Work History

Work History

2008 - 2012

Consultant

Self Employed

Business Planning

Product Strategy & Development

Website Design

Social Media Marketing

2010 - 2011

Co-Founder, President

indranis light foundation

Established non-profit foundation to Educate, Mentor, Teach all aspiring women and in particular maligned women to live the life of their dreams.

2008 - 2009

Consultant - Business Planning, Product Strategy & Development

Startups - Social Networking for Healthcare

GENERATED PRODUCT ROADMAP AND MADE TECHNOLOGY RECOMMENDATIONS - Based on analysis of the Healthcare industry: participants in the ecosystem, the flow of dollars, critical issues being currently faced, healthcare IT standards and categorization of online tools.

TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENTS - Business use of Web 2.0 Technologies & Mobile Support.

Oct 2005 - Jun 2007

Director, ISS/Bladesystem Software – R&D Value Add

Hewlett Packard

INSIGHT CONTROL SOFTWARE FOR REVENUE STRATEGY - Influenced software organization marketing and development leaders to implement per seat revenue based licensing, offering new revenue stream and improvement in overall margins.  Presented to the entire supply chain a well tested license model with matrix of licenses sold, thus allowing on-demand decisions to manage the product portfolio.

TRANSITION APPROCH AND IMPLEMENTATION - Upon resigning, developed a transition strategy for 3 projects, to align products with appropriate portfolio and resources based on need.  Collaborated across business units to gain consensus and implemented seamless transition of projects and people in 3 weeks.PRODUCT AND PEOPLE TRANSITION TO HP (FROM RLX TECHNOLOGIES) - Led people into new roles & responsibilities, established career paths.  Overcame many challenges in planning, execution and delivery as initial HP Product release, resulting in successful acquisition matrix and product availability to take to new markets.  Refined product development processes to meet aggressive product demands, while continuing to integrate large company processes.Recognitions

- KEY TALENT FOR TOP 10% OF DIRECTORS (HP) - Unique selection by leadership team for outstanding performance.  Embarked on a 3 month journey to expand the leadership skills by working on a proposal to solve a strategically critical halted project, worked on it in parallel to day-to-day job- ESSENTIAL LEADERSHIP (HP) - Selected by Business unit to build Leadership excellence in areas of leadership connections, strengthen career development plans/action and build leadership pipeline for future succession.

Dec 2001 - Oct 2005

Sr. Director, Software Development

RLX Technologies

SUCCESSFUL TRANSITION AS SW OEM COMPANY - Re-invigorated the team and met the new business demand to successfully build product sold for revenue in a startup environment as a SW OEM company. Managed the team as the company transitioned from HW to SW OEM Company.  Mentored and trained peers to lead a team, perform product planning and execution.  Lead definition of multiple levels of value offerings that OEMs could pick and select to fit within the business model.  Lead product changes, license management and process changes to meet the demand of delivering to multiple OEMs.  Successfully delivered the product, met aggressive schedule for the first OEM that generated revenue for the company.  Transitioned the team and peers to become part of the acquiring company

ADAPTED TEAM AND PROCESSES TO SUCCESSFULLY BUILD PRODUCT SOLD FOR REVENUE IN A START-UP ENVIRONMENT - Hired and built a team from ground up to develop innovative management products. Delivered multiple generations of releases that gained industry accolades and high product connect.  Resulted in increasing overall solution sales and revenue. Lead product software changes and instituted license management process to drive software to be sold for revenue with full end-to-end tracking of licenses. Identified manageability requirements in coordination with other teams, Lead engineering and directed product marketing, quality assurance, supply chain, professional support and services organizations in fast paced releases meeting aggressive schedules. 

1988 - 2001

Vice President of Software Development

Telxon Corporation was acquired by Symbol Technologies, Symbol Technologies acquired by Motorola Inc.

Vice President of Software Development                                                                                                    2001 - 1996Oversaw software engineering organization responsible for the design, development, integration, and quality assurance of embedded and systems software for wireless hardware solutions to meet strategic business objectives.  Established project management strategies for several strategic projects such as Year 2000, integration of new business systems, and improvement of development processes.  Evaluated, established and supervised partnerships and vendor relationships with Microsoft and Bsquare.Director of Software Development                                                                                                              1996 - 1994Managed systems software organization responsible for the delivery of software solutions for automated data collection and wireless hardware devices.  Defined security guidelines to protect corporate software intellectual property.  Planned and reviewed projects.Project Manager , Sr. Software Engineer, Software Engineer                                                              1996 - 1988

Education

Education
Jun 1987 - Present

Additional Courses

University of Akron

- COBOL Programming- Database Management 

Sep 1981 - Dec 1986

Bachelor of Science

University of Houston

Custom

Sabbatical

IndiaDec 2007 - Jan 2009

Caregiver & Coordinator

Traveled abroad multiple times & stayed for extended period to take care of aging parent.

Visualize Freedom

Houston, TX, United States

Jul 2007 - Dec 2007

President & CEO

ESTABLISHED OWN BUSINESS - In proprietary financial education products & services. Developedday to day discipline of running a business from home - Separation of business office area, setup ofsoftware tools for small business such as Financial tracking software, Marketing tools, Email,Calendar & Contacts. Formalized company records and the company, as an LLC.INTERNET MARKETING - Developed and ran multiple successful marketing campaigns withGoogle Adwords, Yahoo Search Marketing and Microsoft adCenter filtering thousands of leads.Ran successful ads in e-newsletters, posted Classifieds at free sites (craigslist etc.) and paidsites (eBay etc.).

Memberships

Mentor - MentorNetPatents - Mobile Device ID Allocation System and Method - U.S. Pat. No. 6,073,033Citizenship - United States

Summary

A forward-thinking senior executive with proven track record of technical and strategic leadership in defining and driving new business opportunities that achieve significant revenue and margin growth. Ability to put together diverse teams, and motivate them to transform technologies, into successful scalable revenue generating product portfolios. Comfortable navigating through complex business and investment dynamics with the ability to assess and modify investments based on potential return and viability.  Have travelled extensively and fluent in 3 languages.

LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT BACKGROUND WITH PROVEN ABILITY TO MENTOR - 20 years of extensive product development & delivery experience, led as Vice President and Director in large, mid-size and startup companies with full budget responsibilities.  Lead cross-functional and world-wide teams with diverse technical and cultural backgrounds.  Inspired & trained managers to direct, motivate, retain, and deal honestly and fairly with diverse employees at many levels.  Supervised strategic partnerships and vendors.  Adept at crisis management, troubleshooting, problem solving and negotiating. 

STRATEGIC PLANNING WITH PROVEN SUCCESS IN PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT - Influenced organizational strategy, investment and trade-off alternatives in projects offering true mutual value, resulting in high levels of customer satisfaction.  Worked with senior executives and marketing, shaped product strategy and established roadmaps.  Performed in-depth analysis of competing products, set priorities, developed business cases and secured funding for new initiatives.  Participated in formal technical M&A due-diligence investigations, during company acquisitions.

RECENT TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENTS - Blogging Technologies and integration with Social Media & Networking

Certifications

Certifications
Oct 1999 - Present

New Product Development, Bills of Materials

David Biggs
Jan 2000 - Present

Fundamentals of Finance and Accounting

American Management Association
Mar 2000 - Present

Win CE OAL and Driver Programming

Douglas Bowling, David Soloman Expert Seminars
May 2000 - Present

Leadership and Team Effectiveness

Yale University School of Management
Jun 2000 - Present

Project Management - Fundamentals and Tricks

RMC Project Management
Dec 2005 - Present

Exceptional Presentations

Baker Communications Inc.
May 2007 - Present

Top Women in Technology

Association of Women in Computing
Jun 2000 - Present

Project Management - Risk Management

RMC Project Management