Krishnakumar Chinnappachari

Krishnakumar Chinnappachari

Enterprise agile coach
location_on India

Member since 6 years


Krishnakumar Chinnappachari

Specialises In
Agile agile-coaching agile-leadership agile-mindset agile-transformation business-agility coaching enterprise-agile intermediate kanban leadership lean organizational-change scaling-agile-adoption scrum

Krishna has over 24 years of experience in Software Quality Engineering, Project/Program/Delivery management, Scrum Mastery, Kanban and Agile Coaching. His expertise in this field is backed up by strong background and prior hands-on work in  Software Product Development, Captive Centers & Consulting firms.

Krishna worked in Tesco where he introduced Scrum practices. He was part of the Cognizant agile CoE and responsible for agile transformation initiatives for an European conglomerate(Philips). He worked as a Principal Agile Coach & Bangalore site Leader in Sabre Travel Technologies responsible for Enterprise Agile Deployment initiative. He worked in EPAM and managed transformations in key accounts such as Master Card, Maersk. He was a transformation leader and coach in ANZ for implementing Spotify model. Currently he is involved in enterprise-wide transformation of US based Home Improvement Retailer (Lowe's) through cPrime.

A BE (Electronics and Communication) graduate from BMS College of engineering. Certifications he holds are as below

  • Project Management Professional, PMI, 2008
  • Scrum Alliance Certifications (2015): Certified Scrum Master, Certified Scrum Product Owner, Certified Scrum Developer, Certified Scrum Professional
  • Professional Scrum Master-I (99%), Professional Scrum Product Owner, 2016, Professional Scrum Master-II
  • Creating Successful New Products, IIMB, Jul 2016
  • A day in the life of a product manager, Institute of Product Leadership, Jul 2016
  • Scaled Agile Framework Program Consultant v4 (2017)
  • TOGAF (The Open Group Architecture Framework) (2017)
  • Scaled Agile Framework Agilist, Scaled Agile (2015)
  • Kanban Management Professional, Lean Kanban Institute (2015)
  • Microsoft certified Professional for MS Dynamics CRM (2014)
  • Bullet Proof Manager, Crestcom International (2009)
  • QAI certifications: Certified Software Test Engineer (2006), Agile Quality Associate (2013)
  • Toast Masters International Competent communicator, Competent Leader