Sanjiv Augustine is the President of LitheSpeed, an innovative Agile and Lean training, consulting and coaching company; and an industry-leading Agile and Lean expert. For over 13 years, Sanjiv has assisted several leading clients adopt Agile methods, including National Geographic, United States Patent and Trademark Office, HCA Healthcare, ViPS/General Dynamics, The Chronicle of Higher Education, Nationwide Insurance, The Capital Group, Capital One, Westinghouse Nuclear, CNBC, Cornell University, NBC Universal, Sprint Nextel, The Motley Fool, T. Rowe Price and StreamSage/Comcast. He is the author of several publications including Transitioning to Agile Project Management: A Roadmap for the Perplexed, The Lean-Agile PMO: Using Lean Thinking to Accelerate Agile Project Delivery and the book Managing Agile Projects (Prentice Hall 2005); and the founder and moderator of the Yahoo! Agile Project Management discussion group.
Sanjiv is also a founder and advisory board member of the Agile Leadership Network (ALN), and a founding member of the Project Management Institute (PMI) ’s Agile Community of Practice. He is a dynamic, sought-after keynote speaker who presents regularly at several Agile and PMI user groups and conferences worldwide; and project management conferences including Project World and Project Summit. As an in-the-trenches practitioner, he has personally managed Agile projects varying in size from five to over one hundred people, trained thousands of agile practitioners via public classes and conference presentations, and coached numerous project teams.