Anand Bakshi

Anand Bakshi

Works at:

Honeywell

Location in:

London, United Kingdom

Anand Bakshi

Currently

Works at:
Honeywell
Location in:
London, United Kingdom

Bio

Strategy consultant working in Honeywell’s corporate strategy team with experience in leading cross-functional teams to drive strategic planning, growth initiatives, marketing functional excellence, and NPI processes for the business leadership. I possess an MBA from Grenoble Ecole De Management, France (a Top 20 European business school) and an engineering degree with over 4 years of experience in supporting strategic decisions for Fortune 500 technology companies such as Microsoft, Amazon, eBay, Yahoo, Nokia, etc. Areas of expertise include growth strategy, go-to-market strategy, market opportunity sizing, customer need identification, value proposition and business case definition.

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Anand has worked/studied in

  • France
  • India
  • United Kingdom

Anand speaks

  • English
  • Hindi

Anand has experience in

  • Consulting
  • Technology
  • Telecoms

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Work

2012 – present

Asst. Manager - Strategy & Business Development

Honeywell
  • An internal strategy consultant reporting to head of strategy, India and working with strategic business heads across various business units to help deliver strategic assignments across electronics/automation domain
  •  Build the annual Strategic Action Plan (STRAP) for a $700 Million Honeywell business in India including market analysis, strategic initiatives, revenue projections, etc. to be presented to Honeywell CEO
  •  Led residential growth initiative end-to-end from market potential, segmentation, VOCs, market sizing, and go-to-market for products across different business units with upside potential of $120 Million
  •  Led cross-functional team from sourcing, sales, and product management for selection of site for setting up Honeywell’s electrical manufacturing plant with a install cost of $50 Million
  •  Led a strategic initiative for understanding processes, structure, influencers & decision makers in Indian Railways and a process for various Honeywell businesses to capture the opportunity as “One-Honeywell”
  •  Developed a go-to-market plan (including channel, branding, and pricing strategy) for an NPI for a pan-India launch with a projected revenue of $20 Million
  •  Supported President of Honeywell India’s meetings with CXOs of Fortune 500 clients for business development by providing insights on clients’ background, opportunity, initial proposals, etc.
2010
(Mar – Sep)

Senior Associate

Thomson Reuters , India
  • Managed several industry insight engagements from proposal to delivery, including industry trends, market landscape, and value drivers, was responsible for project execution, profitability and team performance.
  •  Evaluated existing technology portfolio of Nokia and developed execution plan for technology licensing activity, helping the client to grow it’s product portfolio in the most appropriate areas
  •  Provided comprehensive industry analysis for Amazon on ‘tablet communication devices’ on a global scale
  •  Developed technology roadmap from creation to commercialization for Olympus’ D-SLR product line
  •  Increased project revenue by 51% by gaining new business by high quality project management and client relationship management while creating a dedicated team of FTEs for Sony (Japan)
2008 – 2010

Associate

Lexadigm Solutions , India
  • Administered various competitive and market intelligence projects, portfolio management, and R&D management projects, was responsible for project execution, quality assurance, and client management.
  •  Managed a team of 6 Analysts, located in 3 countries, for Cisco Systems for various competitive intelligence projects
  •  Led competitive intelligence projects for electronics companies such as Samsung, wherein analysis were conducted on competition’s technology portfolio
  •  Identified process improvement opportunity in R&D for Fujitsu, which saved around US$ 50,000 PA
2007 – 2008
(Nov – Nov)

Research Associate

Evalueserve , India
  • Executed various patent analytics projects, was responsible for project execution, global team collaboration, and knowledge management
  •  Dedicated to Siemens for a ‘Technology Watch’ project providing analysis of current developments in wireless technology domain on a regular basis
  •  Conducted ‘White Space Analysis’ projects for AT&T to identify technological areas with little or no commercial activity, providing strategic analysis for R&D expansion plans

Work

2012 – present

Asst. Manager - Strategy & Business Development

Honeywell
  • An internal strategy consultant reporting to head of strategy, India and working with strategic business heads across various business units to help deliver strategic assignments across electronics/automation domain
  •  Build the annual Strategic Action Plan (STRAP) for a $700 Million Honeywell business in India including market analysis, strategic initiatives, revenue projections, etc. to be presented to Honeywell CEO
  •  Led residential growth initiative end-to-end from market potential, segmentation, VOCs, market sizing, and go-to-market for products across different business units with upside potential of $120 Million
  •  Led cross-functional team from sourcing, sales, and product management for selection of site for setting up Honeywell’s electrical manufacturing plant with a install cost of $50 Million
  •  Led a strategic initiative for understanding processes, structure, influencers & decision makers in Indian Railways and a process for various Honeywell businesses to capture the opportunity as “One-Honeywell”
  •  Developed a go-to-market plan (including channel, branding, and pricing strategy) for an NPI for a pan-India launch with a projected revenue of $20 Million
  •  Supported President of Honeywell India’s meetings with CXOs of Fortune 500 clients for business development by providing insights on clients’ background, opportunity, initial proposals, etc.
2010
(Mar – Sep)

Senior Associate

Thomson Reuters , India
  • Managed several industry insight engagements from proposal to delivery, including industry trends, market landscape, and value drivers, was responsible for project execution, profitability and team performance.
  •  Evaluated existing technology portfolio of Nokia and developed execution plan for technology licensing activity, helping the client to grow it’s product portfolio in the most appropriate areas
  •  Provided comprehensive industry analysis for Amazon on ‘tablet communication devices’ on a global scale
  •  Developed technology roadmap from creation to commercialization for Olympus’ D-SLR product line
  •  Increased project revenue by 51% by gaining new business by high quality project management and client relationship management while creating a dedicated team of FTEs for Sony (Japan)
2008 – 2010

Associate

Lexadigm Solutions , India
  • Administered various competitive and market intelligence projects, portfolio management, and R&D management projects, was responsible for project execution, quality assurance, and client management.
  •  Managed a team of 6 Analysts, located in 3 countries, for Cisco Systems for various competitive intelligence projects
  •  Led competitive intelligence projects for electronics companies such as Samsung, wherein analysis were conducted on competition’s technology portfolio
  •  Identified process improvement opportunity in R&D for Fujitsu, which saved around US$ 50,000 PA
2007 – 2008
(Nov – Nov)

Research Associate

Evalueserve , India
  • Executed various patent analytics projects, was responsible for project execution, global team collaboration, and knowledge management
  •  Dedicated to Siemens for a ‘Technology Watch’ project providing analysis of current developments in wireless technology domain on a regular basis
  •  Conducted ‘White Space Analysis’ projects for AT&T to identify technological areas with little or no commercial activity, providing strategic analysis for R&D expansion plans

Education

2010 – 2012

Grenoble Ecole de Management

MBA (Masters)
2003 – 2007

University of Pune

Bachelor of Engineering - Electronics & Telecommunications (Bachelors)

Achievements

  • MBA Program:
  • Scholarship awarded by the HRH Prince Michael of Kent in lieu of academic performance and professional experience
  • Elected as ‘Class Representative’ as voted by the class of students from more than 23 nationalities
  • Post MBA:
  • I was awarded a Certificate of Excellence by the president of Honeywell India within six months of joining the organization for excelling at output and ownership of projects
  • I have gained a rare rating of 1 out of 9 in my first year career evaluation

Additional Info