Software technologist with over a decade of experience in building high volume, high availability enterprise class software solutions from conception to adoption. Strong leader with proven abilities in building, mentoring and managing local and remote technical teams. Wide exposure to business development activities like strategy development, stakeholder reviews, trade shows, product support and client training. Expertise in
Software technologist with over a decade of experience in building high volume, high availability enterprise class software solutions from conception to adoption. Strong leader with proven abilities in building, mentoring and managing local and remote technical teams. Wide exposure to business development activities like strategy development, stakeholder reviews, trade shows, product support and client training. Expertise in pricing algorithms, automation, architectures and audits. Extensive experience in working with senior business leaders worldwide and key contributor to quarterly meetings with CEO. Currently leading a startup initiative at Amazon involving computer vision, human computer interaction, wireless technologies and machine learning.
Director, Corporate Projects @ Want to be an early member of a highly disruptive startup initiative at Amazon with huge business impact and tons of innovation ?
Contact me, we are hiring - http://tinyurl.com/shinynewthing From January 2013 to Present (2 years 11 months) Seattle, WADirector, Retail Pricing @ Worldwide responsibility for Amazon Retail pricing systems. Provided strategic and technical leadership in the evolution of pricing systems for Amazon's retail business worldwide. Worked with business stakeholders worldwide to influence pricing policies, propose new initiatives and drive adoption of pricing tools. Led the development of several systems to solve complex business problems related to price optimization, error detection and metrics. Expanded the team from 3 engineers to over 30 managers and engineers spread across multiple local and remote teams. From February 2008 to December 2012 (4 years 11 months) Seattle, WASr. Software Engineer, Retail Pricing @ Led the grounds-up design and implementation of pricing systems for Amazon's retail business and evolved them from proof of concept prototypes to large-scale distributed systems that are the brains behind every price on every item sold by Amazon worldwide. Drove automation and algorithmic sophistication across various pricing use cases ranging from competitive strategy to optimal inventory management. From March 2005 to February 2008 (3 years) Seattle, WASoftware Engineer @ Member of product R&D, technical support and business development team at Spectrum Software, an Atlanta based startup. Job responsibilities on the technical side included research, design, feature development and release management of SpectrumSCM. On the business side responsibilities included pre and post sales technical support; technical consultancy and training. SpectrumSCM is the first platform-independent, truly integrated enterprise-level Software Configuration and Management (SCM) solution, which includes version control, process management, release management, advanced branching, issue tracking and much more, all integrated into one tool. From February 2003 to March 2005 (2 years 2 months) Greater Atlanta AreaSoftware Engineer @ Member of the Wireless Networking Group at the Bell Labs India R&D center involved in research, development and maintenance of support modules for Lucent’s Base Station Controller Frame. The wireless networking group at Lucent Technologies developed software solutions for GSM, GPRS and UMTS based wireless networks. From August 2000 to August 2001 (1 year 1 month) Bangalore, IndiaIntern @ Member of the intern team involved in the design and development of Tracker, an issue management and bug tracking solution for Siemens India development center. From June 1999 to January 2000 (8 months) Bangalore, India
Master of Science, Computer Science @ North Carolina State University From 2001 to 2003 Bachelor of Engineering, Computer Science @ Bangalore University From 1996 to 2000 Bali Raghavan is skilled in: Distributed Systems, Algorithms, Agile Methodologies, Java, Pricing Strategy, Scalability, Project Management, Analytics, Enterprise Software, Databases, Cross-functional Team..., Start-ups, Strategy, Software Development, Operational Excellence, Business Process..., Stakeholder Engagement, Cloud Computing, Management, E-commerce, Service Oriented..., Technical Leadership, Product Development, Team Leadership, SOA, Leadership, Business Development, Object Oriented Design, Agile Project Management, Technical Architecture, Product Management, REST, Software Engineering, Software Design, Computer Vision, Machine Learning, Algorithm Design, Amazon Web Services..., Mobile Applications
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