Director at Iota SL
Masa has 27 years of international experience and as brought prosperity to companies from Fortune 500 to Startups in eleven countries in four continents. He is the creator of the Serious LeAP™ model.
Masa is also a Senior Consultant with the Cutter Consortium, a Consultant with the True North Consortium, and a member of the Agile Testing Alliance Steering Committee and is with the University of California at Berkeley Extension.
He is a leading figure in the lean-agile, Kanban and High Collaboration Frameworks communities; one of the first Kanban Coach-Trainers worldwide, one of the founders of the Lean Kanban University. Masa has over 60 publications and is a frequent speaker at international conferences.
Previously: In the USA Masa did R&D at Apple, was founding team member of 4 startups in silicon valley and was an associate of David J Anderson (co-developer of the Kanban method). In Japan did R&D for Justsystems Inc.. Masa has a PhD and MS from the University of Tokushima in Japan. Masa lives in Utah, USA.
Masa K. Maeda
Founder and CEO of Valueinnova LLC
I have served the software industry as a technology geek, developer and DevOps enthusiast. I have contributed to open source tools like Chef. Innovation and the thirst to keep learning are what define me. I live mypassion for technology by running my own startup Crevise Technologies, which is focused on solving complex tech problems. I love to travel, read, write and am a mother to two boys.
Founder Crevise, DevOps expert and coach, Pune
Sanjiv is a well-rounded technology leader with over 20 years of experience in delivering business values by innovating & advancing technology practices in high-performing organizations. He is leading Digital Transformation in variety of practice areas such as DevOps, Agile, Cloud Computing, Application Performance Management, Custom Application Development, Packaged Applications. He has helped transform business vision into manageable portfolio of IT applications and projects,developed and maintained roadmaps of portfolio of applications while alligning and prioritizing conflicting stakeholders’ interests.
DevOps & Agile Transformation at CGI, Toronto Canada
For the past 18+ years, Savinder Puri has been helping Enterprises across industry verticals to strategize and drive successful business transformations, leveraging cutting edge technologies. Savinder is a recognized figure in the DevOps space and has been representing Zensar Technologies in leading industry events. He is a sought after trusted advisor providing valuable insights and thought leadership to Customers and technology partners.
A Computer Science engineering graduate from a premium institute in India, Savinder heads Zensar's global DevOps practise. The team specializes in DevOps consulting across the globe, thereby solving business problems, based off technology solutions.
DevOps CoE Head at Zensar Technologies
Dr Vivek Vijay is a professor in IIT Rajasthan. Dr Vijay’s expertise lies in Machine learning and Data science. Prior to IIT he was Manager derivatives in Quantitative Finance in Syntel Inc. Dr Vivek has held various faculty positions across multiple institutes. Dr Vivek has published multitude of papers in International Journals and is a Ph.D in Statistics from IIT Mumbai. He as coauthored a book titled “Systems Thinking Approach for Social Problems” and is a recipient of best faculty award from IIT Jodhpur.
Dr Vivek Vijayvargiya
Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Rajasthan
Chief DevOps Architect, Global DevOps Practice Leader at Cognizant
Founder WeLoveTesting, Test Insane, Ethical Hacker, Bangalore
Vijay Shankar Krishnamoorthy has been focusing on catalyzing Agile and DevOps transformation journeys for various fortune 500 customers in the last 5 years.
With over 20 years of experience, his current role includes thought leadership, consulting, coaching, fostering communities of practice, competency development, and institutionalization of tools, frameworks, methods, standards and best practices on all aspects of SW engineering, open source web technologies and programming languages.
In his previous technology leadership roles, Vijay has led the Java and Middleware Technology Practices, led product and tools engineering, and has executed architecture consulting engagements for some of the Fortune 500 customers.
Technology Head – Agile, DevOps and Technology CoEs, TCS
Anil Prasad leads the DevOps CoE and has been instrumental in establishing DevOps roadmap fas part of various enterprise transformations.
He has over 25 years of experience and has worked on various roles across multiple business domains such as telecom, media & entertainment, and BFS.
Prior to the current role as Technology Head with Tata Consultancy Services, he served as Enterprise architect for a leading Communication and Data Services provider in India, Product Head for TCS' BaNCS Service Integrator and Architecture, Chief Architect for leading DTH service Provider in India.
Prior to joining TCS he was into entrepreneurship and academics and also served as a CTO for a telecom VAS startup.
CoE Lead – Platforms, DevOps, Tools and Architecture, TCS
Co-founder & Director at IOTLYNX Technologies Pvt Ltd
Dr. Shankar is a TQM (Total Quality Management) professional, who has spent much of his 23-years career managing change and improving software Quality Engineering efficiency through Data and Metrics driven Quality Management Systems. He believes in evangelizing, coaching and mentoring test teams through inspirational leadership.
Shankar has a vast experience in setting up Test COE (Centre of Excellence) and has successfully carried out 6 rollouts on TPI/TMMI/Test Maturity frameworks for several companies. He has handled the entire gamut of testing landscape right from Pre Sales, Sales, Delivery and instituted a process temper in his earlier assignments.
He is a frequent Guest speaker at Engineering Colleges/Management institutes and speaks at seminars and workshops on various topics pertaining to Business Excellence, QA, QC and Test Management Frameworks.
Dr. Shankar is a computer science engineer from NIT Tiruchirapalli and is armed with a PhD in Software Quality Engineering from IIT Delhi, M. Tech from IIT-Delhi in Technology Management Systems, and an MBA from AIMA-Delhi. Dr. Shankar also has a P.G. Diploma in Business Management, Personnel Management and Industrial Relations. He is a lead auditor of ISO 9001, CMMI Assessor, Lead Auditor of ISO 27001, and a passionate TMMI trainer and certified TMMI professional.
Dr. Shankar Ramamoorthy
Advisory Council Member of DevOps++ and Agile Testing Alliance
Chief Architect at Saama Technologies
Sr Principal at Tata Comm
Swapnil, has a rich DevOps experience, and deep skills to estimate, analyze, prepare, plan, setup and execute the DevOps function end to end for the client units.
He understands the melding of operations and development to quickly deliver code to cus-tomers.
He is passionate about learning and implementing disruptive innovations in DevOps, Cloud, Container and Application delivery space. Also has a strong expertise in implementing Contin-uous Integration and Continuous Delivery for distributed, high-traffic, high-available web appli-cations.
Sr. DevOps engineer at Crevise Technologies
Pravin , Developer turned to DevOps evangelist, who realises vital role of devops in current IT industry while managing different products/Projects in his career.
Pravin carry 10+ years of experience in Microsoft tech stack(.NET,C#,MS-SQL). He is engineer who always eager to implement new tech things to make project execution more smoother.
He has sound experience in project management and skills to get work done. Being quick learner , He managed to work on different technologies in his career(Java, android, I-os development, mobile automation testing etc and now docker, kubernetes ,cloud etc )
Pravin currently employed with Crevise technology and responsible for providing devops solutions to clients.
dev-ops evangelist at Crevise Technologies
Senior analyst at Harman Solutions
Tech Lead at SpringerNature
Virtulization Lead SQA Engineer at BMC Software
Sr. Project Leader – SDET at Xpanxion
Director QA at Xpanxion
Ojasvi Jagtap is a Software Professional and has been into Software development and services for over 8 years.
She is currently employed with cloud security based company as a Devops Engineer, working on cutting edge technologies and responsible for designing and implementing CI/CD pipeline and Devops practices.
She is passionate about exploring and learning new tools and technologies and takes special interest working in diversified environment.
She is also a blogger and she has authored the book “Getting started with Devops”
Sr. Devops Engineer | Scrum Master- at Veritas
Asheesh Mehdiratta is an enterprise agile evangelist and lean transformation agent, focused on delivering business value.
He loves to challenge minds, and aims to inspire at least some!
He loves to work with cross functional teams, while consulting CXO's on their enterprise wide transformation journeys. You can find him ranting at http://agilejourneys.com and tweeting from @amehdiratta
Agilist, SHELL INDIA
Shrinathacharya is Developer by profession, Automation tester by heart, .NET programmer and Innovator.
He is having 15+ years of experience in Development and Automation.
Speaker for GTR-2017 Conference Pune, ATA 13th Meetup & 11th Meetup DotNetBLR at Bangalore.
Published white paper in STC-2015, STC-2016. His blog site https://dotnetengineer.blog
Shrinathacharya L M
Principal Engineer, Allscripts
Nandini is having 10 years of experience in Development, DevOps implementation and speaker at 14th ATA meetup at Bangalore.
Her expertise are in .Net, C#, SQL Server, Microsoft Azure, Windows PowerShell.
Nandini G V
Principal Engineer, Allscripts
Rupesh Agarwal is a Senior Product Developer with BMC working on a SaaS based Analytics product, comprising of latest and the greatest of technology stack and evolving DevOps practices, prior to this was involved in development of an IT log Analytics product.
Seasoned technologist, he enjoy solving real problems with laziest possible approach.
With all his 13+ years of experience developing products and owning then in the process.
He hold a lot of pride and believe in what he do. Would love to venture of a start-up which impacts the society for betterment
Rupesh Kumar Agrawal
Senior Product Developer at BMC Software
Business Consultant, Ericsson
Urmila is part of the Chief Technology Office – Quality Assurance and Testing at Deutsche Bank Group.
An ardent speaker, she has been in industry for more than 17 years in consulting, delivery excellence, quality assurance and healthcare, a significant part of which involved program managing delivery excellence for large development engagements.
Urmila holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electronics and Power Engineering from Nagpur University and is a Certified PMP, Agile Certified Professional. She is also an APBM Certified Business Manager, a Six Sigma Black Belt and ITIL Certified along with NCFM Certification credentials.
Urmila is reachable at Urmila.Kandha@db.com
Assistant Vice-President at Deutsche Bank
Co-Founder, AcademyOf Customer Experience
Mandar Nadgouda is currently working at BMC as Technical Manager- Product Development having a total experience of 17 years
He is Currently involved in leading the DevOps initiative starting from automating the infrastructure setup to setting up the CI/CD pipeline for the platform.
He played pivotal role in shaping the business basic aspects like check-in builds, third party software scans and its legality, getting automation pass % above 98, Increasing use cases to get Code Coverage above 85%, leading scrum of scrum to achieve overall Release Doneness.
Additionally he have been leading Business Workflows team and customer support for previous releases.
Technical Manager - Product Development at BMC
Shantanu Deshpande is a DevOps Engineer at rtCamp Solutions Pvt. Ltd. Container aficionado and an avid researcher on open source DevOps tools and methodologies with a keen interest in Machine Learning, Deep Learning and AI as well.
A platonist and a food lover
Ashish has over 19 years of experience in software testing, development, corporate training and public domain training. Over the period he has worked on number of projects as Account Manager, Test Manager, Programmer and Tester. His core expertise lies in Manual Testing, Test Automation and Test Management. He has been an early adopter of Selenium and has been able not only provide successful implementations using Selenium but also help in its propagation. He is the executive member of the Indian Testing Board (ITB) and founder memebr of the Agile Testing Alliance (ATA).
He belongs to the group of respectable innovators in the area of processes consulting and automation testing. He has ability to nurture and grow the breakthrough ideas and has performed consulting and training programs for companies like Deloitte, Barclays, JPMorgan, MindTree, iGatePatni, Datamatics, Capita, Ness, NSEiT and L&T Infotech besides several workshops in the public domain. Ashish is Certified Trainer for Agile Testing, has expertise in Account management, application delivery, operations management and business analysis.
He holds M.S. Computer Science, Stevens Institute of Technology, USA; PG Certificate in Business Management from City University of NY (CUNY); B.E. CSE, Marathwada University.
He is published author of the book "A Practitioner's Guide To Test Automation Using Selenium" by Tata McGraw-Hill.
Founder Director, QAAgility Technologies
Competency Manager at Fujitsu Consulting India
Professor Henry is a Director at Pralhad P. Chhabria Research Center. Professor Henry is a technology geek and scientist who believes that India can progress by making its own technology products. He is a passionate geek empowering and leading today's research candidates at PPCRC with the latest stuff in IoT, 3D Printing, Machine Learning and Analytics. He was earlier director at Vishwabharati Academy's College of Engineering & Polytechnic where his vision was to create value based , academic oriented ,real engineering education within the AICTE framework. His mission is to change the way how a typical college works and make it more updated with current technology ! Transform the pedagogy and involve more young researchers, educators in rural India for development and ensure indigenous technology development for solving rural India's growth !
Director at Pralhad P. Chhabria Research Center
DevOps Engineer with a rich history of working in the IT space on various technologies like Docker, Kubernetes, Kafka, AWS, Azure. Strong engineering professional skilled in Administration big data technologies like Hadoop,Hbase,zookeeper. Her work also includes training , mentoring.
Constant learner with a desire to learn anything new and hence enjoys doing lot of tech POCs. Works on Contineous inegration and deployment tools to automate build promotion. Technical blogger who loves to write on emerging technologies. Participate in various technical events and meetups. Currently working as DevOps engineer at Crevise Technologies.
Crevise Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
A Seasoned Agile Transformation & Scaling Ambassador, Mentor, Coach, Trainer, Speaker and Endeavoring Author, with extensive experience, in building High-Performance Agile Engagement Groups and Global Centers of Excellence for Information Technology Competencies, in renowned Organizations from all Geographies.
Coached the Agile Transformation of a niche and leading Business Unit at Cisco. Facilitated the Scale-up, Coached the Agile Journey and Led QA at PubMatic as Director. Steered the site committee for Agile Implementation and established Product & Delivery Testing at Amdocs as Director. Laid the foundation for Agility at Fidelity.
Visiting Consultant at Pegasus Institute for Excellence, led the evolution of an out-bound Agile program, already conducted with Here Solutions & MAQ Software in the Beta format.
Result driven Professional with more than two decades of rich experience. Championed cross-functional groups & Teams resulting in improved productivity and streamlined business solutions. Skilled at leading and mentoring teams, and executing requirements-driven release processes to enable organizations to build stable products quickly. Groomed the Quality Control/Quality Assurance/ Design & Development and Requirement Analysis functions for reputed Business Conglomerates across continents in the Ad Media, Telecom, Financial, Banking & Automobile domains. https://in.linkedin.com/in/surajit-das
Agile Miles Consulting
Vivek has experience of leading medium & large Quality Assurance and Consultancy for Digital and Enterprise Projects for Private & Foreign Banks. Familiar with DevOps, Agile methodologies and Continuous testing
Working with Banks setting up under New Universal Banking license and Payments & Small Finance Banking License in 2015. Exposed to Banking, General Insurance and Automotive clients in India, UAE and Far East.
Independently Leading Projects for end-to-end delivery management from Pre-sale Solution presentations, Proposals to Final Delivery Management. Managed business leads, proposals, commercials and multiple projects effectively
Experience in Software Test Automation using professional tools like QTP, QC, LoadRunner, Jmeter, Neoload GreenHat and with Open Source Tools like Selenium RC & Webdriver with Java .Net Python Ruby, FitNess, JMeter, SoapUI, TestNG, ReportNG, JUnit, Cucumber & Capybara, Tosca & Perfecto, Visual Studio 2015.
Experience in Development of enterprise applications with Visual Studio 2015, Ruby, Python & Java. Expertise in implementation of Test Driven and Behavioral Driven development and test automation. Creator of Quantinuous Automation Framework for continuous mobile automation.
Developed Test Automation web based framework for selenium Automation in Java and Visual Studio 2015 (C#) and also developed solution for IOS / Android based application automation. Agile Practitioner, Mentor team's to use Open Source Technologies.
“Since the last eleven years enabling applications perform better, So essentially performance testing is what I do for my bread and butter.” Sherlin Mathew is a Performance Test Manager with Cognizant Technologies Solutions with a total of 11+ years experience in performance testing predominantly in the banking and financial services domain. She has worked in client & server side performance analysis .Over the years she has presented in several internal Cognizant conferences as well as international & national testing conferences. She is also an avid reader, dabbles in poetry once in a while now ,does jewellery making in her spare time & enjoys gardening.
Sathish, myself has served software industry for around 8 years as a database expert and DevOps enthusiast. Specialized in datacentre automations. Currently working as a Solution Consultant - Datacentre Automation & DevOps in a leading product based firm. On a personal front, an Enfield Biker, Cyclist and a Scuba Diver. Loves travelling.
BMC Software Pvt
Chitra has a total IT experience of 30 years of IT experience having handled multiple functions and responsibilities for consulting and IT companies. Chitra heads the Testing practice and currently the COO at QualityKiosk Technologies and has successfully set up the practice from its inception. She ensures that clients perceive the same level of responsiveness and capability in QK teams across various projects and constantly innovates and improves the testing methods and processes to make our project delivery par excellence.
Stint with QualityKiosk has been an entrepreneurial venture for Chitra. Prior to joining QualityKiosk, Chitra was part of I-flex Solutions and AF Ferguson, an associate of KPMG world wide. At AF Ferguson (Management consultancy division), Chitra was consulting in the areas of IT strategy, architecture, design and implementation of IT solutions for clients in Manufacturing, Retail, NBFC, Banking and General Insurance.
She brings her rich experience in IT solutions development, consulting and QA effectively into the Functional testing delivery management. She has led many ‘firsts’ at QualityKiosk in terms of the engagements across wide array of companies in various domains. She brings in her innate leadership and ‘strive for excellence’ quality in all the projects she has led and delivered.
In the last couple of years, she has been actively involved in transforming testing practices and approaches internally and for customers from a DEVOPS and Agile context integrating quality @ Speed. She is a Post Graduate in Computer Science from IIT Bombay and a ‘Certified Quality Analyst’ from QAI..
COO at Quality Kiosk Technologies
Nitin Bhide is a Thinking Craftsman, Mentor, Passionate Programmer HCL Technologies, Nitin is a Generalist by Choice. Believes in learning fundamentals rather than memorizing formulas. he has worked on performance and algorithm intensive projects. Worked on multiple platforms, technologies, geometry kernels. Loves to teach and mentor for team members. Nitin is an experienced and hands-on teacher of software design/architecture, design patterns, design principles.
Thinking Craftsman, Mentor, Passionate Programmer HCL Technologies
Rashmi has 24+ years in IT Development & QA, building Testing Centers of Excellence and off-shore Delivery Organizations for top banks across Europe and Asia Pacific. She is heading Global delivery of Global Markets and Corporate Technology domains along with her QA Head responsibilities for APAC region. She is instrumental in setting up Testing Centre of Excellence having with main focus on Automation testing, Performance testing, Test Data Management and Test Environment Management streams. Her approach to ideation, accelerated testing, team up-skilling and transition to Agile / DevOps methodologies enable her to drive innovation and deliver tangible results. She is Bachelor Computer Science with double post-graduation as MS in Software Engineering and Telecommunication and MBA in International Business.
Prior to Deutsche Bank Rashmi worked with organizations like Infosys, Cognizant and Tech M where she has setup India based QA delivery shops. She is recognized as thought leader in software Q&A space having delivered critical QA transformation programs for financial and telecom organizations. She credits her success to the ability to build, motivate, and lead high performance teams.
As part of her IT career time to time she has as well shouldered additional responsibilities on employee engagement and enablement. Diversity and inclusivity is a key area of interest to her. She is Diversity lead at India Technology Level and site head for Pune site for Deutsche bank. She is core committee member at ABI Pune chapter and active participant at various forums at NASSCOM