PROFILE

SUMMARY

Agile and Quality Professional with overall experience of 18+ yrs. in agile, Process Quality and Business Strategy with focus on Agile Coaching/Agile Training/Certification/Process Implementation activities (Agile, Lean, Kanban, ISO, CMM, CMMI, TMMI, P-CMM, Six Sigma), process consulting, Knowledge Management, Market Research and technical writing with auxiliary skills in testing.

Agile Trainer and Agile Coach/Mentor
Project Management Professional (PMP) from PMI, USA
Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Scrum Alliance, USA
Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO), Scrum Alliance, USA
Lead ATM (Appraisal Team Member) for CMMI, Maturity Level 5, Ver 1.1
Lead ATM (Assessment Team Member) for CMM, Ver 1.1 Maturity Level 3
ISO 9001:2008 IRCA Certified Lead Auditor
ISO 9001:2008 Internal Auditor
ISO 9001:2000 IRCA Certified Lead Auditor
IRCA and IATCA certified ISO 9001:2000 Internal Auditor
ISO 27001:2005 Internal Auditor
Certified Six Sigma Green Belt (CSSGB) - Software
Project Management Professional (PMP) Trainer

Specialties: Agile, Lean, Kanban, ISO 9001, ISO 27001 (information security), CMM, CMMI, TMMI, Six Sigma, P-CMM, Technical Writing, Knowledge Management and basic testing skills

EXPERIENCE

Accretive Health

2012 November - Present

Leader - Software Development and Agile Coach

Delhi NCR , INDIA

Facilitating multiple product teams for successful delivery of software products in the Healthcare Domain. Focusing on General Management and People Management (Agile Culture, Organizational Structure, Organizational Behavior (OB), Organizational Development (OD), Recruitment) As an Agile Coach, focusing on enterprise agile implementation, agile methods, processes and frameworks for product teams in the healthcare domain. Conduction of agile training and mentoring sessions and agile facilitation for product teams. Managing Centers of Excellence - Agile, Quality, Release Management, Process and Metrics, Automation, ALM and Engineering Practices, Learning and Development.

Valtech

2006 October - 2007 April

Principal Consultant - Process

Bangalore , INDIA

Led a three member team to achieve ISO certification (ISO 9001:2000) for the subsidiary organization leading to more business being generated from external customers. Intermittent visits to Toulouse for setting up the systems and ensuring the ISO certification is achieved as per the committed time lines.

Accel Frontline

2000 June - 2005 June

Manager - Quality

Chennai , INDIA

Responsible for implementing ISO 9001, CMMI Level 5

Altisource Business Solutions

2011 July - 2012 November

Senior Enterprise Agile Coach and Agile Trainer

Bangalore , INDIA

Responsible as an Agile Coach for enterprise agile implementation, agile methods, processes and frameworks for product teams in the real estate, mortgage, asset recovery and customer relationship management domain. Conduction of agile training and mentoring sessions and agile facilitation for product teams. Trained/Mentored 300+ members in the organization on Agile Foundations Course (AFC) and other Programs

Alcatel-Lucent

2011 January - 2011 March

Agile Coach

Bangalore , INDIA

Responsible as an Agile Coach for the implementation of agile methods, processes and frameworks for product teams (EvDO) in the telecom domain. Conduction of agile training and mentoring sessions and agile facilitation for product teams.

Valtech India

2006 April - 2012 November

Head - Quality/Agile Coach

Bangalore , INDIA

Involved in Process Quality activities - ISO 9001:2008, ISO 27001:2005, CMMI, Scrum, Agile, P-CMM.

PROJECTS

Skills

  • Six Sigma
  • Program Management
  • People Management
  • PMP
  • PMO
  • Software Project Management
  • Quality Management
  • Scrum
  • SDLC
  • ISO 27001
  • ISO 9001
  • ITIL
  • IT Risk Management
  • Kanban
  • Leadership
  • Lean Manufacturing
  • Management
  • Change Management
  • CMMI
  • CMM
  • Continuous Improvement
  • CRM
  • Process Engineering
  • Process Improvement
  • ISO
  • ISO 9000
  • Agile Methodologies
  • Agile Project Management
  • Requirements Analysis
  • Quality Assurance
  • Quality Auditing
  • Business Process Improvement
  • Business Process

EDUCATION

  • Bharathidasan University

    1992-1994

    MBA, General Management and Systems

CERTIFICATION