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Summary

Close to 14 years of Techno-Managerial experience in implementing & managing enterprise scale IT systems and Projects, including simultaneous implementations across time zones. Specialization in the financial services vertical with in-depth knowledge of retail banking operations and sales & marketing function. Academic & personal interest in Information Systems, Knowledge Management, Modelling & Simulations, high-end Computational techniques and Visual Arts. Currently working on a wide range of projects of personal, professional and academic interest, specifically in media, IT, knowledge services & e-Business incubation space. Demonstrated ability to listen to clients’/ prospects’ needs, develop solutions to meet their goals and budgets, and build trust and respect. Held management responsibility for over million dollars of annual technology budget. Successfully managed a business portfolio of 3000 plus customer base and a revenue line of 200 million dollars with EBIT contribution of 1 million dollar annually, deploying direct market activities as well as cross-sell strategies. Extensive experience in managing multiple vendors and partnering teams, delivering diverse products and services. Successfully represented quality and compliance audits for organisations worked for. Have a natural flair for team building, mentoring and nurturing talent.

Work experience

Mar 2007Present

Head, Bangalore Center

Planman Technologies
Setting up the Bangalore Operations and eBusiness Incubation practice.
Apr 2004Feb 2007

Project Manager

Infosys
Managing projects, implementing Finacle banking solution for client banks.
Mar 2000Apr 2004

Manager

Citibank N.A.
Managed the Technology function for Citibank India’s Consumer Banking Division. Responsible for preparing and deploying technology budgets to meet the functionality & performance requirements of the IT applications supporting the Cards and Assets business of Citibank India. As part of the Young Leadership Program, took a two year stint in sales and distribution, managing the business line from various technology intensive distribution channels – POS terminals, ATM centres, Payment Gateway, Utility Payments at Citibank Online, Mobile commerce, etc. for the Bangalore region.
Apr 1997Jun 1998

Asst. System Analyst

Tata Consultancy Services
Lead IT consultancy efforts on two GE Capital company projects (Y2K & Migration) that earned for TCS, SEI-CMM Level 4 accreditation.
May 1995Aug 1995

Research Associate

Indian Institute of Planning and Management
Jul 1993Jul 1995

Founder & CEO

T A Publications
Executed projects for clients in consultancy, design and execution of media products. Most notable among them was starting up a Delhi based Fortnightly Magazine, Torque Action partnering with its publisher, Amit Kumar. Responsible for the entire Publication-content design and management, editorial desk management & Marketing. Heading a team of 26 members.

Education

19982000

PGDM

Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta
19951997

M.E.

Indian Institute of Science
19891993

B. Tech

Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
19821989

High School

Delhi Public School, RK Puram
19761982

Primary School

Kendriya Vidyalaya