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Education

B-Tech

  • Finalist Times Public speaking contest, Surat chapter organized by Times of India (2006 and 2007)
  • Elected Class Representative of Electronics Department  by the students of the batch (2006-07)
  • Co-ordinator Infrastructure committee , Mindbend (Technical festival of NIT, Surat): Responsible for logistics for 3 days event  3 days event and the 2500+ participants from top engineering colleges from all over India (2004-05)
  • Marketing Executive, Renesa- college magazine. Increased distribution from 400 to over 2000 across Surat (2005)
  • Member - Literary and Debating committee of NIT, Surat for 2 years. Organized various events within the college
Jun 2007Mar 2009

MBA

Management Development Institute

All India Rank 6 in the Business Simulation competition organized by PepsiCo among more than 550 teams from the top B-Schools in India.

- Finalists at Case study competition in Taste the Success @ PepsiCo contest, conducted by PepsiCo among students from the top 12 B-Schools in India.

International Semi-Finalists in L'oreal Estrat, an international business simulation competition conducted byL'oreal where more than 80000 students participate from aroud the world.

National Finalists in Nokia Colloseum, a national business simulation competition organized by Nokia for the top 10 B-Schools in India.

Best research paper among more than 120 papers, in the Paper presentation competition conducted by IIM, Indore along with Retailers Association of India. Topic of paper - " Strategies for Private Labels in Indian Retail"

-Best 4 research papers in the paper presentation competition conducted by SCMHRD, Pune. Topic of paper- " Marketing of luxury cars in India"

 -Member, Marquity- Marketing club of MDI: Designed and conducted an All India quizfor 400+ participantsfrom over 25 B-schools in India organized for Advent- and Inter B-school marketing and advertising event(2008)

Work experience

Apr 2009Present

Management Trainee - Marketing

Citycom Networks Pvt. Ltd

Citycom provides mobile infrastructure solutions to telecom operators. My job profile included sales of the mobile solutions to the operators. This included not only sales but also coordination among various team for timely and efficient execution. 

Apr 2008May 2008

Marketing Intern

Trident Group

  • Project: Researching present and the future market potential for value-added yarn in the Ludhiana market              .
  • Responsibilities: Interviewed over 40 executives of the biggest textile manufacturers in Ludhiana market

Portfolio

Industry Exposure

Trident Group, Ludhiana (Summer Internship)                                                     Apr 2008 - May 2008 (2 months)

  • Project: Researching present and the future market potential for value-added yarn in the Ludhiana market.
  • Responsibilities: Interviewed over 40 executives of the biggest textile manufacturers in Ludhiana market

Vodafone                                                                                                                  July 2008 - Aug 2008 (2months)

  • Designed sales strategies for Vodafone handsets - Studied the GSM handset market and analyzed primary data taken from various shopkeepers and people to understand the buying pattern, and suggested future strategies.

Kansai Nerolac Paints Ltd., Gurgaon                                                                         Oct 2008-Nov 2008 (2 months)

  •         Studied Business Marketing aspects of company encompassing pricing, promotions, distribution etc.
  •         Various business marketing, sales force issues were identified and recommendations were suggested to tackle them.

Trendylicious                                                                                                                 Sept 2008 - Oct 2008(2 months)

  • Conducted a disguised market research for Trendylicious (an internet startup), to understand the usage pattern of e-newsletters among the people of various age groups in the NCR region. More than 450 respondents surveyed.

Interests

- Blogging

- Reading Books ( Non-fiction -(Auto)biographies, company history, psychology)

- Solving Sudoku puzzles

- Watching Sitcoms

Summary

I have completed my MBA from Management Development Institute,a premium B-School of India,  with specialization in Marketing.

I would like to pursue my career in Marketing, as I believe it is a very dynamic career with such challenges and opportunities that will utilize all the capabilities of a person and will improve him tremendously. Also the reason i want to be in marketing is because, of all the departments in the company, marketing is the one that brings in revenues.

I have exceptional analytical skills, deep rooted in concepts and and overall understanding of how a business is run, and that point is proved by the success I have achieved in the various business simulations. I have been a semi finalist in L'oreal Estrat conducted by L'oreal. I was all India finalist in the competitons conducted by Pepsi and Nokia. 

I have an interest in internet marketing field and hence I have started a blog www.m-teknopologist.com which deals with social media marketing and Web 2.0. I believe that internet is the future for marketing.