Mahesh Deshpande

Senior Consultant | San Jose, California

“Well Done is Better Than Well Said.”

— Benjamin Franklin

Which industry has been your métier and what has your work portfolio been like over the years?
I have experience working in Health Insurance, Pharmaceuticals, Bio Medical and High Tech Industry.

What was your discipline in college?
I have a MBA in International Business from Thunderbird School of Global Management and a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science Engineering. I am also proud to be a member of Pi Sigma Alpha – The National Political Science Honor Society.

According to you, which technical and business skills are your forte?
With three technical certifications in BI Analytics, I am good at Data Migration and BI Analytics. Being a PMP certified professional, I am known for the Digital Transformation projects I have led. I am most proud of my management-consulting role of working with high tech clients to solve their process bottlenecks and enhance their business process capabilities.

What do you like the most about Enquero and what attracted you to Enquero?
Three things: Access to Enquero leadership team for guidance and mentorship. I just cannot emphasize the importance of this.
Opportunity to work on truly exciting projects that are diverse and impactful.
Autonomy to shape your career based on your interests.

What do you do in your leisure time?
I love travelling, exploring national parks, collecting antique Items, pyrography and participating in debates.

Can you tell us a little about your journey? Your first job and lessons learnt from your experience; that you would like to share as inspiration for others:
I started my Career as an SQL Developer. One of my first job’s was to Load 1500 data files, each with thousands of lines using primitive SQL *Loader. It involved manually scanning thousands of lines in error files. Although the task was mundane, the analysis skills I gained have been helpful later in my career. The dots always connect.

I have lived and worked in the following cities / countries (I am a global citizen)
I have lived in San Jose, Buffalo, Boston, Phoenix, Madrid, Mumbai, Pune, Bengaluru, Belgaum.

Favorite Quote:
Well Done is Better Than Well Said.

Favorite Author / Personality
Authors: Malcolm Gladwell and Paulo Coelho
Personalities: Hiuen Tsang, Nelson Mandela

Three interesting things people don’t know about you:
I have travelled 7 countries in 15 days without a Smart phone
I am acrophobic and go hiking to get over my fear
I am a History Buff and enjoy narrating Historic stories

Any message for your colleagues
Whenever in Doubt ask yourself “Is the juice worth the squeeze?”

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