Work History

Work History
Jun 2008 - Jun 2009

Business Consultant (Independent)

Business Consultant

  • Consulted for an entrepreneur to startup a social media business by developing online social media platform using internet technologies (HTML, CSS, PHP, CakePHP, MySQL),Agile software development methodologies and Cloud Computing environment
  • Consulted for an entrepreneur to startup an online sport management and marketing company by conducting business analysis and managing the execution of internet-based product development strategy
Jul 2006 - May 2008

Business Consultant

Carlson Consulting Enterprise

Business consultant with a professionally run academic program of the Carlson School of Management (University of Minnesota); provided data-driven business analysis and recommendations to deliver bottom-line results to clients

Project Leadership

  • Led team and facilitated cross-functional team meetings with business unit and product owners to identify and define key functional and business-level metrics to build an executive dashboard for the COO of a major US healthcare client

Business Analysis

  • Designed and developed key performance indicator (KPI)-based executive dashboard to assist COO of a major US healthcare client to manage business effectively and identify continuous improvement efforts
  • Identified new market opportunity in US healthcare compliance sector for a major information services provider by conducting Voice-of-Customer (VOC) interviews and market research to understand unmet meets of customers and their current usage of compliance products

Market Research

  • Performed industry and competitive analysis for a $25B information services provider to understand competitive landscape and key players in the compliance market; recommended potential players for acquisition and/or strategic partnerships
  • Conducted secondary market research of global car care landscape for a $25B US manufacturing client to perform global business opportunity assessment of adjacent consumer car care market for its foray into international car care market
Sep 1999 - May 2006

Information Technology Analyst

Tata Consultancy Services

Experienced IT professional with Asia’s biggest IT services company - Tata Consultancy Services - providing business consulting, information technology, business process outsourcing, infrastructure, and engineering services to broad portfolio of clients and industries

Location Summary: Mumbai, New Jersey (USA), Amsterdam (Netherlands)

Project Management

  • Managed $2M SAP-FICO global implementation and integration of financial accounting operations for a $2B European shipping and transportation client through effective team leadership, customer relationship management, transparent and timely communication with project stakeholders, and objective project reporting.

IT Solutions Architect

  • Spearheaded the technical design, development, and implementation of online group insurance product for a major US financial services client using state-of-the-art internet technologies - Object-oriented programming concepts (Java/J2EE), MVC Architecture, Apache frameworks, software platform (IBM WebSphere), and data modeling (MS SQL Server)

Technical Analysis/Software Development

  • Performed business and technical analysis of existing business and IT system processes for a major European financial services client by performing due-diligence and cost-benefit analysis, and recommending scalable, robust, cost-effective banking solution to enhance the user experience of its customers in Belgium and Germany.

Education

Education

Skills

Skills

Software Programming

Market Research

IT Solutions Architect

Business Analysis

IT Strategy / IT Governance / IT Roadmap

Business Strategy Consulting

Project Management

Areas of Excellence

Project Management • Business Consulting • IT Solutions Architect • IT Strategy / IT Governance / IT Roadmap • Software Programming • Business Analysis Technical Analysis • Software Development • Market Research • Team Management

Objective

Aiming for senior managerial positions in IT Strategy / Business Consulting / Project Management in IT Sector

Summary

A technology driven professional with 9 years of experience in Business Consulting, Technology Strategy Consulting, Project Management, Business Analysis, Key Account Management, Business Technology Management and Team Management.

An ardent analyst, with a flair for adapting quickly to dynamic business environments and adopting pragmatic approach in improvising on solutions and resolving complex business issues.

Exposure in successfully executing the following consulting responsibilities:o    Structuring and shaping client engagements and solving complex client challenges.o    Building innovative and practical client solutions and managing large organizational changes.

An effective leader with proven abilities in working with cross cultural teams during the project phase; guiding team members and enabling knowledge sharing among the team.

Interest

  • Technology Trends
  • Disruptive Innovation
  • IT Strategy, IT Governance, IT Roadmap
  • Research (Academic & Business)
  • Cross-cultural Study and Orientation
  • Thought Leadership
  • Health & Fitness
  • Social Business
  • Social Media

Certifications

Certifications

• Sun Certified Web Component Developer (Java 2 Enterprise Edition)

Sun Microsystems

• Sun Certified Programmer (Java 2 Platform)

Sun Microsystems