PROFILE

SUMMARY

Founder and Managing Director at OpCord and RideAlly, An Enterprise (Business) Agile Coach

An Enterprise Agile Coach with in-depth experience on Scrum, XP, Kanban, SAFe etc. Transformed divisions/groups/teams of many organizations, like, Cisco, PayPal, Freescale, CosmoNet, eRevMax, Sigma Infosolutions, Mango Technologies etc. Got exposed to agile in its initial days, year 2000.

Started OpCord (Optimizing with Coordination) in year 2009 and led OpCord to among 15 Emerging Companies in Growth category in India in 2012 by Nasscom. Built the organization of about 50 members, providing services in the area of Web / Mobile Apps Development (Java, PHP, Android, iOS), Manual / Automated Testing (Webdriver, Selenium, JUnit, TestNG, etc) and Consulting & Trainings for agile methodologies

RideAlly Product: A travel solution to connect commuters to share travel anywhere to anywhere on most of the vehicles. One can use it on any device with Internet at http://rideally.com or download Android app from Google Play Store.

Test Optimizer Product: An Excel based Test Automation Framework which enables manual testers and even business analysts to automate test suites (or requirements) without having knowledge of programming. More info at http://testoptimizer.com

An active volunteer and serving / served in many NGOs, like, Rotary Club, BSPIN, Suncity Apartments Associations (1200+ flats), ASCI, Alumni Association, Orphanages etc.

EXPERIENCE

OpCord

2009 May - Present

Managing Director and CEO

Bengaluru , INDIA

RideAlly

2015 April - Present

CEO

Bengaluru , INDIA

RideAlly is a travel solution or marketplace which provides shared taxis to workplaces (on weekly basis) and Airports. It also connects vehicle owners (personal vehicle, taxi driver, cab operators etc) and passengers to do carpool/bikepool. Its mission is that each vehicle runs to its full capacity at any given time. Its needless to mention the several benefits to society and individuals. With RideAlly, users can manage all their travels, carpool, join existing rides, offer rides, book taxi with ride sharing benefits, check travel history, check co-passenger details, have groups of friends (or friends of friends), travel with trusted persons only etc.

PayPal, an eBay Company

2011 October - 2012 January

Agile Coach

Chennai , INDIA

Coached teams on agile philosophy, Scrum and XP practices and helped them in better product deliveries

STMicroelectronics Pvt Ltd

2001 May - 2003 April

Senior Software Engineer

INDIA

SHARP Software Development India

2000 May - 2001 April

Member Technical Staff - Quality

INDIA

Tata Iron & Steel Company

1999 July - 2000 January

M Tech Project Trainee

INDIA

NetERP Pvt Ltd

2000 January - 2000 April

Software Engineer

INDIA

PayPal

2013 February - 2013 July

Agile Coach

Chennai , INDIA

Coached teams in Data Technology Group on Agile Philosophy, Scrum, and Kanban practices and enabling in better deliveries.

Freescale Semiconductor

2006 August - 2009 April

Quality Lead

INDIA

Evaluated and deployed Scrum in component development projects Secured and Maintained ISO 9001:2000 Compliance for Bangalore Center, Used CMMi V 1.2 Continuous model for process improvements Provided Process / Project Management Consulting to the projects, Supported Global / local SEPG activities, Metrics, Process Improvement Teams as needed Improved process effectiveness, productivity & product quality and disseminated best practices

MindTree Consulting

2004 August - 2006 August

Manager - Quality

INDIA

SHARP Software Development India

2003 April - 2004 August

Process Lead (SQA & SEPG Leader)

INDIA

PROJECTS

Skills

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Process Improvement
  • ISO
  • Java
  • JUnit
  • Program Management
  • Test Planning
  • Software Project Management
  • Scrum
  • Six Sigma
  • SQL
  • Strategy
  • Testing
  • Training
  • Agile Methodologies
  • Agile Project Management
  • Business Analysis
  • Requirements Analysis
  • Android
  • Web Applications
  • Mobile Applications
  • Quality Assurance
  • Test Automation
  • CMMI
  • CMM
  • Management Consulting
  • Cross-functional Team Leadership
  • Product Development
  • Software Development

EDUCATION

  • Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur

    1998-1999

    M Tech, Reliability & Quality Engineering

  • Jai Narain Vyas University

    1994-1998

    BE, Mining Engineering

  • MBM Engineering College

    1994-1998

    BE, Mining Engineering

  • Govt Multipurpose Higher Secondary School, Durg

    1990-1992

CERTIFICATION

  • Certified Scrum Master