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iPhone Capacity Planning Manager @ (HIDDEN)

January 01, 2017 - Current


  • Strategic planning and capacity management for Apple iPhones & Apple Care reverse supply chain

    * Managed the NPI capacity for iPhone 8 and 8+ produced in 5 sites; committed launch volumes &
    quarterly build targets.
    * Built a python based advanced planning model that simulates entire iPhone Supply Chain, what-if
    scenarios run in seconds.

    * Developed iPhone India Manufacturing plan, partnering with Apple India Legal & retail teams and
    Industry consultants.


Senior Manager, Planning & Sourcing (North America) @ (HIDDEN)

August 01, 2014 - December 01, 2016


  • Business Planning and Ops mgr. for $200M business, 22 global suppliers, 10,000+ SKUs: managed
    teams in US, Canada and Mexico.
    * Improved product margins by $4M (7%) through re-engineering, contract negotiation strategies,
    and spend analysis
    * Reduced working capital from $52M to $21M by JIT deliveries, SKU rationalization & vendor
    stocking model.
    * Ramped up 3 composite material suppliers in Mexico, China and USA, $3xM yearly spend
    * Commercialized high pressure, high temperature perforation system from concept to production,
    revenue of $2xM/year.
    * Partnered with Marketing and BD teams -Doubled the * Regional Distribution center to 30+
    locations in North America.*


Co-founder/CEO @ (HIDDEN)

August 01, 2013 - April 01, 2016


  • Launched India's first online 3D printing store and setup supply chain in two cities.
    * Built (node.js, python, WebGL) technology stack to customize 3D designs on the web, a loved
    feature by 2k+ designers.
    * Developed the business model, sales plan, go-to market strategy, hired engineering team and raised
    * Launched and operated two 3d printing centers in Chennai and Hyderabad
    * Successfully exited the business by licensing the technology stack and 3D printing automation.


August 01, 2013 - April 01, 2014


    DripTech, Khosla Ventures Impact fund startup Aug'13 - Apr'14
    An international water technologies (drip irrigation) company whose mission is to provide
    profitability for small plot farming
    * Developed the growth strategy to increase the sales of DripTech products from 1xx to 4xx.
    * Laid the groundwork for the DripTech's product launch in two Indian states.


Manager, Product Quality @ (HIDDEN)

July 01, 2010 - April 01, 2013


  • Responsible for the quality of a $50M product line: managed 3 teams, 20+ employees and 10 clients.
    * Deployed automated inspection (Zeiss), 5.5M Capex, 12 machines installed; * product defect
    rate reduced from 10% to 2%,
    * Mentored five quality improvement projects as the Lean Six Sigma Black Belt and led internal
    quality audits.
    * Pioneered and implemented technology stack to interpret CAD drawings, human errors reduced by
    80%. Appreciation award from clients: Shell and Exxon. Product now used by 500+ employees


Senior Manufacturing Engineer @ (HIDDEN)

June 01, 2007 - June 01, 2010


  • Product lead for a $10M production unit. Institutionalized 10 six-sigma projects.
    * Managed the procurement, installation and ramp of robotic conveyors in two manufacturing
    * Motivated machinists, generated numerous ideas, standardized processes and increased
    production by 140%.

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