Avinash Kallianpur

Senior Business Analyst

Work History

Work History
Feb 2011 - Jan 2015

Senior Business Analyst

Tata Consultancy Services Ltd

Working for Nielsen Account-a leader in Market Research, identifying business issues, research objectives and story boarding analysis in consultation with clients. Analyzing trends, identifying growth drivers, bench-marking, competitor analysis, measuring promotion effectiveness and quantifying opportunities. Providing actionable insights and developing presentation using Nielsen analytic tools. Automating process activities by creating MS Excel templates for faster and efficient analysis. Creating PowerPoint playbooks and SOP documents to serve as reference guide. Tracking feedback's and discussing areas of improvement with onshore and offshore team. 

Aug 2010 - Feb 2011

Relationship Manager

Kotak Commodities Services Ltd

In-depth research on commodities traded in future markets. Exclusive research chat for market updates and research calls Execution of risk management system and post-trade assistance. Handling the sales team and executing trade activities to exceed sales target. Maintaining and enhancing relationship with individual investors and Business Associates.


Sep 2008 - Jul 2010

Masters of Business Administration

PES Institute of Technology

Completed masters degree in Business Administration with a specialization in Marketing.

Jun 2005 - May 2008

Bachelor of Commerce

Mangalore University

Exposed to general business principles, taking courses in accounting/finance, human resources, statistics, marketing, economics, and information systems.




Basic knowledge in standard markup language used to create Web pages.


Expertise in building reports using Office suite and integration of Visual Basic Applications.

Business Acumen

Keenness and quickness in understanding and dealing with a business situation in a manner that is likely to lead to a good outcome.


Expertise in discovery and communication of meaningful patterns in data by data visualization to communicating insight.

Professional Development & Achievements

  • Business Visit to Nielsen Office located in Cincinnati, Ohio (USA) for 3 weeks to receive direct exposure to US Retail industry, undergo training's and quantify opportunities for TCS to acquire additional business
  • Attended training's such as First Time Manager, Train the Trainer, Business Negotiation Skills, Delivery & Transition Overview, Driving for Results, Structured Problem Solving, Creative Innovation & Advanced Presentation Skills
  • Completed the Associate Catalyst Program in TCS aimed at bridging gap between Associates and HR
  • Won ‘Star of the Year 2012– Gold’ from Nielsen partners for providing excellent client service
  • Won ‘Star of the Month’ and ‘On the Spot’ award for multiple excellent projects delivered
  • Saved over 180 annual hours by developing Excel templates as a Process improvement initiative
  • Working on a Thought Leadership project to throw more light on the innovation in Beverages category and if new segments could offset the slowdown among the conventional beverages category
  • Submitted a White Paper for Internal TCS publication on the topic ‘Predictive Analytics for Warranty Management’

Projects Completed


• Internship program at Nielsen India on the topic `Customer Satisfaction study of Gensets provided by Cummins India Limited`
• Retail Management: Focus Group Study on the consumer attributes in a retail store
• Management Information System: Study on the Information Systems maintained by a retail store