Ravi S.

SAFe 4 Agilist, PMP, PMI-ACP, Agile Transformation and Coach

Chennai , India

Experience: 30 Years

Timezones: ACDT | AEDT | CDT | CST | EDT | EEST | EET | GMT | GST | HKT | IST | MDT | PDT | SGT

Willing to travel to client location: yes

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About Me

Core Competancies

⦿ Program Management ⦿ Global Delivery Management
⦿ Agile Transformation ⦿ Engineering Leadership

Professional Experince Sumary

30+ years of experience in the software industries and Infrastructure as Engineering leader, mentor and coach for Fortune-500 Companies
• Currently working as an independent consultant working as Agile Trainer,, coach, mentor for any Organizations.
• Worked an Agile Process Coach for Ford Credits for scale existing project using “Leading Agile” scaling framework using Base camp approach with extensive exposure of Rally Agile Tool.
• SAFe 4.6 Agilist certified with good exposure of Agile Transformation, Execution and Coaching Large scale Agile Projects. Good exposure of Jira and Rally Agile tool.
• Undergone Workshop on SAP S/4 Hana Transformation Project consideration using SAFe Framework; This will help in managing SAP transformation Project.
• Extensive experiences in global delivery model have for customer in USA, Asia Pacific, Europe and India.
• Led Global Delivery Framework (GDF) Transformation for IBM based on Lean Toyota Production System and Six Sigma.
• Have led teams distributed across multiple delivery centers across the globe including hiring of PMs and Program Managers.
• Good experience in leading Agile Transformation engagements. Expertise in creating Enterprise Agile Transformation model comprising of Agile Framework.
• Worked as Agile Champion/Coach at IBM to facilitate, train and mentor team/individual in Agile using Scrum, Kanban and other Agile Framework.
• Proven track record of building and leading high performing result oriented teams (150+) comprises of Program Managers, Project Managers, and other technical resources for Banking, Automotive, Manufacturing, transport sector. Airline etc.
• A PMP, PMI-ACP and Scrum Master Accredited professional, IBM Certified Solution Advisor for Cloud Architecture.
• Good understanding of other Agile Framework like LeSS and DAD. Good understanding of DevOps.
• Good experience in building and leading a Disaster recovery team in banking, transport, and automobile sectors.

Portfolio Projects

Agile transformation execution and coach at Ford

Jul 18, 2019 - Jan 18, 2020


I work for Ford Credits a financial arm of Ford Motors as a consultant from Thirdware Solution Ltd. Ford uses Leading Agile Framework based on Base Camp approach. Implementation Structure is very much like SAFe i.e.  Team, Program, Value stream an

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Agile Transformation and Coaching at IBM

Jan 18, 2013 - Jul 18, 2019


My passion in Agile Has made me the Agile Champion at IBM although I was a in leadership role to manage the many accounts with Large number of resources. I was among the few Manager got certified as PMI-Agile Certified Practitioner. I was involved

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3. Global Delivery Framework (GDF) Lean Transformation Project at IBM

Jan 18, 2009 - Dec 18, 2012


GDF is a IBM global initiative based on Lean practices to improve Project delivery. I led the team at Chennai location to implement the GDF in various accounts/team comprises of approx. 5000 resources including for implementation of GDF at team le

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Account and Program Management at IBM

Jan 18, 2009 - Oct 18, 2016


This was my key responsibilities as an Engineering Leader at IBM, I managed number of Programs and Accounts during this period for IBM  which comprises of Program Managers, Project Managers, Developers, Architects, Sysadmin etc. accross the differ

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Thirdware solution

Agile Coach

2019/07 - 2020/01


During this period I worked for Ford Motors and Agile Process coach as Consultant

IBM India private Ltd

Engineering Leader

2006/01 - 2016/10


During this period I worked under various role from Project Manager, Program Manager, Delivery Leader, Agile and Leach coach

HCL Technologies Ltd

Program Manager

1995/07 - 2005/12


During this period I worked as a Project Manager and Program Manager. Lead a team from Israil and India for a  onsite year2000 project in US. I also managed number of accounts as a Program Manager. I was also involved is setting up a Mainframe Cen

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Tata Steel

Program Manager

1983/10 - 1995/06


I started My career at Tata Steel after my Engineering Graduation from Patna University. I worked as Developers, Programer, Project Manager and Program Manager. I was too involved in migrating projects from Burrougs mainframe to IBM Mainframe. I M

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Patna University India

Bachelor of Engineering (BEng, BE, BSE, BESc, BSEng, BASc, BTech, BSc(Eng), AMIE,GradIETE)

1978 - 1983

I did my BE in Mechanical Engineering from Patna University. I got 1st Class with Distinction in the Final year. I was Selected by Tata Steel for their Computer Services Dept. Where I stareted my Care

ICFAI University India


2004 - 2005

I did Dimloma in Business Administration

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a. SAFe 4.6 Agilist Certified Dec,2019
b. PMP (Project Management Professional) From PMI Sep’ 2004
c. Agile Certified Practitioner from PMI (PMI-ACP) June’ 2015
d. ITIL Foundation V3 The APM Group Ltd License Mar’ 2011

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Preferred Language

  • english - Fluent

Available Timezones

  • ACDT

  • AEDT

  • CDT

  • CST

  • EDT

  • EEST

  • EET

  • GMT

  • GST

  • HKT

  • IST

  • MDT

  • PDT

  • SGT



  1. Marathon Runner: I took this hobby to keep myself fit. Every year I run  atlest 2 Half Marathon . For each Marathon I practice minimum 2 months. Since 2010, I ran approx. 25 + half marathon.
  2. Avid Yoga Practitioner: Practice Yoga e

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1. "Excellence in Retention Management" as People Manager IBM India Pvt Ltd
2. Outstanding Contribution to Client Projects IBM India Pvt Ltd

3. Agile Champion at IBM India Pvt Ltd.

4. Special Recognition by PMI and PMI Chennai

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