MADHAVAN ELANGO

  

Agile Coach, KBC Group, Belgium

Location: Leuven, Belgium


Certifications

Certified ScrumMaster

Groups I belong to

Agile in Belgium

Biography

Proven managerial and technical acumen garnered in a career span of 13 years - working on cutting edge technologies, and at various phases.

Worked on Challenging projects/products, with strict time-schedules, in different capacities that include: Programmer, Team/Project Leader, Product Dev Manager, Scrum Master, Quality Lead, Liaison Manager, Project Manager, Agile coach.

Work experience involves interaction with globally well-known clients like Citibank, KBC Bank and Insurances, CSOB Czech Republic, Shinsei Bank, Commercial Bank of Kuwait, National Bank of Abudhabi, Islamic Bank of Thailand and Maybank Malaysia.

Exposure to Developing and Managing banking applications and banking products that are running live in the banks mentioned above.

Demonstrated ability to manage projects from planning through execution under pressure of fast-paced, time-sensitive environments and in increasing productivity, quality and customer satisfaction.

Sound exposure and experience in defining and implementing agile processes such as Scrum, TDD, XP etc.,

Leader, builder and facilitator, fostering an atmosphere that motivate high performing teams and talented professionals to balance high-level skills with maximum productivity.

Experience in setting up long-term offshoring strategies, governance models and processes etc.,.

Specialties

Agile Methodologies, Disciplined Agile Delivery, Agile Transformation in Large Organization, Agile Coaching, Product Development Management, Project Management, Offshoring & Transition Management,  ITIL, Java, Corebanking, Internet Banking and MBTI

Certifications

>> Certified Scrum Master

>> ITIL (v3) Certificate in IT Service Management

>> Sun Certified Java Programmer

>> Sun Certified Web Component Developer

Work experience

KBC Group, Agile Coach
July 2013 - Present, Leuven, Belgium
Agile Coach

ValueSource Technologies (KBC Group), ICT Project Manager
May 2005 - June 2013, Leuven, Vlams-brabant, Belgium
ValueSource Technologies is a 100% subsidiary of a Belgium financial giant KBC Group. I worked at the offshore development centre of KBC until December'10. I am currently working as an Agile coach at KBC in Belgium.

Polaris Software Ltd, Senior Analyst
March 2003 - May 2006, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India
Involved in Product development - Intellect Suite.

Citicorp Overseas Software Ltd. (Citigroup), Associate Consultant
June 2000 - March 2003, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India
Citicorp Overseas Software Ltd was merged into Polaris Software Lab Ltd in 2003.

Articles I've written

The Agile Manifesto and Human Psychology
"Uh-oh. First the Agile Manifesto and then psychology and now marketing! This guy has gone mad!" This is what you are thinking about me, right? But there is definitely an interesting connection. . . .