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Portfolio Management ~ Product Management & Marketing ~Program & Project Management ~ Business Strategy ~ Customer Engagement ~ Partnership & Consulting ~ Technology Investment Management

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Extensive professional experience working around the world (Asia to Americas through Europe & Scandinaviain various roles across companies specialized inBanking/Financial Services, News & Media, Investment Management, Investment Banking, Equity Research, Telecom, Enterprise IT & ICT, Technology Services (IaaS, PaaS and SaaS) & Cloud Platforms. Tremendously enjoyed creating, managing and marketing various Software Products / Services to variety ofcustomers catering to their ever challenging business demands and market dynamics.

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Experience
EricssonICT Portfolio Manager2013 - Current
1. Strategy to Execution Responsibility: a. Contributing to define business objectives and finalize Strategic Focus areas at Ericsson and IT organization level. b. Drive end to end Strategy to Execution plan and monitoring and reporting variations on regular basis to take corrective actions. c. Providing regular updates on the overall project performance, development and cost benefit analysis to Sr. Management and Solution Area Heads or Sponsors. d. Market Segmentation and Strategies (Vertical, Segment, Global, Regional and third party) 2. IT Portfolio Management Responsibility: a. Review and Prioritization of Strategic Initiatives, Programs and Projects in IT Portfolio. b. D&I and Operations budget prioritization and investment management throughout the year with re-balancing of Portfolio. c. Overseeing delivery of all projects in the portfolio including management of risk, staffing, recruiting, budget, schedule, and career development of the team d. Demand management and re-prioritization to meeting client / customer needs and legal/regulatory requirements in all projects/ programs. e. Reviewing products in the portfolio and taking appropriate business decisions to launch, phase out or decommission a product / service from portfolio. 3. Product Management & Marketing Responsibility: a. Market Summary - Review changes in market share, leadership, players, market shifts, costs, pricing, and competition b. Competitive Landscape – Competitors strengths and weakness, competitive positioning of products c. Product Positioning – Distinctive statements to make products stand out in competition while highlighting the key benefits to customers d. Public Relationship Plan and activities (Editorial, Public forums, Conference schedules, etc.,) 4. Stakeholder and Customer Management Responsibilities: a. Regular meetings to understand Management Team, Stakeholders and Customer demands, issues or challenges.
Education
MSRIT Institute of ManagementMBA, Business Admin & Finance2002 - 2004
MBA Finance