Professional Summary: More than 10 years of professional experience in market research and human resource.
IBM (New York) From February 2019 - September 2019
Senior Advisor, Competitive Intelligence
Leading technology company that offers software, cloud services and cognitive computing solutions
Monitor key industry trends and competitor activity
Provide insights to key stakeholders regarding competitor business models, products, go to market strategy
Partner with business leaders to understand their priorities and deliver market intelligence based on their needs
Mentor junior team members
Educational Testing Service (New Jersey) From February ‘14 – February 2019
Competitive Intelligence Manager
ETS is a non-profit organization that develops assessments and related services to support learning in higher education
Monitor industry statistics and key market trends
Conduct market research and present findings to key stakeholders in the company
Manage/lead projects and work closely with external vendors
Arkadin Global Conferencing (San Antonio) From August ’11 – January ’14
Market Intelligence Manager
Arkadin is a global provider of unified communication solutions and is a member of NTT Communications
Conduct market research and present key findings in the form of presentations or insights.
Work closely with business heads and provide them with market specific strategic information
Do competitive analysis – track pricing, new product launches, merger & acquisitions
Market Research Consultant (San Antonio) From November ’10 – July ‘11
Involved in market research and consulting projects for clients.
Competitive intelligence – SWOT analysis, market share and product analysis
Provide insights in the form of research briefs and reports.
Presented the findings to management team and stakeholder
ABI Research (San Antonio) From October ’07 – October‘09
Industry Analyst – Digital Media
A leading industry research and advisory firm, ABI provides in depth research and analysis to clients across the globe in the IT arena.
Conduct in depth analysis of the digital media technology markets and present it in the form of research studies. Clients use these research studies for making marketing and financial decisions.
Provide insights and analyze key industry trends and present it in the form of research briefs and insights.
Work closely with sales and marketing team to assess client requirements
Frost & Sullivan (San Antonio) From October ’05 – October’07
Research Analyst – Digital Media
Frost & Sullivan is a global growth consulting company providing world-class marketing consulting on emerging high technology and industrial markets.
Conduct in depth analysis of the digital media markets and present it in the form of research studies.
Also involved in doing webinars and presentation for clients on a regular basis.
Shoppers’ Stop Ltd (India) From September ’02 – Feb ‘03
Senior HR Officer (Unit HR)
Incorporated in 1991, a benchmark for the Indian retail industry, Shoppers' Stop is a leading name in the retail market that has progressed from a single brand shop to a Fashion & Lifestyle store for the family.
Handled recruitment for all levels in the organization through Placement Agencies, Employee Referrals, Advertisements and Career Website Portals/Internet.
Identified training needs through appraisals and individual interviews.
Samtech InfoNet Ltd (India) From June ’01 – August ‘02
Employee Relations Executive
Samtech provides solutions and system integration services to large and mid sized global corporations.
Handled recruitment for all levels in the organization
Responsible for strengthening Employee Communication Process through designing and implementing
interventions like Open Houses, Employees Communication Forum.
Responsible for training, induction and joining formalities of all new employees
CORNELL UNIVERSITY – Ithaca, NY
One Year Advanced Course in Human Resource Management, June 2004
MAHARISHI DAYANAND UNIVERSITY – Rohtak, India
Master of Business Administration, May 2001
Dual concentration (MBA) – Business & Human Resource Management
Bachelor of Business Administration, May 1999