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Age:30, Indian origin US resident Work experience: 10 years in Information technology (2 years in technology, 4 years in program management and 4 years in business development and global delivery). 7 out of 10 years worked in Canada and UK. 1 year in US Current role: Client Partner , Large IT consulting/solutions company\
Key Responsibilities: - P/L owner for 4 global business relationships worth 40 Million USD, team geographically spread across in US/South Africa/UK/India. - Business development strategy involving understanding of customer's business & IT strategy and align offerings accordingly - Execution of business development strategy including leveraging product partners such as CA, Microsoft, Salesforce etc. - Preparing a large team to align with customer IT strategy including competency planning involving training of existing resources, hiring new talents and creating center of excellence to leverage larger organizational capabilities - Managing business relationships with CFOs/CIO & other customer executive leadership - Establish and execute governance & account management - Negotiations & contract management - Create & Execute marketing plan for business development - Establish and run innovation and proactive problem solution centers addressing customer's critical business/revenue impacting/customer experience problems - Staying ahead in the technology world by keeping up to date on new technology trends, industry trends etc. to retain credibility as trusted advisor for the customer senior management - Cross functional team leadership, budget & resource management - Pioneered Co-Innovation Center of Excellence between customer and my company
Key functions - Business development & Consultative sales - Account management - Customer relationship management
Domain/Industry knowledge/expertise - Hospitality (entire value chain) - Telecom
Education: Bachelor of Engineering, top 10 university in India. 3.4 GPA Executive certificate in Strategy & Innovation, Sloan school of management, MIT Graduate of leadership development program in my company
Other activities - Business partner in a Import/export business in India (importing oceanspray and other US products into India) 2011 to current - Founder and President of a non -profit organization working in Anti-corruption (2005 to 2010) - President of students union, 2004 to 2005
GMAT : 720
Post MBA - Consultative sales & Strategy in information technology at large scale (current multi million programs Vs. future multi billion business transformation programs) and long term - Providing IT leadership to large complex enterprise Why MBA: Gap in ability to thoroughly understand business strategy & all business function to build an aligned IT strategy; Gaps in abilities to provides leadership for organizational innovation
Dream schools : Stanford GSB, MIT Sloan one year program Other targets : Wharton , Carnegie mellon, Richard IVEY EMBA (Canada)
Please provide me a honest and realistic opinion of my acceptance at my dream and target schools. Also please provide suggestion on other schools that will be a fit to my profile & post MBA goals
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10 Oct 2013, 12:40