Sid is an experienced Consultant Project Manager in the fields of Technology, Digital and Software. He is a Senior Project Manager/Program Manager with over a decade of experience in Information Technology and Managing Digital Software Development Projects (with a focus on Web/Mobile/Cloud/Media/eCommerce). His career spans major corporations such as Canadian Tire, Shaw Communications, Wyndham Hotels Group, Cognizant Technology Solutions, Project Management Institute. Has over 12 years of Project/Program management experience in managing large-scaled product development projects or programs involving both Agile and Waterfall methodologies. He is Project Management Professional (PMP) certified and has served as a Director of a PMI Branch (2013-2014).
He has close to a decade of experience in Agile. His experience in various methodologies span methodologies such as: Iterative, Incremental, Open Agile, Scrum, Kanban and Waterfall. He has coached and/or helped Product Owners and teams in transitioning to Agile – Agile Grooming, Planning, Review and Retrospectives; Story Writing, Estimating and Prioritizing.
He has experience creating a Technology Product-based Startup, experiencing needs of extreme creativity and ingenious innovativeness. Has a passion for being part of creating something new.
Sid has founded a Technology-Product based company and has taken products from Idea to Creative Design to Development to Launch to Market Growth. He has the experience of working at organizations ranging from BIG enterprises and their innovative digital divisions to small and fast-paced Startup. He has strong communication skills (written, verbal, presentation), leadership/people management skills (nurturing, mentoring and motivating 50+ member sized virtually-located team) as well as Vendor Management.
He has managed Cross-functional Teams (including Architects, BAs, QAs, Designers, Developers, Product Owners, Project Managers). He also has managed Programs involving Multiple Tracks as well as teams involving Multiple Organization/Geographies/Vendors. He has over a decade of experience in managing projects/programs up to $12M involving multiple vendors and many teams/tracks.
His experience in Web/Mobile App Development includes Responsive Design and REST API Development as well as Website Migrations, including Migration to Cloud.