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Jagadeesh Balakrishnan

Jagadeesh Balakrishnan

Agile Practice Director | Digital Transformation | Sell & Deliver Digital Solutions at Scale

Singapore

Jagadeesh is a versatile Digital delivery leader, with over 23 years of extensive experience in large-scale Transformations. He is currently leading Temus Agile Delivery Practice in SEA region and leads a large cross functional team of practitioners in Service Design (CX / UX), Business Analysis, Agile Project Management and Product Management. He frequently works with CxOs to drive business agility through coaching & specializes in identifying and deriving significant business outcomes that could be achieved by the right blend of people, process, and technology in the organization. His core skill is in taking the client through the entire value realization journey starting from identification of value stream all the way up to delivery of the solution. Prior to joining Temus, Jagadeesh has worked across several geographies with firms like Deloitte, Accenture, Cognizant and served Top universities like NUS in a consulting & teaching capacity.

He has completed 20+ Technology Delivery Transformation engagements driving large multi-million projects across different Industry verticals including Financial, Mining, Energy, Insurance, Education and Legal sectors. Engagements include Startup advisory for Singapore Government projects, Digital Strategy & Roadmap advisory, Mobile App Delivery and Business Agility Coaching across the organization. He brings the right blend of hands-on experience in large program execution, people leadership and strategic thinking to provide an agile approach towards driving business outcomes. He has been a trusted advisor to clients on embracing Digital Disruption with a practical and “sense & probe” mindset. One of his significant value-adds to his clients has been the ability to produce “significant cost savings” in every program by blending common sense, latest digital thinking, and ruthless prioritization of backlogs.

Jagadeesh served both as full time & Adjunct faculty at NUS grooming industry practitioners and conducts weekend certification workshops as an industry reach out initiative. He had co-authored a Business Transformation book named “Latest trends in Agile Software Engineering” (IGI Publications), has written several software engineering articles & has been a noted speaker in Agile conferences as well.


Experience:

  • Practice Director - Agile Transformation & Delivery (Temus)
  • Vice President - Agile Delivery & Transformation (Prudential Assurance Company Singapore)
  • Senior Manager - Human Capital & Tech Transformation (Deloitte Consulting)
  • Digital Business Integration Manager (Accenture)
  • Agile Practice Lead - Associate Software Engineering (Institute of Systems Science, National University of Singapore)

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