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Puja Wadhwa

  

Agile Coach / Scrum Master

Location: New York, USA


Certifications

Certified Scrum Professional
Certified ScrumMaster
Certified Scrum Product Owner

Credentials

Biography

Puja Wadhwa:

Result driven Agile Professional (Certified Scrum Professional / Certified Scrum Master / Certified Product Owner); highly skilled in coaching, directing full life cycles of complex, high visibility, multi site programs and initiatives. Expert in coaching and transitioning traditional Business Model to Agile Mode (in different flavors of Agile - Scrum, KanBan, XP). Proven ability to deliver substantial revenue (upto 15 million), productivity and quality improvements through well managed, process oriented, on-time initiatives. 15 + years of extensive experience in Information Technology in Program / Project Management involving Technology / Process Management for eCommerce, Web-Centric, Content Management, digital space projects using Waterfall and Agile methodologies in varied disciplines – Financial Services, Supply Chain Management, Media and Publishing, Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals.  Coached/Mentored organizations on Agile adoption/transition/processes and implementing Agile within the corporate structure at all levels. 

 

Work experience

Pearson Technologies, Technical Project manager / Scrum Master / Agile Coach
December 2011 - Present, New York, New York
As a part of Pearson Technology team, working as Agile Coach to transition different business teams to Agile and working with higher management in evaluation as well as expanding Agile adoption within the organization. As a Senior Scrum Master, managing multiple projects in ecommerce space and CRM space.

GlobalLogic, Specialist Engineering (Agile) and Agile Coach
December 2010 - September 2011, Noida, Uttar Pradesh
As a part of Globallogic CTO team and working on Agile Adoption and Strategic Planning of the company involving Agile initiatives.

McKesson Corp, Scrum Master and Scrum Coach
May 2009 - June 2010, Norwalk, CT
My responsibilities were Project execution and guidance for three projects following SCRUM and Agile development (TDD - Test Driven Development, CI - Continuous integration, XP- Extreme Programming)

Bridgewater Associates, Scrum Master / Project Manager
September 2008 - January 2009, Westport, CT
Worked as Scrum Master for multiple projects and was working in coordination with Senior Program Manager on project execution following SCRUM and Agile development(TDD - Test Driven Development, CI - Continuous integration, XP- Extreme Programming), Preparing and executing transitioning plan for the business and senior management to transition investments business unit from traditional project management to Agile project management.

HCL Technologies,
December 2003 - April 2008, New York, NY
Worked with HCL from Dec, 2003 till Aug 08 at locations in India and United states for their different clients. Was working as a project manager/agile evangelist for different projects for different clients like, Maxtor Corporation, SmithBucklin, GE, etc and It was in HCL that I first time started working on Projects with Agile Flavor. First time I was involved in Agile project in 2005 when I was working for Maxtor Corporation. Since then slowly and steadily learned and started using Agile Framework for different projects for different clients.

CDAC, Project Lead / STS
September 2000 - October 2003, Noida, Uttar Pradesh
Joined CDAC as STS and went on to lead projects in different domains including healthcare, commerce, governance, publishing. I was responsible for preparing the Project Plan and Project Cost Management Plan, Managing resource loading and resource leveling for onsite and offshore resources, Responsible for off-shore team co-ordination and client interaction to articulate client’s expectations,

 

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