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Work experience

Jan 2013Jan 2014

Associate Director - Business Analytics & Information Management

AbbVie
  • Lead all Data & Analytics initiatives for the commercial organization across Asia Pacific & Japan; Middle East, Eastern Europe & Africa.
  • Manage budget of over 1.5 Million for various initiatives across the region.
  • Define strategy for Business Analytics and align all initiatives to the strategy.
  • Manage multiple stakeholder across the region, functions & global teams to deliver effective analytics.
  • Define Vision, develop proof of concept to rally stakeholders behind common goals.
  • Increase adoption level of new systems & processes by developing effective communications & change management.
  • Manage a team of 3 direct reports and 10 indirect team member.
  • Implement brand new analytics solution for Sales Force Effectiveness.
  • Architect and Manage team to replace legacy analytical solutions.
20132013

Freelancer

Freelance
  • Develop strategy for Business Analytics consulting for entry into Asia.
  • Manage deployment of SAP HANA – Big data and in-memory appliance from SAP.
  • Provide consultation on ad-hoc basis on Performance Management solutions.
Jan 2009Jan 2013

Regional IT Manager - Business Analytics and Planning

Johnson & Johnson
  • Managed all business IT partnering and solution architecting for Business Analytics and Planning across 14 markets and functions including Finance, Supply Chain, and Sales & Marketing.
  • Build a high performance team for Financial Planning and Analysis IT capabilities, lead and retain key talents. Manage a team of 4 comprising of in house consultant, vendors and offshore resources.
  • Model and architect Business Planning System to help manage business turnover of more than $ 3 Billion.
  • Define BI strategy and develop roadmap for Asia Pacific, implement innovate solutions to achieve several quick wins.
  • Lead implementation and standardization of Analytics across Asia pacific using SAP BI and IBM Cognos, Microsoft BI.
  • Create value proposition via prototyping for visualization/mobile BI tools – Tableau, Spotfire, Roambi, Cognos, SAS.
  • Develop training strategy and roadmap for adoption of Business Analytics among business users resulting in increased adoption rate by 50%.
  • Develop strategy and solution for seamless and effective data extraction to increase visibility of company financials and help reduce business involvement by 50%.
  • Prepare & implement strategy for outsourcing support.
  • Achieved awards in 2011, 2012 and 2013 for innovation and work excellence.

Education

19982001

B.Comp

National University of Singapore
Accelerated Honors Program - Completed honors degree in 3.5 year instead of regular 4

Certifications

Model Thinking

Coursera

An Introduction to Marketing

Coursera

Introduction to Finance

Coursera

Gamification

Coursera

Surviving Disruptive Technologies

Coursera

Competitive Strategy

Coursera

Skills

Veeva
Business Analytics
Program Management
Cognos
Business Performance Management
EPM
Change Management
Management
Budgets
Strategic Financial Planning
Stakeholder Management
Management Consulting
SAP Netweaver
Business Analysis
Business Planning
SAP BPC
SAP BI
Strategy
Project Management
SAP BW
SAP
Business Process
Business Intelligence

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