Neelam Bhatia

Neelam Bhatia

Work History

Work History
Aug 2008 - Present

MBA Student

SC Johnson School of Management

Big Red Incubator Consultant

- Performed financial analysis for building a state-of-the-art museum and tourist destination in NY stateCornell Consultant

- Recommended a supply chain management strategy to a small-size pharmaceuticals company

- Identified key performance metrics to measure supplier performance.

- Developed frameworks to segment the suppliers as strategic and non-strategic for various direct and indirect materials based on industry standards.

- Identified cost reduction opportunities through supplier consolidation and automation of the procurement process.

Managerial Finance Immersion with Consulting Focus

Winner at SC Johnson Case Competition out of 65 teams

On of the top teams at Microsoft's Green Challenge case competition 

Jan 2008 - Jul 2008

Senior IT Consultant

Tata Consultancy Services

Managed a team of 16 software engineers across USA, Canada and China to develop next generation software solutions for telecom clients in USA and Canada. • Developed innovative software solutions to improve efficiency of complex switches and routers used to handle data and voice calls for telecom service providers.

• Earned TCS a three year contract worth $3.2 million and developed a new revenue channel, by creating an automated data processing system for the client.

• Tapped potential ideas within the organization and converted them into 16 innovative proposals for the client, of which 3 are already being implemented.

• Identified and resolved critical system flaws in the clients system which prevented absolute downtime of CDMA operations for some of the top US telecom service providers like Verizon.

• Nominated as “Best Employee of the Month” twice, based on client feedback.

Oct 2007 - Jul 2008

Senior Software Designer

Tata Consultancy Services
  •  “Most outstanding performer” award for resolving critical system flaws in the clients system thus preventing absolute downtime of CDMA operations for top US telecom service providers.
  • Designed an online Knowledge Management system for sharing best practices across projects.
  • Nominated as “Best Employee of the Month” twice, based on client feedback.
  • Elected as the youngest project lead amongst 600 associates. Promoted 4 times in 3 years.
  • Researched and implemented complex algorithms which improved system efficiency by 20%.
  • Conducted “Six-Hat Thinking” training sessions across teams to expedite decision making.
  • Started the “Save Paper” drive to reduce the paper consumption in the office by 30%.
Jul 2005 - Oct 2007

Assistant Systems Engineer

Tata Consultancy Services

Only team member nominated to attend the Next Generation Telecom Solutions Training. Conducted a Six Hat Thinking session for 15 associates with some live examples from the work place. Elected as the batch representative of 120 associates during 45 day corporate training in Kerala.

Education

Education

Summary

Cornell Consulting Group

- Recommended a supplier performance evaluation and supplier segmentation strategy to help a growing pharmaceuticals company evaluate its suppliers.TATA Consultancy Services - Senior IT Consultant- Responsible for end to end implementation of technology projects involving gathering of client requirements, project management and final presentations to C-level management.- Managed a team of 16 software engineers across USA, Canada and China to develop next generation software solutions for telecom clients in USA and Canada.MinuteMan India : Manufacturing and distribution of “photographic write and wipe boards”- First company to launch photographic write and wipe boards in India.- Implemented various pricing and marketing strategies to improve annual revenue by 20%.

Objective

Long term goal is to be a management / strategy consultant.

Short term goal is to learn about various industries and gain experience in solving various business problems. For example: working in projects such as market entry, expansion, acquisition, operations etc.