Harshad Rane

Harshad Rane

Work History

Work History
Jul 2011 - Aug 2011

Summer Intern


Key Results:

§Responsible for preparing a market penetration strategy to launch the new website by NSDC

§Negotiate the terms with SIFY the vendor to launch the new website

§Preparing a long term strategy to ensure the success of the website


Jul 2005 - Dec 2010



Key Results:

§Led HSBC’s, Marks and Spencer Credit cards implementation in UK. Coordinated with a cross cultural team of 30-40 associates working across 3 different countries. Launched around 5 million credit cards as part of this project in UK

§Worked as a Business Consultant and provided business solutions in credit cards domain to HSBC for over 5.5 years. Helped HSBC reducing the implementation and development cost by 5-10%

§Published creative designs and functional specs within Capgemini and HSBC, resulting in low cost feasible designs

§Managed a team of 20 offshore members, helped them managing their career goals and aspirations

§Worked on the project life cycle from kickoff till implementation. Net worth of projects handled in 3 years is approximately $ 6-7 million

§Helped introduce a new, feedback methodology that contributed to higher-quality product releases and a 15-20% reduction in errors

§Worked as project/team lead, helped building a strong and reliable team of 10 associates

§Gathered experience in NA, UK, Asia Pacific and Middle East credit cards Market, Worked on 6 credit card implementations during this tenure


Jan 2011 - Present

Master of Business Administration

Schulich School of Business, York University

§Specializations: Marketing

§Elected as a Spokesperson of Schulich India Marketing Association

§Exchange program with SP Jain Institute of Management & Research , Mumbai

§Completed project on retail industry (Loblaw & Hypercity), highlighting its IT business strategy

§Won Prestige Cup Case Competition in Jun 2011

Aug 2001 - Jun 2005

Bachelor of Engineering

Pune University

§Graduated with first class and distinction

§Organized cultural events and industrial visits


§Avid interest in trekking, bike riding and writing poems

§Fascinated by Pyramids


§Received HSBC top talent award in 2010

§Received HSBC Malaysia Crystal Award in 2006

§Received awards for contribution towards HSBC Octagon, Interchange domain and for conducting trainings

§Received certificate of appreciation for organizing parties in Capgemini

§Participated and completed Enduro Race, A 110 km race (Adventure race conducted by NEF in India every year)

§Received Scholarship for scoring highest grade in Hindi language among all the CBSE board Indian students in 1999


§More than 5.5 years of Consultancy experience in the financial services industry

§Exceptional skills in providing business consultancy and providing business solutions in Credit/Debit cards domain

§Experience of leading and providing business solutions while implementing Marks and Spencer’s credit cards in Europe (Portfolio of around 5 million credit cards)

§Proven ability to lead seamless implementations and deliver next-generation technical solutions improving revenues, margins and workplace productivity

§Expert in gathering, analyzing and defining business and functional requirements