Srikanth Ramanujam

Srikanth Ramanujam

Lean Agile/Scaling Scrum Delivery Coach(Management Consultant•Evangelist•Mentor•Trainer) SAFe-PC CSP pmiACP PMP MBA-Tech

Location
Toronto, Canada Area
Industry
Management Consulting

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Srikanth Ramanujam's Overview

Current
  • Consultant Agile Scrum/Kanban Coach at Barclaycard US
  • Vice President / Consultant Lean Agile Delivery Coach at Decisive Steps Inc.
Past
  • Program Manager - Business Excellence at Ceridian Canada Ltd.
  • Consultant / Director - Projects at Indosoft Inc.
  • Consultant / Program Manager at Mphasis
  • Manager - Project Management Office at Abacus International
  • Consultant / Senior Project Manager at Mphasis BFL
  • CEO and Technical Managing Director at Krisan Office Automations (P) Ltd.
  • Managing Partner and CIO at AppsSoft
Education
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Srikanth Ramanujam's Summary

With my distinctive lean and change mindset, my aspiration is to continuously execute steps to be one of the most efficient scaled master orchestrator of customer value delivery by appropriately enabling and aligning business and technology teams.

A Lean Agile and Scaling Scrum Delivery Coach who focuses on process efficiency in order to achieve value delivery for clients. With over 30+ years of global software development and delivery experience, played valuable role in multi-million software and product development delivery endeavors in the last 15 years. Experienced with extensive work in outsourcing, on-site and off-shore software development models.

Expert in several large scale Enterprise Scrum based initiatives for the last 10 years, is certified as Disciplined Agilist DAD Green Belt, a Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) Program Consultant, PMP, PMI-ACP, Scrum Alliance CSP, CSPO & CSM, ITIL and SixSigma Black belt.

As mentor, coach and trainer, strongly believes that there is no necessity to invent new processes, methods or frameworks. Effectively using existing frameworks like Disciplined Agile Delivery, Scaled Agile Framework or Scrum.org as guidance, fine-tunes the deployment and efficiency of the tailored process and applying Lean methods depending on the organization or situation at hand. Strongly believes that a team approach in leveraging your internal team members and their skills and external expertise as the situation demands will get the right things done in order to succeed.

Experience in finance, banking, cards, investments, payroll, HR, travel, airline, and insurance – clients like JP Morgan Chase, Charles Schwab, FedEx, Delta/Singapore Airlines, Bank One, HP, Ceridian, in a wealth of technologies covering Web, CRM, ERP, B2B/B2C, SaaS/Cloud and ECommerce systems, understands the right mix of things to do in SDLC and Agile Scrum best practices in Product Value, Requirements, Architecture, UX, QA, Tools, TDD, ATDD, CI, Build and Release Management

Srikanth Ramanujam's Skills & Expertise

  1. Program Management
  2. PMP
  3. Project Management
  4. SaaS
  5. Agile Methodologies
  6. Product Management
  7. SDLC
  8. Change Management
  9. Cloud Computing
  10. CRM
  11. PMO
  12. Enterprise Software
  13. Scrum
  14. Leadership
  15. Management
  16. Outsourcing
  17. Cross-functional Team Leadership
  18. E-commerce
  19. Strategic Planning
  20. Six Sigma
  21. Agile Coach
  22. Risk Management
  23. Strategy
  24. NetSuite
  25. Software Development
  26. Business Process Improvement
  27. Vendor Management
  28. Banking
  29. Salesforce.com
  30. Quality Assurance
  31. PMI-ACP
  32. Strategic Program Risk Management
  33. Corporate Finance
  34. Agile Program Management
  35. Portfolio Management
  36. Credit cards
  37. Payments
  38. Thought Leadership
  39. Consulting
  40. Management Consulting
  41. Storytelling
  42. Entrepreneurship
  43. Storyteller
  44. Siebel
  45. Oracle E-Business Suite
  46. ERP
  47. Business Process
  48. Agile Project Management
  49. Team Management
  50. Making a difference

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Srikanth Ramanujam's Experience

Consultant Agile Scrum/Kanban Coach

Barclaycard US

Public Company; 1001-5000 employees; ING; Financial Services industry

2014Present (less than a year) Wilmington, Delaware

As a Agile Servant Leader and Scrum Coach, I provide Delivery Leadership to two of the Mobile iOS Scrum teams supporting App development for frequent multiple releases of the BarclayCard US iPad and iPhone applications.

I am also the Agility Servant Leader and Kanban Coach for one of the development teams supporting spikes to drive innovation to support the web development teams working to manage the online banking services at www.barclaycardus.com

Apart from these work as part of the Barclay's Coaching community of practice, driving forward the road-map of rolling out Agility within Barclay's as an ongoing continuous improvement journey.

Vice President / Consultant Lean Agile Delivery Coach

Decisive Steps Inc.

Privately Held; 1-10 employees; Management Consulting industry

October 2013Present (1 year) Greater Toronto Area

Consulting Engagements for a competitively differentiated mindset approach:

At an Enterprise, release/iteration:

--Defining business problems and outlining solutions options
--Outlining business strategies, tactics and objectives for value measurement
--Facilitating workshops. Gathering, defining, and organizing business and functional requirements including acceptance criteria for use by developers to implement a capability
--Finding answers to impacting issues and business questions
--Converting vision, epics and high level functional requirements into executable story backlog
--Aiding in the estimation and planning process, assisting in prioritization of tasks and planning iterations
--Structuring and review of Lean Agile Scrum processess to enable the best practices related to release management
--Understanding SDLC and implement non-functional best practices in Architecture, UX, QA, Development and Release management and structure them for successful value delivery. Providing system functionality delivery on business capabilities
--Enabling tailored release level process management in a way that the process is self-improving
--Release level reporting, statuses and risk management methodologies
--Application of Lean concepts to the release in terms of structuring for customer value and eliminating wasted work
--Application of the right scaling methods to scale Scrum – DAD, SAFe

At Scrum team level:

--Structuring and review of Lean Agile Scrum processess to enable the best practices in order to achieve individual team successes
--An ability to role play and train Scrummaster, Product Owner and Team members
--De-risk the Scrum team on why they do what they do and help them enable themselves
--Application of Lean concepts to the release in terms of structuring for customer value and eliminating wasted work in the context of what each team and individual can do for such an alignment

Program Manager - Business Excellence

Ceridian Canada Ltd.

December 2007October 2013 (5 years 11 months) Greater Toronto area [GTA] • Mississauga, Markham, Toronto, ON • Minneapolis, MN

Consultant / Director - Projects

Indosoft Inc.

May 2005December 2007 (2 years 8 months) Fredericton, NB

Consultant / Program Manager

Mphasis

January 2003May 2005 (2 years 5 months) San Francisco, CA • New York, NY

Manager - Project Management Office

Abacus International

February 2001November 2002 (1 year 10 months) Singapore

Consultant / Senior Project Manager

Mphasis BFL

February 1999February 2001 (2 years 1 month) Bangalore, India • Dallas, TX • Columbus, OH • Singapore

CEO and Technical Managing Director

Krisan Office Automations (P) Ltd.

March 1990February 1999 (9 years) Coimbatore/Chennai, TN, India

Managing Partner and CIO

AppsSoft

April 1985March 1990 (5 years) Coimbatore, TN, India

Srikanth Ramanujam's Organizations

  • Project Management Institute

    Member
  • Lakeshore PMI, Mississauga

    Member
  • YMCA

    Life Member
    • 1977 to Present
  • PMI Southern Ontario chapter

    Member
  • Toronto Agile Open Space 2014

    Participant
  • SGNOLA Scrum Gathering New Orleans Louisiana May 2014

    First time participant
  • Scaled Agile Academy

    SAFe practitioner
  • Scrum Alliance

    Member
  • scrum.org

Srikanth Ramanujam's Volunteer Experience & Causes

  • Volunteer Experience

    • Location Manager - Mississauga Branch

      Ceridian Canada Ltd.
      • Poverty Alleviation
      January 2010 December 2011 (2 years)

      -- Two year term from Jan 2010-Dec 2012 engaging the branch and managing Corporate Social Responsibility activities. Social activities for nearly 200 employees. Organizing several events - Employee Summit, CEO Town Hall, Fire Drills, Potluck Lunch, Health drive, Bring your kid to work day, Holiday/Christmas party

    • United Way Committee Fund-raising Chair 2010 for Mississauga Branch

      Ceridian Canada Ltd.
      • Poverty Alleviation
      January 2010 December 2010 (1 year)

      -- Absolutely thrilled for raising over $30,000 for charity and really give something meaningful back to the community

  • Volunteer Interests

    • Causes I care about:

      • Children
      • Disaster and Humanitarian Relief
      • Economic Empowerment
      • Education
      • Health
      • Poverty Alleviation
      • Social Services
    • Organizations I support:

      • United Way
      • Red Cross

Srikanth Ramanujam's Certifications

  • SAFe PC - Scaled Agile Framework Program Consultant Certification

    • Scaled Agile, Inc.
  • CSP - Certified Scrum Professional

    • Scrum Alliance
  • PMI-ACP Agile Certified Practioner

    • Project Management Institute
  • DAD/GB Disciplined Agile Delivery - Green Belt

    • Disciplined Agile Consortium
  • PMP - Project Management Professional

    • Project Management Institute
  • CSPO - Certified Scrum Product Owner

    • Scrum Alliance
  • DAD/YB Disciplined Agile Delivery - Yellow Belt

    • Disciplined Agile Consortium
  • CSM - Certified ScrumMaster

    • Scrum Alliance
  • Certified Change Coach

    • Ceridian
  • ITIL Foundation certified v2011

    • AXELOS Global Best Practice
  • Six Sigma Black Belt

    • Ceridian
  • Agile Scrummaster

    • Ceridian

Srikanth Ramanujam's Education

La Trobe University

Masters in Business Administration, MBA - Technology Management

Bharathiar University

Bachelor of Science (BSc), Applied Sciences

Stanes Higher Secondary School

Higher Secondary School Diploma

Coimbatore Institute of Technology

Bachelor of Applied Science (BASc), Applied Sciences

Deakin University

Baccalaureate, Graduate Diploma in Management [Information Technology]

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Srikanth Ramanujam's Languages

  • English

    (Native or bilingual proficiency)
  • French

    (Elementary proficiency)

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