Agile consultant with substantial transformation experience in Global Corporations furthered by 17+ years experience in the software industry.
An Agile Scrum, XP and Kanban specialist - having been an agile practitioner since 2007 and a coach from 2012. Possess wide diversity of coaching engagements from small teams to large programs; teams of varying levels of agile maturity; technology platforms ranging from contemporary technologies to Mainframe, BPM & ERP. Have guided the implementation of technical practices, working with architects and technical coaches. Pioneered substantive innovations in agile testing space - widely showcased in Industry forums.
Participated in BU level Agile Transformation efforts working closely with support groups for wholesome change.
A SAFe Program Consultant (SPC), involved in aiding Scaled Agile Framework adoption in a large program, successfully coaching multiple PIs in an Agile Release Train. Have also implemented elements of Nexus framework in agile implementation in medium sized program.
Consulting expertise fostered by over decade and half of delivery background in Enterprise Application / Product Development assignments in J2EE and Microsoft platforms. A good part of these were in agile, providing significant practitioner and leadership experience. Demonstrated leadership - in terms of turning around crisis projects, setting up new portfolio & project teams.
On the training side, have designed and developed content for ACP training for a leading PMI training provider in Chennai. Conducted multiple sessions of Scaled Agilist (SA) Training.
Regular Speaker / Panelist in Agile event circuit including forums like, Agile Testing Alliance Global Gathering, India Agile Tour, Scrum Gathering India. Slated to speak in the upcoming Lean Kanban Conference in Bangalore in December, 2015.
In terms of volunteering, I am the Chennai chapter co-organizer for ISEC and Agile Testing Alliance; Successfully conducted over half-a-dozen meet-ups in the past year.