Raj Kasturi

(He, Him, His)

Raj Kasturi is an IT Professional with over 32 years of experience in global application development and leadership. He started his career as a technologist and has also worked as an architect, DBA, app dev manager, project manager, Scrum Master, Scrum Trainer, enterprise agile coach, and agile team coach. Mr. Kasturi is a Certified Scrum TrainerĀ® and has co-trained and coached with industry thought leaders. He has trained and certified over 10,000 professionals as a Certified Scrum MasterĀ®. He is also a certified Training from the Back of the Room (TBR) trainer. He uses a mix of TBR, traditional, and online training techniques to ensure students absorb information at their own pace. Mr. Kasturi has helped various organizations adopt and transition from a waterfall to an agile mindset. He lives in Pennsylvania with his wife and three kids. He uses scrum at home and has taught his family how to apply it in their everyday lives.


  • Penn State University's Innovative Instruction Award, 2000
  • Scrum framework
  • Project management
  • Marketing management
  • MBA, Information Systems, LaSalle University
  • MBA, Marketing Management, Pune University
  • BS (Honors), Microbiology, Bio-Chemistry, Osmania University