Yeshwant Das Kandikonda

Global Consulting Manager at Wipro Consulting

Croydon, Greater London, United Kingdom (Croydon, United Kingdom)
Management Consulting

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Yeshwant Das Kandikonda's Overview

  • Programme Manager at Major UK bank
  • Uk & Europe Lead (FSI), Emerging Technology Solutions at Infosys Technologies Ltd
  • ITSM Consultant/ Service Delivery Manager at UK's Largest Cooperative
  • Service Delivery Manager at Infosys Client ( The Largest UK Telecom Company)
  • PMO Consultant at Infosys Client ( UK Telecom Leader)
  • Process Manager at Intellevate
  • Assistant Manager at IBM
  • Application Engineer - Embedded System Division at HBL Power Systems

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Yeshwant Das Kandikonda's Summary

Yeshwant is a Business Technology Consultant / Manager with 14+ years of consulting experience in IT Service Management, Program Management & Governance, IT Automations & Emerging technologies

He has extensive experience in Programme Management, IT Service Management, Process Consulting, Governance, Value delivery from Business/IT alignment and Business Continuity.

He has successfully managed multiple programmes & projects and Transitions under the Global Delivery Model [GDM] in diverse domains and delivered value to the client through his various engagements. He has a rich exposure to various business domains like Telecom, Financial and Technology.He has managed and matured projects on different methodologies like Prince2, ITIL and Agile.

Specialties: ITSM Consultancy
Agile Service Delivery
Programme Management
IT Governance
Programme Management
Change Readiness Assessments
Organization Change Management
IT Demand and Portfolio Management
People Management
IaaS, EaaS, Non Production Services

Yeshwant Das Kandikonda's Experience

Global Consulting Manager

Wipro Consulting

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; WIT; Management Consulting industry

March 2014Present (7 months) London, United Kingdom

Programme Manager

Major UK bank

March 2012February 2014 (2 years) London, United Kingdom

End to end accountability for the delivery to time, quality and scope.
Lead a team on onshore and offshore consultants and project managers
Work with senior stakeholders to prepare and maintain updated service delivery plans and resource forecasts.
Diagnose and evaluate potential risks & issues for to the service and to execute appropriate plans to contain them

Uk & Europe Lead (FSI), Emerging Technology Solutions

Infosys Technologies Ltd

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; INFY; Information Technology and Services industry

November 2006February 2014 (7 years 4 months) London, United Kingdom

Advise clients on designing and implementing business-technology solutions in the Emerging Services like DevOps, Cloud & IT Service Management

Lead for overall Strategy/Marketing for DevOps & IT Services Automation Consulting services and incubate Emerging Services (IaaS, EaaS, Non-Production Environment Management)

Manage revenue targets & manage a consulting team. Accountable for Relationship management, Mentoring & repeat revenue generating IP creation.

Part of large deals strategic team working with Infosys global sales team for Transformation solutions using Automation, Service Management & DevOps capabilities in Tools/Processes

Engagement Leader for a large IT Transformation program working with cross-functional teams across work streams for Technology Infrastructure, ITSM Process/Tools & Organizational change in Financial Services domain

ITSM Consultant/ Service Delivery Manager

UK's Largest Cooperative

January 2011November 2011 (11 months) Manchester, United Kingdom

Define and establish service management capabilities for a large transformation programme

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; INFY; Information Technology and Services industry

April 2008January 2011 (2 years 10 months) Ipswich, United Kingdom

21CN OSS Delivery Manager for large and complex program for UK telecom leader.

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; INFY; Information Technology and Services industry

March 2007March 2008 (1 year 1 month) Ipswich/London , UK

Established Programme Governance & ensured uniformity in execution and process compliance across all Infrastructure sub-programmes

Process Manager


Privately Held; 201-500 employees; Legal Services industry

May 2006October 2006 (6 months)

My role was to develop, direct and implement processes, standards & controls to ensure that the quality, cost, and efficiency requirements are met by evaluating systems and analyzing data, process deliverables and technology. Ensure consistint and uniform reporting across all Global service delivery centres

Assistant Manager


Public Company; 10,001+ employees; IBM; Information Technology and Services industry

20032006 (3 years)

As part of the IBM Quality team, the key responsibility was to ensure consistent customer experience through calibrations, audit and feedback. Lead several Six Sigma Process improvement initiatives to enhance the quality of delivery.

Application Engineer - Embedded System Division

HBL Power Systems

Privately Held; 1001-5000 employees; Electrical/Electronic Manufacturing industry

October 2002December 2003 (1 year 3 months) Hyderabad Area, India

Project in-charge of the Model Railway System.
Supervise RDSO Inspection of the finished products
Coordination with Production, Sales, Dispatch and Accounts for timely delivery of the product
Coordination with client and R&D for product enhancement and customization
Conduct Internal Audits for ISO 9001:2000 compliance

Yeshwant Das Kandikonda's Volunteer Experience & Causes

  • Volunteer Experience

    • Fund Raising

      Art of Living
      • Children
      January 2011 present (3 years 9 months)
  • Volunteer Interests

    • Causes I care about:

      • Children
      • Economic Empowerment
      • Education
      • Poverty Alleviation
    • Organizations I support:

      • Cancer Research UK
      • Art of Living
      • Save the Children UK
      • Greenpeace

Yeshwant Das Kandikonda's Courses

  • Master of Science (MS), Quality Management

    Birla Institute of Technology and Science

    • TQM

Yeshwant Das Kandikonda's Languages

  • Telugu

    (Native or bilingual proficiency)
  • English

    (Full professional proficiency)
  • Hindi

    (Full professional proficiency)

Yeshwant Das Kandikonda's Certifications

  • ITIL V3 Intermediate Examination - Lifecycle : Service Transition

    • OGC
    • License Candidate ID : 921259
    • July 2011
  • ITIL V3 Intermediate Examination - Lifecycle : Service Design

    • EXIN
    • License 2214789_20193028
    • October 2010
  • Prince 2 Practitioner

    • APM Group - OGC
    • License 00022514-01-F37J
    • May 2008 to May 2013
  • ITIL V3 Foundation Bridge Exam

    • Exin - OGC
    • License C.745530
    • February 2008
  • Prince 2 Foundation

    • APM Group - OGC
    • License P2R/607839
    • October 2007
  • ITIL V2 Practitioner - Release and Control

    • EXIN
    • April 2007
  • ITIL V2 Foundation

    • EXIN
    • December 2006
  • Fundamentals of Banking Part 1

    • Infosys Technologies
    • February 2012
  • Telecom OSS BSS

    • Infosys Technologies
    • August 2009

Yeshwant Das Kandikonda's Skills & Expertise

  1. IT Service Management
  2. Agile Project Management
  3. Project Portfolio Management
  4. Process Consulting
  5. Service Delivery
  6. Service Desk
  7. Demand Management
  8. Change Management
  9. Organizational Change
  10. IT Governance
  11. Program Management
  12. Governance
  13. Integration
  14. PMO
  15. Business Process
  16. Service Management
  17. Agile Methodologies
  18. ITIL
  19. Global Delivery
  20. PRINCE2
  21. Cross-functional Team Leadership
  22. Strategy

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Yeshwant Das Kandikonda's Education

Birla Institute of Technology and Science

Master of Science (MS), Quality Management


Barkatullah Vishwavidyalaya

Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng.), Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering


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