Pranay Chanda

Pranay Chanda

Agile Transformation Leader
Cognizant Technology Solutions
location_on United States

Member since 1 year

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Mr Chanda has over nineteen years of information technology experience with proven expertise in global delivery, practice development and operations, client relationships, people, contract and account management with P&L responsibilities upto $20M for major fortune 500 clients. He has led sales, capabilities development and delivery of large, multi-year, multi-million dollar transformation programs

He has engagement, project delivery and program management experience leading large scale complex systems integration projects using Agile and Hybrid methodologies, including enterprise architecture; SDLC process and ALM tools assessment; solution definition and implementation using SOA based tools and technologies working with globally distributed teams across USA, Asia Pacific and Europe.

He has successfully led and managed Lean Agile transformation initiatives covering people impact, process changes and technology requirements. As Certified Scrum Master performed Agile coach role to establish/mentor new scrum teams, setup kanban storywalls and team space with information radiators, define and deploy governance models with key standard work and skill assessment metrics. Agile Portfolio Planning Lead for establishing program’s release roadmap, backlog and prioritization delivering highest customer value, coordinating dependencies and feature allocation across agile stand up teams.

Pranay has a post graduate management degree (MBA) from IIM Bangalore, having chosen courses predominantly in Marketing and Strategy. He holds a bachelors Engineering degree in Electronics & Communication. His last ten years of assignments were primarily with Fortune 500 clients in the US and couple of years in Europe covering Switzerland, Belgium and France.

Specialties: Agile Coaching and Transformation Agent, Program and Transition Management, Business Development, Global Delivery, Technology & Vendor SDLC Process and ALM tools Assessments, Delivery Excellence and Governance