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15 years of total professional experience, straddling national military service, international academic achievements, rich corporate experience and a knowledge base spanning technical topics and social sciences.
My journey includes 10+ years as a fighter pilot, involved in security strategy, operations, research, training, and leadership development with the Indian Air Force.
04 years of corporate experience at Reliance Industries, includes leading teams involved in:
Head - Strategic Research, Communication and Engagement at Reliance Global Corporate Security
Jan 2015 - Present
My responsibilities include leading various initiatives pertaining to: - Strategic research and analysis - geopolitics, de-risking, business development, doctrinal studies (energy sector, cyber security, intelligence and surveillance) as well as bespoke research on emerging issues/personalities/businesses/events, etc. - Strategic communication / social media engagement - Learning and development - focused on strategic security / business insights - Recruitment / talent management - focused on strategic roles within the business - Big data analytics projects - crowdsourcing / gamification / dark web / cyber forensics, etc. - Organisational transformation / change management
Fighter Pilot at Indian Air Force
Nov 2003 - Jun 2014
Flew MiG 21 and MiG 27. Technical expertise - aerodynamics, propulsion, avionics, meteorology, navigation Skills - accelerated learning, crisis decision making, crisis management, agile, adaptive learning Sectoral exposure - geopolitics, military, international security, aerospace and defence, aviation Special skills - research, analysis, intelligence, OSINT, SIGINT, GEOINT,
MA - International Relations at Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University
Oct 2011 - Nov 2012
Fields of Study: Macroeconomics, Politics, Finance, Business and Economic Law, Environmental Studies, Negotiations, Security Studies, Foreign Policy, Humanitarian Aid, Thesis: China's Hydropower Development in Tibet - Implications for India and Sustainable Solutions GPA: 3.73/4
B.Sc - Computer Science at National Defence Academy, JNU, India
Dec 1999 - Oct 2002
Part of military training at NDA. Also, studied political science, basic engineering, commerce, military studies. Languages learnt: Russian Pursued flying, horseback riding, Golf, Field Sports