Anand Murthy Raj

Anand Murthy Raj

Agile Coach
Gladwell Academy and Blinklane Consulting NL
location_on India

Member since 8 years


Anand Murthy Raj

Specialises In
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Bangalore – India. (E – mail id: [email protected])

Tel #  +91-9845707457


  • Partner, Blinklane Consulting and Gladwell Academy, NL.
  • Director and Founder, Agile Spirit Pvt Ltd, Bangalore.
  • 21 years of IT experience.
  • First Asian, residing in Asia, to be SPCT certified from Scaled Agile Inc.
  • Experience in Agile Coaching and Enterprise transformation since 2009 using SAFe, Scrum, XP, Lean and Kanban practices.
  • Currently playing the role of an Enterprise Agile Coach at Philips R&D division and transforming the enterprise from Waterfall into SAFe.
  • Launched Seven Agile Release Trains with close to 100 - 120 members in each train.
  • Experience in coaching enterprise agility.
  • Experience in coaching teams and leadership and Enterprise.
  • Experience in working with global teams across the globe.
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Skills Acquired

  • Successfully delivered SAFe (SA, SAFe PO/PM, ASM, Safe for teams ) training close to 1600 members and in India, Netherlands, Philippines, Denmark, Germany and Brazil, including senior leadership team in Accenture, Societe Generale, Honeywell, Nokia, VMware, Fidelity, Tech Mahindra, Cognizant, Allstate and Philips
  • Successfully delivered Implementing SAFe SPC trainings for close to 250 participants with a feedback score of 4/5 at Philippines, Germany, Paris, Geneva, Brussels and India.
  • Successfully delivered SAFe RTE trainings in Denmark and Bangalore
  • Successfully delivered the first Agile Coaching workshop in India (IC Agile)
  • Demonstrated ability of transforming teams and organizations, influencing others positively, coaching multi-location business units in Agile transformation.
  • Developed and demonstrated the use of Agile maturity assessment questionnaire to implement Kaizen mindset.
  • Developed and demonstrated the use of behavioural metrics in transformation.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle tough projects, building successful teams and delivering value.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to communicate effectively across different culture and levels in the organization; professional and diplomatic style of interaction.

Rewards and Recognition