Udai Kumar Venkatesh
A seasoned Sr. Project Manager with 17+ years of experience in software development and Agile evangelist.
5+ year’s experience executing projects using Agile-Scrum / Kanban.
CSM,CSPO (scrumalliance.org), Microsoft Certified – SharePoint 2010 & Moss2007
Executed initiatives to showcase DevOps, Agile transformation and mobile development capability of my group at workplace (EMC ,Aditi technologies).
Have played multiple roles across projects (Scrum Master / Agile Evangelist, Product owner, Techno functional Project Manager, Program Management-PMO)
Hands on Experience in training Agile –Scrum at Unit level (EMEA region) and corporate level at Aditi and EMC.
Engage in hands-on, in-depth analysis, review and design of the software, including technical review and analysis of source code, POC’s & documentations.
Strong leadership skills that inspire team confidence and respect while motivating team members in a creative and effective manner. Ability to grasp new process, tools and technology.
Manage and produce project artifact like (sprint burn down, user stories progress, High level Release and sprint plan, quality, configuration management, communication training, risk register, change management, release management etc.) for all my projects.
Work with team for release planning, sizing user stories, task breakdown for user stories, estimate tasks during sprints.
Excellent project management skills very focused in high customer satisfaction,on-time delivery, cost, scope and quality.
Accountable to access maturity and customize implementing best Agile practice and tools along with other scrum masters across PS – Apps group
EMC Corporation, Sr Project Manager
January 2015 - Present, Bangalore, Karanataka, India
- Help team member’s end to end implementation of Agile-Scurm process in Takeda Account, for development track also as Delivery manger accountable of offshore team’s quality delivery.
- Leading initiatives to showcase DevOps, Agile transformation and mobile development capability of my group
- Org and group level Evangelize Agile, being part of EMC iCoE-core team have planned and executed ‘Agile week’ at org level twice this year.
- Conducted session on Agile –Scrum at unit level (roles, artifacts, ceremony, user stories, story pointing etc.)
Primary focus was training the teams on how to write good stories, use story pointing at release level and how teams handle tasking at sprint level. Likewise, substantial efforts were placed on role training, time-boxing and providing strong/live metrics (JIRA, Socialcast and SharePoint) for all stakeholders.
Additional benefits were realized by applying CI & build which takes care of code standards reviews, build deployment package and smoke test automation, these changes improved on productive, transparency at work and norming self-organizing team.
Aditi Technologies , Sr. Project Manager
May 2011 - April 2014, Bangalore, Karanataka, India
Aditi Technologies is now a part of HARMAN.
Aditi Technologies is an IT company, headquartered in Bellevue, Washington, United States with the largest center in Bangalore, India. Aditi was acquired by Symphony Teleca in April 2014. On April 9, 2015, Harman International Industries Incorporated acquired Symphony Teleca Corporation.