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Praveen Nair

Praveen Nair

GM-India & Middle East

DataCenterDynamics

Mumbai 400 036, Maharashtra

GM-India & Middle East at DataCenterDynamics

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DataCenterDynamics

General Manager - India & Middle East

I am responsible for all our business lines in India and the Middle East. I am tasked with ensuring the growth and profitability for the following business lines; Publishing, Intelligence, Events and Professional Development. As the GM, I oversee a business worth over USD 4MN in annual turnover, manage two offices and ensure that our growth is sustainable.

Achievements:
1. Grown the business from scratch with zero revenues to its current state
2. Reached a point whereby the India business is self sufficient and cash positive within 1.5 years.
3. Maintained a low employee turnover, only 5 people have left us over the last 3 years.

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- Developed marketing and communication strategies from a new media perspective
- Rolled out Twitter, Facebook & LinkedIn pages for the business to further enhance our online presence
- Managed to reduce operating costs by more than 15%
- Streamlined and clarified product portfolios
- Oversaw the creation of a unified financial reporting system to ensure clarity in business financials

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