Ram Srinivasan has a very unique distinction of being a Certified Scrum Trainer, a Professional Coach, and Facilitator who specializes in coaching teams and organizations. His mission is to help his clients build great organizations and he does this by focusing on people, process and product development.
Ram started as a developer and later moved to hold various roles including software architect, Project /Program Manager, and executive coach. He has coached, mentored and consulted from teams to organizations of all sizes across many industries (finance, insurance, retail, banking, media, telecom, etc.). The depth and breadth of this experience gives Ram the ability to view clients' challenges from different perspectives and provide pragmatic solutions.
"Continuous Learning" is one of his personal values and is currently pursuing a certification on conflict management. Other certifications that he has earned include PMP, PMI-ACP, SAFe Program Consultant, and Gamification Designer (A complete list of his certifications can be found here - http://www.ramvasan.com/p/blog-page.html). Few of his other interests include Agile Accounting, Agile HR (people and performance management), Emotional and Social Intelligence, Change Management, Organizational Culture, System thinking, Complex Adaptive Systems, and Human Systems Dynamics.
Ram believes in giving back to the community. He leads the webinar team for PMI-Agile Community of Practice. He also frequently talks at local meetups, PMI chapters and conferences (Agile 200X, Agile India, Agile DC, ADC conferences, PMI Symposiums, etc.) on various topics like people engagement through gamification, conflict management, brain science based coaching, product development using lean start-up principles, and applying lean principles for portfolio management. His complete list of speaking engagements can be found at http://www.ramvasan.com/p/where-am-i-speaking.html. From time to time, Ram also runs free coaching circles and book clubs.
He holds a Masters degree in Engineering from The University of Arizona and is currently based out Boston, MA and Toronto, Canada. You can reach him at email[at]ramvasan.com