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Subramanyam V


Principal Consultant , QAI Global



Certified ScrumMaster
Certified Scrum Product Owner
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Subramanyam. V,     Principal Consultant,  Agile Practice Head, QAI Global 

Contact: +91-9845062483,  Email:  Linked In : vsmsubbu   Skype : vsmsubbu

  • V. Subramanyam (VSM), Principal Consultant  QAI,  is a successful Process Improvement  consultant with over  30 years of  experience.  VSM helps organizations to establish systems and environment to support process development and deployment to drive operational efficiency and to realize business benefits. Currently VSM is focusing on as Agile Transformation Leader and helping multiple organizations in their transition from traditional methods to Agile Methodology.
  • He has spent his early part of career in Defense R&D organization, was Scientist ‘E’ before he moved to Wipro Technologies and served there for 14 years in various roles, driving Quality Management, Consulting Business, Practice development, and Application outsourcing. In QAI, he heads the Agile Practice and has extensive experience of helping the clients in rolling out to  AGILE methodology across the organization.  

Summary of Consulting and Training Experience

  • VSM is a Certified SCRUM Master (CSM) and Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO)
  • In his current role as Agile Practice Head of QAI, VSM provides advisory consulting on developing roadmap for transition to Agile methodology (consulting, trainings and implementation). He has extensive experience in embedding Agile methodology e.g. implementing engineering and project management practices in the organizational systems and ensuring its implementation on identified projects/Business units for Agile methodology roll out.
  • As an Agile Transformation Leader, VSM facilitates inculcation of Change Management, the culture of adopting Agile process and systems to ensure smooth transition of teams to Agile and for teams to become self-organized teams. He observes & monitors, coaches, and facilitates constant course correction to agile teams.
  • As a Trainer in the area of Agile frameworks, he has conducted more than 40 workshops and trained over 1000+ professionals on Agile Methodologies. Trainings were of  1 day, 2 days and 3 days duration on topics like, Introduction to Agile, Mastering Scrum, User Stories, Estimation and Planning, Test Strategies Management, Executive overview to Agile etc
  • Strong skills in Development and Implementation of Software Quality Systems,  Agile Frameworks such as Scrum, Extreme Programming (XP) and Kanban
  • Pragmatic in problem solving: ability to rally stakeholders around a common vision; set clear direction and roadmap for achieving organizational goals
  • Has a wide portfolio of training and consulting expertise across industry domains and geographies
  • Pioneer in IT Process and Quality, providing Strategic Quality Leadership in the Quality initiatives, Transition to Agile Methods, Software Quality Assurance, Process definition, Continuous Process Improvement and conducting Audits to monitor and fine tune compliance to CMMI / ISO standards
  • Has played key role in the world’s first CMM & CMMI Level 5 certification at Wipro and subsequently consulting with global organizations in driving their Process improvement journeys on SDLC and Agile Methods
  • Training the organization to build awareness on process improvement initiatives. Delivering tutorials on specific topics related to Software Development cycle, CMMI high maturity best practices,  Project Management, Software Metrics etc.,
  • Lead multiple Process Consulting assignments on Situational analysis, Transition to Agile Methods, Integrating Agile and CMMI Frameworks, Process definition to International customers at US, Europe, APAC and developed roadmap for the Process Improvement journey of their IT organizations  and delivered measurable benefits to client organizations to International customers at India US, Europe and APAC.
  • Has exhaustive insight in the area of application outsourcing covering estimation, offshore-ability analysis, and development of innovative delivery models for providing ADM services. Transforming the ADM delivery organization to meet the new outsourcing demands (Cutting down costs and improving Quality of IT services)
  • Managed consulting practice to get the mind share of clients and personally led multiple Process Consulting assignments to Intl. customers across all geographies and developed roadmap for the Process Improvement journey of their IT organizations for their Quality initiatives, Transition to Agile Methods, Certifications and compliance w.r.t international quality standards and frameworks like CMM, CMMI Dev, ISO 9001:2000, ITIL V3.0, TL 9000 and BS7799 Certifications.
  • As Quality and SEPG head of Wipro Technologies was involved in developing the road map and implementation of activities related to CMM level 4 certification, CMM level 5 certification and in CMMI Level 5 Appraisals.

Prior Experience

  • Head - Application Management Practice-BFSI  - Wipro Technologies
  • General Manager and Delivery Head - Quality Consulting – Wipro Technologies  KPMG Consultant for Software Process Improvement Services
  • Head – SEPG (Software Engineering Process Group) – Wipro Technologies
  • Quality Manager - Global R&D, Wipro Ltd
  • Scientist ‘E’ (Deputy Chief Scientific Officer) – Defense R&D Organization (LRDE and ADE Bangalore)

Professional Certifications

  • Certified SCRUM Master
  • Certified SCRUM Product Owner
  • Certified Quality Analyst
  • PMP (Project Management Professional) from PMI (Project Management Institute),
  • Certified Internal Auditor on ISO 9001 : 1994 version
  • Trained Lead Auditor on ISMS
  • Certified Six Sigma Black Belt


  • MTech degree in Computer Science from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Mumbai (1985). 


Organizations I Train Through

Approved Courses

Continuing Education

  • Mastering Agile-Scrum
  • Agile Project Management Fundamentals

Work experience

QAI Global , Principal Consultant
August 2010 - Present, Bangalore , Karnataka , IN
Principal Consultant - Agile Transformation Leader

Wipro Technologies , General Manager
October 1996 - March 2010, Bangalore , Karnataka , IN
General Manager - Quality Consulting Group

ADE, Defence R&D Organization , Scientist E
May 1980 - October 1996, Bangalore , Karnataka , IN
Scientist E

LRDE, Defense R & D Organization, Engineer
August 1974 - April 1980, Bangalore , Karnataka , IN
Scientist and Engineer In software


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