Biography

         

A systems thinking enthusiast and active contributor in the agile community in the areas Systems Thinking, Scrum, Kanban and XP. I am an Agile coach and DevOps professional with more than 14 years of experience in IT industry in the areas of Agile Coaching/Training, Tools and Product Consulting, DevOps Consulting (Build, Release, Configuration Management, Continuous Integration and Deployment, Automation, etc.). Specialties: - Kanban and Scrum Coaching/Training. - DevOps Consulting. - Atlassian Product (JIRA, Confluence, Bamboo, FishEye, Crucible) Consulting. - Software Configuration Management Strategy implementation and training.

Approved Courses

CSM

  • Certified ScrumMaster®

Work experience

Technologies Private Limited, Director, Organizational Agility
March 2017 - Present, Banglore, Karnataka, IN
Our vision is to help organisations build a culture of “Happily Delivering Happiness” - Work with leadership to understand the Organizational system and help them identify the constraints and bottlenecks to improve the delivery. - Immerse in teams to observe their current processes, culture, help them build their own process to improve their efficiency. - Take a pragmatic approach to help towards Organizational Agility - Handhold the development teams in continuous integration/delivery. - Analyze the tool set and suggest improvements. Also offer Workshops and Trainings, - Certified Scrum Trainings, from ScrumAlliance - Lean Kanban University (LKU) Certified Kanban Method Trainings (TKP, KMP1, KMP2) - Agile Coaching - Atlassian Tool Training and Consulting - Product Management Consulting

Chanakyaism Private Limited, Founder and MD
August 2015 - Present, , India
Chanakyaism is an Agile Solutions Company focused on helping Organizations transform and improve their effectiveness. At Chanakyaism we provide Coaching and Consulting Services on Scrum, Kanban, Engineering Practices, DevOps, Atlassian Ptoducts, etc. - Work with leadership to understand the Organizational system and help them identify the constraints and bottlenecks to improve the delivery. - Immerse in teams to observe their current processes, culture, and help them build their own process to improve their efficiency. - Handhold the development teams in continuous integration/delivery. - Analyze the tool set and suggest improvements.

Yodlee Infotech Private Ltd, Senior Member Technical Staff, DevOps
February 2013 - August 2015, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Helping one of the product teams that develop financial solutions to collaborate and deliver incremental releases. Have been an evangelist of engineering practices to improve code quality and reduce the communication barriers in distributed environment. Have been working with management to get the team co-located and facilitate the change from traditional mindset to become agile.

Altair Engineering, Technical Specialist, DevOps 
November 2008 - December 2012, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Contributed in moving away from highly functional(dysfunctional :-)) organization to cross-functional teams. Started playing the ScrumMaster role for a product called as Personal PBS, part of a PBS Works product suite. It was the first product developed using Scrum and acted as a catalyst for change in Enterprise Business Unit of Altair Engineering.

Qualcomm India Pvt. Ltd., Senior Engineer
March 2008 - October 2008, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
Contributed in Defining and automating build and release process to enable continuous delivery

Prutech Solutions Inc., Programmer Analyst
March 2007 - December 2007, Iselin, NJ, United States
Worked for First American Corporation, CA, USA (through PruTech Solutions Inc.) for Configuration, Automation and Optimization of Build Release and Configuration Management.