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Abhishek Gawde

MSc. New Energy Technologies

Work History

Sept 2016Oct 2016

Business Development and Sales Intern

ecoligo GmbH - Germany
  • Market Research and Analysis
  • Sales Process and Business Plan Development
    • Assisted in the development of Sales Process using the Phase-Gate methodology
    • Assisted in offer preparation
    • Assisted in the development of Business Plan and Pitch Decks for investors
  • Lead Generation
    • Identified and Contacted leads in Tanzania and Ghana
    • A/B Test of Contacting Methods for Emails and Calls
    • Data Analysis of the Lead Generation Process using MS Excel
    • Presentation and Reporting of Lead Generation Process
    • Management of Leads within CRM tool
  • Provided support to the Business Development team for daily activities in a structured and organized way.
Aug 2012Sept 2015

Instruments - Senior Engineer

thyssenKrupp Industrial Solutions - India
  • Preparation of Instrument Specification and Procurement.
  • Performed data analysis on instrument database to predict instrument cost based on historical data and vendor quotations. The cost analysis improved the accuracy of cost estimation for project bids by about 25%.
  • Managed a team of 4 trainees and executed a pilot project.
  • Successfully programmed VBA code to automate a documentation process which saved up to 80% of the manual documentation time.
Jun 2010Jul 2010

Instrumentation Trainee

Technimont ICB - India
  • Instrument Database preparation and manipulation.

Education

Oct 2015Present

Master of Science in Global Production Engineering

Technical University of Berlin

Current GPA : 1.3

Energy Entrepreneurship and Rural Electrification: (Micro-financing solar projects, Base of Pyramid Market and Business Models etc)

Renewable Markets and Business Models: (Business Models, Project Finance etc)

Technology and Innovation Management: (Design Thinking, Creative Process, Competitive Intelligence)

Aug 2008Jul 2012

Bachelors in Instrumentation Engineering

V.E.S.Institute of Technology, University of Mumbai

Placed in First Class with Distinction

Bachelor Thesis: Infrared enabled Quadrotor (Drone) with model-based predictive algorithm

Skills

MS Excel
VBA for Excel
Python and R Studio for Data Analysis 

Projects

Predicting Wine Quality -Linear Regression using Python (MITx: 15.071x The Analytics Edge project)

Election Prediction - Logistic Classification using Python (MITx: 15.071x The Analytics Edge project)

PV system components II: Designed 50 kWp roof-top PV On-grid system.

Stand alone PV and hybrid systems: Designed 1000 Wp Off-grid PV system.

Business Plans: 

Bio Gas Digester Company based in Ethiopia.

Crowdfunding Platform for Renewable Project Finance in the Indian Market

Renewable Market Research: Maharashtra, India Market

Business Model: Research of various Business Models of Investment firms in Renewable Energy sector

Project English - An initiative to teach English to children in an orphanage in Mumbai.

Extra Curricular

Led College Cricket team to the winners position in Sports Fest, 2011-12

Member of technical societies - International Society for Automation, Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers - V.E.S.Institute of Technology Chapter

Online Courses and Certifications

Six-Sigma Belt - Quality Management

Machine Learning: Linear Regression and Classification- Coursera

Business Metric for Data Driven Companies - Coursera

Fundamentals of Quantitative Modeling- Coursera

Introduction to Spreadsheets and Models - Coursera