SummaryOver thirteen years of experience in financial analysis, operations management, and long range technical product development. Excellent skills in identifying emerging market inefficiencies, developing business plans, and market-based business strategies. Well versed in emerging technology including "green technology" and its applicability to business. Excellent communication and problem solving skills specializing in cross-cultural management. Impeccable fluency in, and real insight into North and South American, African and Asian markets.
Expertise and experience in setting up infrastructure and long-term development projects in the African continent. Have assisted businesses in entering the African market. Family connections to African heads of state and business leaders.
EducationMaster's Degree in Arts (Economics)
Concentration (Financial Economics & Econometrics)
2003 - 2006 San Diego State University San Diego, CA
Masters Degree is Economics with an emphasis on the financial and econometric aspect of economics. Courses covered financial analysis, econometric regressions and quantitative studies to help with forecasting and implementation of business plan in markets with incomplete data.
|Masters Degree||Official Graduation Photographs|
Bachelor's Degree in Science (International Business Administration)
Concentration (Finance) - Graduating GPA 3.96
2000 - 2001 U. S. International University San Diego, CA
Majored in International Business Administration, with concentration in Finance. Awarded "Best Undergraduate Student" 2001. Dean's List in all 13 quarters with GPA consistently between 3.94 & 4.00. Graduated with honors; Summa Cum Laude i.e. 3.96 out of 4.00. Very active extra-curricular life with board membership in 3 clubs including the Student Government, and regular membership in 4 others.
|Bachelors Degree||Official Transcripts: 39 A and 6 A- (GPA 3.96)|
1998 - 2000 U. S. International University Nairobi, Kenya
Started initial university education in Nairobi, and then transferred to San Diego with 50% academic scholarship for consistent good performance. Chaired the USIU - Africa Student Government (Academic Affairs).
IGCSE O-Levels - University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
Graduating Grades - 4 A*s and 4 As
1991 - 1998 Premier Academy Nairobi, Kenya
Completed high school education at a private British school in Nairobi, Kenya. Graduated with Grade (A) in all 8 Subjects in O-Levels, IGCSE System (University of Cambridge, United Kingdom).
|School Leaving Certificate||Official Certificates: 4 A* and 4 A|
Extra Curricular ActivitiesCurrent Appointments
Executive Committee - Federation of India Associations San Diego
Executive Committee - San Diego Indian America Society
Kenya National Championships Silver Medallist in Tae-Kwon-Do
Captained school soccer team; represented university in soccer
Captained school and university field hockey teams
Represented school and university in athletics
Captained school cricket team
Several public performances in Indian Classical Dancing to raise charity
for worthy causes including UN, Care and Save The Children Fund.
Exposed to a wide array of cultures because of diversified
upbringing in India, Kenya and United States.
Student Body Representative at USIU
Cultural Secretary of the Indian Student Association
Treasurer of USIU Finance Club
Chairperson of USIU - Africa Student Government (Academic Affairs)
Captain: USIU - Africa Field Hockey Team
Captain: USIU - Africa Quiz and Debate Team
Captain: School Soccer Team
Captain: School Field Hockey Team
Student Representative on School Committee
Captain Blue House
Sergeant St. John's Ambulance
Awards & Accolades
United States National Dean's List 2001-2002
Awarded "Best Undergraduate Student" 2001
Dean's List in all 13 quarters with GPA consistently between 3.94 & 4.00
Voted best College Debater and Orator (1999)
Best O-Level Results for the year 1998
Team Leader for USIU at Harvard MUN 1999 (Cambridge, UK)
Chair, 16th East African Model United Nations 1997/98
Ambassador of Singapore, 16th EAMUN 1997/98
Fluent in English, Bangla and Hindi
Can communicate in Kiswahili, Spanish and French
Trained in underwriting and statistical analysis