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Product Marketing, Digital Transformation
Vishal loves developing products and solutions that create an impact.
He works with CXOs and Founders for the digital strategy and growth of the firm and has mentored over 500+ engineers for their entrepreneurship initiative.
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Education
IIM Ahmedabad
2017
Certification from IIM-A On Project Management under executive education
IIT Bombay
2012-2014
Masters in Technology - Industrial Engineering and Operations Research
CPI 9.68 out of 10
Project with Indian Railways
Gujarat University, L D College Of Engineering
2006-2010
Bachelors in Information Technology
University Topper and Gold Medalist
Experience
Founder
Aug 2020
We do 2 things very well
Helping software engineers transition to digital product manager role with out unique 6 step process through our program called PM Elite
Helping educational institutes undergo digital transformation and develop their digital strategy in 3 months through our 4 step program called DX Elite

Sr Manager, Digital Transformation and Growth
Innovation and Research Foundation, Nov 2019 - Aug 2020
Development of Digital Strategy for a 20 year old education firm
Development of Go-to-market plan for the consulting venture into one of India’s premier AIPMA plastic association.
Setup and hiring of consulting arm to make inroads for innovation in various firms

Sr Manager, Product
AppitSimple, Dec 2018 - Oct 2019
Head 2 product for AppitSimple - SoftwareSuggest & CallHippo
Responsible for creating company strategy on new products, current product roadmap
Setup of product team with 4 product managers, scrum process for 25+ member tech team
Led New design of SoftwareSuggest pages which brought 25% improvement in goals completion
Involved in Marketing, Sales and Product related initiatives to drive growth

Operations Research Consultant
ORMAE, Dec 2018 - Mar 2019
Problem Solving through data analytics, Optimization for clients of ORMAE
Involved in consulting for 4 separate firms with combined market cap of 1 Trillion Dollars

Optimization, External Expert
McKinsey & Co, Oct 2017 - Dec 2018
Working as external consultant in driving infrastructure related decisions for a large engineering client on billion dollar project.
The project involves making decisions on cost saving through modelling and tool development.

Vice President
BNI - Business Network International, 2018
Part of Leadership of a local chapter of 50 Businessman in the capacity of Vice President
Involved in chapter growth and direction of chapter
Involved in leading the activities of 6 Membership Committee responsible for chapter operations and important decisions

Manager - Operations
, June 2014 - Aug 2017
is Mumbai, India based real-estate portal which allows customers to search for houses.
Department Head for 65 member team, with reporting to Chief Business Officer (CBO)
Delivery execution of 16+ Content Products, platform supply maintenance of 45K+ Project Listings, 13K+ Builder profiles.
Re-engineered processes to increase productivity by 200%, client servicing TAT reduction by 70% and operating cost reduction by 24%.
Increase content writing output by 333% with same manpower
Re-engineered drone shooting operations pan-India through algorithmic scheduling to increase collections by 533% in a month with same manpower.
Planned and executed integration of operation processes and developed comprehensive product offering strategy for combined go-to-market with post merger.

Mentor
Young India Challenge, 2016 - Present
Young India Challenge is 2 day(s) experiential national event for top creative young minds.
Mentored 19+ teams, 2000+ members on business plan and approach.

Company Coordinator, Placement Cell
IIT Bombay, 2013 - 2014
Coordination with past recruiters for campus recruitments, handled 50+ firms with likes of Optiver, HSBC Global, Nomura.
Collaborating with team for cluster success, planning and execution of events.
Received Certificate of Appreciation for outstanding contribution

Software Engineer
Cybage Software Pvt Ltd, 2010 - 2011
Collaborated with 19 team members on 3 important software development projects in a short time.
Worked on Asset Management System for Toyota. Provided technical solution recommendations by conducting SWOT analysis.

Vice President, Corporate Relations
AIESEC, 2009 - 2010
AIESEC is World`s Largest not-for-profit youth run organisation in 127 Countries, which develops leadership by facilitating International Exchanges
Part of 9 member executive body, delivered 94 international exchanges and received National Contribution Award
Organised 1 week long National Leadership Development Conference for 600 Members
300% growth in number of partners with the likes of Vadilal, Adani, Italia Group and 500% growth in International Exchanges.
Conceptualised and Organised AIESEC Ahmedabad`s first Youth-To-Business Conference.
Led team of 14 members, won Best Delegation Award 2 times in Local Conferences.
Skills
Management:
Project Management | People Management | Operations Management | Data Management | Quality Control | Team Management | Process Design | Process Automation | Product Management | Leadership
Soft Skills:
People Development | Team work | Client Servicing
Technical:
Product Development | Agile Software Development | Software Engineering | Scrum | Simulation | Python | SQL | NumPy | SciPy | Pandas | MatplotLib
Analytical:
Scheduling | Resource Planning and Allocation | Process Engineering | Unit Costing | Market Research | Optimisation | Machine Learning | Data Science | Data Mining
Strategy:
Operations Strategy | Product Rationalisation | Cost Reduction
Outliers
Part of Deep Impact Mission - NASA, 2005. Only 0.0009% of the world population was part of the same
All Indian Rank 192, 99.88 percentile in GATE Computer Science, 2012
Passed intermediate drawing examination with Grade A, 2002
Trained on Six Sigma, Situational Leadership
90.9% in Matriculation - 2004, 89.8% in Intermediate/+2 - 2006
Personality
Strengths
Idealistic
Seek and Value Harmony
Open-Minded and Flexible
Very Creative
Passionate and Energetic
Dedicated and Hard-Working
Weakness
Too Idealistic
Too Altruistic
Impractical
Dislike Dealing With Data
Take Things Personally
Difficult to Get to Know



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