Program Number: C020-20102015
AGILE for Enterprise Series #1
Activity Sponsor: PMINJ Chapter (C020)
PDUs: - 1.5
Leadership - 0.0
Strategic - 0.0
Technical - 1.5
Bob is an agile practitioner who has served as Scrum Master across many projects. He’s currently the Salesforce Program Manager at Teach For America where he was selected to present innovations he brought to his teams at Dreamforce. During his career at IBM, he led efforts to obtain organizational buy-in for teams to have the option to leverage Agile methods within the Global Technology Services Division. To support consolidation efforts within the Office of the CIO, Bob led teams from multiple divisions in the creation of Process and Product Quality Assurance and Service Delivery Life Cycle methods to standardize enterprise processes and tools that streamlined architecture review operations and reduce costs. Bob received his MBA with honors from the New Jersey Institute of Technology as well as an MS in Management and BS in Mechanical Engineering. He is working on his Doctoral Dissertation in Information Technology at Pace University, where he is a member of the Upsilon Phi Epsilon Honors Society.
Nitin Khanna is a a Scrum enthusiast and Agile practitioner. He has worked as a Product Owner, Scrum Master and Agile Coach with various Teams and Organizations.He has recently wrapped an Agile Adoption with a Wealth Management Company in NJ. As a Certified Agile Coach (ICP-ACC), he worked closely to empower a Team to experiment with Scrum. The initiative was declared a success and the Organization is looking to leverage Agile practices in the future. Prior to this, Nitin has worked extensively in the Life Sciences domain. As a former Product Owner (PSPO II & CSPO), he has helped launch various internal products (100+) for Scientists and Researchers. Some of the initiatives have received corporate recognition, the most prominent of which received a Chairman’s award for bringng about lab safety.
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