Laxman Puram is an aspiring business analyst who brings experience as a former software developer to help companies leverage technology,analyze data and solve problems efficiently. Laxman graduated with a bachelor’s degree in technology from VIT University in Vellore, India, in 2013. He put his degree to work at Accenture for three years as an SAP application developer performing requirements analysis and preparing technical designs. He also implemented and tested new products that he developed for his client Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) in collaboration with onshore teams based in Italy, Brazil, Argentina, and the USA.
The onshore teams regularly praised Laxman’s keen understanding of business processes, ability to find patterns in data, and excellence at linking the data to specific processes. Three years at Accenture magnified Laxman’s interest in pursuing a career in business analytics. In order to complement his experience at Accenture and learn various techniques in analytics and business management, Laxman joined the MS Business Analytics and Informatin management program at Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management. He looks forward to using the business analysis skills he is developing at Purdue to help solve challenging problems in technology and manufacturing industries.