• RISER
    Maya Venkatesh

    Designation
    Vice President and Country Head

    Company
    Affinity Answers

An enthusiastic learner, a vibrant personality and a never say die attitude- this is what was key in my career growth. A cost accountant by education, I gr...

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Profile Summary


Constantly looking for new things to learn and new domains to work in brought me to Affinity Answers. We are a data science marketing company and provide Brand Insights and unique Audience Data for Br...ands, enabling a brand to discover & target users to build purchase intent, at scale, in the programmatic ecosystem. Along with managing our country operations with 3 office locations, I am also responsible for business development in APAC. Helping other women achieve leadership positions in their career, and manage their work life balance is a passion I pursue through volunteering with platforms like JobsForHer.

  • Affinity Answers

    Vice President and Country Head

    OCT 2018-Present

    Bangalore

    Constantly looking for new things to learn and new domains to work in brought me to Affinity Answers. We are a data science marketing company and provide Brand Insights and unique Audience Data for Br...

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    Skills acquired

    Data Science

    Sales

    Business Development

    Operations Mgmt

  • Tangoe India

    AVP and Country Head

    AUG 2012-OCT 2014

    Bangalore

    Responsible to setup and manage India operations including R&D, Operations, Professional Services and Support. Manage India cost center budgeting and financials.

    Skills acquired

    Company setup

    Budgeting and Financial Management

    Customs and SEZ policies

  • Symphony Teleca

    AVP and Business Unit Head

    OCT 2007-JUL 2012

    Bangalore

    I grew the team from 5 people to 450 member business unit with 9 teams operating 24x7.

    Skills acquired

    Business Mgmt

    Team management and retention

    Revenue Mgmt and growth

  • Six Sigma Master Black Belt

    Symphony Services

    APR 2006-Present

  • ISO

    Ford Motor Company

    JUN 2003-Present

    Skills acquired

    ISO documentation

    ISO certification process

  • Six Sigma Green Belt

    Ford Motor Company

    JAN 2002-Present

    Skills acquired

    Process improvements

    Six Sigma methodology

  • ICWA

    ICWAI

    JAN 1992-JUN 1996

    Chennai

  • M Com

    Sagar University

    MAR 1989-JUN 1991

    Madhya Pradesh

    Managing college life and a kid

    Skills acquired

    Business Mgmt

    Problem Solving

  • Marriage

    32 Years 5 Months

    JAN 1988-Present

    Bhopal

    Challenging time settling into marriage and focusing on studies

    Skills acquired

    Managing married life along with studies

Skills


Work Experience

Team management and retention

Company setup

Revenue Mgmt and growth

Business Mgmt

Operations Mgmt

Business Development

Budgeting and Financial Management

Data Science

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Life Experience

Managing married life along with studies

Education,Courses & Certifications

Problem Solving

Business Mgmt

Six Sigma methodology

ISO certification process

ISO documentation

Process improvements