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Gurpreet Singh
A professional writer and a trainer based in New Delhi.
gurpreetwrites@gmail.com

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# Presentation Skills
# Body Language
# Time Management
# Problem Solving and Creative Thinking

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Served as Sergeant At Arms (SAA) @ Agilent Toastmasters Club
  6 recommendations available upon request

Sr. Technical Wri...
Adobe Education
Certificate Course in Adobe Framemaker 7.0 Library, 2007 - 2007

The British Council, New Delhi
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Gurpreet Singh
A professional writer and a trainer based in New Delhi.
gurpreetwrites@gmail.com




42 people have recomme...
Gurpreet gets along very well with the team members and is fun to work with. Gurpreet has
excellent communication skills a...
"I found Gurpreet very focused at his work. He is very hard working. He loves to take on
responsibilities and has a passio...
Agilent Technologies

"Gurpreet is highly skilled and approachable person. He has worked for various groups at Agilent
Tec...
"Gurpreet is really a focused person. He has a zeal for learning and this zeal makes him successful
in whatever roles he t...
both technical and writing aspects of the documentation. His eye for technical documentation
shows experience he carries. ...
and innovative approaches to his assigned projects. He functioned well as a team leader when
required, and also worked eff...
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  1. 1. Gurpreet Singh A professional writer and a trainer based in New Delhi. gurpreetwrites@gmail.com Summary Gurpreet Singh is a professional writer and a trainer based in New Delhi having a keen interest in Human Psychology. He works in the creative realms of Technical Writing, Business Writing (MarCom), Web-Copy Writing and Training. # Extensive experience in designing, writing, and publishing end-user, technical, and marketing documentation. # Experienced in creating Hardware, Software and API documentation for Print, Online and Web media. # Certified Six Sigma white belt along with a practical experience of Six Sigma, Agile and Lean methodologies in User Documentation projects Worked as a full time consultant Writer/Trainer before working as a full time Technical Writer. Worked on documentation projects and conducted trainings in the following areas as a consultant: # Writing # Technical Writing # Business Writing (Marketing Communication ~ MarCom) # Web-Copy Writing # Print & Online Help Authoring Tools # MS HTML Help Workshop # Madcap Flare # Adobe Framemaker # Adobe RoboHelp # Confluence Wiki # Screen Capture Tools # GIMP # TechSmith SnagIT # Soft Skills Page 1
  2. 2. # Presentation Skills # Body Language # Time Management # Problem Solving and Creative Thinking Specialties Experience in: # Technical Writing, Marketing Documentation & Web-Copy writing # SDLC & DDLC # Domains: Semiconductor (RF & EDA), IT Software and Various others (Freelancing) # Programming Languages: C++, VB6 & VBA # Scripting Languages: JavaScript, VBScript & Perl # Markup Languages: HTML, XML & Wiki-markup # Help Authoring: Framemaker, RoboHelp & Confluence Wiki # Graphics: SnagIT, Camtasia & GIMP # Version Control: CVS, VSS & Robo-Source control # Agile and Lean Dev. Experience Advance Technical Writer (EDA) at Agilent Technologies March 2009 - Present (1 year 9 months) Creation of user documentation for Agilent EDA Software product line using Single Sourcing and wiki markup in a Wiki based authoring system. 13 recommendations available upon request Voluntary Leadership (Officer) Roles at Toastmasters International June 2008 - Present (2 years 6 months) Nov 2009 - Present Serving as President, Agilent Toastmasters Club (Gurgaon, India) June 2009 - Present Serving as Assistant Area Governor Marketing (AAGM) @ Area I-3 (District 82) Dec 2008 - Oct 2009 Served as Vice President Membership and VP Public Relations @ Agilent Toastmasters Club Feb 2009- Feb 2009 Served as Contest Chair and Contest Master for Area I-3 (District 82) International Speech Contest & Table Topics Contest June 2008 to Nov 2008 Page 2
  3. 3. Served as Sergeant At Arms (SAA) @ Agilent Toastmasters Club 6 recommendations available upon request Sr. Technical Writer (RF & Microwave Electronics) at Agilent Technologies February 2006 - March 2009 (3 years 2 months) Creation & Maintenance of End User Documentation for Agilent RF Hardware (and software/firmware) instruments product line in RoboHelp and Framemaker. 12 recommendations available upon request Consultant Technical Writer (UNIX Documentation) at McAfee (Previously Solidcore) July 2005 - January 2006 (7 months) Development of UNIX end user documentation for McAfee (Previously Solidcore) Network Security product line for three UNIX platforms: RH Linux, Sun Solaris and IBM AIX 5 recommendations available upon request Consultant Technical/Business/Marketing Writer (Full Time) at Various Organizations July 2003 - July 2005 (2 years 1 month) # Creation of Technical, Business, and Web documentation for North American clients # Created documents such as API Manuals, Help Files, User Guides, Troubleshooting Guides, Release Notes, UNIX Man Page, Technical & Business Articles, Tutorials and Reports # Created and Published White papers, Brochures, Flyers, Proposals, Sales copies, Book reviews, Software & Hardware reviews and Web content. # Completed above 100 overseas documentation projects related to Technical, Business, and Web Communication through telecommuting for clients in over 15 countries. 3 recommendations available upon request Consultant at Soft-Sys Computers July 2002 - June 2003 (1 year) Part time trainer and consultant. Education Birla Institute of Technology and Science MS, Consultancy Management, 2009 - 2011 Toastmasters International Competent Communicator/Competent Leader, 2008 - 2009 Arena Multimedia Certificate Course in Adobe Illustrator, 2008 - 2008 Page 3
  4. 4. Adobe Education Certificate Course in Adobe Framemaker 7.0 Library, 2007 - 2007 The British Council, New Delhi Certificate course in Presentation Skills, 2005 - 2005 Rajiv Gandhi Technical University (Tech. Uni. of Madhya Pradesh, India) B.E., Mechanical, 1999 - 2003 Soft-Sys Computers Advance Diploma in Computer Software Applications, 2000 - 2002 Honors and Awards Received Merit Award ($1000) in Agilent Innovates- 2008 Received Lean & Six-Sigma Excellence Award (Symbiosis)- 2008 Chosen Employee of the Month (Agilent)- 2008 Chosen Best Humorous Speaker (Toastmasters International Area Level Speech Competition)-2008 Chosen Best Evaluator- Agilent Toastmasters Club- 2009 Chosen ‘Writer of the Month’ in Vol 8, Dec 2004 issue of TechCraft Page 4
  5. 5. Gurpreet Singh A professional writer and a trainer based in New Delhi. gurpreetwrites@gmail.com 42 people have recommended Gurpreet "It was pleasure to have Gurpreet in the same batch with me. He is knowledgable,funloving and humorous person.I admire his creativity and talent to describe complex things in a simple way." — Rakesh Kumar, studied with Gurpreet at Birla Institute of Technology and Science "I can recommend Gurpreet as a person with great experience and deep expertise of writing technical document. Gurpreet is a open minded, experienced and friendly professional. He grasp subject well and always come forward to help his colleagues." — Govind Kedia, studied with Gurpreet at Birla Institute of Technology and Science "I never worked with Gurpreet but interacted with him more than a few times. He seems quite focussed and very creative. He manages his work and people around quite well and is definitely a good writer which he proves in his blog." — Vivek Malhotra, Technical Writer Sr. Rep., Agilent Technologies, worked with Gurpreet at Agilent Technologies "Gurpreet is very efficient technical writing professional who has the ability to understand and comprehend any type of simple/complex and not-technical/technical information easily. His high IQ and excellent communication skills make him stand apart. Besides this, he is a good human being with a very helpful nature. All the best, Gurpreet!" — Aman Batra, PMP®, Manager - Documentation, Cybage S/W Pvt. ltd, was with another company when working with Gurpreet at Various Organizations "Gurpreet is full of energy and always with a smile , looking for the next thing to make things better and running. Loads of knowledge across subjects like travelling , science. A never give-up spirit , diligently doing his role , ready to take on new projects for self development and leadership. Always supportive for others' development too." — Rochak Mehrotra, Oracle ERP APAC Support Lead, Agilent Technologies, worked with Gurpreet at Toastmasters International "I have had the opportunity to work with Gurpreet @ Agilent and one of the many things I noticed is, Page 5
  6. 6. Gurpreet gets along very well with the team members and is fun to work with. Gurpreet has excellent communication skills and a keen understanding of the technology. He played a crucial role in developing and maintaining user manuals, technical guides for one of our key products, for which we are greatly thankful. He is a great asset to have in the team and I wish him all the best. -Rama" — Rama Jupalli, Senior Applications Engineer, Agilent Technologies, Inc., worked directly with Gurpreet at Agilent Technologies "Gurpreet is working on the GoldenGate product documentation for a year now. His assignments are the most difficult because he works with a complex and very fast-paced product (10+ software releases per year) being responsible for 17 different books of documentation. It requires good organizational skills to manage that kind of load, and it also requires special communication skills to work with the R&Ds remotely. Gurpeet has all of those. He is knowledgeable and reliable, he is enthusiastic, and he is good in interactions with engineers. Being very dedicated to his work he approaches every assignment with technical expertise and creativity. We can see numerous improvements in the documentation structure and release flow implemented by Gurpreet. He exceeds all our expectations." — Natalia Veremey, R&D Engineer, Agilent Technologies, worked with Gurpreet at Agilent Technologies "Gurpreet is one of the most humorous presenters I have ever met. Extremely good writer, very innovative, and talented professional with ability to run the entire show on his own. He can meet any feasible deadlines and very easy to gel with entire team, whether local or global. He is very good in managing his workload and seldom needs any help to get his work done. He believes strongly in continuous quality improvement and always look for best possible solutions. Overall Gurpreet is an exceptional employee and I strongly recommend him for all his future assignments." — Rajeev Jain, Expert Technical Writer, Agilent Technologies, managed Gurpreet indirectly at Agilent Technologies "Gurpreet is ever ready to take on a challenge and do what is required on his own. He is always full of ideas and contributes with full spirit. Gurpreet is a very sharp engineer and his skills are way above the average." — Pankaj Munjal, Software Engineer, Solidcore, worked with Gurpreet at McAfee (Previously Solidcore) "A very enthusiastic professional with full of energy and tons of innovative ideas which will definitely take him to long way in his professional career. Keep it up Buddy!" — Prafulla Mishra, Senior Excecutive -Payroll, Agilent Technologies International Pvt. Ltd., worked with Gurpreet at Agilent Technologies Page 6
  7. 7. "I found Gurpreet very focused at his work. He is very hard working. He loves to take on responsibilities and has a passion for techical writing. He is innovative and one can always find him searching for new and efficient ways of doing things. He received many appreciation and innovation awards for his contribution. I wish him success in his career." — Ajay Khurana, Sr. R&D Engineer, Agilent Technologies, worked directly with Gurpreet at Agilent Technologies "Gurpreet is a very interesting person, equally dedicated to his work and life. He is meticulous in his work and keeps incorporating newer innovative ideas into his projects. He is an integral part of the LP team. In his day to day activities as well, he is fun loving and enjoys life to the fullest. i wish him the best in all his future endeavors." — Kevin Dhawan, R&D Software Engineer, Agilent Technologies,Gurgaon, worked with Gurpreet at Agilent Technologies "I have interacted with Gurpreet a few times with respect to discussion on projects and related activities. In front one will always find him as a jolly and humor loving person but once you start discussing on something, his in depth knowledge and sincerity shows up. It is really good to have person like him around as it always motivates you to enjoy life while doing work." — Ankit Singh, Software Engineer, Agilent Technologies, worked with Gurpreet at Agilent Technologies "Gurpreet is one of the best persons I have ever met. He is an affable guy with jolly nature. Being a President of Agilent Toastmaster Club, his efficacious communication skills make another guy listening his ideas and thoughts very keenly. He is virtuoso in his field and always keep exploring innovative and creative ways of doing the things. I am glad to have such a colleague and close friend." — Saurabh Jain, R&D Engineer, Agilent Technologies, worked with Gurpreet at Agilent Technologies "Gurpreet has high potential caliber and energy to delivery his work. He has a polite attitude and higher level of business ethics. I recommend him as a real asset for any organization. Best wishes, -Dhiren." — dhirendra kumar kamboj, Manager-HR, Solidcore Systems, later acquired by McAfee., managed Gurpreet indirectly at McAfee Security (Previously Solidcore) "I know Gurpreet for over 3 years now and have always found him very cheerful, helpful and cooperative. He is a thorough person, kind of a perfectionist and is a Great Team Player. Worth being part of any team!" — Rajeev Khurana, R&D Project Manager, Agilent Technologies, managed Gurpreet indirectly at Page 7
  8. 8. Agilent Technologies "Gurpreet is highly skilled and approachable person. He has worked for various groups at Agilent Technologies. He is a very friendly and is always willing to help. He is a good asset for any organization." — Archana Kulkarni, Learning Products Engineer, Agilent Technologies, worked with Gurpreet at Agilent Technologies "Words synonymous to gurpreet are "Passionate and open to learning". Have seen him delivering his speech with new ideas and enthusiasm , as an audience i always look forward to listening him. As a president he has been fantastic at networking with other Clubs and have helped the team stay engaged." — Ashuma Sachdeva, Sr Manager, Agilent Technologies, worked directly with Gurpreet at Toastmasters International "Gurpreet is an expert in technical writing skills, he is dedicated to work and delivers commitments very well. He has fairly good command over Japanese language and is a good public speaker." — Ashutosh Juneja, R&D Engineer, Agilent Technologies, worked with Gurpreet at Agilent Technologies "I have found Gurpreet to remain unruffled, composed and unfazed in the most trying situations. His willingness to serve and to take on any task given to him makes him a valuable addition to any team. Gurpreet's sincerity and commitment in discharging his duties is commendable and I foresee an excellent future for him as a leader!" — Deepak Menon, District Governor, 2009-2010, Toastmasters International, District 82, India and Sri Lanka, worked directly with Gurpreet at Toastmasters International "Gurpreet as very dedicated, sincere & hard working guy. He is very innovative in whatever he does & a good problem solver." — Bajrang Agarwal, Sr. R&D Engineer, Agilent Technologies, worked with Gurpreet at Agilent Technologies "The first thing which I noticed in Gurpreet apart from a smile would be his alertness. Gurpreet demonstrates high level of commitment and ownership in his tasks and takes pride in the role he attaches himself to. Things which I most admire in Gurpreet are his selflessness, strict discipline and self-respect. He displays a very rare combination of being subtle and commanding. Gurpreet incubates a leader in him, and with every opportunity coming by, he uncovers them in stride." — Rohit Joshi, Director & Principal Consultant, Lofru Technologies, worked directly with Gurpreet at Toastmasters International Page 8
  9. 9. "Gurpreet is really a focused person. He has a zeal for learning and this zeal makes him successful in whatever roles he takes....great going!!" — Chhavi Bhargava, Tax Specialist, Agilent Technologies, worked with Gurpreet at Toastmasters International "Gurpreet is the one who identifies areas of improvement quite quickly and makes sure that he fills those gaps quickly & efficiently." — Sarvagya Tiwari, R&D engr, Agilent Technologies, worked with Gurpreet at Agilent Technologies "I have known Gurpreet for a couple of years and in all these years, I found him to be dedicated, diligent in whatever officer roles he served in Agilent Toastmasters Club. He has an eye for detail and is always in pursuit of excellence. He is a team player as well as a team leader. He is a role model." — Vinay Jain, was Gurpreet's client "Gurpreet is keen learner and puts innovation in what he does.He has the ability to work cross cultures and is good at architecting and leading the project by himself." — Deepty Chauhan <deeptychauhan@gmail.com>, R&D Operating Manager, AGILENT TECNOLOGIES, managed Gurpreet indirectly at Agilent Technologies "Gurpreet took over the task of documenting the GoldenGate simulator with gusto and in just a few short weeks has completely mastered the task at hand. His strong technical background has helped him quickly grasp the intricacies of the product and this was largely instrumental in his being able to document back-to-back releases of the product. He has a engaging personality and a very strong work ethic." — C. R. Shyamsundar, Senior Software Architect, Agilent Technologies, worked directly with Gurpreet at Agilent Technologies ""The fragrance of a flower spreads in all direction" - that's the quote I have for Gurpreet. His qualities, personal and professional both makes him a great personality who understands people, job, expectations, and execution under tough situations. His technical and language skills are noteworthy. His team skills make him one of the most trusted, cheerful, and helpful teammate to work with. It is a pleasure to be working with Gurpreet and I sure see him scaling great heights in future that he very well deserves. I wish him all the best for his current and future endeavours." — Suman Lata Malik, Advance Technical Writer, Agilent Technologies, worked directly with Gurpreet at Agilent Technologies "Gurpreet Singh is a detail-oriented Technical Writer and aware of many of the subtle nuances of Page 9
  10. 10. both technical and writing aspects of the documentation. His eye for technical documentation shows experience he carries. Gurpreet Singh on personal front an avid team player and helpful to all his collegues. I wish him best of luck for all his future endeavours." — Nitin Beri, Production Specialist, Agilent Technologies, worked with Gurpreet at Agilent Technologies "Gurpreet is task-oriented and extremely professional in all his interactions. He single-handedly set up the writing team for his department. Although Gurpreet and I worked for different departments, he was always willing to help." — Pooja Bembey, Lead - Learning Products, Agilent Technologies Inc, worked with Gurpreet at Agilent Technologies "I have been interacting with Gupreet for some time, and have observed that he has an excellent grasp of the technical writing concepts, and has been doing well. He has also actively contributed to the various mailing lists and sharing his experiences and thoughts.I wish him well on all his endeavors." — Ramesh Aiyyangar, Documentation Manager, Sonoa Systems, was with another company when working with Gurpreet at Various Organizations "Gurpreet has complete know-how about technical documentation. In my tenure of work in Solidcore, he successfully completed Unix documentation & converted them into useful informative content which was easily understood by end user.... He was the only person in solidcore Documentation team who sometimes use to work till midnight in cold winters of Delhi.... He was also appreciated for his proactiveness, dedication and meeting deadlines without missing quality parameters.... Gurpreet has everything you want in a good technical writer....He always came up with great suggestions to improve things.....He is very easy to work with & his great communication skills helped him to achieve what he is today. Highly recommended." — Prerit Jain, Senior Software Engineer, Solidcore Systems, worked directly with Gurpreet at McAfee Security (Previously Solidcore) "I know Gurpreet from last 10 years, he is gem of a person and very dedicated towards what ever he does, it could be studies or work. I wish him luck for future." — Harmeet Bhamra, studied with Gurpreet at GHPS,Punjabi Bagh "Gurpreet is a hard-working self-starter who invariably understands exactly what a project is all about from the outset, and how to get it done quickly and effectively. During the three years I have known him, I cannot remember an instance in which he missed a project deadline. He often brought projects in below budget, and a few were even completed ahead of schedule. Gurpreet is a resourceful, creative, and solution-oriented person who was frequently able to come up with new Page 10
  11. 11. and innovative approaches to his assigned projects. He functioned well as a team leader when required, and also worked effectively as a team member. On the interpersonal side, Gurpreet has superior written and verbal communication skills. He gets along extremely well with staff under her supervision, as well as colleagues at his own level. He is highly respected, as both a person and a professional, by colleagues, employees and customers alike. I wish him all the success in his endeavors." — Anmol chopra, Research & Development Engineer, Agilent Technologies, worked with Gurpreet at Agilent Technologies "He has successfully developed manuals for our instruments products. and also lead team. His writing skill and engineering knowlege is a quite professional. His motivation and inovation is a quite high level and it would make a great asset to any organization." — Yoichiro Hayashi, Engineer, Agilent Technologies, managed Gurpreet indirectly at Agilent Technologies "He is a talented person with zeal to learn new things. He is a highly skilled person with an eye for detail in whatever he does. He has received recognition for his work and is a co-operative and helpful person." — Manleen Kaur, Technical Marketing Engineer, Agilent Technologies, worked directly with Gurpreet at Agilent Technologies "Gurpreet has been very practical and very logical in dealing with various problems. He has very strong writing skill technical as well as general. He has very professional approach." — Kapil Arun, Manager Finance & Admin, Solidcore Techsoft Systems India Pvt. Ltd, worked with Gurpreet at Solidcore Systems "I've been in touch with Gurpreet for nearly last five years through web-based posts, business writing and general interaction. I've found him to be highly skilled in his profession. He has won many accreditions and has always been a proud asset for the organizations he has worked with. Besides, he's extremely helpful and always cooperative with his fellow persons. He deserves the best due to his committed hard work and dedication. I sincerely wish the very best for him in his life." — Dilraj Suri, Project Lead - Documentation, HCL Technologies, was with another company when working with Gurpreet at Consulting "Gurpreet is very talented and hard working guy. I have interacted very less with him but I have heard a lot about his good writing skills from his friends and colleagues. He has given new heights to documentation to his group in Agilent. I wish him all the best for his career." — Lata Dasila, Senior Technical Writer, Freescale Semiconductor, worked with Gurpreet at Agilent Page 11
  12. 12. Technologies "Gurpreet is a council member at Toast Masters Agilent Technologies . His enthusiasm is infectious , his thirst for learning and improvement shows. He has played a key instrumental role to maintain liason with other Corporate Toast Masters , and actively has been influencing internal Agilent team members to gain benefits from this platform." — Ashuma Sachdeva, Learning Specialist, Agilent Technologies, worked with Gurpreet at Agilent Technologies "Gurpreet is hard working person who follows his schedule strictly to complete the work on or before time. His job demands him to learn a lot, & I found that he has fast grasping ability about the new learning best example is learning Japanese. He has good communication skills, cause I have attended his presentation as well as he has won prizes in Toastmaster competition. By the way besides all these he is very much fun loving guy." — Avinash Parate, R&D Software Engineer, Agilent Technologies, worked directly with Gurpreet at Agilent Technologies "Gurpreet joined the docs team at Solidcore to contribute to the Unix version of Security product. Gurpreet was always willing to learn and he became productive quickly in a true startup mode. He was instrumental in making the project a great success by writing a huge part of the Unix documentation and release notes with zero errors.He has also got excellent communication skills . Highly recommended !" — Vipul Vashisht, Project Lead, Solidcore, managed Gurpreet at Solidcore Systems Contact Gurpreet on LinkedIn Page 12

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