Summer 2013 Intern Profile
Name: Shiv Walia University: Michigan State University CSO Organization: Dell Solutions Center
Bio: Shiv has a zeal for exploring new things and opportunities in life. He tries to ensure playing some kind of sport 2 -3 times a week, and enjoys travelling on the weekends to experience new places. He likes interacting with new people to be able to learn more about different cultures and backgrounds and is one to socialize frequently. Hobbies: Sports - Soccer, Squash, Golf, Swimming, Gaming, Cricket, Marathons Travelling- Road trips, Hiking
MSU Broad College of Business Career Services / Dell_Supply Chain -Full Time MBA Internships
Shiv Pal Singh Walia 1615B Spartan Village, East Lansing, MI 48823 (405)888-1201 • email@example.com
EDUCATION Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI Master of Business Administration, Supply Chain Management
Thapar University, Punjab, India Bachelor of Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering
EXPERIENCE Zonengage(start-up company), Kenya, Africa 8/2011 - Present Founder Initiated a social media system to connect people with common interests such as golf, cricket, American football and gaming. Met a market need due to a high volume of recently relocated individuals within various residential zones. Reinvested money to implement a grass-roots business concept into a profitable cost center. Led an 8 member team to complete coding and testing of the website to achieve a business goal of 5,000 active users within 36 months. Walken Limited, Kakamega, Kenya, Africa 8/2011 - 7/2012 Procurement Specialist – Walias Supermarket Directed a team of 25 employees to optimize monthly stock takes, resulting in leaner inventory levels and less than 5% error in stock keeping. Managed supplier pricing structure and balanced purchasing and inventory costs, which reduced overhead costs by 15%. Spearheaded automation of stock keeping processes in the retail section. Sales, Inventory Manager – Walias Real Estate Directed asset management functions for two real estate buildings, each worth $1M. Resolved supplier logistic issues and inventory and procurement issues, resulting in above 90% schedule execution. Developed sales strategies for leasing of the properties through advertisements and open houses, and met prospective clients to discuss possible deal closings. Accenture Services Limited, Bangalore, India Market Analyst – Sales Enhancement Team 1/2011 - 7/2011 Designed a tool called competitive intelligence for the onshore sales team and prepared customer case studies across service lines. This assisted in acquiring more than 30 new business clients. Assisted in developing a customer credentials tool called Matrix. This reduced the time for searching a company profile by approximately 20%. Software Programmer – Travelers Insurance Company 12/2009 - 12/2010 Led a team of 5 to implement the automation of software testing aimed at improving the claims processing system, thereby reducing the testing time by 40%.
LEADERSHIP & SKILLS Language: English (native), Swahili (native), Hindi (native), Punjabi (native) and Gujarati (fluent). Volunteer: Parikrama (2005-2009), Daisy school for Handicapped Children (2011-2012).
Shiv Pal Singh Walia