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  1. 1. Vikram R Chari Plan, Collaborate and Lead.
  2. 2. Vikram R Chari – Plan, Collaborate and Lead
  3. 3. Vikram R Chari – Plan, Collaborate and Lead <ul><li>Senior Operations and Strategy Actualization Executive </li></ul><ul><li>Leverages Technology, Analysis, Creativity and Insight to achieve the “art of the possible” </li></ul><ul><li>An award winning, strategic, pragmatic and analytical International Executive in the Telecommunications, Media & Technology (TMT), Corporate Planning, Strategy & Governance, Board Advisor and Executive Consultancy space who has had P&L responsibility in excess of $350 million at the Executive level over the last twenty years as well as pioneering some of the most successful technology initiatives in the Digital Communication Services, Value added Interactive Services, apart from Strategy, Risk Management, and Governance. Dynamic, proactive, strong communicator, consensus builder, challenge seeker with forward thinking orientation. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Vikram R Chari – Plan, Collaborate and Lead <ul><li>Highlights </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Exceptional knowledge of leveraging latest technology to drive interactive Services internationally across client sectors. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Led successfully multi-cultural, multi-functional and talented teams worldwide. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Worldwide experience, has worked in Europe, the Americas, Asia and the Middle East. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Extensive knowledge and experience in Start-up situations – Asia and US. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Excellent connections in the consultancy, telecommunications, On-demand Technologies, Video Broadcasting, Wireless Telecom and IPTV. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Member of the IEEE - Telecommunications, Society of Satellite Professional International, Society of Cable Telecommunication Engineers, American Management Association International, DVB, GSMA, Association of Computing Machinery and Open Mobile Alliance </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Vikram R Chari – Plan, Collaborate and Lead <ul><li>Key Achievements: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Won Team Emmy Award for technical excellence for new technology development and implementation in the digital television space. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Member of the prestigious Lexington ’ s Who ’ s Who for the millennium 1999-2000, and Cambridge’s Lifetime achievement award. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Directed $3.5 million manufacturing start-up in Asia from concept initiation to commercial production. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Led the establishment of Indian office and signed two contracts with the two tier-1 groups worth $ 75 million for digital video content based services. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Designed master plan for regionalizing and expanding business; opened 5 international offices in Europe, Americas, and Asia. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Developed strategic partnerships with large technology companies (IBM, HP, Intuit) for providing Fortune 500 clients end-to-end solutions. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Effectively translated growth objectives to sales staff through ROI / total cost ownership modeling and revenue sharing plans. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Captured 55% bottom-line profit on $125 million high-tech DTH - Digital Video Communications program; led to new $120 million business unit in company. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Completed $10 million high-tech advanced telecommunication project in Middle East on target; using local subcontractors at height of Gulf War. </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Vikram R Chari - Plan, Collaborate and Lead <ul><li>Key Achievements (continued) – </li></ul><ul><li>- Recruited and led an international team of 4 Regional GM/PM ’ s and 40 engineers, technicians, analysts and operations and maintenance people. </li></ul><ul><li>- Launched and implemented 3 new IP technology based services worldwide in six months worth $50 million. </li></ul><ul><li>- Directed a team of 5 Managers and 450 staff in the Engineering department in a Cable MSO building triple-play, two-way infrastructure to 1.5 million subscribers in 12 months. </li></ul><ul><li>- Forged relationships, on behalf of client companies, with various technology partner companies such as Cisco (Scientific Atlanta), Intelsat (PanAmSat), Motorola, Harmonic Lightwave, Tandberg, Leitch, MCL, California Microwave, Microsoft, IBM Global, HP, etc. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Vikram R Chari – Plan, Collaborate and Lead <ul><li>Strengths </li></ul><ul><ul><li>International Strategy, Planning & Implementation leadership skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Leading Business Development in International Regions and new territories round the world </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Soft skills such as leadership, mentoring, team development, succession planning and shining in multi-cultural settings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Technology savvy and future oriented thinking </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Process and change strategy management expertise </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Enterprise Risk Management & Disaster Recovery Management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cost Management and Control </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Strategic Market development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Business turn around </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Relationship building </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Vikram R Chari – Plan, Collaborate and Lead <ul><li>Capabilities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>To strategize, plan and implement new telecom/new media services, and programs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To build a new business internationally, with sustainable future </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To collaborate and build consensus toward new and better ways to solve problems facing companies today </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To proactively manage risk at various level - individual, program, portfolio and enterprise wide </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To grow existing businesses using new technologies with partnerships and alliances </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To expand existing business by understanding the customer’s market space and actively participating in synergistic growth of business </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To initiate and manage change in process and methods for increased efficiency at lower cost </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Vikram R Chari – Plan, Collaborate and Lead <ul><li>My Value Proposition – </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Keen multi-cultural leader </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bringing International perspective in local settings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Strategic “big picture” thinker with situational tactical focus </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Expertise in Digital Video, Cable television, Satellite communications, IPTV, Connected Television, Social TV, Smart TV, and OTT technologies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Large Budget and Large Team leadership </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Customer Satisfaction and Business Development driven </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>International Planning, Program/Portfolio Management </li></ul></ul><ul><li>My Keys to success – </li></ul><ul><li>COMMUNICATION, COLLABORATION AND CONSENSUS </li></ul><ul><li>THINK, LEARN AND ACT </li></ul>
  10. 10. Vikram R Chari – Plan, Collaborate and Lead
  11. 11. Vikram R Chari <ul><li>Need to discuss, or need a solution, or want an expert opinion, or want a leader to address your business challenges I am available at – </li></ul><ul><li>Telephone: +1 905 819 9586 </li></ul><ul><li>Mobile: +1 416 970 8207 </li></ul><ul><li>E-mail: [email_address] OR [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>LinkedIN Profile: http:// </li></ul><ul><li>Skype: “vasisht12” </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter: @vikramrchari </li></ul><ul><li>Blog: </li></ul><ul><li>Blog: </li></ul>