Asigra Inc, Product Marketing Manager
May 2012 - Present, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Pavan is the primary owner of go to market deliverables and strategies for the entire product line of Asigra Cloud Backup Solutions. He works with various internal and external stakeholders to conduct market research, evaluate market trends, and evaluate customer requirements. This includes interfacing with trusted Asigra advisors and industry analysts to validate his research, and working closely with engineering, sales, and strategic alliances on product strategies and roadmaps.
Wipro Consulting Services, Manager, Consulting
July 2007 - May 2012, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Pavan is a manager at Wipro’s Product Strategy and Architecture (PSA) Practice (Formerly NerveWire Inc), a strategy and business consulting team providing services across the high technology, product engineering and telecommunications domains. Pavan has worked extensively on solution development, product research and competitive benchmarking, build versus buy analyses and outsourcing assessments for Global 500 organizations. He also leads the marketing efforts for the PSA Practice at Wipro Consulting.
Pavan’s interests lie in the areas of ubiquitous services, unified communications, enterprise collaboration and Web2.0. He has been actively involved in rolling out a Wiki based collaboration solution for a Wipro team, advised a large telecommunication major on the strategy for entering the ubiquitous services market and authored thought papers on various technology trends including Web2.0.
Wipro Technologies, Senior Business Analyst
May 2006 - June 2006, Bangalore, India
As a Senior Business Analyst at the Asset and Wealth Management Domain Consulting Practice at Wipro, Pavan performed product evaluations, functional benchmarking and build versus buy evaluations for various technology products. Pavan also performed business space profiling and was instrumental in defining a roadmap for the wealth management practice at Wipro.
A key member of the editorial committee of the domain consulting newsletter, Pavan was instrumental in its revamp.He was also involved in practice building and also led a team of six analysts in providing support to the sales initiatives at the practice.
Pavan received an “Outstanding” Performance Rating for Exceeding set goals in every category by over 100%. He was also awarded the “Contribute to Win” award for knowledge management contributions to the knowledge management repository of the domain consulting practice
IBM Global Services, Software Engineer
October 2001 - June 2004, Bangalore, India
As a team leader of a critical module of a network operations support system for a leading telecommunications customer, Pavan worked across the entire software development life cycle defining requirements, building and testing a software product for over ten successful releases.
Pavan defined a product certification process for the project and was a member of the quality core team for the team. He was also a key member of the productivity tracking team performing estimations, function point counts and project tracking activities to ensure adherence to plans for the account.
Pavan received a performance award for his contributions in 2004 and was given a responsibility of leading the entire team in less than 3 years of his having joined work.