Founder & Director
Sivaram Athmakuri is an Expert Consultant, who believes that spending more time in listening to Customer and understanding unique strengths of their existing environment helps to generate meaningful, measurable & long lasting results with less friction. He has 24+ years of professional experience.
As a Coach, he worked extensively with multiple clients (C-Suite, Business Owners, Startups, SMEs, Middle Management, etc.) across the Globe and helped to overcome their Business/Delivery/Technical Problems at Strategic, Planning and Execution level. He focuses on providing solutions to customers utilizing their existing investments and resources.
As a Consultant, he provided Consultation in the areas of Strategy, Product Development, Successful Planning and Execution of Complex Projects, Managing Risks, Optimize Operations, Build Center of Excellence, Agile transformations and Dashboards that drive results in dynamic and volatile environments to Enterprises, Business Owners and Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs).
As a Trainer, he conducted 400+ sessions on Project Management and 200+ sessions on Agile frameworks (Scrum, XP, Lean, Kanban, DSDM Atern). Trained over 5000 professionals and enabled them to achieve Certification in Project Management, Risk Management, MS Project Planning, Primavera & Agile. Initiated / conducted “Train the Trainers”.
Aparna Grandhi has 19+ years of experience in IT industry. Started her career in 1998, she worked with various technologies such as Java, Websphere, Portals and played both technical and managerial roles. She is a Certified Project Management Professional and Certified Scrum Associate & did 'Managerial Excellence Program' from Duke University, USA.
She managed the projects in Traditional, Agile and Hybrid models. She has handled the project delivery management & had experience working in multi-cultural & diversified environments with people & customers across the globe. She also holds technical certifications from Sun Micro systems and Oracle corporation.
She had worked with multiple Clients like World Bank, Newyork Stock Exchange, AT&T, Panasonic, etc.
She is currently a Project Management Consultant / Coach & Director of LeaderGains Pte. Ltd. She also provides Digital footprint services for Small Medium Business Owners / Entrepreneurs, to help increase their business & brand value, which in turn increase their revenue.
She is leading the Women Engagement initiatives at PMI Chennai chapter & a committee member of WEC, PMI South Asia.