Shireen Alam is a Director of Program Management in Sapient Global Markets and has been working with the company for the past 12 years. She has extensive project experience providing leadership to project teams, contractors, client experts and third party vendors. She has lead teams that followed traditional waterfall development methods as well as agile methodologies. Shireen has also contributed to Sapient by providing leadership to the "managers and above" forum consisting of 60 members and as the hiring point of contact for her business unit. In this role she created processes to manage the interviewer pool and interview scheduling.These efforts grew the pool by 50% and increased participation accordingly thereby contributing towards significant growth of the business unit. She is currently on the Gurgaon Office Leadership Forum where she helps build the community in the Gurgaon offices. Shireen holds a Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in Physics from Mount Holyoke College, MA, USA.