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Satish Thatte


Agile/Lean Coach



Certified Scrum Professional
Certified ScrumMaster
Certified Scrum Product Owner



Satish Thatte received M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois. He has over 30 years of industry experience in diverse technology areas (computer systems, object-oriented software, telecom, Internet applications, digital TV, IT professional services), and has held management positions (R&D, software products, IT professional service). His industry experience covers large, multinational companies (Texas Instruments, Bellcore and LG Electronics), and a number of entrepreneurial companies and start-ups.

Dr. Thatte is Senior Member of the IEEE, Member of the ACM, Member of the Scrum Alliance and the Agile Alliance.  He is a Certified ScrumMaster (CSM), Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO), and SAFe Program Consultant (SPC) . He holds 14 patents.

Dr. Thatte was the CEO of New Synergy Group from 2009 to 2012, specializing in software and management consulting and intellectual property development. At New Synergy Group, he offered customized training, workshops and consulting services for software life cycles -- drawing upon the strengths of agile and lean methods, and organizational systems thinking.  

Since 2012, Dr. Thatte has been an agile/lean coach and product consultant at VersionOne (, a major player in Agile-lean space, based in Atlanta, GA.  Satish’s 22 years of software development experience forms the foundation for his expertise in agile transformation for teams and organizations, scaling up agile and lean methods, and getting business results from agile and lean practices. Satish has served as VP of Engineering at several companies practicing agile methods and has trained and coached over three dozen clients with impact at the executive level. He has been a speaker at a number of organizations and events: NYC Scrum, NY SPIN, NJ SPIN, Philly SPIN and AgilePalooza NYC.  

Work experience

VersionOne, Agile-Lean Coach and Product Consultant
March 2012 - Present, Alpharetta, Georgia, US
I have been an Agile/Lean Coach and Product Consultant with VersionOne since March 2012. VersionOne is a leading provider of Agile Lifecycle Management tool, platform and services. Most of my client engagements are at client sites, with some based on remote web-based training. I have trained, consulted and coached over three dozen clients at VersionOne, and offered numerous on-line courses on agile/Scrum methods and their implementation with VersionOne tool.

New Synergy Group, Agile-Lean Coach and Consultant
August 2009 - March 2012, KENDALL PARK, NEW JERSEY, US
I was the founder, owner and CEO of New Synergy Group LLC, a company specializing in agile/lean methods training, coaching and consulting. I offered training courses, on-site coaching and workshops on agile methods, specifically Scrum framework and its practices.


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