Organizational Exposure

Work History
Jun 2014 - Sep 2015

Freelancer

Start - up, Mumbai 
  • Took a break from full time job owing to health & personal reasons
  • Freelancing for a start – up (educational domain) in consumer research surveys, content writing, market intelligence domains (Both primary and secondary research involved)
Jun 2013 - Dec 2013

Insights Director

IMRB International, Mumbai
  • Responsibilities included key accounts management, team handling (research) for project execution & management, business development, deployment of research findings, etc.
  • Direct reportees: 2 Researchers, 1 Operations manager & Indirect reportees: 15 – 18 field executives (varied basis projects), 2 analysis executives, 5 operations executives and 2 charting executives  
2011 - Present

Senior Research Executive

Ipsos Research Pvt. Ltd., Mumbai
  • Performed variety of roles including proposal writing & presentation, client servicing and business development for west & south markets, analysis management, insights generation, reports writing & presentation, etc.
  • Indirect reportees: 1 research executive, 15 – 18 field executives (varied basis projects), 1 analysis executives and 1 charting executives  
Feb 2010 - Jun 2011

Associate Research Manager

IMRB International, Bangalore
  • Multifarious responsibilities including proposal writing & presentation, project management, analysis management, reports writing & presentation, mentoring interns & managing operations team
  • Direct reportees: 3 summer interns and Indirect reportees: 15 – 18 field executives (varied basis projects), 1 analysis executives, 1 or 2 telecalling executives and 1 charting or operations executives

Internships

Education
Nov 2009 - Jan 2010

Winter Intern

Deloitte Touché Tohmatsu India Private Limited, Chennai

Financial & strategic advisory for a client involving identification of business development opportunities, self-sustainability plan, development of complete go – to market strategy, development and expansion opportunities

Apr 2009 - Jun 2009

Summer Intern

PhocusWright Inc., Delhi

Involved in variety of industry analysis reports like trend analysis of Indian outbound air travel, market analysis of aviation industry of Asia Pacific region – Post Recession, trends analysis of European Airlines and Hotels, and Market sizing & forecasting future trends in aviation, hotel, online travel & car rental sectors of travel & tourism industry

Project & Papers

  • Market Research Society of India (MRSI): Presented a paper (2011) - “Setting up of a rural panel through touch screen based kiosk”
  • Vendor Satisfaction Model: Developed for measuring strategic partnership with vendors, piloted for Tata Steel
  • Indian strategic moves focused on the bottom of Pyramid – Are they really a Blue Ocean?: Written and presented, on analyzing initiatives of different corporate focused towards Indian Rural sectors

Education

Certifications