An entrepreneurial business growth leader with more than 20 years of multinational experience in Sales, Marketing, P&L Management, Project Management and Operational Leadership. An opportunity creator who thrives and is recognised by his peers for being an innovative disruptor, at times radical, that has not only led to the creation of new service concepts and models for the organisations he advises and represents, but has also resulted in new revenue and growth opportunities for the customers.

Vikram possess a friendly personality and a positive attitude that is highly infectious. His colleagues and business associates recognise him as a dependable leader with an ability to build highly motivated teams focused on achieving business outcomes by fostering an open and honest environment to nurture talent and excel in performance.  

Work History
Work History
Jul 2014 - Present
Principal
Technocrats combine (A LearnEX brand) 

A unique collaborative model where I have brought a team of professionals from various fields to work on cross-border business opportunities like Trade, Technology Transfer, Joint Ventures, Growth Strategies in New Markets and Advisory Services.

Testimonial

"Thank you for your advise in restructuring our business and putting together a revival plan by resolving all internal conflicts. We are confident this will help us focus on growth and achieve our business objectives." - CEO (A Registered Training Organisation based in Melbourne, Australia) 

Aug 2015 - Present
Director - Customer Advocay
LEARNING EXPONENTS

Responsible for growth strategy of the business by addressing the Learning and Development needs of corporate Australia. Also developed an Online Learning Management System to target Small and Medium Enterprises by positioning ourselves as a virtual L&D dept. for the customers. 

Testimonial

"Well done – think it is excellent" - Managing Director (Feedback from a large Drinks and Spirits company in Australia on a project well executed)

Nov 2012 - Jun 2014
Chief Sales Officer and Board Member
iVNX Group (now digital 23)

A telecommunications start-up that was built and positioned for significant growth in the Australian markets by developing unique products and business models. Instrumental in creating three separate business ventures with unique propositions in wholesale (telecoms), MVNO (prepaid mobile) and Platform-As-A-Service (PAAS - billing).

Testimonial

"...Vikram’s competitive drive, deep industry relationships and proven sales execution make him an ideal fit for our senior leadership team." - CEO (iVNX group, Australia)  

Apr 2010 - Sep 2012
Head - Asia Pacific 
Mphasis (an HP company) 

As the regional leader for a market unit I created unique commercial models in BPO and IT services that differentiated us in a highly competitive market locally and also assisted the organisation win global deals. 

Testimonial

"...Is able to vision and architect innovative solutions for clients. A true consultative professional, Vikram also has an outstanding ability to build and manage a partner eco-system that helps put together a scalable solution / proposition. A very well connected person in the Australian market..."  - A senior colleague

Oct 2003 - Mar 2010
Country Head - Australia and New Zealand
iGATE 

Led the team - sales and delivery - during one of its most challenging and transformative phase of the company. Established strong foundations for growth with strong willed persistence. A great experience.

Testimonial

"...You've exemplified the values and behaviours that we value and you've been a key player in building our new business. In particular, I greatly appreciate the role you played during the difficult times. Your understanding of our needs has been a key to our success." - Director - Consumer Affairs Victoria, Australia (Dept. of Justice)

Jan 2002 - Sep 2003
Regional Sales Manager
iGATE - Singapore

A successful sales and business development stint. Grew the business by winning significant new logos as customers.

Testimonial

"...Vikram is personable and always willing to run that extra mile for you to help you out.
A strategic thinker combined with excellent interpersonal skills makes him a great business partner to trust and lean on for sound advice." - IT Leader - Fortune 10 company 

Jul 1998 - Nov 2001
Country Head - Singapore
Microland Limited

After successful stints in Mumbai and Pune single handedly established the Singapore operations for the company. A phase where it was critical to learn and respond quickly to an ever demanding market. Also credited for some of the most innovative services deals.

Testimonial

"Vikram is an extremely savvy sales person. A 'never say die attitude', coupled with excellent relationship management skills result in some great work and wins over the years.
In the toughest situations Vikram would always come back leaving a door open for the next conversation." - Reporting Manager 

Awards & Recognition

  • Learning Exponents

Significant contributions in the development of the Learning Management System and building the business.

  • Technocrats Combine

Established a collaborative network of professionals to win on cross border opportunities.

  • iVNX Group

Achieved the 3 year business plan in less than 1.5 years.

Instrumental in creating different entities to leverage various opportunities in the Telecom space. 

  • MphasiS (a HP company) 

Finalist - Paragon Awards (2012) for Innovation - Information Services Group (formerly TPI consulting).

Mfin - created an Accounts Payable process that was delivered on an outcome based commercial model (first for the company) on the basis of wins in Australia.

  • iGATE

CEO Award - 24 Carat (top annual award for recognition of business skills and achievements) - best project/contract - innovation.

Established a near-shore delivery centre in regional Australia - first of its kind for the company and any Indian IT services company.

Recognised by two states in Australia for business leadership and contributions to the economy.

Multiple sales and customer advocacy awards and recognition.

  • Microland

Club 100 - recognised for consistent sales performance.

Recognised for creation of new service offerings and winning innovative service deals.