Growth mindset learner, strong communicator, supportive team coach and organized Certified Project Manager (PMP), Scrum Master (CSM) and Agile Coach (ICP-ACC) with experience in various facets of project management and agile methodology (Scrum) and waterfall.
MATHEMATICA-PROJECT MANAGER Princeton, NJ-Nov 2018 onwards.
Managing the scope of the Project and preventing scope creep by working closely with the stakeholders. This includes creating weekly reports to manage the overall direction of projects to ensure that client objectives are met and are on time.
Communicate project schedules, status, budget, deadlines etc. to all project stakeholders including outside vendors like sales reps and clients to keep Quality and Resource management in check.
Manage risk, set deadlines, assign responsibilities, and monitor and summarize progress of various projects.
Ensuring that project completion meets the client’s expectation and document Lessons Learnt with positive and negative feedback so that the teams and I are more prepared for the next challenge.
Everyday smooth operational business of running the Princeton facilities.
Business Analysis for all real estate related matters.
Current providing all data, analysis and drawing for hybrid office moves.
. DUNE -PROJECT MANAGER-Jersey City, NJ- 2017-2018
Plan, develop and maintain production schedule for renowned furniture brand.
Define scope for cost effective deliverables with the design team.
Coach and motivate team of over 6 designers and over 40 workers. (Conflict management)
Ensure client and company standards and guidelines in business and technical details.
Coach IT/ development team on project timelines and delivery.
PROSERVICE BOISE-PROJECT SUPERVISOR/SCRUM MASTER-Boise, Idaho- 2016-2017
Plan and execute media campaign online for improving reputation with reviews and feedbacks.
Coach teams of 12-16 every 3 months on how to communicate with clients and handle issues in CRM system of Zendesk.
Manage digital presence on various platforms and execute the task of improving the company websites, creating content, handle social media accounts to build a highly visible online brand.
Coach teams of 6 in groups of eight for period of 3 months each seasonal training.
Focus on conflict management for front line marketing group with vendors.
WORLDWIDE RECORDS – DIRECTOR/ PROGRAM MANAGER Mumbai- New York – 2013-2016
Developed concepts, story boards and new show ideas with creative development team and sponsors (stakeholders).
Planned and structured a film production company.
Create film budget with stakeholders with special focus on risk and cost management in a volatile market where most work was offsite in different locations across India.
Prepare and forward all government compliance and requested due diligence for subsidies with Uttar Pradesh Government.
Develop strong resource and team management processes for a new start-up company.
Key focus is on scope and resources of a large crew and schedule management of projects with technicians, actors and stakeholders.
Manage several projects under the Program management of a very fast paced digital media, music and film company.
Develop e-commerce websites for clients like film companies and music digital platform providers.
Identifying potential new projects, document and presenting Concept Review (CR) and Project Vision to stakeholders to get projects approved. Also managing the Change Requests of the business.
Plan and execute launch of digital content of over 10 YouTube Channels.
Project planning and execution for international products from conception to end product. We followed waterfall methodology.
Produce several ad films and roadshows for promotion of albums with TV channels and other media networks.
FILMTONIC ENTERTAINMENT-CREATIVE DIRECTOR-Mumbai 2009-2012
Create and execute several Indian TV serials. Spearhead channel meetings.
Budget and resource planning for the financial structuring of the project for 233 episodes per show
NO KIDDING MAGAZINE- VP CASTING-New York-2004 2009
Handled casting opportunities for minority children, working with casting directors and agencies.
Maintained website and digital content. Coach aspiring models to book modelling assignments.
ADESSO COMMUNICATION -Account Manager-New York 2000-2004
Handle client accounts and servicing for print production for Multimedia Company.
Collect content for client web pages and updates. Supervise all design and print projects with the designers, including international DJ albums, artists.
CHANNEL [V] Star TV-Music & Artist Relations/ Program Manager-Mumbai /Hong Kong 1995 – 1999
Liaison between music industry and Channel [V] with focus on roadshows.
Department Head for music programming and artists promotion for India-Asia
Key planner of the annual Channel [V] Music awards for artists and record labels.
Work on multiple music and tv events and develop efficient communication in projects and larger programs.
Coach MBA students from NMIMS for business planning and strategy.
University of Mumbai BA in History
Raheja School of Architecture -Diploma in Interior Design
L’Alliance Française de Bombay -Diploma in French.
PMP – Project Management Institute
ICC-ACP - ICAgile
CSM- Scrum Alliance
HOBBIES: Yoga, meditation, trained classical singer and instrument player, writing and blogging.
THANK YOU FOR YOUR TIME.