Ankur Bhandari

  • Gurgaon Haryana
Ankur Bhandari

Interest

My interests include problem solving, and reading books. I enjoy hanging out with friends and exploring new places.

Summary

I come from a Technology and Business Consulting background and worked in close association with renowned companies and management consultants from top consulting firms worldwide. In a span of nearly 5 years, I have worked with Convergys, Heidrick & Struggles, Cyber@Net Technologies.

I started my career with CyberNet Technologies which was a networking company, startup entrepreneurial venture. Within 3 years, the company was one of the most successful in the local market. After completing my Bachelor's in Engineering, I joined Convergys as System Analyst and was responsible for handling company's global data network.

My stint with Knowledge Management started with Heidrick & Struggles where I worked as an Analyst in their Knowledge Management Center in New Delhi. In this role, I was responsible for doing researches on market trends, companies, executives. In terms of industry exposure, I have worked on Technology industries.

I am currently working with Cognizant Techmology Solutions. As a part of Analytics Solutions Delivery team I am responsible for providing Business Analytics, Market Researh and Operational optimization solutions to the clients.

From product specialization perspective, I specialize in creating reports like Industry Analysis Reports, Market Research Reports, White Papers, and Analytical Reports like SWOT, Feasibility Studies, Competitive Analysis, Consumer & Technology Trends, Marketing and Business Plans etc. In the next few years from now, I aims to become a Strategic Consultant in one of the top 5 consulting firms or running my own Management/Strategy Consulting Company from India - - a company which could compete with Big 4 Consulting firms on a global basis. I intend to bring the same revolution in Indian Consulting sector which Reliance did. Just waiting for the right time and right opportunity.

Objective

In the next few years from now, I aim to become a Strategic Consultant in one of the top 5 consulting firms or running my own Management/Strategy Consulting Company from India - - a company which could compete with Big 4 Consulting firms on a global basis. I intend to bring the same revolution in Indian Consulting sector which Reliance did. Just waiting for the right time and right opportunity.

Work History

Work History
Sep 2008 - Present

Business Analyst

Cognizant Technology Solutions

Currently working with Cognizant Technology Solutions. As a part of Analytics Solutions Delivery team I am responsible for providing Business Analytics, Market Researh and Operational optimization solutions to the clients.

Mar 2008 - Sep 2008

Analyst

Heidrick & Struggles

Analyst – Technology Practice

The primary role of the Analyst is to research information on people, companies and trends in a practice (industry/function) segment based on the requirements of Consultants and Associates worldwide. This could be to support of business development opportunities and/or search execution efforts.The role involves dealing directly with the search teams to determine timelines and scope.

My Roles and Responsibilities involve the following:

·To use primary and secondary resources to research companies, industries and identify executives.

·To leads calls with search teams (internal clients) via phone to understand specifics of research request.

·To negotiate and confirm the scope and timelines related to client requests.

·To partner with the Knowledge Manger and search teams (internal clients) to perform proactive and reactive research for business development and search execution.

·To provide guidance to junior analysts with kick-off calls and research requests as needed.

·To follow up with the client after delivery of the research to elicit feedback, identify improvement opportunities & to discover if the client has other immediate research needs.

·To contribute actively towards practice knowledge growth and sharing.

Jul 2007 - Mar 2008

System Analyst

Convergys

The primary role of the System Analyst is to act as a liaison between the employees of Convergys and the Technology team and provide resolution to all their technical problems. Timely check ups of Data Servers and documenting and reporting any technical failure issues. Specific Roles and Responsibilities include the following:

·Single point of all escalation for all technical problems of Convergys Employees.

·Involved in constant monitoring of the global networks including 79 sites across globe.

·Providing remote support to operation teams.

·Prepare Excel Sheets and other reports containing details of all issues.

·Updating of the daily MIS.

·Responsible for correct escalations to concerned workgroups.

·To interact with the client for any client supported application or network issues.

·To decide upon the accurate severity of the issue.

·To ensure timely resolution of issues by following up with the client and responsible technicians.

Mar 2004 - Jun 2007

Managing Director

Cyber@Net Technologies

A networking company startup entrepreneurial venture. The company was into training and providing networking solutions and support to local Industries.

Education

Education

Skills

Skills

VBA

MS Excel 2010

SAS

MS Office

SPSS