• SUMMARY

    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 primarily delivers sale-pitches to acquire clients, understand their business and bottlenecks in their growth strategy and provides them an implementable 1 year go to market strategy.

    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.

    Post MBA, Ganesh intends to remain in South East Asia (Singapore, HK, China etc.) to develop a deeper understanding of the unique but growing Asian market. He is interested in technology, digital innovation and fin-tech.

  • MY MOTTO

    Go make it happen.

  • CURRENT POSITIONS

    Xpan Consulting Logo

    Co-Founder, Managing Partner Sep 2016 – Present

    Xpan Consulting provides consulting and 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.

    Some of our clients include Africa Imports, Kili Holidays, Voltas Motor Group etc.

    TurnTree - Business Transformation

    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.

    Consulting

    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.

    Transforming

    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.

    Investing

    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.

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  • Education 

    Alma mater

    National University of Singapore (NUS)

    M.B.A (2015-2017)

    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

    Fudan University, Shanghai

    M.B.A (2015-2017)

    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

    M.B.A (2015-2016)

    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

  • Skills

    Things I've picked up over the years

    Consulting

    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.

    Data Analytics

    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.

    Team Lead

    Experience working with, coordinating and managing on-site as well as off-shore teams, virtual teams and teams with diverse background and cultures.

    Cloud Computing

    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

    Coding

    Proficient in Java, J2EE, Sturts, Spring, Hibernate, Javascript, JSP, HTML, CSS, AJAX, PHP, PL/SQL, Python, R, Arduino

    Adept in Android App development, Node.js.

    Valuation

    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.

  • LET'S CHAT!

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