Principal Program Manager - Agile Coaching @ HERE (NOKIA Maps)
I have been practicing Agile since 2005 (4 years in U.S., and then in India).
I was a key member right from the beginning, in the Agile Transformation and Scaling at Nokia Maps division (earlier called NAVTEQ, now called HERE).
Since 2008, I have been conducting training and coaching (for Teams, SMs and POs) in Agile Fundamentals, Scrum, Improving Agile/Scrum practices, in current and previous org.
I have played multiple roles at Nokia since 2009
1) Agile Trainer and Coach
2) A key member of the Agile Working Group (responsible for Agile Coaching, Transformation and Scaling).
Managing the whole Agile Implementation/Improvement Program in Mumbai office (including the Agile Working Group).
I am also coordinating with other Nokia Offices globally on Agile implementation, practices and events.
My responsibilities continue to include Training, Coaching, Transformation, Scaling and suggesting tools enhancements.
3) Organized 2 Hack Weeks (Hackathons) in Mumbai office, with huge success
4) Agile Events, Team Building Events
5) Was Scrum Master of 2 teams
My Career Journey
Developer (Traditional) => Project Leader (Traditional) => Agile Developer (U.S. - 2005) => Scrum Master (U.S., India) => Trainer => Coach