Product Development Manager and Agile Coach

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					                         Manish Manekar

   Product Development Manager
            Agile Coach
       BE, MBA, Certified Scrum Master, ITIL Certified,
               Certified Support Professional

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Manish Manekar, The Synopsis
17 yrs of IT experience in Agile/Scrum, ITIL, Web, Distributed          Professional Highlights
Computing, RAD, RDBMS, Object Oriented Design & Development.            Agile Coach since 2009
In last 5 yrs, managed a team of developers & QA engineers at a         Product Dev Manager since 2004

product MNC collaborating with cross functional teams such as           Project Manager since 2001

Product Management, Documentation & Customer Support. The               Project Leader since 1996

responsibilities included Project, People and Performance               Analyst/Developer since 1992

Management; various roles played being Scrum Master, Coach and
                                                                        Relocation Highlights
                                                                        Pune – 2004 to date
                                                                        New York – 1997 to 2001
IT (Capacity Management, Virtualization), Insurance, Retail are         London – 1995 to 1997
some of the domains of experience with exposure to Business             Mumbai – 1993 to 1995
Service Management, ITIL, Enterprise Architecture & technologies
such as Web, Microsoft & Java. Initiatives such as CMMI & ISO;          Professional Employment
Agile/Scrum adoption & coaching.                                        BMC Software
                                                                        Pratham Technology

Progressive career of 8+ yrs as Developer and 8+ yrs as Manager.        Systems Task Group

At present venturing as Agile Coach offering corporate trainings.       Tata Consultancy Services

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Manish Manekar, The Profile
Worked closely with product management on product strategy,                My top three qualities:
                                                                           Discipline, Innovation, Perfection
backlog & roadmap and with senior management on planning &
implementing      initiatives   such   as     Agile/Scrum,    Tools
                                                                           People describe me as a good
Standardization, CMMI & ISO Certifications. Also actively
                                                                           listener, unbiased, who lead by
contributed to action plans to improve quality of product as well as       example. I successfully retained
quality of support. As a Certified Scrum Master, I played the key          my employees during my tenure
role in educating the team in implementing best practices while            at BMC Software and they have
adopting agile/scrum.                                                      voted me as “like to work with

The ITIL Certification gives the perspective of Service Delivery and       Some of my valuable initiatives
Service Support. The business management study helps me                    to highlight here are: Knowledge
understand customer business as in magic quadrants & hype cycle            transfer & knowledge sharing,
and the industry, market, competition, core competency, etc. and           Emphasis on constant
                                                                           improvement, Quality as
other management concepts.
                                                                           development function, Focus on
                                                                           communication & service.
As a Certified Support Professional, bears a strong understanding
of role & function of Customer Support in a business.
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Manish Manekar, The Responsibility
The product delivery responsibilities included getting product          Balanced productivity by
                                                                        maintaining employee morale.
backlog prioritized, engaging resources in product development,
QA/testing, maintenance, customization as well as customer
                                                                        Resolved issues and improved
support. Measured quality & progress in various metrics.
                                                                        quality by educating & coaching.

During last 4½ years, managed 5 releases (1 new product, 2              Increased efficiency through
major releases and 2 maintenance releases of a product line             automation and aligning
comprised of 4 products) and up to 20 employees in 3 teams. This        Performance Objectives with
                                                                        Organizational Goals.
involved collaboration among cross-functional teams of product
management, development, usability, QA/testing, inter-op,
                                                                        Minimized remuneration disparity
customer support and field (consultants on site & pre-sales) from
                                                                        with performance management.
Americas, Europe & India.
                                                                        Received appreciation from
Planned, Hired & Developed resources; Appraised, Mentored &             management for team’s valuable
                                                                        quality contribution to new
Retained employees.
                                                                        innovative product offering
                                                                        Capacity Management Essentials.

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Manish Manekar, The Takeaway
Candidate for -                                                Current Location:
                                                               Pune INDIA

Product Development / Software Delivery
                                                               Willingness to Relocate:
Scrum Master / Scrum Coach                                     Yes
Program Management
                                                               Reason for Change:
                                                               Career Growth
Credentials –

                                                               Notice Period:
MBA (1995 & 2008), BE - Computer Science (1992)                2 weeks
Certified Scrum Master, ITIL Certified (Foundation)
Certified Support Professional                                 Contact:
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