Sharique Nisar is our Partner & Global Head of Development and Delivery. He is responsible for Operations, Engineering, Research, COE and Shared Services delivery for Group Companies i.e. Techcusp.com, HealthAnalytical.com, AmericanTPA.com, MarketQuotient.com, WenandPortal.com, DataCusp.com, HealthTechnolgy.com.
Mr. Nisar is the Co-founder of Market Quotient and is an industry veteran of Research and Analytics industry. His diverse experience includes in several MNCs where he has served in senior level positions, taking care of project initiation, planning, execution, control, monitoring, communication, sales and steering the team. Besides his strategic role in management, he is also responsible for supervision of all corporate functions, strategy, vision, partnership and growth of the company. Sharique has an MS (Econometrics and Finance) from Calcutta University and is also SAS certified. He also got Six Sigma certification from the department of SQC & OR Unit, Indian Statistical Institute, Bangalore. Sharique lives in Kolkata, India with his wife & doting son.
Kristin joins us as our Partner for PR & Corporate Communication. She has been the force behind GRACE DELIVERS COMMUNICATIONS (www.GraceDelivers.com) - an international communications agency focused on brand management, corporate communications, public relations, and business and non-profit development strategies. She serves as Independent consultant to a select portfolio of clients: developing and executing stellar events, building brands, and addressing communications needs. Kristin’s experience throughout the communications arena is colored by her innate ability to facilitate connections and execute projects to completion. From consulting with inventors on strategies to commercialization, to envisioning communications platforms for start-up companies, her work has taken her domestically and abroad sharing grace wherever she goes. Her efforts have contributed to raising and granting over five million dollars to benefit non-profit organizations.
Her prior engagement as communication & event expert incudes OCEAN VODKA, WHALE TRUST, MAUI FILM FESTIVAL, THE ROCK N ROLL AUTOGRAPH SHOW, WESTEC ENVIRONMENTAL SOLUTIONS, +H20: SIX SENSES WATER/WO/MEN and UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII MAUI COLLEGE - MAUI CULINARY ACADEMY. Fluent in French, Kristin Hettermann has passed out from University of Virginia Woodrow Wilson School of Government and Foreign Affairs and Graduated from The Wharton Undergraduate School, University of Pennsylvania and Vanderbilt University in France. Kristin believes in hard work balanced with fun. But she is quick to note that she learned the real secrets of life on the road less traveled, normally involving a dirt road in a third world country leading to a lesson to carry forward. It is in those moments, like any other on the red carpet, that Grace Delivers.
Mihir Desai has over 16 years of work experience in Financial Services and High Technology. Most recently he worked with Wolters Kluwer, a media conglomerate based in Netherlands. At Wolters Kluwer, Mihir worked the enterprise technology group developing and implementing strategy to extract efficiencies for the North America businesses. Before that, Mihir worked on a venture with the founding team of Providian in the Credit Card and retail banking space. Mihir also worked with a private equity partnership of GTCR Golder Rauner to invest in media assets.
Mihir started his career in India with Zensar Technologies working in Internet Security designing and developing cryptography components for internet applications. From Zensar, Mihir moved to Nihilent Technologies, founded by the CEO of Zensar, where he was responsible for Project planning, pitching and team management. Mihir has Bachelor of Engineering from University of Pune in India and Master of Business Administration from University of Rochester in Rochester, NY.
Aradhana Khandekar is an HR professional with over 15 years of experience in recruitment and talent acquisition, project development and management, HR planning and management, job surveys, data analysis and knowledge management in various research and IT organizations in India and USA. Her areas of strength include multi-location recruitment, web-search sourcing and recruiting, building strong referral networks, client-manager relationships, diversity hiring, offer negotiations and closing and database creation and maintenance. Prior to joining the corporate HR, she performed academic research and taught at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi and Delhi University, India.
She holds a Ph.D. in Strategic HRM from IIT Delhi and M.A., M.Phil. in International relations from Jawaharlal Nehru University Delhi, India. She is also certified as a Professional in Human Resources (PHR) by Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI), USA. She also holds specialized certificates in data analysis and statistical inferring. She has published a book and a number of research papers in international conferences and journals.