To grow in leadership and knowledge, effectively collaborate with team members and colleagues, and pursue innovative and cutting edge practices in a corporate environment which demands consistent cross-functional and multi-tasking abilities.



• Concert pianist with guitar, bass guitar, pipe organ and saxophone skills too.

• Released two albums in 2007 and in 2009.

• Collaborate continually with local and international jazz quartets, orchestras, music groups, and gospel choirs.


• Captained the Yale Badminton Team which competed at the U.S Nationals and won 1st place for the U.S North-East Region.

• Train and compete locally with the Trinity Badminton Team.

• Yale residential house squash captain and avid tennis player.

Community Service:

• Since high school, I’ve been intimately involved in summer camps, youth groups, counseling at-risk youth, tutoring disadvantaged students, and mentoring orphans and street kids.



Work History

Work History
Aug 2010 - Present

Founder & Producer

Delhi Christmas Festival


The capital city’s first community-level Christmas Festival hosted in a premiere shopping destination involving local and international artists in an eclectic celebration lasting 6 days.


• Conceptualized, created, and organized the Delhi Christmas Festival in partnership with Ray Jourdan, co-founder.• Sourced, signed and managed 350 local and international artists performing music, art, theatre, multimedia and dance.• Supervised a volunteer team to develop the brand identity and all related creative, marketing and advertising material.

May 2009 - May 2010

Associate - Strategic Alliances

World Vision


The largest humanitarian organization in India, World Vision is involved in emergency relief, advocacy and community transformation in 5300 communities throughout India impacting 1.5 million children.


• Pioneered relationships with key officials in the Indian government and within corporate circles to promote the work and mission of World Vision.

• Created novel national level strategies involving policymakers and bureaucrats in the Indian government to best advocate for the rights of children

• Built World Vision’s brand identity by effectively representing it from informal local NGO meets to international roundtable discussions.

Aug 2008 - Jan 2009

Assistant to the International Aid Advisor

United Nations (UNORC)


The first-of-its-kind office of the UN system, UNORC coordinated post-Tsunami recovery and reconstruction activities, and fosters sustainable long term policies and strategies.


• Liaised closely with local government and international humanitarian partners to develop and coordinate solutions to the ongoing recovery challenges.

• Monitored the prize-winning ‘RAN Database’, an extensive database tracking aid sourced through 49 countries and implemented via 700+ organizations.

• Managed several accounts with UN clients to ensure everyone’s best interest while actively seeking a unified strategy and effort.

Dec 2007 - Jan 2008

Corporate Finance Intern



One of the Big Four auditors, KPMG in U.A.E plays an important role in the Middle East capital markets


• Conducted market and industry research on the oil and real estate sectors of the economy

• Contributed significantly to the Informational Memorandums and other official documents used by prospective investors




Proficient in use of Windows (Vista, XP, 2000, 98, 95), Microsoft Office, Lotus Notes, Visual Basic, C++, Flash, STATA, SPSS Statistics, SmartDraw, Gantt Project