Sekhar Burra


Agile Coach

Location: Hyderabad, India



Certified Scrum Professional
Certified Scrum Product Owner
Certified ScrumMaster

Events I'm attending

Scrum Coaching Retreat Thailand - DEC 4



  • A Technocrat with total of 13 years of professional IT services and product development experience.


Experience Summary:

  • Confidential, Hyderabad, September 2013 – Till Date, Agile Coach
  • PAREXEL International, Hyderabad, Jan 2012- Sept 2013, Agile Coach.
  • Kony Labs, Hyderabad, April 2011 – Jan 2012, Project Manager/Scrum Master
  • TATA Consultancy Services, Hyderabad, Mar2004 – Mar2011, I.T. Analyst.
  • Tera Software Limited, Hyderabad, Jun2001- Feb 2004, Hardware Consultant

Work experience

Confidential, Agile Coach
September 2013 - Present, Hyderabad, IN
Currently working as an Agile Coach in this Organization

PAREXEL International India Pvt Limited, Agile Coach/Scrum Master
January 2012 - September 2013, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, IN
I was working as a Scrum Master/Agile Coach for this organization

Kony Labs IT service Pvt Limited, Scrum Master
April 2011 - January 2012, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
1. Coordinating daily stand ups. 2. Coordinating with Product owner on the clarifications. 3. Updating sprint backlogs and product backlogs. 4. Removing impediments for the team. 5. Generating daily burn downs. 6. Quarterly release planning. 7. Coaching and mentoring team on Agile Practices.

TATA Consultancy Services Limited, I.T.Analyst
March 2004 - March 2011, Hyderabad, Andhra pradesh, India
Multiple Roles including Scrum master

Articles I've written

Do Organizations Fully Leverage Agile Coaches?
While Agile coaches come on board with significant experience and a broad knowledge base, there are organizations out there that are bad at leveraging Agile coach capabilities. Based on my experience, here are few areas where in-house Agile coaches are grossly misused in various organizations . . .