Consultant, Mentor & Ambassador

Nilesh Dabke-Profile

Nilesh has over 25 years’ global Delivery management, People leadership, Client engagement, Presales & Practice building experience, across Big 4 Consulting (Deloitte), Banking, Insurance, FinTech, Telecom, Manufacturing, Automotive, Retail and Public sector.

He has successfully delivered complex large-scale ($30 Mn+) programmes/projects, leading distributed cross-functional teams, managing senior stakeholders, establishing delivery processes, leading vendor management, PMO, Portfolio, Change Governance, Process improvements and delivering tangible business benefits

An Agile Practitioner (Scrum Master & Coach), Nilesh has implemented Agile (SAFe, Scrum, Kanban, LeSS) in various programmes/projects and has proven skills in Agile coaching, facilitating all scrum events, backlog grooming; fostering Agile behaviours, collaboration and continuous improvements

Working closely with CXO stakeholders from strategy, business cases, product roadmap to e2e SDLC delivery, he has built, coached and mentored global teams, created new service offerings, built business units from concept and enabled sustained business growth

Nilesh has received appreciation and awards from clients and internal stakeholders and is also honoured to be invited as a speaker at professional forums including Gartner and Knowledge Management Asia

Key Achievements:-

• Delivered large-scale programmes with 10+ streams, 3+ vendors and 200+ onsite-offshore resources
• Led ‘Digital Commercial Banking’ delivery & launch, new features CI/CD, DevOps, Service delivery
• Implemented Scaled Agile (SAFe) and JIRA for three-country IT team with zero agile awareness
• Set-up and led Portfolio & PMO function for $30 Mn Digital Transformation Programme
• Delivered Process Transformation (Automation) for global Swiss bank, with five-country team
• Led Digital Cloud CRM Marketing Data Migration for four countries
• Delivered 46 releases (release every sprint), with meticulous planning and cross-team collaboration
• Built Advanced Analytics and Knowledge Management practices from concept to successful business units

Key Skills:-

• Stakeholder management, communications, relationship building and influencing skills
• Vendor Management, Budgets & Risks (RAID), PMO, Change Governance, CXO Reporting
• ‘As-Is’ assessment, Target Operating Model (TOM) design & delivery
• Strong understanding of business needs, product development cycle, business readiness
• Proactive, open & collaborative approach, strong analytical & problem-solving skills, attention to detail

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