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May 2008Aug 2008

Service Marketing & Strategy Intern

  • Rebranding of Global Professional Services to Red Hat Consulting along with formalized global marketing campaign.
  • Strategic Analysis of Consulting division’s past and expected growth, opportunities, customers and competitors.
  • Re-alignment of Services’ offering according to business units. New initiative on establishing System Integrator partnerships and long term relationships for the services division to enhance channel sales.
  • Designed Framework for Competitor’s analysis on Open Source & Linux products for estimating future product strategy.
Jan 2008May 2008

IT Strategy Consultant(Software as Service)

  • Business Strategy Analysis of IT Management 2.0 for Microsoft and its peers
  • Formed a new Social Technology Enterprise Index to gauge web2.0 adoption inside the companies.
  • Interviewed Academia and CIOs from companies like Coca-Cola, Travelport etc.
Sep 2003Aug 2007


JP Morgan Chase, Wilmington, DE


  • Analyzed and proposed the scope of business opportunities for Cognizant at JPM Chase in-sourcing event.
  • Started and managed team generating recurring revenue of $700,000 per year after credit card system in-sourcing.

MetLife Insurance, Scranton, PA

Team Lead

  • Took a leadership position of team in a crisis situation and replaced the previous onsite coordinator
  • Was Awarded Cognizant’s Associate of the Quarter for working overtime to meet client's deadline

First Data Corp, Melville, NY

Onsite Coordinator

  • Responsible for business development which identified and analyzed business opportunities with First Data, formulated business proposal, and brought in an eighteen man month project with revenue of $900,000
  • Developed business and coordinated release process for clients located across five countries

First Data Corp, Kolkata, India

Programmer Analyst

  • Software Development and testing of ongoing projects in credit card settlement process for merchants


Aug 2007Present


  • Merit Based Full Tuition waiver and Graduate Research Assistantship.
  • Formed Social Technology Enterprise Index
  • Published paper on Lease Capitalization and its effects on EBITDA
  • Cash flow Analysis of firms in Retail Sector
  • Usage of Second Life in Industry and its implications.
  • Strategic study of Human Capital at Accenture.
  • Study of possible effects of Dynamic Pricing Mechanism in Retail Stores.
  • Financial Analysis of Companies and their SEC filings.
  • Basic Concepts of Corporate Finance and their usage.
Sep 1999Aug 2003

Bachelor of Engineering

Birla Institute of Technology
  • Hinduja Foundation Scholarship for merit. It is awarded to 25 students in India every year.
  • Formed and Led the Corporate Student Committe in College.
  • Headed the Quiz soceity in College and won many quiz events.


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