• Chandigarh | India
Cherish Santoshi

Cherish Santoshi

Work History

Work History

Google Student Ambassador

Google
  • Worked as a representative of Google's education outreach team for my college and Chandigarh area.
  • Led a team of 11 students to train more than 2000 students in 6 different universities.
  • Executed over 20 events to train and educate students about Google's latest technology. 
  • Got featured in 20 % of monthly GSA newsletters. 

Founder 

Apr 2015 - Present
Blackeyelabs (Android and web presence based startup.)
  • Responsible for customer acquisition and market research in the tri-city.
  • Defining project deadlines and brainstorming its requirements within the team.
  • Designing and implying marketing strategies for the customer.

Technology Partner

Jan 2015 - May 2015
Chandigarh Administration 
  • Helped state e-Governance team, Chandigarh to develop a property based Android app.
  • Delegated various discussion meeting and design sprints with Director of IT, Chandigarh Administration. 

Operations Analyst

Jan 2015 - May 2015
Chalkpad Technologies
  • Worked for Deputy Commissioner, Panchkula to develop an android app for a local shrine board. 
  • Orchestrated numerous design sprints and Hackathons for the completion of the project.

Journalist

Sep 2013 - Jan 2014
The Times of India
  • Interviewed various Bollywood celebrities for the lifestyle section of Times of Chandigarh.
  • Created effective and creative content for The Times Group on myriad subjects.

Coordinator | Communications and Information Management

Aug 2011 - Mar 2012
AIESEC | Chandigarh Chapter
  • Partnered with local businesses to increase company's branding scope.
  • Managed relationships with existing partners for a productive synergy. 
  • Designed informative content for organization's social media outreach.

Skills

Skills

Customer Acquisition 

Business Development 

Communications and Relationship Management

Digital Marketing 

Education

Education

B. Tech in Information Technology

2015
Punjab Technical University

Average Score: 75.35%

Senior Secondary School 

2011
Government Model Senior School, Chandigarh

Average Score: 70%

High School 

2009
Bhavan Vidyalaya, Chandigarh

Average Score: 85%

Awards and Recognition

  • Created “C.O.S.T.S.”, a model for encouraging online shopping in Indian households which was awarded as the best online shopping model at Google India Community Summit 2014.
  • Selected as one of the only 45 people in India to attend Online Marketing Lab 2014 by Google.  
  • Closed a deal with Uber and Red Bull for a Google event in one day.  
  • Won various prizes for debates and extempore competitions.
  • Bagged the first position as a marketing team among 20 teams from all over the country.
  • Captain of the under 16 football team in school.
  • Part-time Musician for more than 6 years and 50 plus live performances in 7 states.

Personal Profile 

  • An ardent learner with the ability to learn new tasks/skills quickly
  • Effective communicator with great networking skills
  • Versatile and Adaptable
  • Performer as an individual as well as a team player
  • Confident and assertive 

Date of Birth: January 30, 1993

Gender: Male

Hobbies: Traveling, exploring new places, writing and listening to good music, reading, writing and cooking. 

Languages: English, Hindi and Punjabi