Ganesh is currently pursuing his S3 Asia MBA (a double degree MBA program jointly offered by Fudan university, Shanghai, NUS, Singapore and Korea University, Seoul). He is interested in technology, digital innovation and fin-tech.
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 has 7 years of experience in Insurance, Retail and Banking domain in Singapore, China and India. In these years of industrial and functional experience, Ganesh has honed his analytical, management and communication skills along with his 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.
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 Kili Holidays, Go Heritage Run etc.
What I do
I enjoy cracking difficult problems, setting hard KPIs and providing implementable solutions to achieve them.
For Startups/SMEs seeking Growth Strategies
For Existing Businesses struggling to survive
I believe in the fundamentals of Business, which is People, Process and Product. If you need to turn-around your business in a short time, I can partner with you in that journey and help transform your business.
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.
National University of Singapore (NUS)
Business Administration and Management, General
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
S3 Asia MBA Double Degree program.
Thesis: FinTech strategy in Nigeria.
Won 1st Place at American Express Business Simulation Challenge
Campus Winner in Mahindra War-room Case Competition
Represented Fudan University in SCB Case competition, Morgan Stanley Investment Challenge, Nespresso Global MBA Challenge
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.