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Summary

    Domains    Platforms    Business Functions
  • Supply Chain
  • Web
  • Product Management
  • Retail
  • Mobile (Android, iOS)
  • Agile Project Management
  • Corporate Finance
  • ERP packages
  • Sales & Marketing
  • Healthcare/Pharma
  • Custom Software (AS400)
  • Finance & Operations

Work Experience

Jan 2016Present

Product Management Specialist

0n Consulting

Consulting on different aspects of Product Management:

  • Business Model Planning
  • Product Prototyping
  • Market Research
  • Financial Modelling
  • Transitioning from Waterfall to Agile
Jul 2014Sep 2015

Product Manager

kulu

Co-founded and grew kulu from idea to market launch. kulu is a SaaS-based Expense Management system for Small and Medium Businesses.

  • Drove Product Vision, managed Product Roadmap, developed a passionate Customer base of early adopters, and ensured multiple rounds of milestone-driven Funding
  • As Scrum Master and Product Owner, used a pragmatic mix of Agile practices from Scrum, Kanban and XP so that our Product Development team could rapidly build multiple Web and mobile (Android) versions of kulu
Feb 2012Jul 2014

Project / Client Management and Finance & Operations

C42 Engineering, later Nilenso Software
  • Managed an expanding portfolio of clients for our Consulting practice strategically moving from projects low-value, staff augmentation mode to high-impact, complete Product Development Ownership mode, resulting in doubling of T&M billing rates.
    • Domains: Retail, Advertising and Social Sector
    • Technologies used: Ruby on Rails, Mobile apps (Android and iOS using Titanium), node.js, AngularJS, React.js and Clojure
  • As Finance/Operations Head, I established the Finance and Operations functions at both C42 and (later Nilenso) from the ground up
    • Owned contractual and financial negotiations during the Sales process
    • Drove key changes to Project Reporting and Staffing practices to translate company's strategic bottom-line targets into individual project goals. Revenues grew three-fold and Resource Utilization improved by more than 20%
  • C42 Engineering has now been acquired by GoJek, Indonesia

Jan 2011Feb 2012

Sales Solutions Architect

Capgemini
  • Built Application Management Sales Solutions (15 bids worth €40 Million in a year) as Delivery Expert
    • Domains: Retail, Energy, Pharma, Telecom
    • Technologies/platforms: SAP, LAMP stack, Sharepoint, Drupal/PHP, JDE
    • Geographies: Europe, UK, Australia
  • Improved Solutioning practices and reduced turnaround­ times by Introducing innovative techniques like Technology-­based Estimation (vis­-a-­vis tickets­-based), Modularization of artefacts, communication protocols with Delivery and Domain expert groups
Feb 2008Jan 2011

Process Owner/Business Analyst

Capgemini
  • Ownership of Gateway and ETL applications between Supply Chain and Business Intelligence functions of a large European Pharmaceutical company
    • Domain: Supply Chain, Pharma
    • Technologies: AS400, JDE, Cognos BI
  • Responsible for Support, Maintenance and New feature Development
  • Won new Outsourcing projects by pitching leaner, scalable architecture for new geographies
  • Achievements: SLA compliance went up from 80% to a sustainable 99%, Turn-around-­Time for Support tickets halved despite 50% growth in application size, streamlined business flows, increased Fault Tolerance and established Standard­ Operating ­Procedures (SOPs)
Nov 2005Feb 2008

Software Engineer/Team Lead

Infosys
  • Trained and led an inexperienced team to deliver on a high­-stakes pilot project for a New client within a challenging deadline. Worked on various parts of Supply Chain process writing hand-rolled legacy code.
    • Domains: Retail, Supply Chain
    • Technologies: JDA (MMS), JDE, custom AS400 applications, DataStage 
  • ­ Retail Management Certificate issued by National Retail Federation Foundation

Technologies and tools

Technologies used across projects:

Web  Mobile Database Deployment ERP packages

Ruby on Rails, node.js, Clojure, AngularJS, React.js, 
HTML, CSS, Javascript, jQuery

Android (native)

iOs (Titanium, PhoneGap)

PostGreSQL, 
MySQL

Heroku, 

AWS S3

JDA(MMS), JDE, Cognos BI, IBM Datastage, Custom-built AS400 systems

Tools used:

Product Planning

Project Management Prototyping/
Wireframing
Analytics Project Collaboration Modelling, Documentation

Trello,Asana, Taiga

Pivotal Tracker, JIRA, Waffle  Invision, Keynote, Powerpoint, Pixate, Balsamiq Google Analytics, Mixpanel Slack, Basecamp, Microsoft Sharepoint, Yammer Visio, Gliffy, Xmind, UML, Markdown