Our Team

Vinay Krishna

Vinay is a Change Agent, Software Craftsman, Programmer, Consultant and Trainer. Having 16 years experience in software product development, Vinay is an expert in implementing Scrum, XP, Lean, Agile, TDD, BDD, Refactoring, Clean Code, Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, DevOps.

Vinay has authored many articles and his theories have been published in various international journals and conference proceedings.

The scrum network in China have localised two of his papers. Vinay also facilitates the Agile Bangalore user group. He served as a Secretary and Management Committee member of Computer Society of India (CSI), Bangalore Chapter. He has been part of the organising team of several international conferences and participates in tech talks and as a guest lecturer on Agile, XP, Scrum, Lean, OOAD and Software Architecture at leading engineering colleges/universities and different organisations.

Expertise: IoT, Continuous Delivery, DevOps, Docker, Puppet/Chef, Jenkins, TeamCity, DDD, TDD, BDD, Clean code, Refactoring, Continuous Integration, Architecture & Design, UML, Design Patterns, Project and Team management, Agile Methods, Scrum, XP, Lean, .Net, Java, Python, Node.js, MS SQL Server, Oracle, JIRA, TargetProcess, TFS, nUnit, SpecFlow, nSubstitute, RhinoMock, Mockito, Arduino.

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Amit Ranjan
Amit Ranjan

Mentor. Alumni of IIM- Bangalore. Management Consultant and Executive Coach.

Worked with companies like Xebia, Societe Generale, SAP Labs, Microsoft (as a vendor), Accenture, Siemens and BOSCH. Conducted around 100 training session on Agile in companies like IBM, HP, Verizon, SanDisk, Ellucian, Operative, UTC, MuSigma, LocationGuru, Schneider, LG, L&T, and many others.

Traveled to Philippines, Vietnam, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Thailand, Kenya to conduct training and workshop on Agile and Leadership.

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Sharad Julka
Sharad Julkha

An entrepreneur, agile enthusiast and practitioner. Sharad has been mentoring, coaching and leading teams for over a decade. He has extensive experience of working with diverse & distributed teams from US, Europe, Middle East with clients ranging from EMEA, APAC and AMER regions.

As an Agile Coach, he has lead large scale agile transformations. He has been providing basic, intermediate and advanced trainings in Scrum, Lean and SAFe to scrum masters, product owners, managers and executives. He also helped teams adopt the lean software principles and trained them on the use of kanban tools.

Sharad has co-founded ISEC (India Scrum Enthusiasts Community). Since then he has been actively contributing as an organiser, reviewer and speaker in various Agile events.
Currently he is leading the Agile Breakfast group in Bangalore.

Connect with Sharad on LinkedIn.

Ramesh Manickavel
Ramesh Manickavel

Transformation leader with 17+ years of experience in value focused delivery through agile program management and collaboration across diverse stakeholders

Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt & trained 100+ Green Belt across the organisation and mentored across organisation impacting projects such as cycle time/manual effort reduction, improvement in customer satisfaction and productivity enhancements

Conducted hands-on workshops on agile methodologies as part of organization-wide agile transformation and trained 1000+ associates in agile: scrum for development teams & Kanban for teams working in operations, support & maintenance

Published papers on “Agile and Emotional Intelligence” and “Monte-Carlo simulation in Agile Project Estimation Forecasting Schedule and Required Velocity”

Data Scientist passionate about machine learning and text analytics. Executed projects such as HR attrition analytics, sentiment analytics and prediction of potential customer escalations & release commitments

External speaker and delivered sessions on Agile Transformation & Predictive Analytics for corporate and Education institutes.

Connect with Ramesh on LinkedIn.

Vijay Sakorikar

Vijay has over 19 years experience in the IT industry and passionate about using management tool and statistical analysis for developing growth strategies. 

Vijay is an experienced trainer and has conducted trainings on: PMP, Lean Six Sigma, Strategic Management, Basics of finance, Management case studies.

Connect with Vijay on LinkedIn.

Murughan Palaniachari

Murughan Palaniachari is a Developer, Speaker, Blogger, Trainer, DevOps Coach, and Blockchain Consultant at Pingala Software.

He has 11+ years of software development & operations experience on multiple technology stack.

An expert in Blockchain, Distributed Ledger Technology, Ethereum, Solidity, Hyperledger Fabric, ICO, Wallet and Cryptocurrency.
He enables teams to practice Automated Testing, Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, Continuous Learning, Infrastructure as Code, Monitoring, Cloud migrations, Microservices with tools chain Jenkins, VSTS, Docker, Kubernetes, Chef, Puppet, Ansible, DSC, Datadog, Azure and AWS.

He employs a unique approach of coaching through innovate games and simulations.
He writes blogs on DevOps and Blockchain on how to elevate organisation with Industry best practices from High-performers.

Connect with Murughan on LinkedIn.

Ranbir Dhial
Ranbir Dhiyal

Ranbir has 12+ years of proven experience in Service delivery, Test Project/Delivery Management, Team leadership, Agile Transformation, Coaching, DevOps & Consulting.

As an Agile Consultant for various projects, he has enhanced the development of Agile standards, process, template, training material, conducting training sessions, identification & implementation of frameworks, tools to support Agile, develop & maintenance of Agile metrics.

Experience in implementing scaling agile model as SAFe and Spotify model.

Ranbir has a proven track record of implementing a framework of quality standards and overseeing smooth implementation of the project, software testing involving setting-up test environment, creation of test scripts/cases, conducting manual testing, user acceptance testing, bug verification and exploratory testing.

Connect with Ranbir on LinkedIn.

Malini Bhattacharya

Malini has more than 12 years’ industry experience building and delivering enterprise software, with proven skills in leadership, communication, UX development, product and project management.An alumni of IIM-Bangalore’s executive general management program (GMITE).

Her technical expertise lies primarily in the application virtualisation and cloud computing space, with expertise on driving Digital Transformation using SaaS, Paas, IaaS, Citrix/VMWare products, Kubernetes, and Docker.

Connect with Malini on LinkedIn.

Rudolph A Johnson PSM

Rudolph is a Senior Agile Coach with expertise in Agile Communications and Soft Skills. His expertise lies in building high performance Agile Teams fast!

Rudolph is an avid blogger and regularly publishes his articles on LinkedIn.

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Ebin John

Ebin is a Learning Addict! Learning to become an Agile Shepherd!

His aim is to coach people by connecting with them on a high conscious level, like a Shepherd.
Likes to keep things simple and straight, be it at work or at relations. Ebin has worked in companies like, Nokia Siemens Networks, GE Energy, Alcatel Lucent, Valtech, Societe Generale, JDA and GE Healthcare.

A member of the Harvard Business Review Advisory Council, an opt-in research community of business professionals.

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Shine Vijayan
Shine Vijayan

Vijayan is a seasoned product leader with a proven track record of turning concepts into high-quality products.

He has hands-on experience supporting sales with the necessary documentation, sales tools, and training needed to help position a product for market success.

Connect with Shine on LinkedIn.

Chandanlal Patary

Energetic result oriented practitioner of quality with strong technical and leadership abilities gained through extensive work over 18+ years with various reputed organisations. Proven leadership and people management skills with an ability to adapt to rapid changes.

Chandan is an author and has published couple of papers on Agile, leadership, Driving excellence in software product development and more.

Connect with Chandan on LinkedIn.

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