Professional Summary

  • Founded and led Dexter Consultancy Pvt. Ltd. for 10 years, with primary research & data analytics based consulting and IT systems as core business areas
  • Served as Deputy Director-General at the apex monitoring & evaluation body of the Govt. of India, as a Joint Secretary-level officer hired laterally by NITI Aayog
  • Served as Head, Insights and Communication evaluation for the British High Commission, India
  • Worked as consultant / advisor in more than 250 assignments with field experience across 25 states of India, and clients across the government, PSUs, NGOs, corporates as well as academic institutions.
  • Mentor / advisor to mutliple startups / SMEs
  • Worked as the master trainer and chief course architect for Crazy Cockroach, a training & capacity building startup with clients across sectors
Educational Qualifications
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management (2005 – 2007) from Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad
  • Bachelors of Engineering (2001 – 2005) in Electronics and Communication from Nirma Institute of Technology, Ahmedabad

Current Research Interests
  • Virtual reality and applications in the area of marketing and mass communication
  • Behaviour change and public policy
  • Cults in businesses and startups


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