Jacob is an IT Paradigmologist who has been involved in the IT industry for more than 20 years with Enterprises - TCS, Alcatel Lucent, First Consulting group & Isoftel in various technical, leadership and business roles. He is an Agile/DevOps practitioner who has been spreading Agile/DevOps values and continuously striving to improve the happiness quotient since ‘99. Passionate about people (individuals, teams, and culture) and delivery (creativity, innovation).
He is a Trainer, coach, leader and a well-known face in the Agile/DevOps arena who evangelizes the concept that “Happy People Create Happy Customers.” He trains, mentor and coach professionals, engineering teams and managers. Jacob aspires to build "Happier workforce" through the trifecta, Autonomy - Mastery – Purpose.
He has wealth of experience working with ideas like DevOps, Scrum, Lean, Kanban, and others that fall under the Agile umbrella. He has trained nearly 5000+ people in DevOps, Scrum, Agile thinking. Member of Project Management Institute (PMI) Chennai, Lean India - Bangalore. B.E Electronics & Communication Engineering, Kumaraguru College of technology, Bharathiar University.
The advancements that Jacob has acquired over the years,
- ShiftUp Business Agility & Innovation Leader - Facilitator
- ICAgile Certified Professional in Business Agility Foundations (ICP-BAF)
- AWS Certified Solutions Architect –Professional
- AWS Certified SysOps Administrator –Associate
- AWS Certified Solutions Architect –Associate
- Red Hat Certified System Administrator in Red Hat OpenStack
- Certified Trainer –The Phoenix Project –GamingWorks
- ONF Certified SDN Associate (OCSA)
- ICF-CCA Certified Executive Coach (CEC)
- ICF-CCA Certified Life Coach (CLC)
- SAFe Program Consultant (SPC)
- Scrum Alliance -Certified Scrum Professional (CSP)
- Scrum Alliance -Certified Scrum Master (CSM)
- PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)
- PMI Certified Risk Management Professional (PMI-RMP)
- PMI Certified Project Management Professional (PMP)
- Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)