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Arvind Venkataramani

Strategy/ Digital Consultant

Can work in or around Chennai

  • 13.0801
  • 80.2838
  • Suggested rate €800 / day
  • Experience 7+ years
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Location and workplace preferences

Location
Chennai, India
Can work onsite in your office in
  • around Chennai and 50km

Preferences

Project length
  • ≤ 1 week
  • ≤ 1 month
  • Between 1-3 months
Company size
  • 250 - 999 people
  • 1000 - 4999 people
  • ≥ 5000 people

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Languages

  • English

    Native or bilingual

Categories

Skills (4)

Arvind in a few words

Management consultant with over 7 years experience in consulting and technology across Middle East, India, Europe and USA. Areas of expertise: Business Strategy formulation/ development, Digital Strategy formulation/ development, Target Operating Model, Business Analysis, Financial Analysis, Competitive Analysis, Business plan review, Due-diligence (Commercial/ Financial)

Experience

Global Strategy Group, by KPMG

Consulting & Audits

Assistant Manager

Dubai - United Arab Emirates

March 2020 - January 2022 (1 year and 10 months)

Focused on Corporate/ Business strategy, Growth strategy, Digital strategy, Organization structure, Sourcing strategy, Service Delivery Model. Actively involved in business development. Key projects: + Market study, competitive analysis and brand positioning for a leading F&B and hospitality company in the UAE with businesses in dining, nightlife, day life and living segments + Commercial due-diligence of a major O&G company in KSA, covering market assessment, competitive analysis and business plan review + Growth strategy & Target operating model for digital arm of a leading logistics company in the UAE + Program managed the technology stream for the set-up of a new digital bank in the UAE + IT integration strategy for the merger of two real-estate entities in the UAE + Target landscape including process enhancements, Organization/ Governance structure and PMO set-up for a major UAE bank, following an outage analysis of the core banking system

Delivery Hero

Consulting & Audits

International Strategy Intern

Berlin, Germany

March 2019 - June 2019 (3 months)

As an intern in the International Strategy team during Delivery Hero's rapid growth phase, I was involved in market analysis and understanding the operations, financials and performance of the group's subsidiaries to help shape the business strategy. Key projects: + Proposed key enhancements to group's Business strategy, which involved analysis of financials and operations of 30+ subsidiaries + Developed Market Positioning strategy for F&B brands in the group's portfolio, with a focus on the South-East Asia and Middle-East markets + Built dynamic Financial (Excel) models and dashboards for weekly/ yearly business reviews presented in the senior management meetings

HEC PARIS - HEC Organisation

MBA Candidate

Paris, France

January 2018 - June 2019 (1 year and 5 months)

Vice President of General Management and Leadership Club, Member of Consulting Club.

EY - EY France

Tech

Consultant in Technology Risk Advisory

Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

September 2016 - December 2017 (1 year and 3 months)

Key member of the then newly set up IT-Risk team covering topics of enterprise risk, cyber-security, data-analytics. Actively involved in business development. Key projects: + Developed Cyber-security strategy and implementation plans for leading banks in the Middle East + Led cross-functional teams for cyber-security and data-analytics implementations (risk dashboards, implementation tracking tools) across manufacturing, telecom and retail sector clients in India & Asia

EY - EY France

Tech

Associate Consultant in Technology Risk Advisory

Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

August 2015 - August 2016 (1 year)

Key projects: + Advised telecom client to increase IT operations efficiency by restructuring their processes and workflows + Developed Threat-Intelligence platform to enable analysis of infrastructure landscape/ logs; the tool was sold as a proprietary service to clients + Automated key steps in the sales/marketing pitches, such as building interactive demos showcasing IT Risk capabilities

Goldman Sachs

Tech

Senior Technology Analyst

July 2014 - July 2015 (1 year)

Key projects: + Transformed key GS IT infrastructure assets from Windows to a customised Operating System variant by leading an Agile team for the implementation + Managed the cloud (virtual) infrastructure including performing periodic upgrades, patches and bug-fixes by coordinating with the business and IT support teams + Restructured workflows and accelerated IT issue-resolution and ticketing process

Goldman Sachs

Tech

Technology Analyst

Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

May 2013 - June 2014 (1 year and 1 month)

Key projects: + Restructured and automated the server maintenance process across GS US/ Asia, thereby reducing machine down-times for trading and operations teams + Benchmarked enterprise operating system variants supporting cloud capabilities to advise on the firm's digital transformation + Participated in a 2-month intensive training program at the GS New York HQ, with 100+ global analysts

Education