Our Instructors

Markanthony Akem

Markanthony Akem is the founder of Agileseventeen LLC and an accomplished professional with several years of industry experience in Business Analysis and Agile software development. As a change agent, he has engaged in the deployment of multi- million- dollar solutions across industry verticals resulting in strategic transformation and market positioning.

Born in England to Jonathan and Gloria Akem, Markanthony mostly grew up in Nigeria where he received his first degree in Economics. He later migrated to the United States to further his education and graduated from the University of Phoenix with an MBA 2009 while working as a Business Analyst on Agile teams.

His love for transformation propelled him to writing 6 publications in Agile with over 30 thousand readers world-wide.

Overall personal  improvement, learning and impacting people continues to be the centerpiece of Markanthony’s career  as the founder of Agileseventeen , an Agile coach and as a Business Analyst instructor. As a father and a husband, his core values revolve around integrity, humility and collaboration at all levels.

He is the lead Agile Coach and  instructor for Agileseventeen LLC.

Srinivas Guttula

Srinivas GRK (Srini) has a unique blend of Technology and Program Management experience. Before embarking on his career in Digital Transformation Coaching, Srini managed Oracle Cloud Customer Development Programs in the APAC and EMEA regions. Recently, he hired and managed a 290+ team for S&P Global at Ness Technologies as Program Director.

Srini has many years of IT experience and is an Oracle Certified and SAFe Program Consultant (SPC). After his engineering degree, he completed his Post Graduation in Marketing and Strategy from IIM Kozhikode.

Srini’s wealth of experience and knowledge makes him the perfect candidate for Digital Transformation Coaching. His ability to manage large teams and programs makes him an asset to any organization.