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PolicyBazaar (April 2012- present)
Domain: corporate strategy & investor relations | analytics & business intelligence

Position: head, corporate strategy & investor relations
Learning: nothing is impossible, dare to dream!
What I do: corporate planning, fund raising, investor relationship management

Position: head, analytics & business intelligence
Learning: data is tamable, keep the right vision!
What I do: business insight extraction, building predictive engines, big data strategizing

Position: business head
Learning: money matters!
What I did: grew a business, managed the P&L of a BU, improved the sales, operations and profitability

Position: product manager
Learning: the crisper the better!
What I did: created innovative (oh yes!) solutions, optimized technology use, defined product road-maps, integrated with supplier systems, and managed customer experience

What has been consistent over the years: making new friends, finding mentors, gaining patience, discovering new things every day and staying starry-eyed through sleepless dreamy nights!

Cummins Inc (April – June 2011)
Position: summer associate
Learning: real finance is fun (with careful nuances in order) !
What I did: cash flow and budget projections for setting up a new manufacturing facility in Phaltan, learnt about lean manufacturing, engines, generators, and fuel systems

A.K. Munshi Yojana (June 2010 – March 2011)
Position: consultant, volunteer
Learning: intellectual charity is more facilitating than giving away goods!
What I did: helped the NGO earn more from corporate clients by enhancing visibility (buzz word: social marketing !)

Microsoft Corporation (November 2008 – June 2010)
Position: Microsoft Student Partner
Learning: so much to learn, so less time!
What I did: acquired hands-on experience in application development, evangelized MS technologies at organizations and colleges across the city, learned from super genius geeks

Part Time & Freelancing (August 2006 – April 2010)
Position: consultant, web development
Learning: sales determine if ideas are worth their salt !
What I did: conceptualized and created web portals for businesses, conferenced with international clients at ungodly hours, earned a few bucks

3i Infotech (May – July 2009)
Position: summer intern
Learning: big projects are easy to make in pieces!
What I did: created a file explorer module for use in an internal application

National Informatics Center (May – July 2008)
Position: summer intern
Learning: interning is learning more than curriculum!
What I did: developed advanced modules of District Court-CMIS on a live project