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MIT Graduate student.

Kirkland, WA
December 28, 2019

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I am a graduate student in the ‘Integrated Design Management’ program at MIT. The interdisciplinary curriculum has exposed me to cutting-edge technologies, state-of-art tools, novel engineering methods, & management practices which has prepared me to bring about higher levels of creativity, design & outlook in my work. Seeking full-time opportunities in AI, Cloud & Assistive Technologies.


Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge, MA School of Engineering & Sloan School of Management Aug 2018 – Jan 2020 (expected) M.S., Engineering and Management

• Fellow, Integrated Design and Management program

• Spring Project: Sustainable Supply Chain Strategy for Wayfair: Created roadmap with tools to understand carbon footprint of Wayfair, track its metrics, and crafted business case for reducing environmental impact. Incorporated analytical framework such as ‘Sustainable Value Matrix’ to identify issues that are of societal significance & ‘Lifecycle Cost Analysis’ to understand end-to-end environmental impact.

• IAP Project: Humanistic Co-design of Assistive Technology in developing countries: Explored the complex engineering requirements of designing assistive technologies by engaging in a humanistic co-design process with the differently-abled in India. Worked with Perkins School for the Blind, Indian Spinal Injuries Centre (ISIC), LV Prasad Eye Institute (LVPEI), Project Prakash to prototype products using mechanical, material and computational techniques. Noida Institute of Engineering & Technology Greater Noida, India Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical & Electronic Engineering) 2008 – 2012 PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

TATA CONSULTANCY SERVICES – Team Lead Jan 2013 – Dec 2017

Designed comprehensive Cloud Strategy for environment mapping in AWS. Created guides and outlined best practices for high availability, security, scalability and disaster recovery for running applications on AWS.

Created IT Strategy and 5-year roadmap for a European Retail client for hardware, software and network infrastructure. Translated IT strategic goals, roadmaps and business requirements into future state architectures designed to leverage the cutting-edge functionality delivered through cloud computing.

Built operational score cards to assess impact of Outsourcing in terms of contractual obligations. Multi-tasked Program Management, including forecast realignment, quality problem solving and coordinating orders.

Gathered, prioritized and validated customer’s pain points through interviews, workshops and focus group discussions; mapped customer journeys and proposed 5-year strategy roadmap to integrate digital technology into client’s business.

Led a team of 5 engineers to set up a central procurement function and center of analytics for the client.

Worked closely with global leaders to develop client readiness tools & assets for digital procurement and Blockchain. ALSTOM INDIA – Summer Intern Apr 2011 – Jun 2011

Worked in an engineering project to integrate the powertrain system quality validation process by consolidating disparate processes from engine, transmission & driveline. Collaborated with different functional teams of Delhi Metro Corporation.

Designed and simulated a power quality data acquisition module for the communications team. ENTREPRENEURIAL EXPERIENCE

Co-Founded a social media-based blogging company called ‘Smitten Kittens’. My responsibilities involved extensive analysis, prototyping, concept creation, wireframes, sitemaps, user flows, concept sketches and visual design.

Designed, prototyped, developed, manufactured and sold products in as part of the annual IDM Sales Gala 2018. ACHIEVEMENTS

Amongst the Top 5 students of the graduating class at College (U.P.T.U) (2012)

Recognition for my work on Women’s Empowerment through literacy as part of TCS Maitree (2017)

Social worker for last 9 years; registered and designed multiple accessible products for the Indian Accessibility Board. CERTIFICATIONS AND SKILLS

Amazon Web Services (AWS) Solution Architect Association Certification

Project Management Certification

Proficient in Adobe Illustrator, Sketch, Invision & Photoshop CS

Proficient in PLC-SCADA, MATLAB, PL-SQL, MS Office, BMC Remedy & Citrix

Experienced in Persona Creation, Storyboarding, Prototyping, Concept Generation & Interaction Design.

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