Aashish Vaidya currently works as an IT Staff Consultant at Cambia Health Solutions. He holds Certified Scrum Practitioner and Certfied ScrumMaster certifications.
Aashish had a hand in guiding Cambia's nascent Agile effort into a planned Agile transition, transformation and scaling process as a founding team member on Cambia Transition Community. He also leads Cambia Agile Best Practices Exchange (a combination of Center of Excellence and Community of Practice) as a Product Owner and a team member. He has authored and co-authored various best practices primers within the company and organized numerous online learning and training sessions. He also serves as an internal Agile coach helping 40+ teams in improving, adding agile practices as well as consulting with non-Agile groups to interface with agile teams.
Aashish has been a speaker and panelist on Agile practices at various events. He was the primary author of a paper and presentation at PNSQC 2012 conference headlining Cambia's Agile transiton experience. Recently, he co-wrote an article on Abnormal Halting of Sprint which was published on Agile Atlas. He also muses on agile topic on his occassional blog: agilesutra.wordpress.com.
Prior to joining Cambia, Aashish served as a ScrumMaster and Founding Team Member of Release Management Team at Hiring Solutions Group, a dvision of Kronos Incorporation.
Aashish has worked in high tech industry for 20+ years in various capacity.