Ali Asgher Husain
started his journey in Information Technology when he enrolled in graduate program in Computer Science at The University of Texas at Dallas. His courses in Software Engineering Methodologies, Object Oriented Analysis and Design, Data Structures and Software Project Planning and Management shaped up his desire to pursue a career in software service industry.
After completing his MBA in 2004, he realized the importance of serving the business entities in any organization and took up the function of Business Analysis for a leading consumer bank of US. He built the understanding of core processes of consumer banking and supported major system migration projects for his employer.
In 2006, Ali moved on to work as a Business Analyst for a Software product company that specialized in BPM software. This is where he got exposed to software implementations that used Agile practices. He served as a team member and Scrum Master in many delivery teams. In 2011 he got an opportunity to join a leading service provider as a Project Manager delivering business value to the clients using Agile practices, as a Product owner as well as Scrum Master. Since then Ali has acquired the concepts of Agile beyond scrum to include Scaled Agile, and is also training to be an Agile coach. This commitment to the servant leadership and belief in the trust within the Agile teams leading to continuous delivery to the business stakeholders is now the mission of his professional endeavors.
Capital One, Lead Scrum Master
November 2016 - Present, Chicago, Illinois, United States
Ali serves Capital One Shared Technology Services group as a Lead Scrum Master (read Agile Coach). In this role he wears many hats like Scrum Master and Agile coach for the entire Data Services group. He is a Release Train Engineer for a small Program with 50 team members. He acts as a Servant leader and people manager to a group of 10 other Scrum masters.
His responsibilities include continuous software delivery, coaching teams and their managers on Lean practices and promoting self-organization across the board.
Ali is ICP-ACC®, ICP-ATF® certified from ICAgile and Certified SaFE PMPO.
Accenture, Delivery Manager
September 2012 - November 2015, Chicago, IL, United States
I lead the Pega BPM implementations for various clients of Accenture using Scrum Methodology of Agile development.
Cognizant, Project Manager
September 2011 - September 2012, Chicago, ILLINOIS, United States
Ali was hired in Cognizant as a Business Architect/Project Manager for their BPM implementations. He lead the Pega BPM implementations using Pega's Scrum Methodology. The experience in Cognizant was about delivering continuous business value to the business by using Agile principles.