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Laxmikant Bhattad, a Business Analyst who specializes in fields including process improvement, investment performance analysis, and data analysis, earned his Bachelor of Engineering from the University of Pune in India. Majoring in Computer Science, he received his BA from the Pune Institute of Computer Technology at the University in 2003. In 2004, Mr. Bhattad enrolled in Drexel University in Philadelphia, where he attended the LeBow College of Business. He graduated in December of 2006 with a Master of Business Administration in Accounting/MIS. While studying at Drexel University, Laxmikant Bhattad earned a place on the Dean’s Fellowship and as a Research Assistant for professors investigating econometric financial research in regards to the oil industry. 

Soon after graduating from college in 2005, Mr. Bhattad began a business analysis internship position at Siemens Medical Solutions in Malvern, Pennsylvania. In the year that Laxmikant Bhattad worked at Siemens Medical Solutions, the company entrusted him with tasks such as data source verification and project development with teams in India. By innovating an improved access database, he was able to develop forecasting, reporting, and budgeting processes, and his recommendations saved the company 15% of its overall expenses. In 2006, Mr. Bhattad worked as a Business Analyst Intern at Exelon Corporation, where he was responsible for turning in weekly portfolio reports. He contributed to a 20% rise in efficiency through his work in process improvement. Laxmikant Bhattad worked at PNC Financial Services for three years over which time he performed a number of analysis projects including Net Asset Value, performance analysis, project assessment, and feasibility determination. Mr. Bhattad Currently works for Cognizant Business Consulting in Boston, Massachusetts as a Senior Business Analyst, where he uses his analysis and business knowledge, personal skills, and technical abilities to contribute to this group. 

Working with clients and account managers often, Laxmikant Bhattad has developed coordination and negotiation skills. In addition, he is able to multitask and resolve issues effectively, as well as integrating resourceful, creative ideas to improve overall development. As a Business Analyst, Laxmikant Bhattad primarily uses his abilities to improve business processes and efficiency, minimize costs, and provide accurate results.

Work experience

May 2010Present

Senior Business Analyst

Cognizant Technologies


Oct 2004Dec 2006


Drexel University
Jul 1999Jul 2003

Bachelor of Engineering

Pune Institute of Computer Technology