More than 19 years of experience in IT industry especially for Banking & Financial Services Fortune 500 customers. Experience in Agile transformation, Agile coaching & training at global locations viz. USA, India, Netherlands, France, Belgium, China and Sweden. Worked in Distributed Agile and scaling environment for large customers. Currently heading Capgemini's global Agile practice unit for org-wide strategizing and executing large transformation programs.
Other experiences in the areas of Account Delivery, Program Management and Project Management. Established, managed and monitored large programs to drive Delivery Excellence, Financials, Innovation, Metrics, Customer satisfaction, Reporting etc.
Founder of Mumbai Agile Chapter – a platform enabling Agile enthusiasts to share and discuss Agile experiences since 2015. Speaker, Reviewer, Volunteer at Global Scrum Gathering India 2016. Speaker at Regional Scrum Gathering South Asia 2015, Agile Tour Chennai 2015, Agile Tour Bangkok 2016.
Capgemini, Agile Practice Leader
October 2014 - Present, Hyderabad, Telangana, IN
Leading Capgemini's global practice unit for Agile implementation. Responsible for customizing Agile-Scrum framework and deploying for global customers. Also responsible for Agile coaching, consulting and enabling delivery organizations of strategic business units at Capgemini. Worked with various account teams and large customers for Agile coaching and training assignments.
Ness Technologies, Program Director - Delivery Manager
September 2012 - October 2014, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, IN
While I am employed with Ness Technologies, I worked for a New York based financial customer. My responsibilities are to enable Agile delivery, Agile training & coaching, Scrum Master, Stakeholder liaison etc.
Infosys Ltd, Group Project Manager
February 1998 - September 2012, Bangalore, Karnataka, IN
I worked in Infosys for more than 14 years from 1998 thru 2012. Started as a developer, and grown through the ladder. My Scrum journey started in 2007 as a Scrum team member. In 2011, I started working for an insurance customer who is moving from Waterfall to Agile.. My responsibilities while working with this customer include acct-wide Agile implementation & training, playing a Scrum Master for Titan project. In 2012, I attended Pete Deemer's CSM workshop and was certified later.
Articles I've written
Organizational Patterns During BFSI Agile Transformation
It is well known that BFSI (banking, financial services, and insurance) organizations operate in a regulated and high-risk environment. This article discusses the organizational patterns such companies witness during their Agile transformational journeys, with the premise of that high-risk environment.