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Prabhaker Panditi



Certified Scrum Professional
Certified ScrumMaster


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SwissICT Lean Agile Scrum Group


Prabhaker Panditi helps organizations expedite the delivery of value. He achieves this by building high performance teams through coaching and mentoring; through his  ingenious, innovative methods to lead change and transformation across teams; and  by driving enterprise-level agile adoption, agile transformation and fostering personal effectiveness strategies.

His deep expertise includes program management disciplines across Agile, Waterfall and Lean methodologies to deliver projects that optimize IT investments supporting client business strategies.

He has demonstrated expertise in coaching agile coaches, agile coaching, building distributed multi-scrum teams that build innovative enterprise-class products. 

Global Exposure:
His 16+ years of global experience includes working in Switzerland, Middle East and Singapore and extensive collaboration with stakeholders across North America and Europe.

World Class Clients: 
Delivered mission critical programs for world-class organizations including Citi Bank, Deutsch Bank, DHL, Oracle Corp. and Swiss Telecom. 

Experience Includes:
-  Agile coach and expert on lean, agile/scrum software principles and practices
-  Developing program objectives, project vision, project charter, detailed planning and execution
-  Lead release planning, retrospectives, brainstorming, iteration planning, scrum of scrums
-  Work with product mangers on feature and portfolio optimization
-  Lead change management and transformation
-  Drive efficiency improvements across teams

-  Program Management, Project Management, Product Development
-  Lean software development, continuous integration, TDD, ATDD, BDD
-  Coaching Agile Coaches, Agile Coaching, Scrum, XP, Kanban, Six Sigma, ITIL, Process Improvement

-  Certified Scrum Master (CSM) 
-  Certified Scrum Professional (CSP) 
-  Project Management Professional (PMP) 
-  Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)


-  Master of Business Administration (MBA)

-  Masters Degree in Commerce (M.Com)

-  Association of Company Secretaries of India - Intermediate (ACS-Inter)

Professional Training

  • Summit Leadership Development, Right Management/Grow Talent
  • Emergent Leaders, iDiscoveri, India      
  • Leadership Development Course, Gateways Business Consultants
  • Business Intervention Consultancy, Institute of International Research, Dubai
  • Advanced Business Strategy by Institute of International Research, Dubai

AKA/Common misspelling: Prabhakar Panditi

Work experience

Polaris Software Lab. Ltd., Vice President
June 2011 - Present, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
Customer engagement management. Understand their needs and collaborate with account management and delivery units across India to present the optimal solution to customer. As a scrum evangelist, demonstrate the value of using scrum to various customers. Establish and lead scrum projects through Project Managers and Scrum Masters. Oversee multiple projects and manage profitability, customer satisfaction and associate engagement.

Polaris Software Lab. Ltd., Asst. Vice President
March 2006 - June 2011, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
• Manage and contribute to growth of critical engagements. • Collaborate with sales/account-management on opportunity identification, account mining, proposals and negotiation. • Work with pre-sales for RFP evaluation, proposal preparation, requirement studies and customer presentations. • Profitably set up and manage offshore-onsite engagements for several global conglomerates. • Deliver projects in diverse areas in BFSI/Capital Markets across technologies. • Represent in critical initiatives like recruitment/fulfillment, Third Party Information Security Audit (TIPSA) and Offshore Delivery Centre (ODC) set up on need basis. • Build and groom leaders for the next level.

Marvel ERP Solutions, Practice Head
November 2005 - December 2005, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
• Contribute to strategic vision and business expansion. • Establish and build ERP delivery unit. • Engaged in delivering projects across India and abroad. • Introduce project management methodologies, tools and techniques.

Oracle Corporation, Sr.Principle Consultant
August 2005 - October 2005, Bangalore, India
• Ensure compliance to quality standards and global delivery standard operating procedures (SOPs). • Conduct project health check and recommend remedial steps for project issues. • Spearhead Project Spot Checks (SC) and Delivery Assurance Reviews (DARs) for several projects.

Zamil Industrial Investment Company, Enterprise Applications Manager
June 2003 - August 2005, Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia
• Conceive and initiate Various ERP projects to improve business processes, save costs, lead to integration of disparate IT systems or solve business problems. • Project Portfolio Management. • Deliver projects across technologies including Oracle ERP, Remedy CRM, Java based Quotation system, etc. • Demonstrate business value and ROI for IT projects initiated • Develop Service Level Agreements, Service Delivery Metrics and Performance Measurements. • Formulate strategy for IT support, implementations/ enhancements to business systems. • Manage multi-site, multi-organization ERP implementations involving Finance, Supply Chain, Manufacturing and CRM Modules, with several complex interfaces to disparate systems. • Business Applications and IT Strategy development and Operations Management; • Negotiate with external vendors in finalizing project scope, cost and execution plans.

Zamil Conect, Project Manager
June 2000 - June 2003, Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia
• Profitable and on-schedule projects delivery, managing projects from initiation to closure, risk and quality management. • Project scope definition, planning, execution, control and closeout. • Resource planning, recruitment and optimum utilization. • Manage stakeholders’ expectations and acceptance criteria. • Evaluation of RFPs, preparation of proposals, requirement studies and product demos • Work with multi-cultural teams comprising of internal staff and external vendors. • Managing user expectations and acceptance criteria, coordinate with Business Unit Heads and group CIO.

Zamil Conect, Functional Consultant
May 1998 - June 2000, Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia
• Implementation of Oracle ERP Modules in Finance, Distribution and Manufacturing. • Organize and conduct current process analysis workshops, produce Current State Assessment Document. • Conduct Future State Design workshops and develop Future State Design Documents. • Produce Gap Analysis and Interface Requirements documents. • Module setups, user training and post go live support.


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