Global leadership - Marketing - Sales - Building products
14 Years (2005 - 2019)
Expertise: Marketing, marketing strategy, product marketing, customer sell-in, sales, leadership
Entrepreneurship And Startups Experience
Work experience: Neosmart Health Oy, Almondella, Founded Shoppire
Advisor and Board membership: Finders Seekers, 3D Bear Oy, Pinoty
Investment portfolio: Neosmart Health Oy, 3D Bear Oy, Finders Seekers, Exprs, Shelf Group Oy.
Board member, Finland India Trade Association
Head of Sponsorships, India Day annual event, Finland
Customer centric, global business and marketing leader with experience in Fortune 500 companies and also growth startups. One of the biggest achievements include - leading product marketing for the award winning products like Lumia 520 at Microsoft and Nokia, that sold over 20 Million devices.
Key skills include:
Building high performing teams to develop game-changing products and marketing campaigns
-Delivering exceptional customer centric products and services.
Being part of the NPS change at Tieto to +24, and at Neosmart Health at a world class +82
End-to-end business leadership from strategy to execution and delivery with P&L responsibility
Consistent track record of business turnarounds and record business growth across multiple markets – expertise in Europe and Asia Pacific markets, and have worked in Finland, Hong Kong and India.
2005: Osmania University, India
Bachelors: Computer Science Engineering
2007: XLRI School of Management, India
MBA: People Management
2013, 2017: INSEAD France, Stockholm School of Economics
Executive: Marketing and leadership
Recognition and awards
Interested in my long story?
Passionate about building teams, managing accounts, and leading products.
I started leading transformation projects in digital marketing way back in 2008 and successfully delivered marketing and solution selling transformation programs for Nokia globally.
In my current role, my digital marketing led team is responsible for sales and marketing (growth, performance, brand, and retention), digital product and Artificial intelligence platform, and sales hunting (B2B and B2C in Finland and B2B internationally – Dubai and Stockholm). Our user acquisition team is responsible for ROMI + Content + own/paid acquisition across digital channels (CRM, SEM, social, affiliate, display, sponsored content) and PR.
In different leadership roles, I have set up and led sales and marketing teams with budgets ranging from a 300 € monthly to a 2 million € annual budget. My direct team sizes have ranged from 5- 45 members and I have delivered my own sales targets and business P&L for several years.
Over the years, I have grown as a leader and delivered SaaS, IT services and product sales, end – end marketing, digital marketing, strategic marketing, brand management, key accounts, launched products, go to market execution, customer experience, and program management.
Currently, I’m heading sales and marketing at Neosmart Health. This is my second attempt to build a startup. I also live entrepreneurship life vicariously with startup investments – 3DBear.io, Finders Seekers Oy, Exprs, Neosmart Health Oy.
My next dream role includes some or all of these: Building and/or leading teams, marketing, P&L responsibility, business development, launching and managing – products, partnerships, and ecosystems, Digital marketing, growth, and leading brands. The cherry on the top will be a disrupting business, fun team with ambitious global growth plans.