top of page
What They Say About Me
Kushagra's diverse capabilitie
Kushagra's diverse capabilitie

"Kushagra's diverse capabilities shine through in every initiative, whether it’s leading project work or managing people initiatives, showcasing his adaptability and dedication"

Bhargav Mantha

"Kushagra’s mentorship significantly impacted my professional development at ZS, guiding me with clear, empathetic communication and fostering a supportive learning environment"

Sibani Sasmala
Kushagra's diverse capabilitie

“Kushagra's partnership on global people initiatives has been invaluable, driving forward our team’s success with his organizational skills and proactive energy"

Josh Velasquez

I have a secret to share with you.

YOU  WERE  MADE
For More.....

SUCCESS STORIES

Professional
Kushagra's diverse capabilitie

Bhargav Mantha

ZS Associates

Partner and MedTech Industry Global Lead

Over the years, supervising Kushagra at ZS has been a privilege, offering me a front-row seat to his exceptional growth and adaptability within the MedTech practice. Whether contributing to critical projects or spearheading engaging people initiatives, Kushagra's efforts have consistently stood out, earning my deep respect. In terms of project work, Kushagra's leadership in developing key solutions like the MedTech Customer-Centric Engagement Solution, leading go-to-market strategy projects, and enhancing commercial analytics for a leading cancer diagnostic client showcases his invaluable role. His knack for being the trusted go-to person in these projects has significantly benefited our MedTech clients and teams.

Kushagra's diverse capabilitie

Mansi Dhussa

ZS Associates

Associate Principal and MedTech Industry India Lead

Leading the MedTech India Team at ZS, I've had the firsthand experience of seeing Kushagra's impressive development and achievements. From leading crucial projects like the development of Customer-Centric Engagement Solution to innovating go-to-market strategy projects, Kushagra's knack for turning challenges into opportunities has been nothing short of inspiring.

Where Kushagra shines isn't just his strategic mindset or technical skills; it's his heart for the team. Leading with empathy, he's spearheaded people initiatives that transformed our work culture, making every team member feel valued and connected. His balanced approach to professional excellence and team well-being has truly elevated our collective spirit. Kushagra is more than a colleague; he's a catalyst for positive change, blending vision with action. His contributions have not only driven project success but also fostered a team environment where everyone thrives. I'm excited to see where his journey takes him next.

Kushagra's diverse capabilitie

Josh Velasquez

ZS Associates

Senior Program Manager and MedTech Space Success Lead

Kushagra has been a delight to work with at ZS. I've deeply valued his partnership on people initiatives projects for our worldwide team this year. From leading the preparations for our quarterly global meetings, to co-running our gratitude notebook project, to contributing to the thinking about our people initiatives survey, to facilitating our people initiatives check-in meetings and keeping us organized. We literally would not have been able to accomplish what we did on the US-EMEA side of the team without Kushagra on the India side. The India team is lucky to have such a capable representative.

Kushagra's diverse capabilitie

Akshaye Mehrotra

ZS Associates

Decision Analytics Manager

I had the pleasure of working closely with him on a growing a client's commercial operations. As his team lead, I witnessed firsthand his dedication and motivation to learn new things and providevalue to our client.
Throughout our six months of collaboration, Kushagra demonstrated an impressive ability to adapt and excel in challenging situations. His eagerness to learn and acquire new skills made him an invaluable asset to the team.

Notably, his expertise in executing a comprehensive Sales Performance Analysis and crafting custom analytic tools greatly optimized our sales strategies, resulting in enhanced customer engagement and revenue generation. Beyond his technical prowess, Kushagra's interpersonal skills were commendable. He effortlessly built strong working relationships with both the on-shore and off-shore teams, fostering a collaborative and supportive environment.

I am confident that Kushagra's commitment to excellence and passion for continuous improvement will lead him to achieve great success in his future endeavors. I wholeheartedly recommend Kushagra for his outstanding contributions and ability to thrive in any professional setting.

Kushagra's diverse capabilitie

Nidhi Aggarwal

ZS Associates

Human Resources Manager – Professional Development & Coaching

As Kushagra's professional development coach in one of the ZS Associates Business Neighborhoods, India MedTech, I've closely observed his journey at ZS Associates. We have engaged in deep conversations about his aspirations, both professional and personal. Kushagra's strategic alignment and clarity in his goals have genuinely impressed me. It's rare to encounter such foresight and organization in all key spheres of life including health, hobbies, and career aspirations —especially from someone relatively new to the professional world.

Kushagra's excellence isn't confined to his project contributions at ZS; he remarkably extends his leadership skills to helm the MedTech people initiatives team. His ability to lead diverse initiatives, amidst the demanding project landscape of ZS, showcases his exceptional capacity for management and people-centric thinking. Collaborating closely with Kushagra on such people initiatives for the MedTech India team, I've witnessed his forward-thinking approach and his knack for making long-term impactful decisions. His confidence in engaging with senior stakeholders and flawless execution of initiatives are commendable.

Kushagra's thought process, clarity of purpose and achievements fill me with pride, and I enthusiastically back for his abilities and leadership qualities. Wish him all the best!

Kushagra's diverse capabilitie

Prakhar Jain

ZS Associates

Strategy Insights & Planning Manager

Kushagra wears multiple hats in the MedTech practice and excels at problem-solving (both external and internal). He has made several outstanding contributions across multiple initiatives in the practice.
He plays point on multiple initiatives, including people recognition, L&D centralization, culture development, and global connects. Driving these with both dedication and versatility, resulting in significant development in the practice. His ability to break geographical barriers and promote seamless collaboration has been commendable.

I definitely strongly recommend Kushagra for his exceptional leadership and people development skills. He is a valuable individual, and I am optimistic about his continued success in any organization.

Kushagra's diverse capabilitie

Nitin Garg

ZS Associates

Decision Analytics Associate Consultant

Working with Kushagra over the past quarter on a commercial operations project for a cancer diagnostic client has been a highlight of my supervisory role. As the offshore client lead in India, I've seen Kushagra excel in leading the Sales Operations Workstream with minimal guidance, showcasing his natural aptitude for strategic thinking and communication.

Kushagra's ability to manage the team, ensure timely end-of-day summaries, and maintain task trackers speaks volumes about his leadership and organizational skills. His analytical prowess, particularly in MS Excel and Google Suite, coupled with his knack for crafting impactful client presentations, has significantly contributed to our project's success. What truly impresses me is Kushagra's initiative during quieter times. He focuses on optimizing future tasks, whether through automating spreadsheets or preparing client-ready templates, showcasing his forward-thinking mindset.

Beyond project work, Kushagra's leadership in the MedTech team's engagement activities highlights his remarkable ability to juggle project demands while creating a vibrant team environment. Kushagra's contributions to both the project and our team's dynamics have been invaluable. I strongly support him as an outstanding team manager and colleague, confident in his ability to excel in future endeavors.

Kushagra's diverse capabilitie

Arjun Iyer

ZS Associates

Decision Analytics Associate Consultant

Over the last year, collaborating with Kushagra on a long-term project for a client in the cancer diagnostic space has been a rewarding experience. As the US project delivery lead, I was constantly impressed by Kushagra's role in spearheading delivery efforts from the India team side, especially within the Commercial Analytics and Sales Operations workstream. His leadership was crucial in delivering a wide array of analyses for different business units, from Salesforce Targeting for a large team of over 140 sales reps to intricate Alignment and Sizing exercises.

Kushagra has a knack for clear communication, making complex ideas understandable in his daily emails and summaries. His proactive suggestions in meetings consistently added value, helping us maximize the impact of our analyses. He managed a large workload with ease, always mindful of maintaining a positive atmosphere and work-life balance for the team. What truly makes Kushagra stand out is his kindness and reliability, making him a trusted and valued team member. Working with him has been a delight, and his blend of analytical prowess, leadership, and empathy is commendable. I confidently recommend Kushagra, knowing he'll bring the same level of dedication and insight to future endeavors.

Kushagra's diverse capabilitie

Blake Thomson

ZS Associates

Strategy Insights & Planning Consultant

I had the pleasure of working closely with Kushagra while growing a client's commercial operations. Within this role, I was working as an onshore lead that was heavily supported by Kushagra and others on his team. While working across different time zones, one of the most critical items for success is trust and being able to trust your partners. Kushagra became a trusted partner, and someone I could count on to deliver great work. Throughout our project, Kushagra showed an appetite to learn and the ability to execute across new challenges. In addition, he was a strong communicator and was always thinking ahead on the project. This led to a great working dynamic between the India and US teams and strong output for our client.

Kushagra is also a great person and one that I would value on any team ! I am confident that Kushagra's attributes will continue to propel him toward success in his future endeavors.

Kushagra's diverse capabilitie

Aman Bhatnagar

EY-Parthenon

Associate Manager, Strategy Realized

I had the opportunity to work with Kushagra during his tenure at ZS Associates. He is a very sincere and hardworking professional, who would be an asset to any team environment. His first project at ZS was a large sales incentive compensation project for a MedTech client which was an uphill battle for everyone at ZS and at the client side. His attention to detail and project management were centered around making both client and team successful in their endeavors. He always ensured that tasks and projects are seen through to completion and was more than willing to assist other members of the team when they need help. Kushagra was also able to build great relationships with the client and hence establish trust that supported successful execution of project. In addition to it, he is also very proactive in taking initiatives towards MedTech space-level engagements which help supplement the overall growth of all team members. With his commitment and desire to continuously improve, Kushagra has a very bright professional career ahead of him.

Kushagra's diverse capabilitie

Ayush Garg

Blue Matter

Consultant

Kushagra and I have worked together at ZS Associates for over a year now and throughout that time period I have interacted on a daily basis. Through these interactions I have found that Kushagra’s approach to work is very strong and makes him stand out compared to his peers. He is highly motivated, dependable, and a good team player. He manages his work effectively, he is also able to build expertise and learn new things by taking on extra responsibilities.

One specific accomplishment that stands out is how quickly he was able to adapt to working in the IC domain for US based Medtech clients. He quickly picked up new IC Design, IC Operations and project management responsibilities and was able to build and maintain a close working relationship with the client. While working on long term Medtech client, Kushagra showed a tangible impact for the client which helped both client as well as ZS team.

Kushagra's diverse capabilitie

Abhishek Dudeja

ZS Associates

Decision Analytics Associate Consultant

Working alongside Kushagra on organizing Global PAM Visits was a rewarding experience. His exceptional team and event management skills ensured the seamless and impactful execution of global leadership visits to India.

Kushagra's meticulous planning and coordination created a valuable and smooth experience for visiting executives. These visits provided a significant opportunity for cross-border collaboration, strategic alignment, and emphasized ZS's commitment to its Indian operations as a critical hub of excellence and innovation. His outstanding contributions in orchestrating these visits, showcasing his dedication to excellence and ability to deliver impactful experiences for global leads visiting India, significantly contributed to strengthening relationships and fostering collaboration across borders.

Kushagra's diverse capabilitie

Ayush Gupta

ZS Associates

Strategy Insights & Planning Associate Consultant

I had the pleasure of collaborating with Kushagra on creating our monthly MedTech Newsletter. Kushagra's dynamic brainstorming and creative contributions breathed life into each edition, resulting in increased engagement and excitement within our MedTech India team.

His ability to handle responsibilities with ease and enthusiasm made him an absolute pleasure to work with. Kushagra's dedication to delivering high-quality content and fostering a collaborative environment was truly commendable. I wholeheartedly endorse Kushagra brings a positive and proactive approach to every task, making him a valuable asset to any team.

Kushagra's diverse capabilitie

Hari Om Prakash Khatri

ZS Associates

Strategy Insights & Planning Associate Consultant

Working closely with Kushagra on organizing impactful team bonding events and recognition initiatives for MedTech India was an absolute pleasure. His event management skills and ideation for venue selection were exceptional, ensuring each event was memorable and fostered a collaborative work culture.

Kushagra's dedication to recognizing team members' achievements created a culture of appreciation and motivation within MedTech India. His seamless coordination and attention to detail made him an invaluable asset in executing these initiatives.

I highly commend Kushagra for his outstanding event management skills and his dedication to fostering a positive and motivated work environment. His contributions significantly contributed to building a cohesive and engaged team at MedTech India.

Kushagra's diverse capabilitie

Sibani Sasmala

ZS Associates

Decision Analytics Associate

In the three months I've had the privilege of working with Kushagra on a pivotal project for a client in the commercial analytics space, his mentorship has significantly impacted my early career at ZS Associates. As a newcomer to the MedTech team, Kushagra, leading our sales operations workstream, has been more than a mentor; he's been a pivotal figure in my professional development.

Kushagra's approach to mentorship is exceptional. He has a knack for clear, empathetic communication, making complex tasks manageable and fostering a supportive environment for learning and growth. From mastering the art of end-of-day summaries to engaging in strategic discussions with leadership, Kushagra has guided me through each step, always encouraging me to take the lead, despite my initial hesitance due to inexperience.

His commitment to my growth went beyond professional boundaries, offering insights into personal development, which transformed my confidence and capabilities. Kushagra's ability to empower and inspire is truly remarkable, making a lasting impact in a relatively short time. As Kushagra moves forward to pursue his MBA, I feel both prepared and motivated to step into his role, thanks to his unwavering support and mentorship. I'm immensely grateful for his guidance and wholeheartedly recommend him as a transformative mentor and leader.

Kushagra's diverse capabilitie

Prachi Saraswat

ZS Associates

Decision Analytics Associate

Although I never had the chance to work directly with Kushagra on projects at ZS due to our different roles, my experience with him through the Campus Sponsors program as a new joiner was incredibly valuable. Kushagra made my transition into ZS smooth and welcoming, going beyond the typical onboarding process to ensure I felt comfortable and integrated from day one.

What set Kushagra apart was his willingness to extend support well beyond the initial six months of the sponsorship program. He generously offered guidance on navigating the workplace, setting expectations, engaging in meaningful conversations with leadership, expanding my network, and achieving a healthy work-life balance. He even took the time to understand my personal goals and advised me on strategically aligning them with my professional growth.

Kushagra's mentorship has been a standout experience for me at ZS, leaving a lasting impact. I'm fortunate to have been mentored by him and continue to value our connection. I confidently vouch for Kushagra as an exceptional mentor and colleague.

Kushagra's diverse capabilitie

Gauri Taori

Barclays

Business Analysts

I had the privilege of being mentored by Kushagra for over 2 years, and I cannot express how transformative the experience has been. Kushagra is not just a mentor but also an exceptional guide and supporter who has helped shape my personal and professional journey.

Throughout our mentoring relationship, Kushagra demonstrated reflective listening and empathy, creating a safe space for open discussions. He genuinely invested in my growth and development, providing valuable insights and resources to nurture my skills and aspirations. Kushagra's goal setting methodology was instrumental in helping me prioritize my objectives and stay on track. He taught me how to set realistic expectations and navigate challenges with resilience.

Beyond that, Kushagra helped me discover my unique value proposition, empowering me to confidently pursue my goals. His guidance on managing personal and professional relationships effectively has been invaluable. One of the most valuable lessons from Kushagra was the power of reflection. He encouraged me to embrace self-awareness and learn from every experience, fostering continuous growth.
His guidance has been instrumental in my personal and professional development, and I am grateful for the impact he has had on my life.

Kushagra's diverse capabilitie

Navdweep Goyal

Accenture Strategy

Management Consulting Analyst

I had the pleasure of working closely with Kushagra at Adarsh Womens Polytechnic and wholeheartedly recommend him for his exceptional contributions. As a trustee, Kushagra played a pivotal role in steering the institution with streamlined operations, fostering innovation, and creating a vibrant learning environment.

His efforts in establishing strong relationships between faculty and students, forging industry alliances, and enhancing vocational training led to favorable job placements. Kushagra's initiatives, such as organizing guest lectures and developing a vocational library, empowered students with valuable career guidance and continuous skill development. His strategic academic planning and quality assurance measures ensured a robust educational framework fostering academic excellence. Kushagra's dedication to empowering women through vocational education is evident in the personalized support services and curriculum development focused on life skills.

A collaborative leader, Kushagra facilitated stakeholder engagement and efficient resource management. His vision and management have created an ideal environment for over 1000+ women from weak socio-economic backgrounds. Kushagra's commitment to empowering women through vocational education makes him an invaluable asset to the institution.

Kushagra's diverse capabilitie

Danish Safdar

Curefit - House of Cult

Lead Product Manager

Kushagra is extremely talented and hardworking person with the zeal to excel in anything he puts his mind to. I have attended various hackathons with him and I've seen him work hard than anyone else and put in his 100 percent and overcome obstacles in the most intuitive and genius manner. Kushagra has good knowledge in the electronics domain and well as automotive domain. He has always been very dedicated towards his work be it an extracurricular activity or an academic endeavour. I always feel motivated working with him and would wish him success for his future.

Kushagra's diverse capabilitie

Jamadagni Nagesh Adarsh

Uber

Strategy + Product Manager

After working for 3 years with Kushagra at Pravega Racing, his never-say-die attitude has definitely rubbed off on me. With an innate tendency to get things done on time, no matter the situation, Kushagra has always worked diligently towards both long term and short term goals. His understanding nature enables him to work as good team player who is always an asset to the team.

Kushagra's diverse capabilitie

Anjali Sharma

Bajaj Finserv Health

Product Manager

Kushagra is wonderful to work with and has exceptional expertise in leadership and project management. Kushagra's ability to handle multiple commitments was unlike any I've seen before and made a substantial increase in the productivity of our projects at Pravega Racing and GoogleAds Marketing Challenge. He is also proficient in analytics and managed the finances of our organization. As a team member, manager or leader, Kushagra earns my highest recommendation.

Kushagra's diverse capabilitie

Varun Mamtani

Apple

Cellular Firmware Engineer

I have worked with Kushagra for over 2 years and have been first hand witness to his amazing drive to push forward. He has great management skills which have really flourished in his latest role as Team Manager at Pravega Racing managing over 40 peers and subordinates coming from different cultures and ensuring the smooth functioning of the team. He is one of the main reasons why the team has seen an unprecedented growth not only in terms of accolades won but also the day to day smooth functioning which is often times overlooked.

Kushagra's diverse capabilitie

Aman Raj

ZS Associates

Business Technology Solutions Associate Consultant

I have known Kushagra since my first day in formula student team Pravega Racing. He has worked in different projects with me and in the team and have shown his full dedication, hard work and his team bonding. He is the one who always take initiative to bring new changes and improvement when he is doing it. As being the Electrical Lead, he has worked on various new projects of a motorsports engineering. Working with him as a college was a pleasure for me

Kushagra's diverse capabilitie

Ritvik Arya

ZS Associates

Decision Analytics Associate Consultant

I've known Kushagra since my days in Formula Student, when he was the Electrical Lead and Team Manager of Pravega Racing. Recently, our team got selected in the semifinals of ZS Campus Beats which involved top colleges of the country. We had also been together in various projects at college level. He is an intuitive thinker with essentials values such as hard work, leadership and pressure handling skills which makes him a complete person in work and professional settings. He always made sure that he understood what was needed to achieve the goal and then went on and did it. Taking initiative in bring about changes and improvement was also something he was always keen on. It is always a pleasure working with him.

bottom of page