Puneet Sakhuja

BI, Big Data - Analytics & Digital Solutions Leader

Pune, Maharashtra, India

Consulting and Analytics Careers MBA Applications MBA Careers Big Data Analytics Business Intelligence
Puneet is an accomplished and result oriented Business Analytics Leader with 18+ years of extensive experience in BI, Analytics and Big data. Puneet has donned multiple hats including that of Product Manager, Principal Consultant and Delivery Manager to cover strategic aspects of building, launching and GTM of new service offerings and to ensure value creation and delivery to the customers. He covers Europe as geography with a defined revenue and P&L target.

Puneet is very passionate about value creation and brings forth adequate understanding of customer problems and how technology can solve them in areas of BI, Big Data & Data Science.

He is a MBA graduate in Strategy & Marketing from the prestigious Indian School of Business, Hyderabad (2008) and B.E from NIT, Rourkela (1999)

Key Skills:

1.Conceptualizing new service offerings/IPs and taking them to the market
2.Consultative Selling- Solutioning & Positioning Service Offerings to real world customer problems
3.Strategy and Roadmap formulation in Analytics , Big Data and Business Intelligence
4.Innovation and automation led Account mining
5.Strong Interpersonal and relationship/team building skills

Data Science, Machine learning ,BI, Big Data & Analytics in Retail, Manufacturing, Automobiles, Healthcare & Life Science, BFSI and Energy & Utilities

Senior Director at Sutherland

Mar 2017 - Present

Business Intelligence, Big Data & Analytics Leader at Tech Mahindra Limited

May 2013 - Feb 2017

As a Geography Leader , Puneet is responsible for revenue generation and delivery oversight for Europe region. In this strategic role, he plans the positioning of various service offerings, iPs and platforms in BI, Big Data and Data Science (Analytics) to take it to the existing customers and new logos. He also provides strategic vision on business planning , account planning, areas of account mining and value creation for the customers.

Practice Leader (Business Intelligence, Big Data & Analytics- MRM) at Zensar Technologies

May 2011 - May 2013

As a Practice Leader for Manufacturing & Retail - BI & Analytics, this role allowed me to develop and demonstrate my competencies in Practice leadership- preparing a roadmap for for BI & Analytics strategy -a 5 year strategy plan for BI & Analytics Competency @ Zensar, Product Management- creation of new IPs ( award winning) , frameworks , vertical based solutions and taking these to the market for monetization ; Opening up new revenue stream through account mining, improving RFP conversion ratio and ensure high resource utilization & management, demand fulfillment etc

Delivery Manager at Satyam

Apr 2008 - May 2011

Managed delivery of three critical projects in Energy & utilities. Responsible for maintaining & increasing profitability of the projects,resource management & Client handling.

Siebel-CRM Consultant at Wipro

Apr 2005 - Mar 2007

Responsible for CRM implemetation for Pharma major from London.Designed database strategies ,prepared training programs for users -post deployment.Led efforts of process improvements and established offshore for execution of the project from Bangalore.

Team Lead at Accenture

Apr 2004 - Mar 2005

Handled crisis situation in the project arisen due to mass exodus of team members and supervisors. Motivated the team members by realigning there goals to the project goals.Initiated process improvements in project planning and execution Introduced and managed shifts in the project to manage the work load that resulted in increasing productivity and restoration of work life balance of the team members

Associate at Cognizant Technology solutions.

Dec 1998 - Dec 2003

Module and Team Lead for multiple projects in Healthcare , Retail and Pharma domain.


MBA at Indian School of Business

Mar 2007 - Mar 2008

BE, Mechanical Engineering at National Institute of Technology Rourkela

Jan 1995 - Jan 1999

Activities and Societies: Lead organizer at Annual Mechanical function -Yantrik

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