Umacharan Iyer

  

Engagement Manager, Patni Americas Inc.

Location: Bloomington, IL


Certifications

Certified ScrumMaster

Biography

- 11+ years of significant, progressive experience in the IT Industry. Consulting experience spans areas involving Program Management, Account Management, Business Development, Business Process Outsourcing and Management, Application Development & Maintenance, and Developing robust outsourcing strategies and practices for a successful onsite-offshore model.
- 8 years of US onsite experience with major Fortune 100 clients; 5+ years with major Fortune 50 client
- Experience spans Insurance, Financial, Hospitality, and Airline domains
- Certified Project Management Professional (PMP)
- Certified SCRUM Master (CSM)
- Currently responsible for account management activities for Patni Americas, Inc. (previously Patni Computer Systems, Inc.), at a Large Insurance Company in Illinois. Involved in relationship management, pre-sales, presentations to prospective customers, and business development activities
- Have successfully lead large teams of 160+ onsite resources and an offshore team of 120+ resources in executing turnkey projects in a Global Delivery Model

 

Specialties

• Pre-sales, Account Management and Business Development
• Program Management - Overseeing several large development efforts $2 mil (+) in a Global Delivery Model
• Estimation models and techniques (FP, use case analysis, screen-based estimations, work breakdown estimations)
• Experience with all facets of SDLC, BPO, BPM
• In-depth knowledge of development and testing methodologies
• Well-versed with ISO and SEI/CMM-I standards, Six Sigma