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Pranav Sharma
20 River Ct. #2402, Jersey City, NJ 07310
(301) 775-9392 | pranav@pranavsharma.com
Experience
Cognizant Business Consulting
 - Global management consulting firm
New York, NY
Senior Consultant, Digital Strategy
2017 - 2018
  • Drafted a $17M business case for a biopharmaceutical firm to invest in a digital supply chain control tower
  • Recommended a new digital operating model for a Fortune 100 retailer
  • Analyzed systems-related risks to propose $55M in remediation initiatives for a global pharmaceutical firm
  • Coordinated the digital transformation of field service and repair processes for a medical devices firm
  • Facilitated consensus-driven workshops for 10 cross-functional stakeholders at a Fortune 500 firm
  • Researched acquisition targets in the life sciences industry for a large strategic buyer
  • Suggested cost reduction strategies related to the supply chain systems for a medical devices manufacturer
Piper Jaffray
 - Investment Bank
New York, NY
Investment Banking Summer Associate
Summer 2016
  • Forecasted a 3-statement financial model for a specialty lender to evaluate a $15M capital raise
  • Created sales materials for a digital banking provider’s $20M capital raise
  • Co-managed the deal process for a virtual reality startup’s $12M Series-A venture capital raise
US Department of Justice
 - Federal agency
Arlington, VA
Freelance Consultant
2014 - 2015
  • Defined a records digitization strategy and gained project buy-in from cross-functional stakeholders
  • Led the Agile transformation of a team of 14 resulting in better alignment with changing business needs
  • Installed an effective management team to respond to the changing needs of a bureaucratic organization
Almond Labs
 - Startup focused on enterprise solutions
Arlington, VA
Managing Partner & Co-Founder
2012 - 2014
  • Led a team of four to develop an add-on product on the Microsoft SharePoint platform
  • Drafted contractual agreements to ensure equitable business relationships, managed company financials to ensure stability of operations, and created marketing strategy to generate qualified leads
  • Sold $350K in consulting revenue within 12 months
  • Managed the implementation of a new knowledge management solution for an investment services firm
  • Advised a Fortune 500 energy firm on their technology implementation roadmap
Portal Solutions
 - Boutique consulting firm
Rockville, MD
Senior Consultant
2009 - 2012
  • Served as engagement manager for teams creating knowledge management solutions for professional service firms and nonprofit organizations thus allowing them to streamline operations and reduce costs
Accenture
 - Global management consulting firm
Reston, VA
Consulting Analyst
2008 - 2009
  • Analyzed large volumes of data across multiple systems to generate insights that led to powerful sales
  • Coordinated change management activities across a team of 100 global management consultants
Education
NEW YORK UNIVERSITY, STERN SCHOOL OF BUSINESS, NEW YORK, NY
May 2017
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Specialization in Strategy, and Finance
UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND, COLLEGE PARK, MD
May 2008
  • B.Sc. Computer Engineering, and B.Sc. General Business
  • Gemstone: Highly selective honors thesis program