Chief of Staff at Microsoft Corporation
May 2010 - Oct 2016
Chief of Staff to the Chairman of Microsoft India, spanning all business entities including R&D, Product Development, Sales & Marketing, Technical Support, Services Delivery and IT. Managed multiple roles of strategic importance which delivered key organisational goals. The role offered an opportunity to contribute towards building long-term strategic direction for the Indian entity and ways to impact global business through creation of a collaboration platform for business leaders from all Microsoft business units operating in India. The role helped me grow professionally with through engagements with key decision makers in the Government and the Corporate world and several opportunities to own and execute projects of strategic nature.
GM-Marketing & Communications at AMD Far East
May 2005 - May 2010
Head of Marketing for AMD India, the lone challenger to Intel, the dominant semiconductor vendor for the computer industry. Several opportunities to design and execute guirilla tactics under several resource constraints, Multiple opportunities to work with global leadership to create strategic programs and campaigns.
Head of Marketing & Corporate Communication at Apple Computer India
Feb 2002 - Apr 2005
Managed the marketing and PR function for Apple India and also had the opportunity to design and execute the pilot for franchised Apple retail channel in India.
MDP-Creating and Managing Brand Equity at IIM-Bangalore
MDP-Retailing Management at IIM-Ahmedabad
Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing at Times School of Marketing
Sep 1990 - Sep 1991