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About Me

Lesson Learnt: Safety is not important; it is "the mandatory" thing
Karthik is an Entrepreneur, Agile Coach and Specializing Generalist who continuously hones his craftsmanship in software development and management. He has donned many hats/roles in development, testing, business analysis, and project management in both the greenfield/brownfield development and support/maintenance projects.

Lesson Learnt: Up-skilling takes deliberate effort and practice
Continuous observation, experimentation, practice and (un)learning is his daily karma. His mantra is "Love people. Be tech-savvy. Advertise good practices". To his credit, he has helped top and middle tier management to appreciate and adopt Agile mindset, by way of talks, workshops and games. He has also coached several development teams to embracing Agile practices. 

He has solid experience in clean coding, evolutionary design and architecture and leading teams in web development on technology platforms like Java, Ruby and sparingly Dot Net.

Influential speaker in numerous Agile and technology conferences, meet-ups and geek-weekends in Asia and Europe, including Ruby Conf, Agile Tour, Agile By Example, Next Generation Testing, Dev Day and Agile In Business. He has also facilitated code-retreats and dev-camps in the past. 
Lesson Learnt: Engaging audience is hard

His current volunteering activities include being core team member for Agile India 2014 and committee member for Agile Kerala 2013.

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