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Shankar Vigranand

Managing Director
Online Instruments India Pvt Ltd
 
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Shankar Vigranand's Experience
Branch Mgr/ Regional Mgr
Online Instruments India Pvt Ltd, Chennai, INDIA
QA/ QC Mgr
Stanley Security Solutions, EXETER, UK
Production Mgr
UK NSI, REDITTCH, UK
Tech. Lead/ Project Lead
Panasonic UK, NEWPORT- WALES, UK

About Shankar Vigranand's family

Father,- Retired Revenue Inspector, Mother- Retired Railways Vigilance Officer, One elder Sister- Working as MSW (Nutrition) MSSRF Chennai haveing a Kid - 8 yrs boy.
A Fine Balance:
Being a start up Entrepreneur there used to be a lot of in balance between official & personal life, but the support from family members helps me focused at business and people around me understands my priority.
Currently working at
As a Managing Director i do take care of the complete in & out of our business. Starting from lead generation till closure of the projects/sales. I keep my profile in such a way that i am involved in the whole business process to the maximum and minimum level as required.
Role Model
Sri Dhirubhai Ambani. The way they started their venture and the way they carried it all the way from a very small sellings for their day to a multinational dealing that gives impact to the nation. Apart from that my mother inspires me a lot to face tough times by the way she raised me & my sister.
Most Important Decisions
Taking different short term contract jobs in UK after my post graduation,Took a Branch Manager role as my first job in India when i came back to india. Refusing an offer from HP- Bangalore when i was a BM in chennai and recently the idea of becoming an Entrepreneur.
Points of inflection
When i came back from UK after working many assignments i was not even called for an Interview from any application posted, Working as a Branch Manager (BM) could be considered as my inflection point.
Parting thoughts
Starting a busniness is easy, running a busniess needs confident, sustaining & shining in a business needs your soul & mind. Every Entrepreneur should always take an opinion/ share their thoughts with someone who can have a OUT OF BOX THINKING on major decision makings.
Plans for the Future
One among the top 5 Audio/ Video System Inegration Compnay in Chennai. We are also looking in to channel support for dealers to encourage a professional approach on providing AV solutions to their clients.
Most Important Lessons
The Harder you fall, the higher you bounce, only thing we have to keep in mind is that we need to be flexible to bounce from the hard fall. Perfection is not a product, its a process to get a product.We should always be prepared to play a dual role-low profile and high profile depending on the need.
The Journey So Far
B.Tech (ECE) from NIT Hamirpur(HP),Master of Scince in Electronic & Mobile Communication at University of Glamorgan - Wales -UK, 3.5 Years experience in various Industries & contract roles in UK,Completely a different role as Branch Manager in Chennai- Online Instruments India Pvt Ltd till May 2009.
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