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Gurudev Basavaraj

Head of Europe and Asia Sales and Marketing

Futura IT Solutions United Kingdom

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Startup Mentor-Executive Leader-AgriTech-Low Earth Orbit Satellite CXO-International Demand Generator

Executive Leader in Digital Growth Strategy & International Business Development

* Specialization in Digital Marketing & Corporate Growth Strategy...
- FPGA Acceleration, SAP GRC and IOT Wearable Devices, Digital Well being
- Lead Generation and Sales Process
- SalesForce.com SFDC Marketing & Development
- SMAC (Social, Mobile Analytics & Cloud ) Business Development Strategy Professional
- Internet Of Things, Internet of Everything, Big Data/Data Center/SaaS,
- Life Sciences, Pharmaceutical, Healthcare, Oil, Gas, Energy & Clean Technology

* Geographical Areas of Specialization:
- Americas, EMEA, Malaysia and Oceania Regions

* Special Skills
- Lead Generation, Sales Discipline and SalesForce One
- Marketing over SMAC (Social, Mobile Analytics & Cloud )
- Leadership Practices in forging Technology Alliances
- Leadership Practices in Digital Marketing

* What I Love doing Best...
- Mentoring Start-ups and Early Stage Companies
- Lead Generation for Start-ups and Early Stage Companies
- Corporate/Product Branding and Identity
- VC Funding for Early Stage companies followed by Mergers and Acquisition
- Devising strategy for Product & Technology Engineering Services
- Creating Awareness for a Green Planet and Corporate Social Responsibility

Corporate Business Strategy & Marketing
* Concept Creation, Brand Building, Go-To Market, Go-To Media Strategies
* Social Media Marketing Communications, Demand Creation & Planning
* Eco-System Partner Creation, Alliances and Domain
* Clean-Green Technology, Enterprise Mobility and Product Engineering areas
* Thought Leadership and Implementing Agile Business Operations

Business Development
* Experience in Americas, EMEA, MENA, Asia and OCEANIA Regions
* Onsite and Inside Sales,
* Setting-up Inside Sales,Lead Generation & Business Development Teams
* Bridge Technology & Delivery teams
* Devising Competitive Advantages for Product &Technology Engineering Services

My skillsets include
Aerospace and Defence
Information Services
Information Technology & Services
Embedded Systems R&D
Social Media
Startups
Internationl development management
Sales
Key Opinion Leaders
Digital Marketing
SAP
My Working Experience
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Head of Europe and Asia Sales and Marketing

Futura IT Solutions United Kingdom

February 2016 - Current

Senior Vice President Sales Marketing of High Frequency Quant-Algo Trading Solutions
Company Name :Futura IT Solutions
Dates Employed-Jun 2017 – Present
Employment Duration-1 yr 5 mos
Location-London, United Kingdom
Experiencing slow speed and high latency for your Automated Trading activity? Don't be left behind. Your current Automated Trading Platform may be moving at a Snail's pace and you may not be harnessing its full speed potential... Move Fast…Get Futura’s Comprehensive Ultra High Speed and Ultra Low Latency Trading Solution. Imagine if one could trade at the speed of Light and neutrinos [the fastest things in the Universe]! Almost there, now Trade at the speed of your thought.

Many solutions that are currently available either crunch the speed tests or concentrate on functionality, BUT NOT BOTH. Futura’s High Frequency Trading platform is a complete solution Ultra Low Latency, Ultra High Speed YET Comprehensive in functionality.

With R&D and sales offices in UK and India, our team continuously strives to bring the latest and ultra-fast comprehensive solutions to the Automated Trading community.

Our mastery in FPGAs -programmable number crunching processors, Hardware Design and embedded OS optimization combined with our deep understanding of [processor-intensive-performance-hungry] Accelerated Trading Technologies helps us tape out the most comprehensive ultra-high speed-ultra-low latency FPGA hardware accelerated products and solutions. Thus! Our Comprehensive Ultra High Speed and Ultra Low Latency products enable a steady state of mind for the speed hungry trading community.


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Sr. VP Global Digital Growth Leader for SAP GRC Solutions

ExpressGRC

January 2016 - Current

Sr. VP Global Digital Growth Leader
Executive Leader in Growth Strategy & International Business Development

* Specialization in Digital Marketing & Corporate Growth Strategy...
- Lead Generation and Sales Process
- SalesForce.com SFDC Marketing & Development
- SMAC (Social, Mobile Analytics & Cloud ) Business Development Strategy Professional
- Internet Of Things, Internet of Everything, Big Data/Data Center/SaaS,
- Life Sciences, Pharmaceutical, Healthcare, Oil, Gas, Energy & Clean Technology

* Geographical Areas of Specialization:
- Americas, EMEA, Malaysia and Oceania Regions

* Special Skills
- Lead Generation, Sales Discipline and SalesForce One
- Marketing over SMAC (Social, Mobile Analytics & Cloud )
- Leadership Practices in forging Technology Alliances
- Leadership Practices in Digital Marketing

* What I Love doing Best...
- Mentoring Start-ups and Early Stage Companies
- Lead Generation for Start-ups and Early Stage Companies
- Corporate/Product Branding and Identity
- VC Funding for Early Stage companies followed by Mergers and Acquisition
- Devising strategy for Product & Technology Engineering Services
- Creating Awareness for a Green Planet and Corporate Social Responsibility

Corporate Business Strategy & Marketing
* Concept Creation, Brand Building, Go-To Market, Go-To Media Strategies
* Social Media Marketing Communications, Demand Creation & Planning
* Eco-System Partner Creation, Alliances and Domain
* Clean-Green Technology, Enterprise Mobility and Product Engineering areas
* Thought Leadership and Implementing Agile Business Operations

Business Development
* Experience in Americas, EMEA, MENA, Asia and OCEANIA Regions
* Onsite and Inside Sales,
* Setting-up Inside Sales,Lead Generation & Business Development Teams
* Bridge Technology & Delivery teams
* Devising Competitive Advantages for Product &Technology Engineering Services


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Sr. Vice President-Global Sales and Marketing

Unizen Technologies

October 2013 - Current

Unizen Technologies has a strong business model through which it offers solutions with a reduced turn-around time, better user productivity, faster Return on Investment (RoI) combined with a flexible and collaborative development process. With a customer-centric approach, we ensure that our clients get the best engineering experience from the project inception phase to support, maintenance and beyond. Our business focus is streamlined into the following segments.

Solutions, Services & Products
* Product Engineering, Embedded Sensor Engineering & Hardware Design, Wearable Device
* Smart City Solutions-Smart Meter, Smart Grid, Waste & Water Treatment, Pollution Control
* Automotive & Industry 4.0 Solutions
* Social, Mobile, Analytics & Cloud

Unizen Technologies consistently works towards getting customers’ ideas turn from concept to production-worthy solutions and products with a faster time-to-market. The team prides itself with a proven track record of delivering such solutions and products that are being used in electronic devices widely prevalent in the market today. Most of the products involve a tight integration with the open-source ecosystem such as text-to-speech conversion algorithms, image recognition systems and cloud-based transaction systems. Some of the prominent products that the team has contributed significantly towards include

* High-speed Video Processing Cards for surveillance systems
* Finger-print scanning devices
* Barcode-Reader products for the differently-abled
* Head-mounted Point-of-View Video Systems with Digital Evidence processing and storage
* Evaluation Modules for Tier-1 Semiconductor Companies
* Media Players with optimized online streaming

Unizen Technologies follows efficient engineering processes that are derived from CMMi Level 3 and Military Development Standards. See less


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Country Head for Asia

Team Collab Denmark

January 2013 - Current

Country Manager-India
Company Name-www.teamcollab.dk
Dates Employed-Jun 2013 – Oct 2018
Employment Duration-5 yrs 5 mos
Location: Aarhaus, Denmark

About TeamCollab

TeamCollab was founded in 2010 in London by Lars Park Damtoft. Today the company is based in Århus in Denmark.

About simplicity and ease of use
Today’s employees are met with demands to be ever more efficient and manage a growing number of re­sponsibilities across multiple groups in an increasingly de-centralized workspace.

Our goal is to help companies and employees meet the demands and make collaboration across boundaries easy and effortless!

With TC GroupWare we provide a groupware platform that greatly reduces the complexity of SharePoint and focuses on the core features. In addition, the platform is provided with a simple and easy-to-use graphical user interface that is fairly similar to Windows.

About Quick Return on Investment
This means that even the least experienced SharePoint user may utilize GroupWare right after a brief introduction. In addition, TC GroupWare is an off-the-shelf application. Implementing the application in your organiza­tion does not require weeks of development and adaptation. This means that your organization may deploy TC GroupWare very fast and thus achieve a very short time to ROI. See less


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Head of Europe Marketing and Sales

MindTree Consulting Ltd.

October 2001 - February 2007

Regional Director-Inside Sales, Alliances & Marketing
Company Name- Mindtree Ltd.
Dates Employed- Jan 2005 – May 2007
Employment Duration-2 yrs 5 mos
Location-Bengaluru Area, India
1.Grew Alliance Partners from 2 to 12 ( Intel, TI, Freescale, AMD, Altera, ARM etc.)
2.Organized Technology Festival-Osmosis
3.Created Technology Movies & Collateral
4.Led the Indian Semiconductor Association Technology delegation to Taiwan

Regional Director- Europe Sales
Dates Employed Jan 2002 – May 2005
Employment Duration 3 yrs 5 mos
Location: United Kingdom
1. Grew Europe business to 5 million USD from 1 million USD
2. Acquired customers in Norway and Switzerland
3. Actively Participated Trade Show: Bluetooth Congress-Amsterdam, GSM Barcelona
4. Appointed Channel Partners

Associate Director-Business Development (APAC)
Dates Employed-Oct 2001 – Sep 2002
Employment Duration-1 yr
Location-Bengaluru Area, India
1.Grew APAC business to 3 million USD from .250 million USD
2.Forged technology Alliances with Texas Instruments Intel
3.Appointed Channel Partners in APAC
4.Led technology delegation to Taiwan


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Siemens

September 1997 - September 2001

Sr. Account Manager
Company Name-Siemens Nixdorf Information Ltd.
Dates Employed-Oct 1997 – Mar 2002
Employment Duration-4 yrs 6 mos
Location-Munich Area, Germany

Role and Designation:Sr. Account-Manager-Software Development
-Inside Sales between SNISL and SISL, Siemens PN-[Reporting to VP-LOB- (SD)]
-Received company’s highest sales award three years in a row
Role and Designation: Account Manager-Channel Sales APAC region
-Sales of SNISL and SISL Products and services in Europe and Asia Pacific Region-[Reporting to Country Head]
-Highest Sales Target Achiever award See less


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Sr.Marketing Engineer

Thomson Reuters

April 1992 - June 1995

Sr.Marketing Engineer
Company Name-Thomson Reuters
Dates Employed-Feb 1992 – Jun 1995
Employment Duration-3 yrs 5 mos
Location-Mumbai Area, India

Role and Designation :Senior Marketing Engineer [ Reporting to VP Technology-Asia Pacific]

-Tripled sales of NetBRT customized software solutions and products
-Created 20 new accounts including OTC and NBFC accounts
-Devised customized solutions for Reliance and Bank of America, Mumbai
-Received company’s highest sales award, 3 years in a row
-Received letter of acclaim from customer firms like Wipro and ICICI

My Education
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MBA-Global Marketing

ICFAI Business School

June 1995 - March 1997

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B-Tech Computer Science

Mumbai University

June 1988 - June 1992

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