I have a cross functional, multiple geography career encompassing roles in strategy, M&A, consulting, investor relations, business development, marketing project management and operations over 19 years in IT, BPO and Internet/online organisations. I have worked with start-up ecosystems, mid-sized and large organisations with teams of diverse cultures. Working with start-up organisations/entrepreneurs as a board advisor, angel investor, mentor and business incubator. I exhibit a strong client and people centric approach to situations, and demonstrate an analytical and solutions orientation to problems. Roles performed include business strategy, consulting, innovation initiatives, businesses and start up incubation, M&A, post-merger integration, investor relations, business development, client management, marketing, project management and operations.
Advisor in residence, Venture Nursery
Apr 2016 to Present
working with the venture nursery team - a leading accelerator and incubator to help mentor start-ups
Advisory Board Member, Anakage Technologies Private Limited
Aug 2015 to Present
Working with Anakage technology as a advisory board member to help them formulate their corporate strategy. Also representing the investors on the board as an observer.
Investor Member, CIO Angel Network - Investor Member
Jun 2015 to Present
Identifying opportunites for start-up investment by the angel network community. Board positions as a lead investor
Head - Strategy, Corporate Development, Global Marketing, Analytics and Investor Relations, Firstsource Solutions Limited
Apr 2012 to Present
> Responsible for formulating the medium term and long term strategy plan for the organisation. > Leading the innovation and incubation cell for the organisation which focuses on identifying new ideas, products, platforms and services start-up organisations complementing the strategy. Working with start up ecosystems, venture firms, incubators and accelerators to implement this strategy. > Continuous identification of a network of partnerships to augment capability in line with the strategic roadmaps for various business > Responsible for the global marketing business covering elements of branding, online marketing, industry and sector analyst relations, salesforce management, event participations, webinars, lead nurturing, campaign management and creation of thought leadership papers > Building out the Analytics practice for the organisation > Continuous evaluation of inorganic opportunities for capability augmentation. Lead investment process where appropriate > Lead the Investor Relations function for the organisation and manage relationships with institutional investors, buy and sell side analyst briefings and roadshows.