Nilay Goyal

Work History

Work History
May 2011 - Present

MBA Intern - Business Strategy

Rasko Diamonds

  • Proposed a growth strategy by analyzing and integrating multiple business development options; proposed strategy projected increase in profits by 27% and was accepted for implementation
  • Developed a comprehensive business plan for entering new markets through new sales channels; the business plan is pending approval for funding with Government of Ontario
  • Streamlined business operations into 3 groups; improved organizational efficiency leading to better customer focus
  • Initiated new outbound communication campaigns for jewelry shows; increased the turnouts for the shows by 40%
  • Optimized the inventory management and pricing system for the finished jewelry products by identifying and correcting the mistakes in pricing; prevented potential loss of nearly $1.2 million
Nov 2008 - Aug 2010

Project Leader, Research and Development

Cadence Design Systems
  • Managed cradle-to-grave product lifecycles for 3 products used to design high-tech integrated circuits; defined product strategy and roadmap, managed resource allocation, product pricing and promotion 
  • Defined product features by identifying customer requirements; increased product adoption rate by 50%
  • Initiated a business process work flow optimization project; saved more than 20 man-hours per week for the team
  • Negotiated product requirements, cost and timelines with external vendors and alliance partners; achieved better terms with no additional cost to contract, while fostering healthy relationships
  • Recognized with Organization Level Special Recognition Award for achieving highest product adoption rate
Mar 2007 - Oct 2008

Team Leader, Chip Design and Verification-IP

eInfochips Pvt. Ltd.
  • Led a team of 6 people and managed complete responsibility of 2 IP products, generating revenues of $800,000 
  • Pitched the product to customers for sales; acquired 3 new business accounts that generated revenues of $350,000
  • Selected for a coveted Leadership Development Program and became the youngest team leader in the company
Jan 2006 - Mar 2007

Technology Consultant, Chip Design Methodologies

eInfochips Pvt. Ltd.

  • Advised clients on methodologies and developed test-plans to verify complex ICs; achieved 95% feature coverage
  • Relationship manager for client Transwitch Corp.; fostered healthy relationships to extend contract for 2 new projects
  • Developed comprehensive test-plans for Intel Corp.; uncovered 16 critical bugs in an Intel’s advanced chip design

Education

Education
Sep 2010 - Present

MBA

Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto

  • Presented strategic recommendations to Sick Kids Hospital for providing better patient care through improved employee engagement as a part of a consulting project
  • Case competition finalist; presented a marketing plan to raise awareness of the Pan-American games to the Senior Vice President, 2015 Pan-Am Games Organizing Committee
  • Member: Management Consulting Association, Business Technology Group, Rotman Marketing Association
Sep 2002 - May 2006

Bachelor of Engineering

U.V.P. College of Engineering, North Gujarat University

  • President of IEEE Student Branch; Organized two technical symposiums, each attracting more than 500 participants
  • Winner of three prizes for best and most innovative project design at different National level Competitions