Anirban Poddar

Anirban Poddar

Studies at:

Copenhagen Business School (CBS)

Location in:

Copenhagen, Denmark

Anirban Poddar

Currently

Studies at:
Copenhagen Business School (CBS)
Location in:
Copenhagen, Denmark

Bio

I am looking for opportunities to work in a position in strategy making and management having the focus on technology and global challenges related to IT and/or business development. I have completed 11 years in IT in diverse roles and multiple domains spanning across various geographic locations in India and in Europe. I am experienced in leading projects having full software development life cycle and cross-cultural teams. I have strong analytical and logical reasoning abilities. I am a quick learner and always open for new challenges. I can handle pressure and perform equally well in stressed situations and also inspire others to overcome challenges. I have recently finished my MBA focused on strategy, leadership and sustainability from Copenhagen Business School. Earlier I have done Engineering in Computer Science. I am passionate about new technologies and motivated to digitalization through the integration of information technology with business.

Anirban has worked/studied in

  • Denmark
  • France
  • India
  • Switzerland

Anirban speaks

  • Bengali
  • English
  • Hindi

Anirban has experience in

  • Consulting
  • Technology

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Work

2016
(Jan – Aug)

Project Lead

Capgemini India Pvt Ltd , India
  • Responsible for leading and managing different teams and developing software applications.
  • Built successful teams through interviewing, training, mentoring and managing team members' aspirations.
  • Conducted tool specific training across the business unit.
2011 – 2015

Project Lead and Tech Lead

IGATE GLOBAL SOLUTIONS , India, Switzerland
  • Responsible for leading and managing different teams and developing software applications.
  • Involved in interview drives for the organization.
  • Worked with Swiss teams for solving complex production issues of Reference Data Management system. Helped in stream lining training plan, production cycles and contributed in creating long term business relation with the client.
  • Worked with US teams for developing an Investment Banking tool. Helped in bringing more modules from the client by delivering exceptional code base before deadline.
  • Developed roadmaps, time-tables and status reports; identified and assessed project risks, built and tracked their mitigation plans; to improve project performance.
  • Involved in due diligence, requirement gathering, technical document creation and defect root cause analysis.
2009 – 2011

Senior Engineer Development

Sopra Group , France, India
  • Responsible for leading and managing a team and developing software applications.
  • Worked with French teams for maintaining a Retail domain product. Helped in building technical expertise for new software product.
  • Worked with French teams for developing multiple Aviation domain tools. Led 2 team members for developing complex logic with efficient response time.
  • Spearheaded the entire Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) of different features for various projects.
2007 – 2009

Assistant Systems Engineer

TATA Consultancy Services , India
  • Responsible for developing software applications.
  • Worked on software development pertaining to multiple product/software features for projects.
  • Worked with German teams for developing a Transportation & Logistics domain tool. Helped in reverse engineering for generating business logic from legacy application.
  • Single handedly developed a proof of concept of a new product as a better replacement of existing legacy application. This helped in designing the new product in more efficient way.
2005 – 2007

Senior Software Engineer and Software Engineer

Sopra Group , India
  • Responsible for developing software applications.
  • Worked as a developer of in-house CRM and Document Management systems. Helped in creating coding guidelines for the project.
  • Responsible for gathering knowledge of emerging technologies and demonstrating the benefits to the team for creating center of excellence.

Work

2016
(Jan – Aug)

Project Lead

Capgemini India Pvt Ltd , India
  • Responsible for leading and managing different teams and developing software applications.
  • Built successful teams through interviewing, training, mentoring and managing team members' aspirations.
  • Conducted tool specific training across the business unit.
2011 – 2015

Project Lead and Tech Lead

IGATE GLOBAL SOLUTIONS , India, Switzerland
  • Responsible for leading and managing different teams and developing software applications.
  • Involved in interview drives for the organization.
  • Worked with Swiss teams for solving complex production issues of Reference Data Management system. Helped in stream lining training plan, production cycles and contributed in creating long term business relation with the client.
  • Worked with US teams for developing an Investment Banking tool. Helped in bringing more modules from the client by delivering exceptional code base before deadline.
  • Developed roadmaps, time-tables and status reports; identified and assessed project risks, built and tracked their mitigation plans; to improve project performance.
  • Involved in due diligence, requirement gathering, technical document creation and defect root cause analysis.
2009 – 2011

Senior Engineer Development

Sopra Group , France, India
  • Responsible for leading and managing a team and developing software applications.
  • Worked with French teams for maintaining a Retail domain product. Helped in building technical expertise for new software product.
  • Worked with French teams for developing multiple Aviation domain tools. Led 2 team members for developing complex logic with efficient response time.
  • Spearheaded the entire Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) of different features for various projects.
2007 – 2009

Assistant Systems Engineer

TATA Consultancy Services , India
  • Responsible for developing software applications.
  • Worked on software development pertaining to multiple product/software features for projects.
  • Worked with German teams for developing a Transportation & Logistics domain tool. Helped in reverse engineering for generating business logic from legacy application.
  • Single handedly developed a proof of concept of a new product as a better replacement of existing legacy application. This helped in designing the new product in more efficient way.
2005 – 2007

Senior Software Engineer and Software Engineer

Sopra Group , India
  • Responsible for developing software applications.
  • Worked as a developer of in-house CRM and Document Management systems. Helped in creating coding guidelines for the project.
  • Responsible for gathering knowledge of emerging technologies and demonstrating the benefits to the team for creating center of excellence.

Education

2016 – 2017
(Sep – Aug)

Copenhagen Business School (CBS)

Strategy, Leadership and Sustainability (MBA)
2000 – 2004

Burdwan University

Computer Science & Engineering (Bachelors)

Achievements

  • Participated in business innovation competition within IGATE as an individual participant and reached the final round worldwide. The business idea explained how a scan and go mobile application could help supermarkets and restaurants to minimize cost and attract more customers through reducing number of Point of Sale counters and decreasing queueing time for the customers.
  • Received personal appreciation letter from the CIO of the customer (US based large investment company [Finance domain]) for my exceptional contribution towards the project in IGATE.
  • Received Achiever Of The Quarter award from IGATE for the quarter July to September, 2012.

Additional Info

Website
dk.linkedin.com/in/anirban-poddar
Nationality:
  • Indian