Management


Hiren Doshi is a leading agile practitioner in the agile community currently functioning as a Managing Director with PracticeAgile Solutions Private Limited, India. As an agile evangelist, thought leader, consultant, coach, and trainer he has guided many IT organizations in their agile adoption and transformation journey.

As an agile evangelist, consultant, coach, and trainer (through PracticeAgile Solutions), Hiren has been instrumental in successful agile adoption, transformation, transition, and evolution (from conventional developmental models) at Tesco, Germin8, Aveksa, and Zycus for large (over 150 engineers) distributed teams located across the globe.  He has spearheaded numerous agile practices like complete agile implementation and envisioning, agile assessment and audit, epic readiness and backlog prioritization, story writing/mapping/grooming, estimation maturity, collaboration and propagation of information, scrum metrics, bringing high quality delivery by adopting process rigor, program wide retrospectives, developing high performing teams, reduce waste and eliminate impediments, etc. to name a few. Besides supporting organizations/teams Hiren has also built a strong Agile PMO within organizations by setting up Community of Practice (CoP) for scrum masters, product owners, business analysts, and technical leaders.

Hiren has been an agile trainer for organizations like Tesco, EMC (USA), IVISGroup (Malaysia), Autodesk (Singapore), Nokia, Nomura, Persistent, Capgemini, Cognizant, Thomson Reuters, Mahindra Satyam, UPES, Saudi American Bank (Saudi Arabia), PMI, Wipro, Cleartrip, OpenTable, Polaris, Bentley Systems, etc. and has trained over 1500+ engineers across the globe. As a charismatic agile thought leader with rich experience in the software industry and agile world he is a highly sought after speaker at agile events in India and abroad.

While with EMC, Hiren was a key agile evangelist influencing agile transformation and adoption for a large distributed team of 200+ engineers spread across 3 geographic locations (US, Ireland, and India). This resulted in huge success and best-in-class product delivery.

With a distinguished career in the software industry spanning close to 20 years he has played various roles during his stint with EMC, Tech Mahindra, Datamatics, etc. both in the US (12 years) and in India (7 Years), before taking up his current assignment.

With a MS in Computer Science from the University of Massachusetts USA, Hiren also holds the below credentials summing to his academic excellence:

  • Project Management Institute - Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM)
  • Certified Scrum Practitioner (CSP)
  • Professional Scrum Master level I (PSM I)
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Six Sigma Green Belt (SSGB)
  • Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)
  • IT service management (ITSM)

Hiren can be reached at hirendoshi@practiceagile.com or +91 9619322001 (India)  or      +1 (508) 634-0174 (USA).