Innovative Project manager bringing 8 years of success in delivering complex global projects, implementing technology solutions, leading international teams, managing external vendors and achieving performance targets. Results-oriented and high-energy professional with a talent for leading by example and inspiring peak performance.
Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals Inc.Ridgefield, CTProject Manager, Channel Engagement01/2015 to Current
Led a seven member multi-cultural team based out of Latin America to implement desktop and web based technology solutions
Executed the project using Agile-Scrum and JIRA to achieve 23% reduction in project cost
Drafted action plans and led meetings with department executives to review project status and proposed changes
Boosted team collaboration and connectivity by 30rolling out Lync 2013 Mobile in UK/Ireland to 500+ sales representatives
Served as the single point of contact for project scheduling and changes.
Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceutical Inc.Ridgefield, CTProject Manager, Commercial Excellence03/2014 to 12/2014
Boosted sales force productivity and collaboration by rolling out Lync 2013 Mobile to company's 3000+ US sales representatives
Achieved more than 75% adoption within two months of launch and saved $800,000 on conferencing cost
Led a cross-functional team of marketing, sourcing, IT and external partners to define deliverables, monitor progress and enforce deadlines
Managed development of official communication and training materials (videos, quick reference cards and user manuals ) development
Cascaded the roll-out to manage call volume at Global Helpdesk.
Saved travel and in-person training expenses by developing virtual trainings for global marketing managers to introduce new marketing platform
Implemented new user management process for technology system that led to lesser administrative overhead and lower licensing cost.
Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceutical Inc.Ridgefield, CTProject Manager, Global Innovation Management09/2013 to 03/2014
Led development of new employee recognition system for research and development organization
Managed "Boehringer Ingelheim School for Intrapreneurs", company's internal incubator, pitches to experts and executives for funding
Sapient Consulting Pvt. LtdGurgaon, IndiaTeam Leader01/2010 to 01/2012
Supervised a 10 member team to deliver major energy trading application
Liaised with clients to provide costing and resource estimations
Representative project work included the following: Retooled information systems; analyzed the technology strategy and recommended alternative oil trading strategies using emerging technologies, resulting in a 30% cost reduction for top-five publicly traded oil company.
Won award, "You Make a Difference", for designing and revitalizing information systems that led to $2M additional business.
Trained 60+ new employees on Energy Trading and Global Energy Markets concepts; 91% of employees passed the subsequent test (traditionally 55% passed).
Organized event to raise money for "Sapient Gives Back" initiative to fund education for underprivileged children that generated $3,500.
Saskon TechnologiesFaridabad, IndiaCo-founder and Business Development Director01/2009 to 01/2010
Saskon was 16 employees, self-funded end-to-end e-business solutions start-up.
Directed overall strategy; worked closely with Sales and Customer Care Teams to build comprehensive software products and web applications per customer needs.
Identified trendsetter ideas by researching industry and related events and publications Formulated business plan to initiate end-to-end e-business solutions company with $20K seed capital Hired and trained a team of over 16 people across various functions.
Devised and implemented marketing plans and customer acquisition methods to reduce customer acquisition costs by 80% by discovering new promotion channels.
Open Solutions IncGurgaon, IndiaSenior Software Engineer01/2008 to 01/2009
Managed a four member team to resolve customer complaints
Improved turnaround time by 23% by conceptualizing a new customer support team by selecting stakeholders from different functional teams
Reduce customer complaints by 50% resulting in retention of four key dissatisfied clients
Outline SystemsGurgaon, IndiaSoftware Developer01/2007 to 01/2008
Wrote software algorithms and implemented software best practices.
Master of Business Administration:General ManagementAugust 2013HULT INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS SCHOOL, Boston, MAGeneral Management
Bachelor of Engineering:Computer ScienceJune 2007NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, Haryana, IndiaComputer Science
English (Bilingial), Spanish (Moderate), and Punjabi (Mother Tongue)
Project Management Agile (Scrum), Waterfall
Client Relationship Management
team building & Leadership
Productivity & Process Improvement
Product Launch Management
Authorized to work in US on H1-B visa
Team Leader, HULT Prize, leading a five member team to develop innovative solutions to solve food problem under Clinton Global Initiative
Team Leader, Tie-Boston IT Team, Led a 6 member IT team to broadcast LIVE a high powered CXO forum on Best Practices on Global Innovation. The event was broadcasted to five HULT campuses across the globe
Placed 8th in Imaginecup, a global programming contest organized by Microsoft to promote innovation and research at undergraduate level in 2007.