Dhruv Dayal

Founder, Creative Director & CEO - Miranika

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menu Summary

A scientist and senior manager turned business owner with 18 years of innovation &
strategic business development experience in the Medical Device, Biotechnology,
Functional Foods and Luxury Goods industries with medium-sized and the Fortune 500 companies in India, U.S.A., & Spain. Initiated and led new ventures within MNCs, founded a strategic
innovation & venture creation group within a U.S. Multinational, and advised C-level
executives on market entry, diversification & growth strategy, and regulatory affairs.
Possesses an MBA from a Tier 1 European Business School and a MS in Biomedical
Engineering from U.S.A.

work Experience

Founder, Creative Director & CEO

Miranika

April 2014 - Present

Designing, recruiting artists, and collaborators including craftsmen, gallerists, curators, critics, operations (manufacturing), networking, marketing Miranika to the world.

Strategy & Marketing Consultant

Independent

December 2012 - Present

Recent client engagements in India & U.S.A. have included:
Medical Devices; POC Diagnostics; Mobile & e-Health; Fine Art; Jewelry; Luxury Goods; Fortified Foods & Nutraceuticals; Healthy Foods & Beverages; Venture Capital / Private Equity; Start-ups; Education, & Film Production

Challenges I assist organizations with:
• Stagnant business growth in a saturated market
• Loss of uniqueness of offerings in a competitive market
• Start-up challenges vis-a-vis corporate strategy, product development & GTM problems
• Regulatory challenges & interface with Govt. of India
• Manufacturing quality challenges
• VC/PE firms faced with assessing new technologies & growing portfolio companies through product innovation

Services I provide:
• Entry Strategy into Indian markets, Market segmentation & sizing
• Diversification & Business growth strategy
• Marketing Strategy
• New product development, Customer/User unmet needs assessment
• Business model innovation (BMI) / GTM strategy
• Intellectual Property & Licensing strategy
• Regulatory affairs/Corporate development & Manufacturing strategy
• Market modeling & Financial analysis
• Technology assessment & valuation
• Partnering strategy – stakeholder analysis, ID of suitable collaborators, Scenario planning, • Due Diligence & Negotiation
• Fundraising - Seed Rounds & Venture Financing; Funding for Film Making
• Food manufacture factory audits

Founding President

Lewis & Clark College South Asia Alumni Association

August 2013 - Present

Founded & head the South Asia Alumni Association for Lewis & Clark College, a liberal arts College based in Portland, Oregon, U.S.A. Our alumni chapter covers India, Pakistan, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Bhutan & Singapore.