Shalini Thirunilathil, Hargreaves Lansdown
Shalini Thirunilathil
Lead Agile Coach
Hargreaves Lansdown

Shalini Thirunilathil is an award-winning technology leader, transformation specialist, blogger, and a TEDx speaker. Shalini operates dual roles at Hargreaves Lansdown - as a Lead Agile Coach and a Brand and Outreach Lead. She has extensive experience in coaching, mentoring, and enabling enterprise-level agility alongside developing organisational talents. Her career has included a diverse range of roles, including Software Developer, Software Tester, Test Manager, Delivery Manager, Scrum Master, and Agile Coach. Shalini has spoken at numerous meetup events and panel discussions, including the 'Agile20Reflect Mini Festival,' an international meetup event, and the 'Enterprise Agility world conference.' As a TEDx speaker, Shalini recently gave a talk at the TEDxHultLondon about Agile Leadership. In 2021, Shalini won 'Team Leader of the Year' (SME) at the Women in Tech Excellence awards. On International Women's Day 2021, the Synapse QA community recognised her as an Inspirational Leader. In 2022, she received an honorary recognition from the Rotary Club for her career achievements in the Tech Industry. Beyond her professional career, Shalini enjoys music, travel, and cooking. She is also a trained Indian classical and Bollywood dancer and has performed across the UK.