Vinod Ramanan


Experienced analyst and business professional with more than 5 years of experience in complex business/data analysis, consulting, technology strategy, application design, product and software development lifecycle.


Yoga, Chess, Cricket, Cooking and Writing


Aug 2007 - May 2009


Georgetown University McDonough School of Business
  • Leadership: Director of Consulting Group, Graduate Assistant and Academic Tutor for Management Science
  • Membership: Entrepreneurship and Technology Association, Graduate Marketing Association and Finance club
  • Academic Internship: Conducted a comparative analysis of the US and Brazilian Telecommunications industry and evaluated the current and potential strategies for Telefonica to provide optic fiber service in Brazil
Nov 1997 - Jun 2001


  • President - Management Forum Club

Work History

Work History
May 2008 - Aug 2008

Analyst, Business Strategy and Pricing Intelligence

  • Business Modeling: Designed and developed analytical model to optimize pricing needs for the top 100 customers and provide comprehensive business insights about the customer and the industry
  • Growth Strategy: Identified key growth drivers and profitable product segments for select leading  customers and recommended business strategy changes that will lead to increase of more than $3MM in revenues
  • Business Analysis: Conducted requirements validation workshops and presentations for cross-functional managers in US, Europe and Singapore and structured complex global demands into the pricing too
  • Process Automation: Created a reporting database with a user-friendly application and automated the data consolidation and information transfer processes from the monthly business transaction database
Jun 2002 - Jul 2007

Project Leader

Infosys Technologies Ltd
  • Project Management: Analyzed and estimated the benefits to the client through improved operational efficiency, performance and risk reduction features and led 11 member team to implement identified changes
  • Pre-Sales: Presented advanced business capabilities of proprietary product and proofed concepts and new functional specifications with the client in Germany to conclude pre-sales requirements
  • Teamwork: Collaborated with geographically dispersed teams and business groups and exceeded the customer’s complex business requirements to win ‘Team Excellence’ award
  • Technology Transformation: Initiated business analysis for optimizing technology infrastructure and convinced customer to accept next generation changes which led to 40% improvement in operational performance
  • Gap Analysis: Managed 4 member team to evaluate product functional capabilities and feature sets against the competition and implemented strategic changes to increase business utility to clients
  • Relationship Building: Achieved service excellence award for building partnerships with new clients leading to additional business proposals for the company
Software Engineer
  • Business Analysis: Conducted requirements gathering with all key stakeholders for designing new product modules and implemented identified requirements to enhance product feature set
  • Performance Improvement: Awarded ‘Young Achiever of the Year’ for enhancing the efficiency of customers’ business operations by 70% and setting a new global benchmark for banking transaction processing
  • Data Analysis: Eliminated data inconsistencies from more than 10 million customer transaction records through an intense evaluative process resulting in 30% reduction in errors logged by the customer
Nov 2001 - May 2002

Academic Consultant

TIME Institute of Management
  • Industry Analysis: Conducted competitive analysis and convinced management to expand business horizontally for increased revenue streams




Languages: C, C++, Java, PL/SQL, T-QL, PRO*C, Shell Scripting, D/HTML Database: Oracle, SQL*Server, Access Operating Syatem: UNIX (HP-UX/Sun Solaris), Windows Vista, XP, 2000