Sasikanth R

Board Member | Director | Advisor | Mentor | Consultant | Rainmaker | Evangelist | Outsourced CXO | Startups | SMB | SME

Noida Area, India

Sales & Distribution BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT Business Strategy Formulation Human Resource Planning Channel Strategy
An Engineer, Top-line Manager, Trainer, Mentor, Learner - I am many things rolled into one. Driven by my love for versatility, I have focused on specializing in multiple areas of management - operations, sales, presales, key account management, services, collections, marketing, distribution, channels, alliances, new product development, product management, inventory, training, mentoring, people management, strategy and leadership.

This is evident in my 2 decade long career during which I have worked across multiple functions, job roles and product lines while focusing on Technology Solutions & Technology Distribution of Hardware, Software and Cloud Services gaining expertise in Product Management, Sales Management, Business Management, Supply Chain Management, Human Resources Management and General Management.

While I offer expertise on Value Added Distribution of Technology Products & Solutions today i.e. Supply Chain Management of IT Products, I look forward to exploring more areas of growth and development in the IT sector. The same holds true for my subject expertise on Cloud Computing Business, Virtualisation Business and Channel or Distribution & Alliances Management of wide range of IT services & products - Software, Servers, Storage, Security, Virtualisation, Thin Clients, Cloud Computing, Networking, Mobility, Physical Access & Control.

I am known to take pro-active initiatives aimed to increase the profitability of my organization be it through acquisition of new markets, strategic tie-ups or training.

With a repertoire of knowledge on business, technology and management, I bring a unique combination of learning and hands-on experience. This compels the learner in me to share my knowledge and learning with others and fuels my passion for mentoring start-ups and young B-school aspirants.

"Facilitator by Passion; Leader by Action"

Board Member at Aye2Zee Venture Consultancy

Jun 2015 - Present

STRATEGIC ROLE IN MULTIPLE STARTUPS, SMB, SME : 1) Software Services Company - Enterprise Mobility (North) 2) Software Services Company - ERP, CRM (South) 3) Software Services Company - Web Applications (South) 4) Software Services Company - Testing/Custom Development (Canada) 5) HR Consulting Company (South) 6) Agricultural Farming Company (West Africa) 7) Handicrafts Manufacturing Company (North) 8) Software Services Company - Oracle Applications,, Custom Development (South) BOARD CONSULTANCY SERVICES OFFERED TO STARTUPS, SMB, SME : 1) Business Strategy, Planning & Execution 2) Sales, Business Development (CRM, Salesforce Automation) 3) Marketing (Conventional, Digital - Website, Social Network, Blog, Mailers) 4) Business Process Mapping / Automation (ERP, SCM) 5) Connect to Investor Network (Seed, Angel, Venture Capital, Loans) 6) Human Resources (Recruitment, Training, Payroll) 7) IT Infrastructure (Server, Software, Storage, Networking, Security, Cloud) 8) Financial Systems (Accounting, P&L, Purchase, Taxes, Subsidy) 9) Legal (Agreements), Security, Administration 10) Manufacturing Consultancy (Process Re-engineering) 11) Forging Alliances with Strategic Partners (Sales, Channel, Marketing, Services, Business Development) INDIA ENTRY STRATEGY FOR PRODUCT, SOLUTION, SERVICES COMPANIES FACILITATING : 1) Development of Strategic Business Plan 2) Establishment of Sales, Distribution, Channel Network (Appointment of Value Added Distribution Partners, Value Added Reseller Partners, System Integration Partners, Implementation & Services Support Partners) 3) Targeting of select End user Segments (Large Enterprise, Midmarket, SME, SMB, SOHO, Startups) 4) Empanelment of products with certain Government bodies 5) Empanelment of Marketing, PR, Advertising Agencies 6) Forging Alliances with ISVs, Consultants 7) Recruitment & Onboarding of Resources 8) Establishment of Offices 9) Empanelment of Financial, Legal, Logistics Service Providers & Consultants


PGPM (MBA) at S.P.Jain Institute of Management & Research

May 1996 - May 1998


May 1987 - Apr 1991

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