- 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 – Head of Sales – APAC
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