Abhishek Panigrahi

  • Abhishek Panigrahi
  • New York, NY, US
  • Apr 11, 2021
Full time role Business Development Operations Product Manager Project Manager Research Sustainability Consulting

Personal Summary

Work Experience

Senior Associate
Oct 2017 - Apr 2021 KPMG Innovation Labs

KPMG Innovation Labs helps KPMG and its clients start new businesses, understand existential business risk, and invest for growth.

- Developed long term product strategy for a critical military infrastructure protection platform:
interviewed senior Defense and Intelligence Community leaders, analyzed open-source intelligence on the future of national security threats, and defined a roadmap based on user personas.

- Led a team to identify climate change investments for KPMG: researched energy transition projections, forecasted decarbonization services market size, and presented opportunities to KPMG's Global Head of Energy. Our work was presented to the Management Committee, leading to a firmwide investment.

- Helped a $10B ARR business analyze disruptive regulatory and competitive risk, conduct financial
scenario analysis, and define strategic investment options. I provided status updates to the client's C-Suite and presented our final analysis leading to investment in several of our recommendations.

Product Management Intern
Jun 2017 - Aug 2017 Emerge Computer

Emerge Computer delivered a full-stack digital education solution to schools in India.

- Managed a team of UX designers and engineers on the software team for an early-stage education

- Created user journeys and conducted research on previous Indian EdTech products to inform MVP

- Developed and implemented a minimum viable product to test assumptions in 15 schools around India.

Growth Intern
Mar 2016 - May 2016 Bond Street (acquired by Goldman Sachs)

Bond Street transformed small business lending through technology, data, and design.

- Developed a customer re-engagement strategy with a team of four to target 2000+ small businesses.

- Pitched to and conducted initial credit checks for 1100+ companies in industries including retail,
technology, and manufacturing.

- Accelerated outreach volume 3x by redesigning re-engagement processes with software tools.


B.S. in Finance - Finance
Aug 2015 - Dec 2018 New York University, Stern School of Business

Experience Level

3-6 years

Sectors of Interest

Advocacy or Policy, Atmosphere, Climate Finance, Communication & Media, Technology, Entrepreneurship, Philanthropy, Community & Movement Building

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