Indian chartered accountant turned software entrepreneur with in-depth understanding of the complete life cycle of a product venture from concept to commercialization.
Seasoned leader with over two decades experience across all core business functions as vision & strategy development, team building, operations, software product management , marketing , sales, alliances, channel development, technology, finance, accounts, fund raising, management consultancy, assurance services and regulatory compliance etc.
Domain expert for Knowledge & Information Management (KIM), Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Professional Service Automation (PSA)
Latest assignment was as an Entrepreneurial CEO of Hazel Infotech Ltd (Groupe Veritas Company), to build a software product business from scratch. Developed and provided strategic vision and road-map for a mature, robust, commercially viable software product line that is well positioned in many business verticals and professional communities with a customer base running into several thousands. Conceptualized, got into and executed an alliance with Institute of Chartered Accountants of India resulting in acquisition of more than one lac user base and a large referral partner network in just one year time. Built operational competencies through technology adoption to streamline business processes and scale up marketing and sales activities.
Presented papers at National & Regional Conferences, Branch and Study Circles meeting of the ICAI and addressed to a cumulative audience of 10000+ chartered accountants in 100+ speaking engagements.
Was a practicing chartered accountant from 1991 to 1998 and started career in 1987 by establishing a textile plant and served with medium scale industries during the early stage of the career.