Profile

Summary

  • Strategist, growth hacker & GTM specialist
  • Sales professional with experience in selling enterprise software, DevOps tools and professional services.
  • More than 12 years’ experience in strategy, business development, IT consulting, partnerships and sales.
  • Experience in domains such as IT, internet marketing, financial services, manufacturing, telecom and trading.
  • Set up companies with more than million dollar turnover within first year of operations.
  • Instrumental in introducing new technologies to different sectors.
  • Exposure to enterprise IT products
  • Keen interest in internet marketing

Specialties: Strategy, business development, IT consulting, information security, entrepreneurship, business partnerships, new technology research & tech consulting

7EDGE – Director, Growth & Strategy

Jul 2016 – Present

7EDGE is an integrated technology & marketing company based out of Bangalore. At 7EDGE, I am responsible for the overall growth and strategy including business development, revenue growth and international expansion of the company.

Major activities include:

  • Developing partnerships with major technology vendors
  • Business presentation to major clients & partners
  • Organising meetups & events to connect with local tech communities
  • Setting up strategic partnerships with agencies globally
  • Set up sales workflow and tools
  • International expansion of the company
  • Large account acquisitions
  • Representing company at tech events and conferences

OlinData РHead of Sales РAPAC 

Jun 2013 – Jun 2016

OlinData is an open source training & consulting company specialized in DevOps and infrastructure automation.

At OlinData, I am involved in planning the sales strategy for Asia in coordination with the management. I currently head the sales across APAC and also work with the European team on high value projects.

Major activities include:

  • Business development including adding new accounts, business networking, taking part in events.
  • Big account acquisitions (companies with 100M+ revenue)
  • Strategic partnerships
  • Business presentations to major clientsVendor registration with major companies (top companies in different verticals)
  • Brand development
  • Sales strategy planning, preparing and presenting sales reports
  • Using sales tools like Pipedrive, Marketo, Hipchat, Podio and more.
  • Business blogging

Muscat International Technologies – Head of Projects

Feb 2012 – Jul 2013

MIT helped companies and organizations in making the best use of technology to solve their problems to advance further resulting in better profits and enhanced productivity.

  • Prepare business plan and targets for the company and work towards achieving the targets.
  • Build partnerships with specialized vendors
  • Consult with clients on IT infrastructure and enterprise software
  • Coordinate with companies and organizations for preparation of RFPs and tenders
  • Work with the sales and projects team in complete project life cycle from bidding to delivery
  • Help clients solve their problems by recommending proper use of IT

Non - Paid Positions

German University of Technology in Oman  

Member of the External Advisory Committee of the Applied Information Technology Department at GuTech

  • Advise the University in academic programs and industry interactions and provide feedback on the quality of programs
  • Provide information and advice to the professors of the Department about the needs of stakeholders from both industry and government
  • Make recommendations to the Department focussing on how to tailor programmes of study, research and consultancy to meet the needs of the region