Sharad Jahagirdar

Senior Analyst at Information Services Group, Bengaluru

Bengaluru Area, India

Summary
Business Research Internet/Intranet Technologies Startups Technology Evangelization Qualitative Market Research Location Intelligence Industry Research Report Writing Market Research
Working in the field of Market Research for more than 4 years, I have realized that data and information play more than just the minuscule role of helping understand the market in a nutshell / in an overview.

Flagging off with primary research, my career later graduated to studying / analyzing companies in a particular field followed by industry studies pertaining to the talent markets of various technologies. Challenge of leading teams has been fulfilling to say the least.

Specialties include the understanding of
- Software industry technologies
- Company Profiling / Competitor Analysis
- Benchmarking
- Industry Research
Experience

Senior Analyst at Information Services Group

Dec 2015 - Present

Lead Analyst at ResearchFox Consulting

Oct 2012 - Dec 2015

Co-leading a team which conducts research on emerging technologies focusing on IT specifically. Areas of focus include SMAC and other industry specific technology research. A 360 degree view on all the technologies from the market perspective is one of the striking points of our research. An exponential demand for mobility based aspects within the confined walls of an organization have given birth to a lot of interesting developments in the industry. Social media frenzy, cloud accessibility, ocean of big data and telecommuting to achieve efficiency via mobility are some of the trends I can put forth after understanding nuances on these technologies. I am presently working on understanding the emerging SMART technologies. Concept of machines talking to each other has been intriguing for better part of my engineering days and it is not a surprise to see diving deep to understand the same. Times are changing and interesting things are expected in the near future.

Consultant - Market Research at Han Digital Solution (p) Ltd

May 2011 - Sep 2012

Worked on IT industry research requirements. The major horizontals targeted were in the technology space of ERP in IT Services, SME/SMB segment and Mid-markets. Job involved conducting: Primary Research - Ad Hoc Surveys, Cold Calling Talent Research Quantitative Research Basic Research Causal Research Company Profiling

Education

Master of Business Administration (MBA), Systems, Marketing at M P Birla Institute of Management

Dec 2007 - Dec 2009

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