Srinivas Chillara


Director and Principal Consultant, CeeZone Consulting

Location: Pune, India


Registered Education Provider
Certified Scrum Professional
Certified ScrumMaster

My Courses

Certified ScrumDeveloper Track
15-17 September, 2014
Location: Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Certified ScrumDeveloper Track
24-26 September, 2014
Location: Pune, India



Srinivas Chillara

Srinivas is an independent consultant, trainer and coach. He has been assocaited with the Scrum movement since 2006 and works mainly in the area of Software Project Management and software engineering process definition and implementation. One of the earliest CSMs and the second CSP in India, he has been advising companies and helping teams take up Scrum to execute their project successfully. 


He has significant experience in contributing to corporate practices, which raise level of development effort in terms of speed and quality of construction.  Srinivas has a BTech (Bachelor of Technology) in Civil Engineering from IIT Kharagpur, India and has an MSc (Master of Science) in Information Systems Engineering, from Reading University, UK. Main areas of expertise are:

1.               Software development methodologies (especially Scrum and eXtreme Programming)  

2.    Test Driven Development

3.               Software quality metrics (OO code and design)

4.               Process improvement via Testing (QA)


Organizations I Train Through

Approved Courses


  • Introduction to Scrum - 1 day (Intro)
  • Modern Technical Practices, 3-Day (Technical)
  • Working with Legacy Code, 1-Day (Elective)
  • Agile Engineering Practices - 3 day (Technical)

Extended Education

  • CST Extended Education Course


  • Certified ScrumMaster


  • Certified Scrum Product Owner

Articles I've written

The Rationale for Testers to Welcome Scrum
In my experience, many organizations don't facilitate testers in making the transition to Scrum and often are not sure how to do so, and therefore many testers are left in the lurch. . . .