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Venkat Narayanan


Role and Company

Business Architect, Data & Analytics, Cisco Systems Inc


30 years experience in information technology


San Jose, CA

About Venkat

Mission: To exceed customer expectations by achieving clarity, choice, and focus in business strategy execution.

Expertise in optimizing marketing, finance, and channel business processes, and implementing IT capabilities to achieve business strategy. Proven track record in setting up an analytics practice to foster (big) data driven decision making.

Specialties: Operationalize go-to-market strategies, Business plan development, Business architecture, Enterprise process mgt using Six Sigma DMAIC, Software architecture, design & development, IT mgt & governance, Internal stakeholder & external client and vendor management, Software portfolio mgt, Enterprise Data Mgt, Partner Relationship Mgt (PRM), Sales & Marketing processes,, Eloqua 10, Tableau, OBIEE, Leadership & Organizational development, Instructional methodologies, Education & Training.

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Venkat's Recent Answers

5 months ago

What are some tools and techniques to secure a nice career in the corporate world?

Hi Brandon, I'd start by defining "nice career". This may be hard or easy depending on how much you have...

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7 months ago

Where do I start?

Hi Mario, There is some great advice here! While I've not been in the military, I've faced a similar situation....

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10 months ago

Could anyone provide me with pointers on an elevator pitch?

Hi Christina, the common thread in everyone's guidance is prep work. The more you prepare and practice, the more natural...

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one year ago

Silicon Valley Networking event and elevator pitch

Hi Andrew, I notice your question is dated 8July2018. When is the networking event? I live in Silicon Valley and...

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one year ago

Is there someone who can look at my resume to review it for project management use?

Hi Tim, Are you asking for general tips on framing up a resume for project management or are you requesting...

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