Gopinath Ramakrishnan is a process transformation specialist with more than 20 years of experience in IT industry. His expertise is backed up by a strong background and hands-on work in diverse areas like software development, project management, customer support, R & D , technical sales and academic research.
An independent consultant since 2009, Gopinath has provided consulting, coaching and training services on Agile, Lean and classic process models (CMMI/ISO9001) to – ESI Group, Waveaxis, Samsung R&D Institute, Cisco Systems, Tesco, Sony India Software Center, Cognizant Technology Solutions, Nykkos Technologies, CoStrategix Technologies.
Before he became an independent consultant, Gopinath had served in senior process and quality management positions in MNCs like Freescale Semiconductor (now NXP), Digital/HP GlobalSoft (now HP Enterprise), and Intergraph. In these organizations, he strategized and led several process transformation initiatives based on Agile, CMMI, ISO, Six Sigma frameworks; provided process consulting and training services to external and internal clients.
Gopinath is a Ph.D and M.Tech (Mech.) from IIT Madras and B.E. (Mech.) from, NITK Surathkal. He is also a Certified ScrumMaster (Scrum Alliance) , a Certified Disciplined Agilist (Disciplined Agile Consortium), an Advanced Communicator – Bronze (Toastmasters International), and a Professional Member of ACM (Association for Computing Machinery).
Gopinath has published several research papers on Computational Fluid Dynamics in refereed international journals. He has also delivered talks at Agile India Conference, International Society of Automation (Bangalore Chapter), International Institute of Information Technology (Bangalore).
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