Ganesh recently completed his S3 Asia MBA from Asia's top 3 leading business schools - NUS (Singapore), Fudan University (Shanghai, China) and Korea University (Seoul, South Korea). He graduated at the top of his class and has been awarded the Presidential Prize and the Dean's List for academic excellence.
As a co-founder and partner at Xpan-Consulting, an industry agnostic Management Consulting firm that helps Startups and SMEs achieve growth, he provides his clients with an implementable 1 year go to market strategy. He particularly specializes in in data analytics, value chain optimization and pricing strategies.
He is currently exploring ways to transform struggling businesses in India and turn them profitable with TurnTree Inc., a venture he co-founded with 2 other partners.
He has 7 years of experience in Insurance and Retail domain in Singapore, China and India. Along with this vast industrial and functional experience, Ganesh has honed his analytical, management and team building skills.
Co-Founder, Managing Partner Sep 2016 – Present
Xpan Consulting provides consulting and market research services for startups and SMEs to grow their business.
I primarily work in developing growth strategies (market development and market penetration) for my clients as well as provide a 1 year blueprint to apply the data they own to their business. I also work on end-to-end pricing strategies (market research, surveys, conjoint analysis, CLV, segmentation etc.)
Some of our clients include Africa Imports, Kili Holidays, Voltas Motor Group etc.
Co-Founder Jan 2017 – Present
TurnTree Inc. helps businesses in India, that are struggling to survive, become profitable. TurnTree is industry agnostic and works with the company to maximize their resource utilization and optimize their product/people/process.
We invest our own money, time and effort to turn around the business and take a small percentage of the resulting profit.
My primary responsibility is to acquire clients and identify the bottlenecks and the leakages in their business and fix them.
What I do
I enjoy cracking difficult problems, setting hard KPIs and providing implementable solutions to achieve them.
For Startups/SMEs seeking Growth Strategies
My company Xpan-Consulting provides consulting services to Startups and SMEs that want to grow. Be it market penetration or market development, we have the strategies to make your business grow.
For Existing Businesses struggling to survive
My company TurnTree Inc helps Indian companies that have good revenue and yet make loss, turn profitable. We do this by Resource utilization and People/Product/Process optimization.
For new Starups seeking funding
Have a brilliant idea and have the execution plan and expertise, but desperate for cash? Reach out and we can structure a win-win deal. I prefer to get in at the early stage of the startup. Prefer 18 month positive cash flow.
National University of Singapore (NUS)
Business Administration and Management, General
Presidential Prize. Topper of Class of 2017.
Runner Up Mahindra War Room Case Competition - #2 of 2214 teams.
Global Supply Chain Finance Biz Simulation - Regional Finalist (Top 1%).
Ran workshops for the Consulting Club.
Winner of Track #2 Merc-Benz Start-up Autobahn Business Plan competition.
Fudan University, Shanghai
S3 Asia MBA Double Degree program.
Thesis: FinTech strategy in Nigeria.
Won 1st Place at American Express Business Simulation Challenge
Finalist at Integrated Leadership Case Competition, Yale SOM
Campus Winner in Mahindra War-room Case Competition
Represented Fudan University in SCB Case competition, Morgan Stanley Investment Challenge, Nespresso Global MBA Challenge etc.
Korea University, Seoul
Exchange Student from Fudan/NUS Double Degree MBA Program.
Awarded Dean's List for Academic Excellence.
Anna University, India
Bachelor of Engineering, Electrical and Electronics (2004-2008)
Vice President, Math Forum
President, Robotics club
Won many robotics competition - Techkriti, Techfest, Shaastra
Co-founded the Robotics club
Things I've picked up over the years
5 Management Consulting projects with 4 clients on growth strategies (market penetration and market development), profit strategy etc.
Plenty of experience presenting to C-Level audience.
Proficient in Tableau, Python Pandas, R Programming to collect, clean, model and optimize data. Adept at identifying the objective and business levers. Taken part in Kaggle Competitions.
Experience working with, coordinating and managing on-site as well as off-shore teams, virtual teams and teams with diverse background and cultures.
Have coded and deployed webapps, HTML5 mobile apps using Docker, Kubernetes, Java in IBM Bluemix, Google Cloud, Microsoft Azure.
Have good knowledge of Bluemix and Google Cloud APIs
Adept in Android App development, Node.js.
Have done valuations for cyclic industry company (LG display), fast growing company (Facebook), IPO company (Genesis Colors), Retail Chain in mature market (Sheng Siong). Have a good understanding of DCF, FCFF, FCFE and multiples.