Trainers & coaches

“Powering the future of Technology: Zenith in Technical Excellency.”


Madhur Kathuria

(CST, CEC, CAL1, CSP, CSPO, CSM) CEO: AgiVetta Consulting

As India’s First CEC (Certified Enterprise Coach) and one of the only 10 experts on this planet with the triple certification of CEC (Certified Enterprise Coach) , CST (Certified Scrum Trainer) and CAL1 (Certified Agile Leader) from Scrum Alliance, Madhur has been training and coaching scrum teams across India, Europe and USA for past 11 years. Starting his career as a Technologist, Madhur traversed through various roles in his journey including that of Programmer, Test Engineer, Business Analyst, Scrum Master, Process Consultant, CMMI Appraiser and Lead Consultant.

Having worked with 300+ teams across 60+ organizations as a transformation consultant and trained and coached close to 12000+ associates, Madhur brings these experiences as a transformation consultant, trainer, and a coach to ensure that the learning is not just theory based, but has a pragmatic insight into the real world. He is also the founder of “Battlefield Agility” framework that has been successfully adopted across multiple areas of Product Development and IT Services in India.

Over the past decade, He has also been involved in agile conferences in India and other parts of globe as a speaker, participated in community activities through India Scrum Enthusiasts Community (ISEC), Agile Pune, Asia Agile Forum, and similar agile user groups and through his blog posts. He has been a chair and speaker at various national and international conferences including Global Scrum Gathering Bengaluru 2016, Software Development Forum 2012 in KL, Malaysia, Regional Scrum Gathering India 2014, Scrum Gathering India Regional 2013 and Agile Tour events in India.


Anderson Hummel

Anderson has extensive work experience of more than 15 years of which 10 years were spent in the Java ecosystem and more than four years working with Scrum projects. He has over 6 years’ experience in the capacity of a trainer, mentor and counsellor having been a professor of technology for graduate and undergraduate courses. Today, he is an Agile Coach at AdaptWorksand conducts training in order to help professionals transition into the world of agility. His specializations include experience in architecture and product development and information systems on the Java platform using Agile or waterfall, portal tools, big data, linked data, data mining and decision support systems. Having worked in Development Teams in the capacity of a Product Owner, and ScrumMaster he also has organizational experience which he brings forth in his training. Along with these, he is also an expert of Scrum, Java, Architecture, Development and other Agile methodologies. He has vast experience in recruitment and selection, foreign trade, health, health and benefits plans.

Certifications to his credit are:

  • Certified Scrum Trainer(CST), Certified Scrum Product Owner(CSPO) & Certified Scrum Master( CSM) – by Scrum Alliance.
  • Certified Scrum Product Owner(CSPO) & Certified Scrum Professional(CSP), Certified Enterprise Coach(CEC), Certified Scrum Developer(CSD) – by Scrum Alliance.

Maria Matarelli

Maria Matarelli is an international business consultant and trainer, professional speaker, and published author. Maria helps companies be more efficient and get results. With more than 10 years’ experience in consulting Fortune 100 companies on business transformation for breakthrough performance results and consulting start-up companies on Rapid Business Development. Maria brings concepts and strategies from across many knowledge areas to break down essential techniques for companies to create the right foundation for sustainable growth. Maria Matarelli is a Certified Scrum Trainer (CST) with a background in Project Management Consulting and Agile Coaching and Training. Maria is also certified as a CSP, CSM, CSPO, 6 Sigma Green Belt, Certified Agile Marketing Trainer (CAMT), Certified Collaboration Instructor (CCI), PMP, PMI-ACP, and a Certified Professional Coach.

She is also an international DJ and travels the world delighting audiences of all backgrounds and extents with her lyrical beats. Her recent book “Workaholic” defines her as a person who is constantly discovering ways to batter enjoy life and sharing these tips for the ones who aspires more out of life than just work.


Alhad Akole

Trainer, Alhad Akole, is a SAFe Program Consultant (SPC4.0) with a total of 15+ years of work experience. He is expert Agile Coach with ability to help transform large Portfolio to adopt Agile methods at a scale. He was a speaker at Discuss Agile Day-Pune, 2015 conference. (#DAD15) and Published articles on He Participated more than 8 PI planning event and Trained more than 500+ members on SAFe, Agile methodology, roles, and practices. Providing Lean Agile Leadership coaching and influencing Scrum Masters, Product Owners, Program Managers, Technical Teams, Functional Managers and Executives on Agile principles/values and how to build, grow and maintain a thriving Agile organization at scale and Conducted different sessions on Agile for organization - Design Thinking, SAFe, Agile - Scrum, Kanban, XP, Product Development, Testing in Agile, Advance topics- retrospectives, portfolio management, ALM tool usage

Certifications to his credit are:

  • SAFe Program Consultant (SPC) 4.0 Scaled Agile Academy
  • SAFe Agilist Scaled Agile Academy
  • Certified Scrum Professional Scrum Alliance
  • Certified Scrum Master@ Scrum Alliance
  • Certified Scrum Product Owner Scrum Alliance
  • PMP

Shipra Aggarwal

Shipra is a SPC4, Certified SCRUM Professional, Certified SCRUM Master, Trainer, Speaker. Conducted trainings on Agile & SCRUM in non-certified context, trained 130+ people in NCR Corporation, Speaker for the Scrum Alliance Conferences, Co-Trainer for many CSM trainings in Gurgaon with one of the established CST, Co-Trainer with CST at AVL Gurgaon, Blogs written on SCRUM Alliance site.

Certifications to her credit are:

  • Safe Program Consultant (SPC4)M
  • Certified Scrum Professional (CSP)
  • Certified Scrum Master (CS)

Syedur Rahman

Syedur Rahman is an Architect and Developer in Microsoft .NET platform with specialization in DevOps, System design & optimization in and SQL Server. He has been active speaker of workshop like “Acceptance Test Driven Development” which was held in December, 2016 in Regional Scrum Gathering Portugal. He has a vast knowledge in the field of DevOps, recent workshop being “DevOps: CI-CD” on October, 2016 in Regional Scrum Gathering China. Syedur has been conducting multiple training programs and workshops on “DevOps”, “Scrum”, and “Agile”, “Engineering best practice” in different organizations and local community. With more than 12 years of experience in programming, he also has participated in national and international programming conferences in between years 2003-2007. From the last two years, Syedur has been involved enormously in numerous DevOps training sessions both in Bangladesh and internationally. With CSM, CSPO, CSM, CSP, SA and Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) certifications in his belt, he is responsible for introducing, training and following Agile and Scrum in many levels.