PROFILE

SUMMARY

• Extensive Agile experience distributed across both IT services and product companies.
• Hands on experience in coaching, process consulting, working with leadership teams, delivering agile trainings, building and sustaining agility in software development teams and change management
• Experience in telecom, travel & hospitality and banking domains
• Passionate about management and leadership in Agile teams
• Speaker at Agile conferences

EXPERIENCE

Societe Generale

2013 July - Present

Agile Coach

Bengaluru , INDIA

Process consulting -Working with leadership teams -Change management Building and sustaining agility in software development teams Coaching teams -Facilitating the formation and sustenance of self organized teams -Assessing agile maturity in teams -Addressing specific issues in teams for better performance -Working with distributed teams Organizational activities -Mentoring coaches: Working with coaches to understand their coaching impediments and helping them with their coaching activities -Agile institute: Helped create content and delivered many training programs on agile basics, agile product management, agile management essentials, Scrum/Kanban basics Contributing to Agile Center of Excellence -Building coaching structures and tools -Creating agile awareness in the organization through awareness programs, open spaces and road shows -Sustaining agility through communities of practices Experience in Scrum,Kanban,Scrumban and other Lean methodologies

The Adhyapana Trust

2005 August - Present

Co-Founder and Secretary

Bangalore , INDIA

Nokia Siemens Networks

2010 October - 2010 April

R&D Engineer

FINLAND

• Leadership -(Scrum Master) -­ Initiated and implemented Agile processes in a mature product. Facilitated all activities in a team of 8 people. • Business Planning - Responsible for Pre-analysis of new features, gathering requirements, spreading domain know-how and mentoring new joiners. My responsibilities included executing feasibility studies and feature estimates, interacting with customers and scheduling feature timelines. • Project management - Coordinated development activities with several teams including teams in Europe. Implemented and coordinated many projects successfully in extremely challenging timeframes resulting in multi-million dollar contracts and customer appreciation. • Domain expert -­ Involved in design and implementation of many customer-critical features in the Number portability domain in telecommunications. I was also a part of two knowledge exchange tours to Europe. • Rich experience in working on all parts of the software development life cycle. I was also involved in training colleagues from sales, technical support and product development regarding our products.

Nokia Siemens Networks

2005 October - 2010 April

R&D Engineer

Espoo , FINLAND

• Leadership -(Scrum Master) -­ Initiated and implemented Agile processes in a mature product. Facilitated all activities in a team of 8 people. • Business Planning - Responsible for Pre-analysis of new features, gathering requirements, spreading domain know-how and mentoring new joiners. My responsibilities included executing feasibility studies and feature estimates, interacting with customers and scheduling feature timelines. • Project management - Coordinated development activities with several teams including teams in Europe. Implemented and coordinated many projects successfully in extremely challenging timeframes resulting in multi-million dollar contracts and customer appreciation. • Domain expert -­ Involved in design and implementation of many customer-critical features in the Number portability domain in telecommunications. I was also a part of two knowledge exchange tours to Europe. • Rich experience in working on all parts of the software development life cycle. I was also involved in training colleagues from sales, technical support and product development regarding our products.

Cognizant Technology Solutions

2011 July - 2013 June

Senior Consultant

Bengaluru Area , INDIA

Requirement Analysis and consulting -understanding customer needs and managing their expectations -modeling customer business processes Agile Coach -Introduced Agile (Scrum) practices in the project successfully -Coaching team and guiding project activities -Knowledge of Jira, Greenhopper Business development -Responding to RFPs -Developing Proof of concept for various proposed solutions Others -Consulting in the travel and hospitality domain -Experience in delivering Cloud-based solutions -Experience in BPM tools like Appian and Visio -Leading Lean and Innovation initiatives

Cognizant Technology Solutions

2011 July - 2013 June

Senior Consultant

Bengaluru , INDIA

Requirement Analysis and consulting -understanding customer needs and managing their expectations -modeling customer business processes Agile Coach -Introduced Agile (Scrum) practices in the project successfully -Coaching team and guiding project activities -Knowledge of Jira, Greenhopper Business development -Responding to RFPs -Developing Proof of concept for various proposed solutions Others -Consulting in the travel and hospitality domain -Experience in delivering Cloud-based solutions -Experience in BPM tools like Appian and Visio -Leading Lean and Innovation initiatives

PROJECTS

Enterprise Rideshare

October 2011 - June 2013

Agile Coach

Skills

  • Business Development
  • Business Process
  • Consulting
  • Requirements Gathering
  • Project Management
  • Team Management
  • Scrum
  • Strategy
  • Agile Methodologies
  • Agile Project Management
  • Business Analysis
  • Requirements Analysis

EDUCATION

  • Great Lakes Institute of Management

    2010-2011

    MBA, Marketing, Leadership and Strategy

  • Visvesvaraya Technological University

    2001-2005

    Bachelor of engineering, Computer Science

  • Bishop Cottons Boys school

    1988-2001

CERTIFICATION

  • Certified ScrumMaster
  • Certified Scrum Professional
  • Certified Scrum Product Owner