DART Consultants

The uniqueness of our services is the mix of talents from multiple industries. We help to identify right Consultants based on the level of engagement and client expectations. This helps us to serve both small firms and big companies as well. Our Independent Consultants are growing as we engage in more projects. The internal team consists of Postgraduates/undergraduates in Management, Engineering, Science and Accounting, who are well versed in handling Business Research, Strategy Consulting, Business Plan preparation. Independent Consultants are veterans in their respective field with years of experience. Here are the details of our team of Independent Consultant and Research Analysts.

Nidhi Singh - Strategy Consulting

Nidhi Singh

Nidhi has worked in Strategy Consulting and Corporate Strategy roles with Global Management Consulting firms for more than 11 years. The work experience includes working on Strategy and Operations consulting projects, designing social media strategy for global firms.

She worked as strategy and operations consultant to design Go-to-Market strategy for Singapore based skin care brand. She also consults clients in defining and executing their digital marketing strategies.

She was instrumental in defining global business strategy for Air Charter International, Dubai. She advised the leadership team of the company about strategic decision making for new market entry and growth of charter business through data analysis and competitive intelligence. Additionally, she advised the company on organizational restructuring, business development strategies and implementation, performance management, customer communication strategies and management reporting.

Prior to that, she worked as Senior Consultant for Capgemini Consulting. Nidhi has completed her Masters in Business Administration with specialization in Strategy & Finance from Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Lucknow. She also holds an honors degree in Economics from University of Delhi.

Nidhi Singh can be reached at  nidhisingh@dartconsulting.co.in

Shantanu – Sales & Marketing Strategy


Shantanu possesses multi-dimensional experience in broad spectrum of products and business environment. He is a business strategist, marketer, and relationship person. He has expertise in helping technology oriented businesses to adapt the most efficient sales approach with the right team structure to enable them to take their product to the end-customers. Shantanu has a special knack to create right design to transform and deliver solutions to solve issues related to sales and marketing. His experience and skills can be leveraged to create market growth strategies to expand business across multiple markets. He can help in developing partner eco-system to address business opportunities in the Small and Medium Business (SMB) segment especially in tech products and white goods market. He is an engineer with MBA with 23+ years of experience working for Fortune 500 in Sales & Marketing, Supply Chain Management, Product Management and Product Marketing.

Raqshan - Organized Retail Consulting


Raqshan has expertise in setting up Retail Chain Stores, Managing Store Operations and more. Raqshan possesses 15+ years of experience in Retail Industry with Product launches, and Store launches, in the retail sector. He worked for Spencer Retail, Aditya Birla Retail group in addition to wider exposure to retail sector in other industries. He worked for Tata Docomo, L&T and Tata Indicom as well as with Ernest &Young as Brand Marketing Advisory role. Raqshan helps entrepreneurs in the organized retail sector with Stores set up, Product and Brand Management, Retail Marketing & Communications, Business & Brand Advisory, Visual Merchandising, and ATL & BTL Promotions. He is an able trainer and team player. Combined with his sound communication, presentation, and negotiation skills, Raqshan is a great contributor for enhancing overall business performance in organized retail industry. He holds Master’s degree in Business Administration from Andhra University.

Kunal - Beverage Consulting


Kunal has extensively worked on non-alcoholic beverages from the past 14 years. He has been instrumental in developing various innovative and new age products with his experience. He has gained enormous knowledge and experience by working in companies like Coffee Day, United Spirits, to name a few. Kunal specializes in the innovation, development, flavor optimization and various other technologies which make him stand out and unique in the field.

Kunal is well experienced in handling complete project portfolios from sourcing of raw materials to formulation and development to commercial launch.

Kunal holds a Masters in Biotechnology from the prestigious University of Queensland in Australia. He also holds various certificates from CFTRI, Coffee Board, Illy Cafe and other prestigious institutions.

Kunal can be reached at kunal@dartconsulting.co.in

Dhiraj - Financial Advisory

Nidhi Singh

Dhiraj is a Finance Professional with nearly 20 years’ cross-domain experience. Dhiraj possesses deep domain knowledge in Finance, Accounting and Banking and has good understanding of Six-Sigma approach to Quality Management. His experience includes services in Digitization, Low Cost Automation, Process Orientation, Vendor Management solution, Transition and delivery of end-to-end property and Investment Accounting services. He worked with multiple clients in the USA for solution design, transition and operations of Finance, Accounting & Real Estate processes.

Dhiraj is a Chartered Accountant from Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, New Delhi and did B.Com from D.G. Vaishnav College, Chennai. Dhiraj provide services in Financial Advisory Services and Virtual CFO services.

Kalyan Das - HR Consulting

kalyan das

Kalyan Das is an HR Professional with experience in a wide variety of personnel management methods that have created concrete results. He has a great skill in evaluating human resources processes and making enhancements that create efficiency. Kalyan Das will contribute in all aspects of HR Strategy, Human Capital and Business Management Consulting including Staffing and Recruitment, Performance Management, Organization Development, Employee engagement, Organizational compliance / Audit and Business planning/Resource Planning.

He brings around 17+ years of professional experience. He worked for ZS Associates, Aon Hewitt, Bharti Cellular Limited, Daksh eServices-IBM, EXL Services India Private Limited and Ranbaxy as part of his professional exposure. He holds a SHRM-SCP Certification and topped “Executive Development Program in Human Resource Management” from XLRI. He also possesses Advance Diploma in Business Management from Institute of Management Technology (DLP), Ghaziabad and has completed Master degree from Delhi University.

Kalyan Das can be reached at kdas@dartconsulting.co.in

Anand Muley - Pricing Strategy

Anand Muley

Anand is seasoned Finance and Operations professional with 16 years of experience in propelling business growth and achieving cost efficiencies by efficiently steering the functions of Finance, Budgeting, MIS/Audit, Commercial Finance, Pricing, Operations Management and Coordination activities with various departments. He has worked in multinationals such as Tata Johnson Controls, Volkswagen and Adient.

He handled the commercial nuances efficiently while for major OEMs like TML, Suzuki, Renault, Volkswagen, PSA, Fiat, GM, Ford, Toyota and Honda. Anand supported strategic pricing activities and helped to promote profitable growth across business product portfolio while working for the above companies. He collaborated with various stake holders to develop strategies for product launches, pricing, and new offerings. He has expertise in developing product line pricing strategy and optimizing price realization to develop value proposal by customer and market segment.

While with Volkswagen, he ensured seamless execution of Green Field projects in plant by implementing effective systems and procedures for ensuring adherence with accounting policies, principles & directives and procedures, to effectively meet all the objectives.

Anand has done Master of Business Administration in Finance & Marketing from Rani Durgavati Vishwa Vidyalaya , Jabalpur.

Dr. Sonia - Nanotechnology Consulting

Dr. Sonia

Dr. Sonia is a research professional with areas of interest in nanotechnology , nanomaterials, colloids, polymers, and fine chemical technical services. She possesses more than 12 years of proven skills in process/product development, procurement, and analytical set up with a deep insight in technical writing. She holds Ph.D in Chemical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay with specialization is in nanomaterials (Synthesis, Characterization and Analytical Modeling). She did Master of Science in Chemical Engineering from Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA with area of focus in colloidal science.

Dr. Sonia had associated with UBE Technical Center (Asia) Limited in Rayong, Thailand to set up technical facility laboratory, and design process of producing polyols. Sonia has also worked with the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay for designing and execution of experimental research processes. She has authored/co-authored multiple industry reports on nanomaterials, colloids, and polymers.

Dr.Sonia can be reached at drsonia@dartconsulting.co.in

V. V. Rajan - Product Positioning


V Rajan possesses 24+ years’ experience in in the Communications domain ranging from Media planning, Media buying, Advertising Management, Marketing, Branding, and Content creation. He has a proven track record in significantly improving delivery of service, and adding to overall agency performance. He worked on multiple brands spanning across brands from India and the MENA region.

An out-of-the-box thinker with a strong inclination towards Marketing, Product Positioning, Strategy, Rajan focuses on Strategic Communication Planning, and Branding. He is involved in training, coaching, mentoring and teaching in addition to collaborating with growth focused Consulting firms, and Start-ups who need guidance for their Marketing, Branding & Communication.

V.V. Rajan can be reached at vvrajan@dartconsulting.co.in

Subhash Babu - Beverages

Subhash Babu

Subhash Babu is a veteran in alcoholic and non - alcoholic beverage segments. His experience spans around 30 years in Beverage, and Food & Fermentation Industry. He worked for several Indian and International beverage companies in both Alcoholic & Non-Alcoholic segments. He was part of the of the International Judges for the WORLD BEER CUP 2010 held at Chicago, USA, and at International Beer Competition held in Tokyo , Aug 2012. He provides technical and project consultancy for breweries, distilleries and beverages companies. He worked for Mysore breweries Bengaluru, Pals distilleries , Aurangabad, Blossom India Limited at Daman and later worked on multiple assignments in installing and commissioning brewery across the world. He can provide services in Technical and Project Consultancy for Large/ Medium/Microbreweries and Brew Pubs. He can also provide technical Consultancy for Beverage Industries - Sweetened Aerated Water, Energy Drinks, Non Alcoholic Malt Beverages in addition to provide services for Plant Efficiency Audits and Expert Advice to improve plant operations

Subhash Babu possesses certificate on brewing technology from Siebel Institute of Technology as well as he did Pre- Ph.D in Industrial Microbiology. He had complete proficiency course in Genetic Engineering from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.

Subhash Babu can be reached at subhashbabu@dartconsulting.co.in

Surajit Roy - FMCG Services

Surajit Roy

Surajit has more than 20 years of experience in handling channel sales in FMCG sector , including overseeing the business in Kolkata area for ITC Limited. Apart from that, Surajit provided consultation for a mass retailing project for Mother Dairy, Kolkata and set up and designed the launch plan for SPLAT, a growing oral care company in Russia. He works closely in business plan projects of DART to provide better market insight in reports.

Surajit holds an MBA degree from Indian Institute of Social Welfare and Business Management, Kolkata after BSc from Calcutta University. Surajit operates from Kolkata.

Surajit can be reached at surajit@dartconsulting.co.in or 91- 983 105 5208

Dr. T. Dulababu - Data Analytics

Dr. T. Dulababu

Dr. T. Dulababu has wider consulting experience especially in cost cutting assignments with small and micro enterprises. He has undertaken multiple problems based research assignments from manufacturing, and service providing companies as well.

In addition to the above, he has expertise in data analytics and data interpretation. He worked on Statistics including the conceptual portion of Test of Hypothesis, and Operations Research topics. He had conducted multiple training in test of hypotheses about using right parametric and non-parametric statistical tools.

His academic experience includes working as full Professor and Area Chair (General Management) at Alliance School of Business, Alliance University, Presidency College, Oxford College, SVIST, ICFAI, Aurora group, Deccan School of Management with more than 25 years of teaching experience in Bangalore and Hyderabad.

Another area of interest is research and guiding PhD students. With more than 80 research papers to his credit on management Education, Marketing, Finance, HRM and Economics related topics, he guides both students and colleges in various related topics.

Dr.Babu had completed MBA and MCom prior to securing PhD in Marketing.

Dr.Dulababu can be reached at drdulababu@dartconsulting.co.in

Vinod Y B - Construction Equipment Consulting

Vinod Y B

Vinod possesses over 20 years of experience in Heavy Construction Equipment and Aerial Working Devices. He is a Technology Management, and Operations Management Leader with strong business acumen. His experience spans around Product Design, Research & Development, and Product Portfolio Management. He has worked in prestigious industries in India and in the United States in OEMs and Engineering Service industries. The focus area of consulting is construction equipment and coaching & training on the functioning of these equipment. He conducts training on Industrial & Mobile hydraulic parts and systems.

Vinod holds Bachelor’s degree in Industrial & Production Engineering, and Post Graduate Diploma in Operations & Finance Management. He has acquired professional certifications in Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, Project Management, Engineering Design for Circular economy and Management Consulting.

Vinod can be reached at vinod@dartconsulting.co.in or +91 96866 12875.

Roopesh - Research Reports


Roopesh has strong expertise in researching industry data and reporting for around ten years. He closely works with teams in business plans related to emerging technologies. He has co-authored a dozen market research reports in the areas of nano-technology, emerging electronics and financial services markets. Roopesh has industrial experience spanning more than 15 years with fields of experience ranging from market research, sales, operations and engineering. He has worked extensively with manufacturing, engineering, advanced materials, power, energy, financial services and electronics markets.

Roopesh holds engineering degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from the University of Calicut, India and post-graduation in thermal power plant engineering from National Power Training Institute, Neyveli, India. He also holds MBA in Finance from the University of Wales, UK.

Roopesh can be reached at roopesh@dartconsulting.co.in


Kaushik is an Independent Consultant practicing Corporate Brand Strategy, Brand Management, Product Positioning, and Value Creation. He possesses 12 years of experience in Retail, Construction and Pharma sectors. Kaushik has involved in multiple projects focusing on business branding, brand marketing, and positioning. Kaushik has done M.Sc., Genetic Manipulation and Molecular Cell Biology, University of Sussex United Kingdom, with distinction and B.Sc in Biotech, Bangalore University. Kaushik has grown as an Inter-Industry and Inter - disciplinary specialist to provide value added services including a gamut of Marketing Services, Corporate Communication Strategies, and Strategic Partnerships.

Kaushik has worked at Aurigene Drug Discovery, a subsidiary to the well-known Dr. Reddy’s labs in India, in Business Development, Contract Outsourcing, Alliance Management, New Opportunities, and Strategic Partnerships. He has had good traction with many large international pharma companies and can be leveraged in line with the company’s investment and partnership plan. Kaushik has also effectively maintained International relations, managed strategic relationships to leverage substantial long term business opportunities.

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DART Team Members

To improve our core capabilities and provide exceptional service delivery our team works in close liaison with Consultants. This further makes our services cost-competitive as well. Here are our Team details.


Dilip’s areas of expertise include Digital Marketing Advisory Services and Market Research. He holds an MBA degree in Management Information system from Lincoln University, California, USA. He also has a bachelor degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering.

Dilip has been instrumental in defining the Digital marketing strategy for our various projects across global clients. He has always been keen on understanding the insights of data across various digital platforms to find solutions for business objectives.

Dilip has acquired hands on experience of five years in electrical, construction and real estate industries prior to MBA, and has sound knowledge about the associated market dynamics.

Dilip can be reached at dilip@dartconsulting.co.in


Jagdish specializes in business plan projects. He works on market forecasting and financial analysis part of the business plan in addition to market overview section. Jagdish has a keen interest in defining market, competitor's share, and competitor's strengths and weaknesses

Jagdish has done Post Graduate Diploma in Management from Xavier Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship, Bangalore after completing Engineering in Electrical & Electronics Engineering.

Jagdish can be reached at jagdish@dartconsulting.co.in


Deepak has strong flair in financial analysis and market research. He specializes in nurturing new ventures especially in the e-commerce segment. Further, he has expertise in using statistical tools including testing of Hypothesis, and more. He worked extensively in the field of FMCG products, Food industry, Financial Services and Electronic markets.

Deepak holds Masters in Business Administration from St. Joseph’s Institute of Management, Bangalore. He has entrepreneurial exposure and possesses four years of work experience in consulting, e- commerce industry post MBA.

Deepak can be reached at deepak@dartconsulting.co.in

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