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Summary

Well rounded professional with more than 12 years of experience in software development, business development, customer engagement and operations.

As founder of a few startups and co-owner of a successful business, I have been fortunate to be involved in various aspects of running and growing a business including operations, hiring, sales, marketing, people management, project management, delivery management alongside software development.

Work History

2010Present

Co-Founder & CEO

Sopan Technologies
  • Developed and built the business from start-up to generate 6 figure (USD) sales revenue annually.
  • Hired, trained and supervised a highly motivated team of developers and designers.
  • Established business processes and workflows to ensure efficiency and standardisation.
  • Generated over 40% of new business via referrals in last 3 years.
  • Started www.40dollarlogo.com in 2012 to provide low cost branding solutions for startups and small businesses. In less than 3 years, it now contributes 60% of the annual sales revenue.
  • Bootstrapped skill sharing platform knowledgebunch.com. Later pivoted to classified model.
20042010

Lead Engineer

Motorola
  • Was responsible for driving WiMax and GSM network management (NM) development efforts for multiple clients across the globe. 
  • Between 2006 and 2008, took care of level 3 (development) support for live GSM and WiMax deployments in EMEA and North America regions.
  • Deployed network management applications in EmbraTel (Rio) and MenaTel (Bahrain) for WiMax network.
20032004

Scientist 'B'

Defense Research & Development Organization
  • Developed and deployed Launch Pad Computer (LPC) program for movable missile launch platform.
  • Coordinated with the remote hardware team (Larsen & Toubro) for interface specification development.

Education

20112012

Executive Management Program

Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar
19992003

Bachelor of Engineering - Computer Science & Engineering

National Institute of Technology, Bhopal