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Hewlett Packard Enterprise
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Middle East & African Market
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Professional Background/Education eg. BSS/OSS
Mobile Value Added Services, Product Marketing Manager, Project Management Office,
Previous experience 1
A. Hewlett Packard
Project Manager & Project Operations Manager (Nov 2009 till date), Global Telecom Business Consultant (Apr 07 - Oct 09), Business Analyst (Feb 05 – Mar 06)
Offshore Project Manager for a major Conglomerate in the United States. Project Management of multiple minor Projects and ensuring timely completion and delivery to the customer.
Drive PMO activities for the project including project planning/replanning, presage tool update, alignment of team to EDGE processes.
Co-ordination with the end user at CXO level with regard to the status of the Projects.
Regular interaction with the Account team in USA pertaining to Project Progress.
Generate various Time & financial reporting and Analysis to the Senior Management.
Earlier worked as Project Operations Manager, ensuring operational excellence for a 130+ team in onsite and offshore for a Major European Telecom service provider.
Oversee HR functions including recruiting, employee training and development to ensure selection of high quality resources
Counselling with Team members, creating innovative Employee Engagement programs.
Incharge of travel and workpermit/VISA related functions and hence ensuring timely travel of resources at onsite
Conducted Product & Services portfolio workshops for global Telecom operators in Algeria, New Zealand, Switzerland, Trinidad & Tobago.
Designing of HP Premium End User Services for telecom operators. Incharge of maintenance of database of global telecom operators on their complete service and product portfolio.
Responding to RFIs/RFPs related to Mobile VAS and providing support to the Sales Team in delivering presentation on solutions to various telecom operators.
Previous experience 2
B. du, Dubai (National Telecom Operator in UAE)
VAS Marketing Manager
Duration: Mar 2006 – Apr 2007
Product Management of all Value Added services including Video Mail, Voice Mail, SMS, GPRS, IVR, Mobile Internet, Roaming Value Added services, SIM Tool Kit, PTT, Welcome Message, Caller Ring Back Tones, Location Based Services, SIM/Phone backup, Push Email, Multi SIM & Twin Line.
Initiated discussions with RTA (Road Traffic Authority), Dubai for an innovative Location based Traffic Management system based on IVR, SMS, WAP and 3G platforms
Support the Enterprise Sales team in pitching for customized VAS solutions
Previous experience 3
C. Globacom (Leading Telecom Operator in Nigeria)
Duration: May 2003 to November 2004
Role: Marketing Manager – Value Added Services & New Product Development
Product Management of all Value Added services including SMS, Voice Mail, GPRS, WAP, IVR, SIM tool kit, Location based services, Mobile banking, Micropayment, Fleet Management and other VASs.
Provided Customised Mobile Applications to Corporates leveraging the leadership of the latest technology, ensuring high revenue assurances.
Spearheaded a task force team for a successful 1000 SIM cards deal based on GPRS solution for a National Bank in Nigeria
Launched ‘True’ mobile banking with full encryption for the first time in West Africa
Cash Award from Dr. Mike Adenuga, Chairman, Globacom, Nigeria
D. AirTel (Flagship of Bharti Enterprise)
Duration: Aug 1996 to May 2003
Role: Project Administrator – Network Roll out
Product Marketing Manager – Value Added Services
Ensured timely roll out of GSM cellular network in Karnataka
Product Management of complete Value Added services including Short Dial services, SMS, Caller Tunes, Voice Mail, Fax & Data, Location based services, GPRS, WAP, IVR, USSD, Mobile banking, Net 2 Cell messaging, Roaming based Value Added services.
Designed innovative Corporate VAS Bundles exclusively for Enterprises to enhance the customer base.
Launched innovative services like Examination Results on SMS and Live Astrology for the first time
Effectively turned around IVR based Value Added Services
Designed Mobile applications using SIM Tool Kit
Recipient of Best suggestion/Employee Award.
E. Indian Air Force
Duration: Apr 90 to Apr 96
Rank: Flight Lieutenant
Was Radar & Communication Officer posted in the North East Indian border
Flight Commander of an independent Training squadron
Officer in charge of Computer Cell
Introduced Computer Aided lessons which was appreciated by the HQ, Training Command, Indian Air Force
Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) with rich experience in Telecom & IT Industry in India and abroad. Currently working as Offshore Project Manager with Hewlett Packard for an American FMCG Conglomerate.
Has extensive and proven experience in Project Management, Product Management, Operations and Sales & Marketing.
Leveraging sound working exposure of 12+ years in the Telecom Operator Domain and 6 years as a Commissioned Officer in the Indian Air Force as a Flight Lieutenant.
Has exhaustive License till Launch (L2L) experience in Telecom Operators in India and abroad at different entry levels.
Advanced skills in Project and Product Management of Value Added Services (VAS), Consulting, Pre-sales and Business Analysis of Telecom Solutions.
Expertise in designing & introducing innovative Value Added Services (VAS) products in India & abroad, ensuring revenue generation & enhancing market share including customized solutions for corporate clients.
Exhaustive experience in roll out of GSM cellular networks as a Project Administrator