Ashish Patel

  

Technical Project Manager, New Classrooms

Location: 1250 Broadway New York


Certifications

Certified ScrumMaster

Biography

Ashish Patel, PMP

- Passionate and experienced technology professional with over 7+ years of experience in every aspect of software development life cycle (SDLC) with hands-on experience in agile (SCRUM) and waterfall methodologies

- Proven and successful track records in project management, IT operational management, SDLC management, vendor management and team management

- Experience in successfully managing several IT and e-Commerce projects ranging from $10000-$1.2M+ along with team size of 2 – 10+ personnel spanning multiple departments throughout the company

Some of the recent achievements:
- Leading the effort to introduce product and project management best practices
- Successfully lead and launched a custom CMS platform for internal users to manager contents and data required by program
- Introduced SCRUM practice and currently leading the effort to drive daily maintenance and new product launches
- Managed launch of the first ever US e-commerce store for Karen Millen and Coast (premier british fashion brands)
- Co-managed launch of the ALDO flash sale e-commerce store for U.S

Expertise:
- Project Management (Agile, SCRUM and Waterfall)
- Team Management
- Hands-On Development
- SDLC Management and Development

 

Work experience

New Classrooms, Technical Project Manager
March 2012 - Present, New York, New York, United States
New Classrooms is a recently launched, nonprofit organization that creates transformative innovations for K-12 education. Our founding team includes many leaders and original embers of School of One, New York City’s award-winning, personalized educational program named one of the top 50 inventions of 2009 by TIME. Recent Achievement and Project(s): • Leading the effort to introduce product and project management best practices • Successfully lead the launch of a custom CMS platform for internal users to manager contents and data required by program we run @ schools • Introduced SCRUM practice and currently leading the effort to drive daily maintenance and new product launches • Working directly with product manager to help drive complete product development life cycle effort Responsibilities • Working with key stakeholders to drive strategic requirements through product life cycle • Ensuring technical team's operations align with business needs and strategic goals • Establishing timelines, estimation, milestones, and forecasts for ongoing and new projects • Ensuring on-time, on-budget completion of various projects • Turning daily issues, bugs, and critical requests into existing work plans • Managing the accrual and repayment of “technical debt” across development efforts • Responsible for understanding and validating estimates, development plans, and feature requests against project constraints • Responsible for communication of project status to stakeholders • Coordinating task assignments for team of developers