About Me

  • 15+ years of Product Development and IT Services experience in the IT industry across Telecom, Semi-conductor and Healthcare industries. Over 8 years of experience in various onshore-offshore models of product development. Adept at managing large offshore teams, reducing costs, & improving quality and productivity. Excellent problem solving and negotiation skills. Strong believer in metrics & procedures for repeatability of quality objectives
  •  Successfully managed several large enterprise product releases that met stringent CCHIT and MU Stage 1 certification guidelines
  • Product Development Life Cycle (PDLC) Management, Product Management & Support
  • Program Management, Process Development & Improvement
  • Strategic Planning
  • Quality Control & Assurance
  • Talent Development & Retention
  •  Demonstrated ability in setting up new teams, talent management, supporting organization change management through Merger & Acquisitions. Proven ability to lead, innovate products & process that help outperform competition, win markets, and drive revenue
  • Expertise in transforming programs from Waterfall to Agile with the focus to build & deliver high quality working software combined with Expertise in pre-Sales support,
  • Business Development, Customer Relationship
  • Specialize in creating & leading cross-functional, cross-organizational teams to achieve business objectives. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization
  • Ability to create and nurture performing relationships within and outside the organization. Working with support departments to develop and execute innovative corporate policies & procedures

Specialties

  • Healthcare IT
  • Product Development Lifecycle
  • Program Management
  • Thought Leadership
  • Agile Coaching and transforming teams to deliver high quality working software
  • Building Global Teams for sustainable Delivery Model leading to gain a Cost & Competitive Advantage
  • Stakeholder & Vendor/Partner Management
  • Market Research, Marketing Strategy

Professional Highlights

  • Enabled a Mid-Size IT services organization to define their Mission & Vision, Strategy Planning & Goal Setting
  • Healthcare IT services Advisor for a USD 1Bn group, which includes Capability & Solution Gap Assessment, Creation of new service lines, Value Proposition for key global long term partnerships
  • Turned around an enterprise product release (12 month delay) using SCRUM in 6 months
  • Cost reduction & shorter time to market through process reengineering and automation by 300%
  • Created and established a Global Governance model for Product development across India & US
  • Created & Deployed Global Program Planning framework for Large Enterprise Maintenance programs
  • Streamlined product maintenance teams enabling support of over 4 versions as part of Strategic Development initiatives enabling cost savings up to $1mn
  • Led cross-organization teams in defining training plan for 600 engineers
  • Established and rolled out unified dashboard for Metrics Reporting
  • Instrumental in conceptualization and implementation of Project Leader training program