EDUCATION

Carnegie Mellon University

2022-2023

Heinz College of Information Systems and Public Policy
Master’s of Information Systems Management
Relevant Coursework: Organizational Design and Implementation, Intermediate Statistics, Object Oriented Programming, Database Management Systems.

Activities

 

  • Educational Program Assistant at Center for Leadership Studies, Carnegie Mellon University.
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant for Entrepreneurship: A New Venture at Heinz College of Information Systems.

Savitribai Phule Pune University

2016 - 2020

Pune Vidyarthi Griha’s College of Engineering and Technology
Pursued Bachelor’s of Engineering in Computer Engineering. Graduated First Class with Distinction and a GPA of 8.1/10.
Relevant Coursework: Object Oriented Programming, Database Management, Software Engineering and Project Management, Information Systems and Engineering Economics, Web Technologies.
Activities
  • Represented the institution at various national, state and district level competitions, winning 5+ awards.
  • Participated and won awards at numerous intra and inter-college competitions.
  • Member of the Product Innovation Lab @ PVGCOET by IIT, Bombay.
  • Developed web applications for college related activities.

Pad. Dr. D. Y. Patil Public School

2001 - 2016

Scored 95.40% in MSBSHSE SSC Board Examinations, 2014.
Scored 81.08% in MSBSHSE HSC Board Examinations, 2016.
Achievements
  • AIR 162 at International Maths Olympiad, 2010 organised by SOF Foundation.
  • District Rank 2 at Maharashtra Talent Search Examination, 2009.
  • Awarded district merit and scholarship by Maharashtra State Council of Examinations.
  • Various allocades at state and district level competitions.
  • Represented the insitution in U-14 and U-16 Cricket tournaments and U-14 Football tournaments.
  • Received scholarship worth Rs. 25,000 under Lok Shahir Annabhau Sathe educational scheme for academic excellence in 12th standard, 2016.
  • Received scholarship worth Rs. 15,000 under Bharat Ratna Maulana Abul Kalam Azad educational scheme for academic excellence in 10th standard, 2014.

EXPERIENCE

Product Manager - Bubble Insurance

October, 2020 to August, 2022

Fusing Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Econometrics with digital consumer experiences, Bubble is building a unique blend of personalized and seamless insurance products for an antiquated, under-served market in the United States.

  • Built the digital consumer experience for Life Insurance at Bubble (0 to 1) by analyzing customer requirements, market mapping, defining user journeys, prioritizing features, and post-launch product management by collaborating with cross-functional teams.
  • Planned, implemented and measured multivariate A/B tests for entry points of life, home, and auto insurance to improve conversion across key insurance sub-verticals, resulting in a 57% improvement in conversion rate for starting an insurance quote.
  • Developed a comprehensive product roadmap for B2B tools (Widgets, APIs & Webhooks) by working directly with partners to understand the pain points and future needs; recommended strategic initiatives on the touchpoints to provide a solution to boost sales.
  • Piloted the first automated page generation feature at Bubble to scale long tail keyword page generation based on cheapest insurance quotes in 100+ cities across the United States, leading to a new revenue source for SEO that helped grow net new revenue.
  • Set up Google Analytics dashboards to identify product features correlated with customer attrition; identified and recommended improvements that led to a 4% increase in conversion rates and improved user satisfaction by 79%.
  • Achieved a CTR of 3.8% and an overall monthly increase in new visitors by 18% by researching and implementing HTML5 display ads.
  • Aligned diverse partners and teams: engineering, design, marketing, and sales to communicate progress towards roadmap metrics through a weekly email digest for leadership.

Trainee - Principal Global Services

November, 2020 to June, 2021

  • Developed ETL programs using Informatica for migrating data from VSAM (Mainframe) to Oracle. Reviewed and analyzed functional requirements, mapping documents and performed unit testing at various levels of the ETL.
  • Developed AWS CDK applications to migrate on-prem data to AWS S3 buckets for analysis by the data engineering team.

Intern - Mercedes Benz

December, 2019 - February, 2020

  • Collaborated within an agile team structure as a web developer for development of ‘Declaration of Consent’ project – a portal for documenting, storing and retrieval of declaration of consents collected by MBIL, DFS and Authorized Dealers.
  • Assisted in development of Sales Planning Simulation tool, which acts as an important intermediator between production planning and sales planning.
  • Designed and optimized process documentation for processes to be automated using RPA.
  • Authored Business Requirement Documentation for digitization of the ‘Homologation’ project.

POSITIONS OF RESPONSIBILITY

Licensee & Organiser, TEDxPVGCOET
  • Founded the TED Club at PVG’s COET and acquired license from the TED Conferences to conduct a TEDx event.
  • Recruited and spearheaded a team of 30 members and spread passion for TEDx throughout the institute.
  • Organized TEDxPVGCOET, an independently organized TED event with great success.

Student Mentor - Google Developer Student Club, PVG COET

General Secretary - Association of Computer Engineering Students, PVG COET
  • Recruited and managed a team of 50 students from the Computer Engineering Department at PVG’s COET.
  • Facilitated a 60% increase in membership registrations compared to the previous year.
  • Organized and conducted 40+ events throughout the year for students and faculty at PVG’s COET.

Head, Technical Team - Entrepreneurship Development Cell, PVG COET

ACHIEVEMENTS

Other achievements
  • First prize at District Level Mini Project Competition organized by Cummins College of Engineering.
  • All India Rank 4 at National Level competition ‘Placement Heat’ conducted by Talent Battle.
  • Various Inter and Intra College awards for technical and non-technical competitions.

PROJECTS

Intelligent Attendance System with Emotion Analytics for Organizational Settings.
  • Developed a rule-based surveillance and interpretation system using machine learning and computer vision for real time analysis of images, videos and data recorded by surveillance cameras.
  • Designed a cross-platform web application using Django for better UX.
  • Analyzed various models and finalized the Faster-RCNN with RESNET 50 model for best performance of our test case.
Tool to assess Scientific Literacy across cross section of population.
  • Developed a cross-platform web application for assessing and analyzing the scientific literacy of the general population.
  • Demonstrated innovativeness by developing graphics-only quizzes to mitigate the language barrier.
  • Designed and developed an admin portal with various interactive charts, graphs and maps for the ministry personnel.
Smart Accident Alert System.
  • Designed a complete accident alert system consisting of an Arduino module and an android application.
  • Programmed the Arduino module to communicate with the CAN bus of vehicles and parse data to be sent to the android application.
  • Developed an android application to act as a SOS device in case of accidents. Other modules like vehicle tele-metrics, woman safety and black box systems were also developed.

OTHER ACTIVITIES

Social Impact
  • Web Developer – Sumitra Ramrao Nagarkatti Foundation
  • App Developer – Bhoomi Jalsandharan Udayami
  • Fundraiser – Muskurahat Foundation

Web Development Intern - Anubhooti Solutions
January, 2019 – February, 2019

  • Assisted in development of Flask web application to host Python based speech-to-text application.
  • Developed User Authentication to implement pay-per-use system. Implemented using SQL Alchemy.
  • Analyzed options available for payment gateway system and recommended the best one based on time and resource consideration.
  • Collaborated with Product Management and UX experts regarding product definition, schedule, scope and project-related decisions.

Project Trainee - TechLead Software Engineering Pvt. Ltd.
August, 2019 – March, 2020

  • Developed a rule-based surveillance and interpretation system using machine learning and computer vision for real time analysis of images, videos and data recorded by surveillance cameras.
  • Designed a cross-platform web application using Django for better UX.
  • Analyzed various models and finalized the Faster-RCNN with RESNET 50 model for best performance of our test case.

Web Development Intern - Collegepond
August, 2017 – December, 2017

  • Conducted competitor analysis and provided input to help improve site architecture, layout, and content.
  • Ensured high-performance and availability, managing all technical aspects of the WordPress CMS.
  • Assisted in optimizing website for increased opt-ins, better search rankings, and user engagement and retention.
  • Collaborated with developers, designers, system admins, and customers and tailor web solutions to their needs and requirements.

CoFounder - VlogWorks
November, 2018 – January, 2019

  • Conducted market research, gathered feedback and developed the Business Plan for the idea.
  • Created social media identity, website and initiatives to promote VlogWorks in the influencer’s community.
  • Awarded 1st prize at HedNxt Startup Fest 2018 with Rs. 3,00,000/- cash prize.

Project Lead - KrazyFest
January 2018 – March 2018

Marketing Intern - MCaffeine
December 2017 – February 2018

  • Learned about lead lifecycle, scoring, attribution and normalization processes and helped document the details.
  • Dealt with developing research reports on the market and competitor landscape, for select target sectors of interest.
  • Collaborated with marketing & sales teams to communicate project status or improvements.
  • Created Salesforce campaigns, reports, and dashboards.

Business Development Intern- Renoveta

September 2016 – January 2019

  • Responsible for business development efforts that generated leads, enhance brand visibility, and increase sales.
  • Worked closely with the leadership and team to complete the sales cycle and close deals.
  • Gathered market intelligence, including information on clients and competitors in the interior design sector, industry trends, future projects, etc.

Digital Champion - Jio
June 2018 – July 2018

  • Visited and interacted with Small and Medium Businesses (SMBs) to understand how the digital revolution has impacted their businesses.
  • Analysed, through these interactions, how the SMBs function and what expectations they have from the digital revolution, and created reports for further analysis by the team at HQ.

Campus Editor - LinkedIn
August 2019 – October 2019
As a Campus Editor, I was an active contributor of #IndiaStudents movement on LinkedIn. Responsibilities included:

  • Wrote, created and curated content for LinkedIn’s publishing platform on various topics of interest and ideas.
  • Worked with the LinkedIn News Editor and team to set goals, pitch post ideas, and edit content.
  • Created awareness of the best practices on LinkedIn and it’s utility among the student community.
  • Discovered promising writers and content creators and guided them to make the best use of LinkedIn.
  • Represented the college campus and helped bring #StudentVoices to the LinkedIn platform.
Android Development Intern - DOS India
August 2019 – October 2019

  • Developed an Android application for ‘Industrial Automation and Process Control Data Logging’.
  • The application collected data from the Bluetooth module and parsed it into various exportable formats.
  • Further analysed the gathered data for equipment reliability studies.
  • Assisted in development of HMI for heavy industrial equipment using Nextion display connected to Arduino.
Developer - Freelance
February 2016 – Present

  • Developed 20+ websites and 5+ android application for various SMEs as freelance projects.
  • Financed 40% of my tuition fees through freelancing.