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A spectrum of evolutionary & revolutionary experiences spanning over 2 decades.

Interventions that are experiential to slice business EPICS into user experiences.

Forerunner with a conscious belief, that philanthropy is a vital element of successful leadership.

Challenging status quo through diverse perspectives, reflective approach and practical insights.

Work History

Apr 2012Present


10kInfo Data Solutions Pvt. Ltd.,Bangalore-India
  • Aligning priorities to business strategies ensuring the existing set of projects fit within the direction and based on the instinct for survival within competitors.
  • Build structural pillars for recommendation engine boosting consumer engagement.
  • Embed technology as an enabler, a catalyst & differentiator to innovation into the organization rather than a standalone silo function. 
  • Commercially astute along with demonstrating leadership, emotional intelligence and relationship building, a way comprehensible to the business - across the range of subjects discussed at board level.
  • Setting up backup to the backup plans, thru a passionate drive by sniffing out the facts and mediating outcomes.
  • Stabilize operations, limit WIP activities, build a culture of innovation across the teams.
  • Bridge the delicate balance to keep employees and customers happy protecting the company interest.
  • Implemented cost rationalization strategies thru negotiation and demonstrated power of influence when dealing with stakeholders, teams, customers and suppliers consistently.
Oct 2007Mar 2012

Enterprise Solution Architect -Data Practice

Future Group, Ahmedabad-India
  • Principal strategist to inculcate the paradigm, based on managing organization's strategic asset "Data" that fuels growth.
  • Actionable insight on the problems customers are trying to solve and the technical acumen to understand the merits of approaches for solving them.
  • Work with stakeholders, as a buyer and seller of technology services, delivering broad range of packaged and bespoke applications and complex infrastructure.
  • Lead white-boarding sessions articulating business processes, technology issues and shape solution approaches including design options.
  • Consultative ability to facilitate open communication and fact-based decision making, including strong listening skills.
  • Work with subject matter experts to provide a consensus based enterprise solution that is scalable, adaptable and in sync with changing business needs.
  • Implementing ARIS (Architecture of Integrated Information Systems), an approach to enterprise modeling, offering methods for analyzing processes and taking a holistic view of process design, management, work flow, and application processing.
Sep 2006Sep 2007

Database Architect

Visualsoft Technologies Ltd., Hyderabad-India
  • Define vision, strategy and principles for data management.
  • Identifying key and common data elements to bind three pillars of data governance -compliance, integration and transformation.
  • Maintains database by determining structural requirements for developing and implementing solutions.
  • Inform, interpret data project sponsors and serve as the liaison between data consumer representatives and governance teams.
  • Document how a logical design will translate into one or more physical databases, enabling flow of data thru successive stages.
  • Building bridge between AS-IS to TO-BE proposed system, with a plan to migrating the existing data.
  • Optimizing the database parameters by customizing the vanilla installation of the database instance.
  • Lead white board sessions with varying degrees of knowledge to improve the user experience.
  • Spearhead a team of 20 DBA’s for  architectural guideline.
  • Promulgate coding conventions and documentation standards.
May 2006Aug 2006

Sr Database Architect

Capstone Securities, Pune-India
  • Key member of the team defining data store for collecting data, transmitted through the channels of NASDAQ, NYSE and other Electronic Communication Networks (ECN’s).
  • Pruning and segregating data providing analytical information for the agent trading online from India.
Aug 2004Apr 2006

Database Administrator

Aspect Technology Center, Bangalore-India
  • Creating sandbag environment for version based implementation of the products for development, and testing.
  • Assists with impact analysis of any changes made to the database objects.
  • Troubleshooting the problems related to the databases, applications and development tools.
  • Responsible for installation and configuration of third party plug-ins and products to be integrated with data mart for extracting data into the Data mart databases used for enterprise reporting.
  • Optimizing the database parameter by customizing the vanilla installation of the database instance.
  • Building and recovery of data mart’s upon requests from clients of Aspect.
  • Conceptualized and did a POC in setting up a live call center test bed with Digital Communication Processors.
  • Various other technical duties including, but not limited to, SQL tuning, root cause analysis, code walk through and critiquing code, end-user consultations.
Jan 2002Jul 2004

Data Modeler

Wincer Infotech, Bangalore-India
  • Interact with business analyst to get the functional requirements and translate business needs into data models. 
  • Work with the Application Development team to build data flows. 
  • Create logical and physical data models ensuring reduced redundancy. 
  • Optimize and update logical and physical data models to support new and existing projects. 
  • Develop best practices for standard naming conventions and coding practices to ensure consistency of data models. 
  • Perform reverse engineering of physical data models from databases and SQL scripts. 
  • Review modifications to existing software to improve efficiency and performance.
Mar 2001Nov 2001

Oracle DBA

Ministry of Agriculture & Fisheries (Federal Govt), Dubai-UAE
  • Creates and maintains all databases required for development, testing, pre-production and production usage.
  • Performs the capacity planning required to create and maintain the databases.
  • Performs ongoing tuning of the database instances.
  • Install new versions of the Oracle RDBMS and its tools and any other tools that access the Oracle database.
  • Plans and implements backup and recovery of the Oracle database.
  • Provides technical support to application development teams.
  • Enforces and maintains database constraints to ensure integrity of the database.
  • Administers all database objects, including tables, indexes, views, sequences, packages and procedures.
  • Assists with impact analysis of any changes made to the database objects.
  • Optimizing the database parameter by customizing the vanilla installation of the database instance.
  • Create new database users as required.
Jul 2000Feb 2001

Oracle DBA

Bin Salmeen Computers, Abu Dhabi-UAE
  • Implement database systems based on customer requirements for development, testing, beta and production usage.
  • Identify any issues related to database performance and provide corrective measures on an ongoing basis.
  • Maintain data dictionary as a part of metadata repository for ready reference.
  • Perform space management and capacity planning for database systems.
  • Ensure data quality and integrity in databases.
  • Participate in database design and architecture to support application development projects.
  • Develop security procedures to protect databases from unauthorized usage.
  • Retaining the data hygiene factor during database version upgrade.
  • Conducting weekly/monthly audits of data entry to ensure accuracy and providing users with feedback on their data entry practices.
  • Eliminating obsolete queries and reports running on the database instance.
  • Assists with impact analysis of any changes made to the database objects.
Jan 1996Jun 2000

Software Engineer

Vibrant Systems, Vadodara-India
  • Create complex functions, scripts, stored procedures and triggers to support application development.
  • Participate in database design and architecture to support application development projects.
  • Develop database tables and dictionaries.
  • Perform data back-up and archival on regular basis.
  • Test databases and perform bug fixes.
  • Troubleshoot database related issues in a timely fashion.
  • Coordinate with the team lead & programmers on the current programming tasks.


Jan 1993Jan 1996

Master in Computer Application

The MS University

Master of Computer Applications (MCA) is a three-year professional Master's Degree in computer science. The post graduate program is designed to meet the growing demand for qualified professionals in the field of Information Technology.


Six Sigma, Black Belt Certified

Six Sigma is a set of techniques and tools for process improvement. Six Sigma seeks to improve the quality output of process by identifying and removing the causes of defects (errors) and minimizing variability in business processes.  It uses a set of quality management methods, mainly empirical, statistical methods, and creates a special infrastructure of people within the organization ("Champions", "Black Belts", "Green Belts", etc.).

TOGAF 8 for Enterprise Architecture

TOGAF®, an Open Group Standard, is a proven enterprise architecture methodology and framework to improve business efficiency. A reliable enterprise architecture standard, ensuring consistent standards, methods and communication among enterprise architecture professionals. The Open Group TOGAF Certification Program for People (the Program) is intended to make certification available to people who have knowledge and understanding of TOGAF


Progressive Management
  • Architectural evolution & comprehending constraints. 
  • Revitalizing teams by bridging their capabilities versus vulnerabilities.
  • Assurance to stakeholders thru governance frameworks.
  • Consultative ability to facilitate open communication.
Organize Chaos
  • Start with what you do now,
  • Agree to pursue evolutionary change rather than revolutionary change,
  • Respect the current process, roles, responsibilities & titles,
  • Encouraging leadership at all levels.
Negotiation & Advocacy

Strong  negotiation,  advocacy  and communication,   both  written,  verbal and excellent  presentation  skills  in  English.

Worked under pressure

Ability  to  effectively  advocate  for  trade  justice  issues  in  a  highly  charged  political   environment.


Work  as “passionpreneurs” transforming ideas as simple as pastime activity into viable business venture & build monetizing platform over the same.

Attention to Detail

Ability to balance competing and demanding situations with strong attention to detail and deadlines.

Core Competence

Entrepreneurship, Technology management, Team building, Strategic planning, Product design & development, Lean operations, New business development.

About Me

Growing up among chaos was normal - everyday, everywhere. But learning to be experimental, looking things in new ways, to get an organized view and efficiently navigate through them producing desired results was something, I still cherish to work with …

Enabled by technology, the environment has changed, the way I author things have changed. But still I enjoy being a growth hacker & continue to be attracted by challenges presented around chaos, bloomed within inefficiencies. 

A communication evangelist, welcoming to talk about technology & business.