Kishore Masand

Consultant, Program & Project Management

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Articles
25
Years' Experience

Expert in IT development and operations. Frequent commentator on Agile transformation and IT program management. Certified Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) trainer. Non-fiction reader.

Kishore’s Perspective

Business uncertainty is normal. It is how leaders create an organization's system and culture that determines the potential to play and thrive in the marketplace.

More About Kishore

With over two decades of experience, Kishore joined RGP in 2020. He earned his bachelor’s in engineering from Mumbai University and an MBA from Georgia State University. His experience leading IT projects with multiple, distributed team structures, as well as his expertise in implementing agile practices for program management, have made him an asset to the team.

Kishore’s passion for development can be traced back to his early days as a project manager, trying to understand the role leadership plays in helping teams deliver consistent value. He’s passionate about building positive environments, where people are energized to work together to achieve success. Residing in Alpharetta, Georgia, he enjoys reading, baking and the occasional friendly game of poker.

3 Questions

What sort of disruption has happened in your career that has spurred personal and professional growth?

I have worked for organizations as small as start-ups to large corporations, observing and participating in the formative and growth periods. My first-hand experiences with leadership have shaped my approach to building high-performing teams that can successfully deliver on business-critical initiatives.

What does human agility mean to you?

Delivering sustainable, high-quality value to society while allowing for the pursuit of purpose and mastery: This is the meaning of "becoming" agile.

What excites you the most when you think about the future of work?

The "work-life balance" paradigm has never really been meaningful for knowledge workers. The reality of "work-life blend" is finally taking hold as organizations adapt to the gig economy and a new generation's changing meaning of "work."

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