About Niranjan Nerlige V

Niranjan N V, is the founder of Exelplus with over 17 years of professional experience and 10 years as an Independent Consultant, Coach and Trainer in Agile-Scrum, Lean- Agile, Scaled Agile Practices, SAFe Framework, XP, Kanban and Software Estimation.

Niranjan's journey in Agile began in 2008, while working as a Process Excellence Manager in Symphony Services.During his professional experience, he has implemented Agile and Traditional projects management process, designed and conducted several trainings. He had played key role in Philips Software, to reach CMM Level 5 while he was a Quality Head for Philips Health Care Division.

He Coached, Trained Informatica (ILM Division) for global adoption of Agile in USA and India. He has extensive implementation and training experience in Agile-Scrum, Distributed Agile and Scaling Agile at Enterprise Level(SAFe), Function Point based Productivity framework Design and Measurement.

He has been Consultant to IT as well as Non IT Companies in these areas in India as well as Overseas. Niranjan has trained more than 4000 Participants and 80 Plus Organizations after he became Independent Consultant and Trainer.

Niranjan has trained 15 plus organisations in SAFe and also Public Workshops and certified many students in SAFe Agilist, SAFe PMPO, SAFe Scrum Master (SSM) and SAFe for Teams(SP) certifications.

Niranjan is one of the founders of Agile Leadership Network, Bangalore Chapter. He has presented in International Conferences such Lean – Agile India 2015, Regional Scrum Gathering South Asia 2015, Peca Kucha talks in Agile Tour 2014, Bangalore Scrum Meetup on Agile, Scrum and also in 18th World Congress for Quality. He has been invited as guest speaker in IIM, Bangalore and Yahoo Software.

He has been a panel speaker and moderator for Agile Best Practices Sessions through Bangalore SPIN. He is also one of the core executive member of Agile Leadership Network, Bangalore.

He holds following certifications in Agile

  • Certified Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) Program Consultant – SPC5
  • Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM)

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