Experience - Worked for various Global Giants like Bank Of America, Merrill Lynch, Hewlett Packard, Oracle NAIO, Oracle SSI, Blow Plast Ltd - the manufacturing unit of VIP Bags. Consulting and Managing Oracle Application projects.
Qualification - M.M.S. Marketing, B.E. Electronics. Have various certifications like ICAgile Professional - Coach, CSM, CSPO, CSD, PMP, ITIL, Oracle Certified Workflow Expert, Oracle Certified Application Developer, Completed NLP Advance, Gestalt and Tools of the spirit under International trainer Dick McHugh. PMI member since 2005.
Scrum Participation: Attending Scrum Coaching Retreat Thailand 4-6 Dec2014 and
"Coaching Agile Organizations" Pre-Retreat Workshop by Pete Behrens.
Attending "Coaching the Agile Enterprise, Deep Dive Study Group 2" by Michael Spayd.
Speaker at Regional Scrum Gathering 2014, Hyderabad.
Attended the CSP + Retreat India.
Attended the "Agile Innovation Games" workshop.
Attended the "Agile Leadership" workshop.
Attended the Regional Scrum Gathering 2013, Pune.
Hobbies - Archery, Swimming, Karate - National level champion.
Biggest challange - To challange myself.
Greatest passion - Mentoring my two kids, Aryan who is 9yrs has 10 national and International medals in Karate and Arjun who is 2yr old.
Greatest Joy - Seeing the people take baby steps, learn, grow, fall, try again, becoming aware and becoming independent.
Bank Of America, Agile Coach / Scrum Master
April 2008 - Present, Mumbai, IN
Ajay Avinash Solanki attended the CSP-Retreat at the Regional Scrum Gathering 2014, Hyderabad which influenced and inspired him to apply for the CSP. He is ICAgile Professional Coach (ICP-ACC), trained under Lyssa Adkins and Michael Spayd. He is attending the "Coaching the Agile Enterprise - Deep dive study group2" Conducted by Michael Spayd. He is also attending the Scrum Coaching Retreat - APAC, at Pattaya and pre retreat "Coaching Agile Organizations Workshop by Pete Behrens". He was a speaker at the Regional Scrum Gathering 2014, Hyderabad on "Agile Coaching - Giving and Receiving Feedback". He has also submitted his proposal to conduct a workshop at Agile Pune 2014 to be held in Nov. In order to test his agile knowledge further he has also applied for taking the PMI-ACP Certification.
Ajay is associated with Bank Of America for more than six years and has around 16 years of experience with companies like Hewlett Packard, Oracle etc. He was interested in Agile due to Bank's Agile initiative. After understanding and practicing agile he became a strong believer and follower of agile. To increase his knowledge further he started taking various trainings, readings and certifications. He is now conducting trainings and coaching teams in the Bank.
Hewlett Packard, Tech Lead
May 2005 - March 2008, Bangalore, IN
Implementation Of Oracle Applications for Bank Of Baroda at Mumbai
Oracle NAIO, Tech Lead
April 2003 - May 2005, Bangalore, IN
Managing and Implementation projects on Oracle Applications in India and US for North America clients.
Oracle SSI, Tech Lead
March 2001 - May 2003, Bangalore, IN
Managing and Implementation of Oracle applications projects for US and EMEA clients.
Blow Plast Ltd, Developer
June 1999 - March 2001, Mumbai, IN
This is the manufacturing unit of VIP Bags. Developed inhouse ERP software on Oracle D2K.