|I am a qualified professional with over 18 years of versatile experience in Footwear & Leather Fashion product sector. I have more than a decade of experience in shoe design and development; I hold a diploma in Footwear Design and Production from Central Footwear Training Institute (CFTI), Chennai.
During my career I have worked in various roles in private, public and govt. sectors in India, Srilanka & Ethiopia as Shoe/Footwear Design and Development Expert and supported various MSMEs in technological upgradation and help them to be self-sustainable.
I possess techno-commercial knowledge of various resources used in Product Development & Production of Footwear and Leather Fashion Products. I have worked with reputed International Footwear Brands like – Hushpuppies, Clarks, Bata, Ted Baker, Kickers. I have also expertise in monitoring & evaluation, product commercialization and carried out several diagnostic studies. In addition to these, I have also worked on projects for standardization and implementation of Quality Systems, Productivity Improvement &Training to the process control team and implementation of best practices in various departments of the factory.
I have led a team of product developers and engineers, from the process of developing new products to subsequently finalizing the product that includes – range/category planning, pattern engineering; accessories and sole mould development, prototype development, customer range sample & sales samples development, product commercialization process.
|I support industry in Product Range Building & Management, Product Commercialization and Product Lifecycle Optimization; Productivity & Process improvement, technology & skill upgradation for the industry. I do business development activities such as communication & negotiation with buyer on behalf of the factory
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