Neville Roy Singham

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Neville Roy Singham
Born (1954-05-13) May 13, 1954 (age 66)
United States
Alma materHoward University[1]
OccupationThoughtworks chairman, Social activist
Known forThoughtworks

Neville Roy Singham (born May 13, 1954) is the founder and former chairman of ThoughtWorks,[2] a privately owned global IT consultancy that delivers custom software, software tools, and consulting services to Global 1000 companies. His company is closely associated with agile methods of software development.

Singham is known as an Agile evangelist, and is one of the figures who popularised Lean Revolution, like that of the Toyota business model.[3] He is also a major opponent of the proprietary software development and supports open access and the creative commons movement. Elaborating on this, Singham says, "I believe the world should have access to the best ideas in software for free. My goal is a technically-superior infrastructure to solve the world's problems." [4]


  1. ^ "Neville "Roy" Singham - Techonomy". Techonomy. Retrieved 4 May 2018.
  2. ^ S, Raghotham. "India's position on NSA spying is ludicrous: Roy Singham". Deccan Chronicle. Retrieved 4 May 2018.
  3. ^ "Play Toyota strategy, not Ford's, Neville Roy Singham tells IT firms". The Financial Express. Retrieved 4 May 2018.
  4. ^ Kirkpatrick, David (Mar 17, 2008). "The socialist state of ThoughtWorks". Fortune. Retrieved Sep 11, 2011.