Mahesh Varadharajan

Mahesh Varadharajan

Advanced Application Engineering Manager
Accenture Solutions Private Limited
location_on India

Member since 4 years

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Mahesh Varadharajan

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Agile transformation consultant with 10+ years in software industry, nearly 6+ years in leading and coaching Agile teams. Has been part of enterprise-wide Agile adoption initiatives, focusing on organizational change management, process definition, scaling agile and evangelizing mindset and cultural change.

• Certified Agile Professional, Coach and Agile Team Facilitator (ICP, ICP-ACC & ICP-ATF) from ICAgile
• Certified Management 3.0 Professional
• Certified SAFe Program Consultant (SPC) from Scaled Agile
• Professional Scrum Master (PSM-1) and Professional Scrum Product Owner (PSPO-1) from Scrum.org
• Certified Scrum Professional (CSP) and Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) from Scrum Alliance
• Certified Kanban Management Professional (KMP-1 AND KMP-2) from Lean Kanban University (LKU)
• Agile Certified Practitioner (ACP) from PMI

- Agile Scrum, XP, Kanban, Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe), Unified Processes and Lean specialist
- Supported both IT Product-development & Services organizations in identifying the strategy for
Agile adoption and later in the implementation including scaling Agile across enterprise from
small projects to complex, large-scale portfolios.
- Cross-domain IT expertise working in Fortune 500 companies across projects in BFSI, Telecom &
Automotive businesses to optimize their solution delivery
- Wide Variety of Coaching experience across large-scale programs and projects of varying sizes
dealing with development of bespoke applications, new feature development, enhancements,
maintenance work with the objective to deliver business value faster, better and cheaper.
- Supported 100+ teams in the last 6 years in implementing Agile practices from legacy to latest technologies and COTS applications such as SAP, Peoplesoft.
- Demonstrated track record in providing coaching across levels including leadership - in terms of
turning around crisis projects,
- Trained about 1000+ professionals

- Organizer of ISEC Meet-ups Chennai Chapter

- Has been a Volunteer, Speaker and Reviewer in International Conferences such as Global and Regional Scrum Gatherings, Lean Kanban India (LKI), and meet-ups such as Agile Coffee Talk (ACT), India Scrum Enthusiasts Community (ISEC), and Agile Testing Alliance (ATA).