Overall work experience of over 21 years spans across India & UAE in BFSI and Startup sectors including leadership roles. Possess cross-functional multi-location experience in initiating growth strategies, setting up and fine-tuning operations, managing bottom-line results, Industry-Academia collaborations and Start-up project feasibility.
Bring a strong global network of professionals from various domains like Service & Operations, Finance, Business Owners, Trainers & freelance Consultants. Have a deep interest in early-stage ventures and development of entrepreneurship.
Expertise in: Designing & implementing Business Strategy, Setting up a new team of Service & Operations in different geographies, Defining a framework for successful execution, Establishing partnerships across industry associations, business houses, Incubators, and other networks &Analyzing start-ups and their prospects of raising venture money and market access.
As a COO, Amit is responsible for the growth and profitability of the organization, overseeing employee productivity and upholding organization-wide policies and standards.
Prior to SA, he was a part of various financial and consulting organizations like Citibank, ABN AMRO Bank, ICICI Prudential Life Insurance, Al Otbi (UAE), where he held varied positions in operations and customer service. His last stint prior to SA was with a US based market research firm – infoAnalytica Inc.
Amit has been conferred with awards from the Educational Minister of the Gujarat State Government and Vice-Chancellor of Gujarat Technological University for outstanding contribution to the development of Startup ecosystem in Gujarat state. He is also an ex-board member of Indo-Canadian Business Chamber, Gujarat.
Amit is a commerce honours graduate from Pune University with a post-graduate diploma in Business Management & Risk Management from IIM-Indore & Institute of Insurance & Risk Management-Hyderabad, respectively. Outside of SA, you can catch him on a badminton court or socializing at a new restaurant/cafe in town.