PM Openspace


PM Open Space is the initiative and brain child of PM Practitioners started in 2016 by PMI Bangalore Chapter with collaboration, sponsorship and active involvement from like-minded corporates – ABB, HPE, Huawei Technologies India and SAP Labs India, in which, proven achievers share their success story and details of contributing factors in addition to detailing accomplishments working in Global markets.  


The speakers are drawn from innovators, history-makers and those in a position to take decisions which would blaze a golden trail in the corporate and societal world. These are actionable sessions led by practitioners from organizations that can share tangible best practices that we can apply to our business situations.

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 Corporate to Startup


The session is aiming to talk about the reality in bringing up a startup, sharing thoughts on how certain decisions that looked best the time, turned out to be not so good in retrospection. 
The speaker has spent a decade in corporate life in the product and service industries before his journey for  another decade as an entrepreneur in both areas. 
In this session, he would share his experiences, challenges, assumptions, learnings and realizations that he has had from the roller-coaster ride where he saw series of successes and failures. 
Despite ups and downs, he will share his passion to continue the entrepreneurial journey with a vision to create jobs and value for investors/society/self.
He will throw some insights in to the design, funding and governance that  goes  into  a startup to survive and flourish.

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Mr.Hariprakash Agrawal

Founder/CEO at RideAlly, Serial Entrepreneur

His Profile: 

Mr. Hariprakash (Hari) is a serial entrepreneur. 

He is Founder/CEO of RideAlly Travels (Cabs, Taxis, Carpool). 

He started OpCord (Optimizing with Coordination) in year 2009 and served >30 customers (Including Fortune 500) in the area of agile transformation, testing and test automation services and had >40 staff at one point. 

OpCord was among 15 Emerging Companies in India in 2012 by Nasscom for its remarkable growth. 

Built TestOptimizer product (An Excel based Test Automation Framework) and even got Patent on that.

He started RideAlly platform in 2011 and formed RideAlly company in 2015 which offers cabs services and custom-made ride-sharing platform to corporates.

Prior to 2009,in his prestartup avatar, he worked in SEPG/QA at Freescale, MindTree, STMicroelectronics and Sharp to enable processes based on Agile, ISO, CMMi, CMM, Six Sigma, PMP, RUP etc. 

He is an active volunteer and have served many NGOs, like, Rotary Club, BSPIN, Suncity Apartments Associations (1200+ flats), ASCI, Alumni Association, Orphanages etc. 

On academics, he is an M-Tech from IIT-Kharagpur in Reliability & Quality Engineering and BE from MBM, Jodhpur in Mining Discipline.  

His detailed profile can be accessed at LinkedIn,

When and where:

Wednesday August 28th , 2019 

Time : 2 – 4PM

Venue: SAP Labs India, 
             #138, SAP Labs Road, EPIP Zone,
             Whitefield,Bengaluru, Karnataka 560066

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