Jeev Sahoo

Jeev Sahoo

Works at:

Hertz Europe

Location in:

London, UK, United Kingdom

Jeev Sahoo

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Currently

Works at:
Hertz Europe
Location in:
London, UK, United Kingdom

Bio

Experience:

Business Strategy - techno-commercial consulting (featured in National Geographic Channel for solving energy based real-life case in Netherlands)
Valuation, Pitching, and Business Case development
New Market Development | International Project Management

Specialties: Strategy Consulting | Financial analysis | Project Management (PRINCE2 Practitioner) | Business Case Development

Divyajeevan (Jeev) has worked/studied in

  • Belgium
  • France
  • India
  • Japan
  • United States of America

Divyajeevan (Jeev) speaks

  • French
  • German

Divyajeevan (Jeev) has experience in

  • Automotive
  • Consulting
  • Energy
  • Technology

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Work

2012 – present

European Fleet Portfolio Manager

Hertz Europe
  • Leading a team at the European level for handling fleet and financial analytics for acquisitions, remarketing, maintenance & contribution management. Optimizing portfolio of cars & vans subject to cost and demand constraints. Involves continuously verifying the impact of shorter/longer holding period vis a vis fixed and variable cost buckets of holding the vehicle, contribution to revenue and maintenance aspects during its lifetime, and corresponding residual value analysis with age & mileage profiling for the vehicle. Co-created an index for the portfolio to compare internal residual value performance with the market trend. Assisting country teams in improving data visualization issues. Team interacts with 7 corporate countries in Europe.
2011 – 2012
(Dec – Jun)

Co-founder & CEO

VerdEase Ltd
  • Mini-fleet of Electric Vehicles, chauffeur driven, with indigenous fleet management software & self-learning usage-planning customized for members.
  • * Business Strategy for Electric Vehicles and Smart Mobility Projects
  • * Financial and operating business plan - model creation and pitching to investors, Advanced Excel Modeling, Matlab
  • * Fleet Analytics
  • * Forecasting market and sales data under multiple scenarios
2011
(Apr – Dec)

Strategy Associate, New Market Development

Toyota Tsusho Europe
  • Internal Strategy
  • - Data driven analysis and presentation to President (Europe) and C-level management of clients in the UK, France, Belgium, and Germany including pre-acquisition financial analysis
  • - New project business case validation, Advanced Excel Modeling
  • Research, Project Management and Business Case Development
  • - Assisted in proposal preparation and business case development for new projects
  • - Conducted research and analysis for due diligence and business case development for possible new projects being considered by management in renewable energy, electric vehicle and smart city infrastructure, sustainability and recycling industries
  • Other
  • - International negotiator for successful export of a test car stuck in legal issues resulting in saving the team from a potential corporate governance case
2010 – 2011
(Sep – Dec)

MBA (Graduated) 2012

HEC Paris
  • HEC MBA ranked #9 globally by The Economic Times, and #18 globally by The Financial Times
  • Awarded HEC MBA Leadership 2011 for outstanding contribution and leadership shown during the MBA
  • Featured in the National Geographic Channel as Winners of the NRG Battle 2011, for solving energy issues in the Netherlands
  • Co-President, HEC Energy Club
  • * Organized alumni events, professional networking and guest speakers including country level ambassadors to the campus
  • * Raised fund for the club while providing volunteers for energy conferences in the EU
  • Director Marketing, MBAT (www.mbat.org)
  • * Led a team of students working with a professional movie producer to coordinate the script-to-launch movie production of the 2011 MBAT Video (http://youtu.be/7ik3IXpTHhg) involving around 120 students in cast, with 3 days of shooting during class schedules
  • Scholarships:
  • HEC Excellence, HEC Foundation, and KC Mahindra Trust
2008 – 2010

Project Lead, Hybrid Vehicles

Mercedes Benz R&D
  • - Leading a team involved in developing clean engine technologies for international four/six wheelers
  • - Hybrid Electric Vehicle Controls
  • - Consultant to Mitsubishi Fuso, Japan
  • - Member, CSR (Community Social Responsibility)
2008 – 2010

Co-founder

HeadStart Network Foundation
  • Organizer - Monthly "StartupSaturday.in" at IIMB (Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore).
  • Blogger on entrepreneurship.
  • Journalist (freelance), for the startup ecosystem in India.
2007 – 2008
(Jan – Dec)

Engineer Technologist

General Electric (GE)
  • - Engineering Control Modeling (Matlab)
  • - Six Sigma Green Belt
  • - Active GE Volunteer (Project Ashraya)
2004 – 2007

Application Engineer

TVS Motor Company and IIT Bombay Joint Venture
  • - Development of ECU for two wheelers - first time implementation in India; Tools used: MATLAB, SIMULINK.
  • - Engine Mapping and calibration
  • - Fuel spray characterization (both simulation & experimental)
  • - Co-ordinated industry-academia relations with projects at IIT Bombay (www.iitb.ac.in) and IISc Bangalore (www.iisc.ernet.in)

Work

2012 – present

European Fleet Portfolio Manager

Hertz Europe
  • Leading a team at the European level for handling fleet and financial analytics for acquisitions, remarketing, maintenance & contribution management. Optimizing portfolio of cars & vans subject to cost and demand constraints. Involves continuously verifying the impact of shorter/longer holding period vis a vis fixed and variable cost buckets of holding the vehicle, contribution to revenue and maintenance aspects during its lifetime, and corresponding residual value analysis with age & mileage profiling for the vehicle. Co-created an index for the portfolio to compare internal residual value performance with the market trend. Assisting country teams in improving data visualization issues. Team interacts with 7 corporate countries in Europe.
2011 – 2012
(Dec – Jun)

Co-founder & CEO

VerdEase Ltd
  • Mini-fleet of Electric Vehicles, chauffeur driven, with indigenous fleet management software & self-learning usage-planning customized for members.
  • * Business Strategy for Electric Vehicles and Smart Mobility Projects
  • * Financial and operating business plan - model creation and pitching to investors, Advanced Excel Modeling, Matlab
  • * Fleet Analytics
  • * Forecasting market and sales data under multiple scenarios
2011
(Apr – Dec)

Strategy Associate, New Market Development

Toyota Tsusho Europe
  • Internal Strategy
  • - Data driven analysis and presentation to President (Europe) and C-level management of clients in the UK, France, Belgium, and Germany including pre-acquisition financial analysis
  • - New project business case validation, Advanced Excel Modeling
  • Research, Project Management and Business Case Development
  • - Assisted in proposal preparation and business case development for new projects
  • - Conducted research and analysis for due diligence and business case development for possible new projects being considered by management in renewable energy, electric vehicle and smart city infrastructure, sustainability and recycling industries
  • Other
  • - International negotiator for successful export of a test car stuck in legal issues resulting in saving the team from a potential corporate governance case
2010 – 2011
(Sep – Dec)

MBA (Graduated) 2012

HEC Paris
  • HEC MBA ranked #9 globally by The Economic Times, and #18 globally by The Financial Times
  • Awarded HEC MBA Leadership 2011 for outstanding contribution and leadership shown during the MBA
  • Featured in the National Geographic Channel as Winners of the NRG Battle 2011, for solving energy issues in the Netherlands
  • Co-President, HEC Energy Club
  • * Organized alumni events, professional networking and guest speakers including country level ambassadors to the campus
  • * Raised fund for the club while providing volunteers for energy conferences in the EU
  • Director Marketing, MBAT (www.mbat.org)
  • * Led a team of students working with a professional movie producer to coordinate the script-to-launch movie production of the 2011 MBAT Video (http://youtu.be/7ik3IXpTHhg) involving around 120 students in cast, with 3 days of shooting during class schedules
  • Scholarships:
  • HEC Excellence, HEC Foundation, and KC Mahindra Trust
2008 – 2010

Project Lead, Hybrid Vehicles

Mercedes Benz R&D
  • - Leading a team involved in developing clean engine technologies for international four/six wheelers
  • - Hybrid Electric Vehicle Controls
  • - Consultant to Mitsubishi Fuso, Japan
  • - Member, CSR (Community Social Responsibility)
2008 – 2010

Co-founder

HeadStart Network Foundation
  • Organizer - Monthly "StartupSaturday.in" at IIMB (Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore).
  • Blogger on entrepreneurship.
  • Journalist (freelance), for the startup ecosystem in India.
2007 – 2008
(Jan – Dec)

Engineer Technologist

General Electric (GE)
  • - Engineering Control Modeling (Matlab)
  • - Six Sigma Green Belt
  • - Active GE Volunteer (Project Ashraya)
2004 – 2007

Application Engineer

TVS Motor Company and IIT Bombay Joint Venture
  • - Development of ECU for two wheelers - first time implementation in India; Tools used: MATLAB, SIMULINK.
  • - Engine Mapping and calibration
  • - Fuel spray characterization (both simulation & experimental)
  • - Co-ordinated industry-academia relations with projects at IIT Bombay (www.iitb.ac.in) and IISc Bangalore (www.iisc.ernet.in)

Education

2010 – 2012

HEC Paris

MBA
2010 – 2011

HEC Paris

(MBA)
2000 – 2004

National Institute of Technology Rourkela

B Tech

Achievements

  • HEC CLUB ACTIVITIES  Co-President, Energy Club  Director, Asia-Pacific Club  Marketing Head, MBAT.org  HEC Paris Official Ambassador

Additional Info

Website
jeev.in
Nationality:
  • Indian