Anand joined ICANN in August 2008 and serves as Director, Technical Services providing technical leadership and guidance on a variety of technical and global projects involving cross-functional teams. Anand brings over 25 years of proven Project Management experience, Enterprise Architecture and Technical Leadership in Information Systems.
He specializes in leading high risk global projects and portfolios. He successfully delivered complex IT global programs with cross-functional on-site/offshore teams using multi-platform technologies in both SDLC and Agile (Scrum). He is The Scrum Alliance certified SAFe Agilist, Open Group certified TOGAF 9, PMI certified PMP, Scrum Alliance certified CSM, AXELOS certified ITIL, IBM's certified RUP process specialist and Microsoft certified .NET solution developer (MCSD) with a Bachelor of Engineering from BIT, Sindri, India and Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Hisar, India. Anand earned the distinction and credential of Stanford Certified Program Manager and Strategic Decision and Risk Management certificate program from Stanford Center for Professional Development at Stanford University.
He is also fluent in a few languages such as Hindi, Urdu and has some knowledge of Bengali. He loves to travel, read and keep up with current affairs.