15+ years of experience in managing various functions in IT & Analytics for multinationals including banks, insurance, manufacturing and IT product & services companies. Experienced in group and regional lead roles driving initiatives in data management & governance across geographies. Setting up Data Governance Councils, Strategies, Frameworks & Implementation Plans. Experienced in Managing 65+ team members and dotted line reportees across multiple countries/locations.Varied geographical &cultural exposure – North America, Middle East, Europe, India, China and Asia Pacific. Proven ability in achieving many ‘firsts’ – setting up practices & teams, implementing complex solutions and driving Business Alignment of IT solutions & capabilities in the Business Intelligence arena. Multiple functions – Practice setup & building, Sales/Presales, Account Management, Delivery, Operations, Support, Transition & Migration and Quality Assurance / Control. Experienced in interaction & coordination with CXO level executives in various industries. Expertise in Project / Program, Delivery Management and Quality Management. Technical & Strategic Consulting, Practice/Team setup, Business Alignment, Governance& Operation Management/Planning/Budgeting. Vendor Management &Contract Negotiation, Resource Management, Training and Capability Building.