Corporate Recipes – by Ajit Joshi :
A Pinch of Insights, A Dash of Acumen and Loads of Experience to Share !
I bring to you my periscope of the corporate world and the journey which i had in it to emerge out with a juice ‘recipe’ of the various corporate paradigms through my blogs. Corporate recipes also have presentations giving the insights on various subjects. It also has a twitter feed which will give the latest knowledge on diverse topics. I intend to share these recipes of starting, executing, sustaining a business and finally making it successful!
A little bit about me ….
Career spanning over 33 years spread in the time span ….
- Corporate experience in conventional diversified companies in India and globally. – 20 years
- Startup experience – 9 years
- Consultancy – 4 years
Some of the industries that i have worked for ,,
Textiles, Chemicals, Technology, FMCG, Smart cards, Renewable energy, Big data, Media, Agriculture, Healthcare
I thrived on Exposure in corporate Finance, International operations, and technology in emerging markets and emerging technologies. Successfully set up operations in India, Middle East and South East Asia. I have Spearheaded various Revenue and Business models for a variety of Industries.
I have been part of two startups over a decade as CFO and COO. These startups were in the area of Mobile Value-Added Services, Technology and Media. During the journey raised multiple rounds of funding from venture capital firms like Sequoia, Nexus ventures, Intel capital, Norwest to name a few. Completed few acquisitions during the life span and successfully merged with the existing business. Initiated quite a few firsts while experimenting the new business models. Build the international operations by setting up companies in Middle East and Indonesia. Existed both the startups by creating successful exit for investors and promoters.
Last 4 years working closely with companies, SME’s and startups offering advisory services in the areas like strategy, execution, Management Information Services, Financial management, Due diligence, International growth and execution strategy.
I was deeply involved in spearheading the strategy for a diverse US $ 100-million group from south India involved in specialty chemicals, Power and control systems, Cable manufacturing, industrial packaging and infrastructure.
Also served on Board of Medical Devices manufacturing company based in southern India.
I have worked with entrepreneurs to build the business and execute. I am passionate about mentoring and advising budding start-ups.
Besides this i have been associated with various incubators and co work companies as Mentor. Some of them are 91 Springboard, Zone startup India etc.
Also delivered number of lectures at management institutes, Incubators, Indian Institute of Technology and Institute of Agriculture.
- Certified Corporate Director
- Business Mentor with various co working space and incubators in India and New Zealand
- Guest speaker at various management institutes and forums
- Member of Taranaki Chamber of Commerce, New Zealand.
- New Zealand