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  • Chetan Karkhanis Profile

    1. 1. Chetan Y. KarkhanisA Business Intelligence and Analytics Professional
    2. 2. My Guiding PrincipleTo partner with business and tackle the most difficultand challenging projects in Business Intelligence anddeliver stellar analytical solutions that empowers thebusiness user to derive valuable insights from dataand make informed decisions.
    3. 3. A little bit aboutmyself Over 12 years of experience in diverse industries like e- commerce, online auctions and hi-tech equipment manufacturing. Analytically inclined. Team builder and mentor. Strong believer in building team spirit and fostering healthy competitive attitude. Strong presentation skills. Excellent written and oral communications. Proficient public speaker. Self starter and self motivated. Enjoy working in fast paced environments
    4. 4. Where I have been before• Symantec Corp. (presently working here since 2009)• SanDisk (as a reporting specialist consultant , 2008-2009)• eBay Inc. (FTE in various roles from 2000-2008)• VisuakTek (Consultant) ✦ Cisco Systems (San Jose, 1999) ✦ Qualcomm (San Diego, 1998)
    5. 5. Some of my successes• @Symantec: ★ Designed & delivered end-to-end solution for customer retention analysis. ★ Integration of real time sales data for a key project ($20,000 in savings)• @SanDisk: ★ Designed and built data abstraction layer on OLAP datasets. ★ Conversion of user content (reports & documents) from relational to OLAP, with added functionality.• @eBay Inc: ★ Architected the first BI layer on eBay’s corporate data-warehouse. ★ Re-engineered BI and Analytics platform on Teradata. ★ Led dev team to deliver analytics dashboards in Microstrategy.
    6. 6. The fine printDatabases BI Tech. Dashboards Teradata Business Objects XI QlikView SQL Server Microstrategy Xcelcius Oracle MS-SSIS Microstrategy Reporting Services. SAP BI SQL Management Studio SQL Assistant SQL Navigator
    7. 7. Testimonials “Chetan was a key team member in the SAP BI/BO integration project that was undertaken. His strong BI background along with his ability to work with users was a huge plus that helped us overcome many challenges we faced in the project. His untiring work ethic and diligence helped us meet very agressive timelines. Chetan would be an asset to any BI team.” September 11, 2009Sachin Sheth, Sr. Manager, Enterprise Data Warehouse & Global BI Solution Delivery, SanDiskmanaged Chetan at SanDisk Corporation, Milpitas, CA“Chetan as i know him is a very friendly and supportive mentor with a deep knowledge of datawarehousing. He is a thorough professional always very reachable witheffective solutions to complex issues.His planning and organizational skills help execute and implement the most challenging of projects on schedule in a limited time.Not performing his ritual of always trying out new things and going the extra mile to deliver and exceed the expectations of the business is something not characteristicof him.” January 9, 2010tVishaldeep Nepalli, Microstrategy Consultant, eBayreported to Chetan at eBay Inc.“Chetan is a highly skilled and experienced with everything related to business intelligence. He works well in a team and as an individual. As his manager, I appreciatedbeing able to give Chetan a one line objectives and he would gather all of the necessary related information to drive the simple instruction to an appropriate complexsolution.” October 22, 2008Charles Cox, Manager, Results Reporting / Problem Management, eBay Marketplacemanaged Chetan at eBay Inc.“Chetan is an experienced, skilled BI professional who played a major role in cultivating eBays BI culture. Hes very well organized and detailed oriented. He has been akey partner to my team in delivering Operational Reporting to eBay through both our MicroStrategy & Business Objects Platforms.” October 14, 2008Mark Govostes, Manager BI Architecture, eBayworked directly with Chetan at eBay Inc.“During his tenure at eBay, Chetan was instrumental growing Business Intelligence from scratch. With few resources, tight deadlines and demanding customers, he wasable to deliver solutions allowing the business units to take major decisions and generate profits. I would recommend Chetan for his fast learning abilities, flexibility,diligence and team work.” November 9, 2008Patrick Firouzian, Director, IT & Information Management, eBay/PayPal
    8. 8. Get in touchChetan Y. KarkhanisCell: (408) 410