Vinod Sankaranarayanan @ ThoughtWorks
Member since 3 years
Vinod has been at ThoughtWorks for close to 2 years and is currently leading the Travel and Hospitality business group for ThoughtWorks India. Prior to this
Vinod essayed the Program Manager role for one of the largest accounts in ThoughtWorks. In this role he was responsible for the overall delivery of all projects within the program. This also includes process improvements, people development as well as responsibility for customer satisfaction.
Prior to ThoughtWorks Vinod spent 11 years at MindTree in various roles starting off as a Business Analyst, moving on to Project Management and Delivery Management. During his final two years at MindTree, Vinod handled two of the largest accounts within MindTree’s Travel and Hospitality space. Specific accomplishments include managing high performing, cross-functional teams of more than 100 members across continents. Vinod was one of the founding members of the Agile Council at MindTree, focusing on creating organizational capacity to win and execute Agile projects.
Vinod is also working on a book around Ownership Transfer. He is also a core member of the Software Technology Excellence Programme (STEP) within ThoughtWorks.
Vinod holds a B.Tech (Hons) from NITC and an MBA from IIMK. He is also a PMP and a CSM. He has conducted a session on transitioning from SDLC to Agile Projects at the PMI. Vinod has published extensively in the Economic Times and Times of India. He is also an active contributor to the local community and has picked up statutory roles within apartment associations. His blogs can be read at http://restlesstempest.blogspot.in/