defineed business requirements while managing the risks to improve business processes and translated the requirements into systems solution by preparing functional specifications and technical requirement document. Interacted with the management, team, and associates to facilitate smooth communication to understand and analyze the requirement and also to identify appropriate solutions for problems, if any. Provided guidance on the projects and its requirements to the clients over the technology, processes and applications while updating them on the regular project related developments.

ITC Infotech

2000 November - 2003 November

Project Leader

Bengaluru Area , INDIA

Organized and managed resources for the project that entails creating estimates for the project, work breakdown structure, project plan, contingency plan & schedules, identified risks within defined scope, quality, time and cost constraints Interacted with the team members for the mutual benefits in the project while interacting with the customers/clients on their projects for better feedback Provided guidance on the projects and its requirements to the clients over the technology, processes and applications while updating them on the regular project related developments Coordinated with the team to ensure project completion within specified quality, cost and timelines and ensured strict observance thereof including handling of project closeout Provided leadership and motivational inputs to project teams to maximize individual and team productivity

Nokia Networks

2008 June - 2010 August

Lean & Agile Coach

Bengaluru Area , INDIA

Took leading roles in executing key engagements of rolling out Agile to projects/programs/organizations. Led an Agile Transformation to phase ramp-up usage of multiple Agile frameworks and methodologies (Kanban, Scrumban, Scrum, Water-Scrum-Fall, Waterfall). Defined scope for an Agile project at the Product, Release and Sprint levels & aided Teams in methodology/framework Process Improvements. Conducted training sessions for educating teams about Agile and consistently implemented Agile principles, practices, and rules across all teams Worked directly with Product Owners on the best ways of writing and ranking user stories, gathering customer feedback, and managing stakeholders

Sonata Software

1998 August - 2000 October

Systems Analyst

Bengaluru Area , INDIA

Prepared project deliverables such as product portfolio documents, project work plans, resource schedules, resource mix analysis, project budgets etc Designed, Tested, implemented & maintained the processes developed during the project while identifying and supervising risk-reduction technical investigations relative to product development projects.

PROJECTS

Kingston

November 2011 - August 2012

Agile Program Manager

Sofia

January 2011 - October 2011

Agile Program Manager

Hydra

September 2010 - August 2011

Agile Program Manager

VLC

September 2010 - March 2011

Agile Coach

Kiev

September 2012 - May 2013

Agile Program Manager

Skills

  • Vendor Management
  • Agile Methodologies
  • Agile Project Management
  • Requirements Analysis
  • Software Development
  • Test Driven Development
  • Enterprise Software
  • Requirements Gathering
  • Global Delivery
  • Process Improvement
  • ITIL
  • Project Management
  • Program Management
  • Team Management
  • Microsoft Technologies
  • People Management
  • PMP
  • Project Portfolio Management
  • Product Management
  • Software Project Management
  • Scrum
  • SDLC
  • Strategy
  • Training

EDUCATION

  • Alliance University

    2015-2015

    Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Management Information Systems, General

  • Annamalai University

    2006-2008

    Master of Business Administration (MBA), Finance

  • Birla Institute of Technology and Science

    2004-2006

    Master of Science (MS), Software Systems

  • Madurai Kamaraj University

    1991-1995

    Bachelor of Engineering (BEng), Civil Engineering

CERTIFICATION

  • PMI Agile Certified Practitioner
  • Project Management Professional
  • Professional Scrum Master I
  • ITIL® Foundation Examination
  • PRINCE2 - Foundation
  • Six Sigma Green Belt
  • MCP- Designing and Imp Web Solution with Microsoft Visual InterDev 6.0 (70-152)
  • MCP- Designing and Implementing Databases with Microsoft SQL Server 2000 (70-229)
  • Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) Program Consultant (SPC)
  • Certified Scrum Coach
  • Certified Scrum Professional
  • Certified Scrum Product Owner
  • Certified Scrum Master
  • Professional Certified Coach
  • Certified Professional Coach