Ravi Tadwalkar


Ravi is an experienced Manager, Leader, Coach, Trainer, Scrum Master, and Lean/Kanban expert. His expertise ranges from assisting multiple teams to large-scale business transformation; by conducting hands-on training and coaching on adopting Agile/Scrum or Lean/Kanban process frameworks, with XP and DevOps practices.

Ravi has been working in major Silicon Valley companies in US & SF bay area for over 20 years. Prior to HCL-Axon, he worked at eBay, Infosys, Western Digital, Cisco, PayPal & Symantec for last 10 years, coaching at all levels of agile adoption- individuals, teams, management and executives, specifically on servant leadership, software craftsmanship, agile software/hardware/firmware development & DevOps. During 8 years prior to that, Ravi worked as Development Manager in a startup. During 4 years during Dot Com era, hands-on Software Developer & Architect. Prior to US (SF Bay Area), Ravi spent 3 years consulting on software engineering with offshore software development centers including C-DAC Pune and Telecom NZ in Auckland NZ. Ravi contributed to UML 0.8 draft for IEEE task force, during that time. In summary, Ravi has grown through progressive ranks from Developer to Scrum Master to DevOps Consultant to Lean-Agile Coach to Manager.

Ravi believes in community giving, actively working the Lean-Agile communities in USA, India and beyond. Ravi was co-founder of agilecamp.org in SF bay area, organizer of SV-ALN, and co-founder of Cisco’s internal coaches network. Ravi has been working closely with India chapter of Kanban community for annual Kanban conference, as well as co-organizing events like Agile Summit with Agile Network India communities.


  • Certified ScrumMaster®
  • Certified Scrum Product Owner®
  • Certified Scrum Professional - ScrumMaster
  • Certified Scrum Professional - Product Owner


Pepperdine University, The George L. Graziadio School of Business and Management - 1998

M.S.Field Of StudyTechnology Management

University of California, Santa Cruz – 2008 - 2010

PPM, Field Of StudyCertificate Program in Project and Program Management

ACI(Adkins & Spayd), Scrum Alliance, LKU(Anderson), Serious Games(Hohmann) & SAFe (Leffingwell) - 2017

"Agile Coaching Practitioner, Mentoring, Facilitating (Innovation Games), SAFe & Lean/Kanban"Field Of Studyagile coaching vs. mentoring, lean (scaling) kanban, scaling scrum/xp/kanban, and serious games

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