Meet Our Team
Sahana has many years of experience in the electronics and systems integration industry. She has been instrumental in Dana Spicer Corporation's subsidiary in India, which was the recipient of the Malcolm Balridge Award for the year 2000. Sahana efficiently directs Office Administration, Finance and Customer Management.
Sahana is qualified with a Degree in Electronics & Communications in India, several QA certifications and an additional Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources from UK.
RICHARD J. DESJARDINS
SEI Authorized CBA IPI Lead Appraiser
SEI Authorized CMMI Lead Appraiser
Richard has an experience of over twenty-two years in all aspects of Software Engineering. He has been a manager of a various software development groups including an operating system department of more than 50 engineers and managers. He also is a leading authority in the ISO 9001 standards, the Software Engineering Institute's Capability Maturity Model, and other models for software quality. Richard is also an IRCA certified provisional auditor for the ISO 9000 series, and a trained analyst for SPR's Checkpoint methodology and DCG's Predictor assessment techniques.
Richard has been the creator and teacher of numerous courses including:
Quality Assurance Reviews/Audits
Introduction to the Software Engineering Institute's Capability
Work Product Inspections and many more
Richard was the first individual in the world to compare the ISO 9001 and the SEI's CMM model; he also published a paper in that respect. He has also been a Presenter at number of quality conferences including the First International Conference on ISO 9000, the SEI's 6th and 7th Annual National SEPG Meeting, ASM' 96 and '97, IFPUG and STAR' 98.
PETER E. CLARK
SEI Authorized Lead Appraiser
Peter has an experience span of above thirty in the Management, Design, Implementation, and Testing of software projects with additional experience in the management of a SW Quality Engineering department. Extensive experience in managing the ISO 9000 and SEI CMM work provides him with a strong background for performing software process assessments and leading software process improvement activities.
CONSULTANTS / LEAD APPRAISERS / CONSULTING PARTNERS
SEI Authorized CMMI Lead Appraiser
Certified ISO Auditor
Rich diversified international business development, consulting, training, auditing and engineering experience in system and software engineering disciplines in multiple organizations including semiconductor, banking, financial services, insurance, telecom, military information management and security information systems, health care applications, embedded software, e-learning and automotive sector experience in corporate planning, product and project management.
Vinit is a candidate SCAMPI (CMMI) Class A, B, C Lead Appraiser, Six Sigma Black Belt and ISMS (ISO27001) IRCA Registered auditor.
He has been imparting CMMI, Six Sigma, Metrics, Size Modeling, BS7799 Consultancy and Training services in USA, Asia Pacific Region, South East Asia, Egypt, etc. Vinit has been leading the consulting and appraisal teams at various organizations to help them establish, implement and benchmark quality management system in line with ISO/BS7799/CMMI Model(s) requirements.
SEI Authorized CBA IPI Lead Assessor
SEI Authorized CMMI Lead Appraiser, SEI Authorized CMMI Instructor
Joselyn has conducted several CMM baseline Assessments and CMM Based Assessment for Software Process Improvements (CBA-IPI) for customers globally. She is one of the few lead assessors and manages our Asia Pac projects. She has over 14 years of software engineering experience in Project Management, Software Development, Software Process Improvement and Software Quality Management.
Joselyn has managed crucial positions as Software Quality Head, Regional Project Head, CMM Assessment Manager and Senior Project Manager for organizations including Headstrong, ABN-AMRO, NCR, and Citibank
She has successfully led and instituted major process improvement procedure at NCR Software Corporation and Citibank for Level 2 & 3 initiatives, and is working with various clients like Uniserv Systems International, Mustang Technologies Co. Ltd, Cyberj Resources Inc., Infinite Computer Solutions India, and SPI Technologies Inc. to achieve higher maturity levels. She has also conducted several public and in-house workshops on Introduction to CMM and CMM Advanced Workshops, Software Testing and Software Quality Assurance.
She has managed several international software engineering projects in the US, Japan, HongKong, Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, Korea, Guam, Germany, Scotland, Copenhagen and India
Certified CMMI High Maturity Lead Appraiser and Sr. Consulting Partner
Gary Norausky has 30+ years of global experience applying computer-oriented solutions to scientific, engineering, and business problems.
Mr. Norausky is experienced in performing process improvement services in major industries (aerospace, telecommunications, insurance, finance, defense and federal agencies), various organizational sizes
(large and small), and distinct product types (embedded systems, application and system software, mission critical, and IRAD).
Mr. Norausky has extensive experience in multisite integrations, design and deployment of world class quality, configuration, calibration and continuous improvement programs within highly regulated industries.
More than fifteen years of experience as an SEI/CMMI INSTITUTE Lead Appraiser.
Munaver Sherif, (Sherif) is based in Dallas, TX and comes with 15+ years of experience in Leadership, Project management, Quality Assurance & Management, and implementing methodologies and processes. He is well seasoned in Software Development, Management, Project Estimation, performing gap and end user analysis in context of business and functional requirement documents and industry best practices/standards. He has spearheaded software quality assurance, process improvement and automated test tool implementations. Experienced in Project management and SQA methodologies such as RUP, CMMI, SDLC (Software Development life Cycle and Agile.) and Six Sigma.
Some of the companies he has worked in the past include Siemens Automation and Energy, Allstate Insurance /CitiGroup/HIP experience. Sherif has a BS in Computer Science, MBA in Project Management, MBA in Healthcare Management.
An entrepreneurial facilitator to make organizations to rethink, and successfully identify their most impeding systemic constraint to achieve the most important goal; an experienced consultant driving strategic application of process excellence methodologies in product realization, including a people-cantered focus, to successfully enable attainment of outcomes that sustain business growth (order to cash), enhance quality and improve profitability using frameworks like CMMI.
He has worked in MNC companies in the area of Process improvement frameworks like CMMI for development and services. Established Software Quality improvements by leading teams to successfully achieve CMMI L5 and CMM L3 in multiple organizations. He has experience in Business improvement frameworks like EFQM, Establishing Product Realization Process, Architecting Business Process Improvements, Software development methodologies like V model, Agile (SCRUM) and Critical Chain Project Management.
Lakshmi has over 10 years of experience in the Information Technology industry with a wide range of skills in the area of quality, especially in CMM and CMMI with a proven record of accomplishments. She has been employed in companies in the capacities of SQA, Auditor, Senior Auditor, SEPG Lead and ATM. She has achieved the CMM and CMMI Level 5 appraisals for the organizations she worked. She has been involved in project management, defining and maintaining the Quality Management System, implementing the processes and training the people on quality.
Lakshmi has good experience in Software development. She worked on DOS, UNIX and Windows 95, 98 and NT platforms. Area of work was Software Modification, Renovation, Testing and Re-Engineering.
Eswar has 10+ years of experience in Project Management, SQA, and Process Improvement. He has been employed in various organizations in the role of SEPG team which was responsible for setting and streamlining process for the organization and Team member for CMMI L3 Apperisals. He is seasoned in Project Management, performing gap and defining process methodologies in context of industry best practices.
Experience and exposure to work with clients from US/UK/Europe /Australian/UAE/Government Agencies