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Summary

Result oriented professional with entrepreneurial acumen and diverse experience spanning across business analysis, requirements management, process modeling, data analytics in operations. Successfully executed projects in technology as well as operations domain using lean operating methods & acute analysis skills. Excellent interpersonal skills regularly used to build and manage effective client relationships and create positive team environments. This experience, coupled with my technical skills - SQL, Tableau, data management, data-driven storytelling and MS office suite of products allows me to deliver end-to-end analytics projects from business analysis perspective.

Core Competencies     

  • Requirement gathering/elicitation, documentation and requirements management
  • Operation management including data ETL, modelling and analysis
  • SDLC including project feasibility analysis, planning, segmentation and initiation
  • Scrum framework, lean & agile principles, Kanban
  • Sales, product and market analysis - Customer relations management

Educational Profile

20152016

Full Time M.B.A - Strategic Management and Management Consultancy

Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School                                                                              

Entrepreneurial scholarship recipient, GPA - 3.65

20152015

Behavioral Finance & Behavioral Marketing - Advanced Management

Yale School of Management, USA

Awarded best presenter award

20072011

B.Tech (Mechanical Engineering)

Dr. B.R. Ambedkar National Institute of Technology

CGPA - 8.36/10. 4th in overall batch of 120 students

Work History    

Jun 2016Jul 2016

Strategy Consultant 

TOUCHTECH PAYMENTS                                                                                                     Touchtech Payments is a FinTech company that provides a biometrics-based payment authentication platform to make online transactions simple and secure with an aim to eliminate traditional password-based authentication.
  • Understood and analyzed the 'Authentication Systems' industry and scrutinized key parameters governing FinTech companies
  • Researched and articulated US market entry strategies using data analytics, with a focus on Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain and other innovative technologies
  • Conducted client interviews for primary data gathering to gain insights into customer needs, regulatory norms and role of customer experience
Apr 2013Aug 2015

Business Analyst/SME – Integrated Vehicle Management System (IVMS)

TATA MOTORS LIMITED (TML)                                                                                                               Having annual revenue in excess of $40 billion, TML is India's largest commercial vehicle manufacturer, with installed capacity to produce over 50,000 cars/month.

IVMS was conceived to integrate legacy vehicle management systems being used at manufacturing plants of TML across India and to support TML’s market share growth targets. In order to enable TML to deliver on its production strategy, the key KPI’s constituted for the IT platform were to increase productivity of plants by 15% and reduce inventory management costs by up to 20%.

  • Engaged in the entire life-cycle of product implementation (from data capture to solution delivery)
  • Translated the business problems into a need using data analysis approach
  • Mined and analyzed databases using advanced SQL, R, MS Excel & Weka skills query capability and logical schema design
  • Developed data visualization dashboards and user interfaces using Tableau software
  • Articulated, negotiated, specified & documented business requirements as user stories, facilitated requirements workshop with development team
  • Worked closely with the Product Owner to ensure a clear vision for the product is sustained at all times through product backlog prioritization. Performed exploratory & ad hoc data analysis and modeling with a view to generating customer insights and using this to deliver actionable recommendations to the business
  • Assessed and appraised project performance through the design and use of data collection templates. Developed system implementation plans and created business  artifacts for archive
Nov 2012Apr 2013

Operations Consultant

There was a huge cost pressure in Indian automobile industry owing to a global slowdown. To add, the tax breaks to the automobile sector were expiring soon and there was a need for automobile companies to reduce costs & find new ways of generating revenues. I led a study under plant head’s leadership to examine potential cost saving techniques to keep plant afloat.

  • Built models in SPSS in the area of classification, segmentation  to industry standards (CRISP) for informed decision-making
  • Submitted a proposal at the end of study that recommended a 3-point strategy to maintain plant operations profitable
    • Phase-out non-profitable product line(s) with an annualized cost saving of $6.5 mn
    • Leaner & meaner processes across operations by eliminating non-value adding components
    • Need for replacement of our legacy technology platform to have better visibility of costs
Aug 2011Nov 2012

Engineer - Operations

Part of the operations team that worked on the manufacturing shop-floor and managed day to day operations around inventory, manufacturing and supply chain ranging from raw material to a finished product. I had the opportunity to work across various shop-floors & phases of production, which provided me an invaluable exposure to the entire automobile manufacturing facility.

  • Evaluated existing inventory management system, analyzed inventory fall-out rates and drafted a set of SOP (Standards Operating Procedures) to ensure quality control & reduce rejection by 20%
  • Part of a strategic sourcing team to deal with vendors, to ensure efficient planning & supply chain management of ancillaries sourced from external vendors – proposed effective forward/backward integration techniques to reduce dependence on vendors for critical components

Awards / Certifications  

  • Awarded MD’s ACES (Accountability, Customer Focus, Excellence and Speed) award for cost saving:
    • Achieved an annual saving of USD 2m in a process re-engineering initiative known as “Blank Optimization
  • Certified Scrum Master, Scrum Alliance, New Delhi, India (2015-2017)
  • Awarded the Tata RISE (Reward for Individual Search for Excellence) award for helping sales team break new grounds in Tata’s HCV (Heavy Commercial Vehicle) market, which saw 21% market share improvement (55% increase in volumes)