Digital Transformation and Product Delivery

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Yash Kanni

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Yash has 17 years of experience in Digital Transformation and Product Delivery. He has experience working in multiple industries and was a senior level consultant at Mckinsey, Boston Consulting Group (BCG), Accenture and Thoughtworks. Selected career highlights include:

Established Digital Unit at a large Telco:
  • Defined the Digital Strategy and Transformation Strategy to enable organizational agility

  • Setup and built capability in multiple cross-functional digital teams

  • Improving experience of online ordering, self-service and entertainment

Established Digital Unit at large Chemicals company
  • Setup and built capability in 8 cross-functional agile teams

  • Coached 300+ employees on Agile (CEO, SVP, VP and senior manager levels)

  • Achieved 2-3% margin uplift within the unit through advanced analytics

Established Digital Unit at large Insurer
  • Enabled continuous delivery using modern architecture & DevOps

  • Coached 100+ employees on Agile (CEO, heads & managers of business units)

  • Built capability across multiple cross-functional teams (80 staff) chains

  • Reduced customer onboarding time from 3 days to 20 minutes via digital app

Established Digital Unit at a large Bank
  • Setup and built capability in 3 cross-functional digital teams

  • Coached 200+ employees on Agile (CEO, heads & managers of business units)

  • Moved Bank from 4th to 2nd place in the Annual Columinate Banking survey

Positions Held

Jan 2020 - Present: Managing Director at Digital Kinetics.

 

Sep 2018-Jan 2020: Associate Director at BCG Platinion WESA.

Oct 2017 - Oct 2018: Executive Digital Transformation at Cell C.

 

Aug 2016 - Sep 2017: Digital Manager at McKinsey & Co. 

Nov 2012 - Aug 2016: Business and Technology Consultant at ThoughtWorks.

 

Sep 2008 - Dec 2012: Manager at Accenture.

Education

BSc in Computer Science at University of KwaZulu-Natal.

Hon Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Computer.

Key Strengths

Business Analysis.

Software Development.

Project Management.