Shailesh Thakkar, MScPM, PMP, PgMP, CSM, ITIL Expert, CISA/M, CRISC, CGEIT, CSSGB


Location: US


Certified ScrumMaster


Shailesh Thakkar has over 15 years of broad-based and successful experience in Project Management, Program Management, and Portfolio Management within IT and IS domains and Financial services, Life Insurance, Banking, Mortgage Insurance, Retail, Consulting, Logistics and Transportation, Construction, Oil and Gas, and Manufacturing industries. He had led and managed highly complex and large scale IT/IS programs/projects of application development, e-commerce, mobility, product management, implementation, and system integration utilizing full System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) process, Agile-Scrum framework, and Project Management/PMO Methodologies. He had led and managed Project/Program Management Offices (PMO), multiple projects/project teams, enterprise-wide initiatives, and large-scale system implementations. He had coached and trained project teams about Scrum framework, roles, adoption, and managing and monitoring progress of projects. He is talented and experienced at defining, modifying, and implementing Project Management methodologies, processes, standards, best practices, and IT governance and compliance.

Shailesh has a Master of Science Degree in Project Management. He is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP), Program Management Professional (PgMP), Certified Scrum Master (CSM), and Certified Sigma Green Belt (CSSGB).



★ Portfolio/Program/Project Management
★ Application Development Projects using SDLC (Waterfall and Agile)
★ SAP [FICO, SD, MM, CS] Reporting Projects - Intrastat, Cash flow Forecast
★ Agile Framework (Scrum, Kanban, SAFe)
★ Agile tools (JIRA, Jaaz, Mingle, Version One)
★ Infrastructure Projects
★ Implementation of systems (OS, MS Project Server, SharePoint, Clarity, PlanView, Artemis)
★ Enterprise Project/Program Management Office (EPMO)
★ Project and Portfolio Management (PPM) tools
★ Change Management, Risk Management, Vendor management
★ Six Sigma – DMAIC, DFSS, Lean
★ Business Process Improvements

Professional Credentials/Certifications

PMP [Project Management Professional] from PMI
PgMP [Program Management Professional] from PMI
CSSGB [Certified Six Sigma Green Belt] from ASQ
ITIL v3 Foundation from EXIN
ITIL v3 Service Strategy from CSME
ITIL v3 Service Design from CSME
ITIL v3 Service Operation from CSME
CISA [Certified Information System Auditor] from ISACA
CISM [Certified Information Security Manager] from ISACA
Master's Certificate in IT Project Management from GWU
CobiT 4.1 Foundation from ISACA
CSOE (Certified Sarbanes-Oxley Expert) from SOXCPA
CSM (Certified ScrumMaster) from ScrumAlliance
ITSM according to ISO/IEC 20000 Foundation from EXIN
Foundation Certificate in MOF 4.0 from EXIN
Information Security Foundation based on ISO/IEC 27002 from EXIN
MCTS: Managing Projects Project 2007 from Microsoft
CAQ-PMO [Certificate of Added Qualification-PMO] from PMI
CAQ-ITS [Certificate of Added Qualification-ITS] from PMI
CCE [Certified Cost Engineer] from aace International