Kiran Thakkar, PMP,CST

  

Enterprise Agile Coach and Trainer, Thakkar Agile Consulting

Location: Philadelphia, PA

1-800-758-AGILE

Certifications

Certified Scrum Trainer
Registered Education Provider
Certified Scrum Professional
Certified Scrum Product Owner
Certified ScrumMaster

My Courses

Certified ScrumMaster®
4-5 August, 2014
Location: Malvern (Philadelphia), PA, United States

Certified ScrumMaster®
11-12 August, 2014
Location: Houston, TX, United States

Certified Scrum Product Owner®
18-19 August, 2014
Location: Malvern (Philadelphia), PA, United States

Certified ScrumDeveloper Track
20-22 August, 2014
Location: Malvern (Philadelphia), PA, United States

Certified ScrumMaster®
8-9 September, 2014
Location: Indianapolis, IN, United States

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Biography

Kiran Thakkar, an IT professional with 23 years of experience in global application development and leadership, is a Project Management Professional (certified by the PMI) and a Certified Scrum Trainer (certified by the Scrum Alliance).  Kiran also holds an MBA and an MS in Computer Science.  Kiran worked at Siemens Medical Solutions and played an instrumental role in one of the largest agile/scrum implementation in the world. Kiran was an overall program release manager at Siemens for a very large-scale, globally distributed, and FDA compliant agile initiative (40+ teams, over 500 members). Kiran laid the groundwork for agile practices still in use and highly effective in Siemens today. Kiran brings real life scrum implementation experience to his class.

He also pioneered implementation of the agile practices and mentored scrum masters globally.  He was one of the early adopter of enterprise level large-scale agile/scrum. He is also an adjunct faculty at Penn State Great Valley, DeVry/Keller University, and University of Phoenix teaching in online and traditional 'on-ground' environment.

Linkedin profile: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/kiran-thakkar-mba-cst/1/256/626

 

 

Approved Courses

CSD

  • Introduction to Agile and Scrum Workshop (Intro)
  • CSD Track: Agile Engineering Practices (Technical)

CSM

  • Certified ScrumMaster

CSPO

  • Certified Scrum Product Owner

Extended Education

  • CST Extended Education Course
  • Writing Effective User Stories
  • Agile Estimation and Planning
  • Overview of Agile and Scrum Methods