Personal Profile

Chennai, India

Vipin Kumar is an entrepreneur deeply involved in agile process & software engineering evangelization in various countries. Vipin has overall 27+ years of experience in IT  and software development, and 15+ years of experience in delivering agile process and software engineering consulting, coaching/mentoring and training services for various software development companies. 


Vipin is Certified Scrum Master, Certified Scrum Developer from Scrum Alliance, Certified LeSS Practitioner from LeSS Company, B.V., IBM Rational trained and certified consultant & instructor. Vipin was a speaker at various IBM Rational Software Conferences: USA(2009,  2010), Germany(2008, 2009) & India(2006, 2010), and his recent success  case studies are published in IBM web site. Vipin had joint session with Dr. Ivar Jacobson, sharing the podium in IBM India sponsored 5 events at various parts of the country when he visited India during early 2004  to promote WayPointer in the software development community in all the events


Vipin is currently working as, a coach, mentor and trainer for a fortune 100, American multinational medical devices, pharmaceutical and consumer packaged goods manufacturer.  This involves one of the world’s largest agile projects with a team size of 700+, for their requirement management and task automation project with a highly customized IBM Rational DOORS Next Generation and IBM Rational Team Concert.  Implementation landscape of this project sprawls over USA, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, India, Singapore and Japan


Vipin has conceived and implemented many innovative initiatives & strategic partnerships to evangelize software engineering among industry and academia. Some of such intiatives are Technopark Software Engineering Competency Center (TSECC),  a unique software engineering automation lab for SVA GmbH, Germany, “Software Engineering Automation Lab” (SEAL) as India’s First “IBM Rational Center of Excellence” by an IBM Business Partner at Chennai.  


Vipin has identified major opportunities to improve the productivity in software development process, and developed add-on plug-ins Astra Model Creator and Astra Test Automat with “Ready for Rational Software” certifications from IBM, to address specific needs extending beyond tool capabilities using various IBM Rational tools making it more agile