(C) +91-984**-***** firstname.lastname@example.org https://in.linkedin.com/in/praveen-sekar-b5582199 SUMMARY
Strategic business development professional leader with nine (9) years of experience in building relationships, cultivating partnerships, retaining top accounts and growing profit channels by establishing trust. Possess forward-thinking and creative approaches to developing revenue channels, capitalizing on market conditions and enhancing sales funnels. Effectively guided new products and services from concept to market acceptance. Well-versed in educating clients, implementing pricing strategies and driving territory development. Seeking an opportunity to utilize my strong problem- solving, analytical skills combined with leadership experience in an entrepreneurial organization. WORK EXPERIENCE
Business Development Manager, Zealitech Solutions, Chennai Jan 2017 - Current
• Continually built new client business within markets by pursuing strategic targets.
• Generated leads and capitalized on valuable business opportunities to bring in new company revenue and improve bottom line profit.
• Forecasted sales numbers and product profitability to determine ideal strategies.
• Planned and developed strategies to increase sales and territory.
• Prepared reports and presentations detailing business development activities.
• Improved customer experience to increase renewal rates, reduce churn and increase training & support
• Oversaw and mentored business development personnel to optimize performance. Business Development Executive, EFS Tech Solutions Pvt. Ltd., Chennai May 2014 - Dec 2016
• Generated new business opportunities for turnkey services through direct and telephone selling, and emails.
• Developed growth plans by identifying key clients, key targets and priority service lines.
• Cultivated and maintained strong industry relationships & customer partnerships to capitalize on opportunities and maximize business success.
• Maintained up-to-date knowledge of industry, target accounts and competitive landscape.
• Coordinated with cross-functional teams to perform product testing and develop business plans.
• Facilitated and managed business plan development based on market and industry research.
• Produced reports, spreadsheets and trend forecasts to enhance decision-making processes.
• Developed and monitored internal control system. TECHNICAL SKILLS
Programming Languages: C, C++, JAVA, HTML, CSS, ActionScript, Flash MS Office: Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook Operating System: Linux, Windows, iOS
Networking with TCP/IP and LAN
• Analytical problem solver
• Goal-focused & Adept multi-tasker
• Team building & Networking ability
• Mentoring, Open & Clear communicator
• Strategic decision making
• Trend forecasting
• Revenue development
Post Graduate Diploma in Management, Loyola Institute of Business Administration - Chennai May 2013
• Specialized in Marketing and Finance - 4.15 CGPA Bachelor of Technology in Information Technology, RMK Engineering College - Chennai May 2010