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Badri Srinivasan


AVP and Lead - Agile Center, Societe Generale Global Solutions Center

Location: Bangalore, Karnataka, India


Certified ScrumMaster
Certified Scrum Product Owner


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Agile Bangalore


Badri N Srinivasan is working as AVP and Lead - Agile Center with Societe Generale Global Solutions Center,Bangalore, Karnataka, India. He has 20+ years experience in process and agile implementation and organizational change management processes and process improvement initiatives in the travel, retail, manufacturing, real estate, healthcare, mortgage and banking and financial services domains. He is a Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO), Project Management Professional (PMP) from the Project Management Institute (PMI), USA and a certified Six Sigma Green Belt (SSGB). His extensive experience includes coaching, managing, mentoring, and training scrummasters, product owners, product development teams and project managers and focus on Continuous Delivery and DevOps. 

Work experience

Societe Generale Global Solutions Center, AVP and Lead - Agile Center
April 2015 - Present, Bangalore, Karnataka, IN
Working as an Enterprise Agile Coach for the product teams and as Lead for one of the business lines focused on the infrastructure domain. Facilitated teams to adopt agile methods over a period of time.

Accretive Health Services Pvt Ltd, Leader - Software Development and Agile Coach
November 2012 - March 2015, Noida, Delhi NCR, Uttar Pradesh, IN

Implementing agile for 250+ members and overseeing multiple product teams working on different products and facilitating successful delivery of software products in the Healthcare Domain. Focusing on General Management and People Management (Agile Culture, Organizational Structure, Organizational Behavior (OB), Organizational Development (OD), Recruitment)

As an Agile Coach, focusing on enterprise agile implementation, agile methods, processes and frameworks for product teams in the healthcare domain. Conduction of agile training and mentoring sessions and agile facilitation for product teams

Altisource Business Solutions Pvt Ltd, Senior Enterprise Agile Coach
July 2011 - November 2012, Bangalore, Karnataka, IN

Role of Agile Coach involved setting up agile processes, agile training, coaching, mentoring and facilitating product teams on agile methodologies (Scrum, Kanban and XP) and Lean principles. Trained product teams, Scrum Masters and Product Owners.

Valtech India Systems Pvt Ltd, Head - Quality and Agile Coach
April 2006 - June 2011, Bangalore, Karnataka, IN

Role of Head - Quality and Agile Coach involved coaching, mentoring and facilitating product and project teams on various agile methodologies like Scrum, Kanban, XP and also on Lean techniques. Focus on implementing and monitoring processes for various product/project teams.

Articles I've written

Are We Headed to Abilene?
Scrum teams are tasked with finding the most optimal way to accomplish the work. To do this, they make decisions ranging from how best to meet goals to who should work on which tasks. Reaching group consensus can be difficult. Some opinions are more dominant than others; some voices more hesitant to speak out. Even in agreement, true consensus might not exist. Find out how to reach an agreement that everyone on the team can believe in.

Who Cooked My Goose?
In projects that implement Scrum, the role of the ScrumMaster is very crucial. The ScrumMaster facilitates the team to achieve the end goal of the customer focuses on ensuring that any impediments and road blocks faced by the team are removed, and he ensures that the core focus of the team is on developing the product/service for the customer under optimal conditions. Thus, he is in effect practicing “servant leadership” where the focus is on...


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