Amir
Kashani

Agile and SCRUM Practitioner

Boston, Massachusetts

Experience

As a scrum master, I have spent more than a decade advising leaders on Agile and Scrum methodologies. I specialize in project management services for enterprise product owners.

About Amir

Amir is the Principle Consultant at Akashani, Inc. and is certified ScrumMaster (CSM). He has several years of combined information technology experience, including project management, business analysis, software application development, and leadership. His work experience spans across startups to large multi-national companies, and he has more than 10 years experience working with Agile and SCRUM methodologies, including team and product owner coaching.

As an independent consultant, Amir has provided project management services to clients, managed cross functional IT projects in traditional waterfall and agile environments, and  provided agile coaching services. He has played the roles of Scrum Master and Agile Coach and has coached new product owners on scrum and backlog/user story management.

He has worked with companies such as Biogen, where he provided leadership, project management and business analysis services in a regulated global environment. He also worked with the Massachusetts Attorney General's office where he managed and coordinated SharePoint development and implemented SCRUM, as well as the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston where he produced use cases, user stories, screen mockups, design specs and workflow applications for various departments.

Amir has been a Certified Scrum Master since December 2011. He has a Master's degree in Information Technology from Harvard University and a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from the University of Houston.

Areas of Focus

  • Portfolio, Program & Project Management
  • Change Enablement
  • Compliance
  • Finance & Technology
  • Governance & Controls
  • Thought Leadership

Primary Verticals

  • Biotech/Pharma
  • Software
  • Government
  • Finance

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