His career kick started with Godrej, followed by Océ- a Dutch photocopying company where his involvement was in various stages of product launch till setting -up the distribution of the sales network. After that he served a brief stint in Marketing Communications team of Tata Nelco. Post that, he joined an IT/ITES company in 1997, where he spearheaded International Business Development and Customer Management functions. In 1998, the Research Business was carved out and recapitalized a new entity- Majestic MRSS, which is now the vehicle of operation that Raj and Sandeep are at the helm of.
Raj comes with rich global exposure. He has worked extensively with the US clients from the east to the west coast. His strong understanding of the APAC region comes from his stints in Australia and Thailand, whereas his stint in London helps him in market understanding for the Europe region.
Raj associated with various associations such as ESOMAR, AEMRI, MSPA, WAPOR, AIAI, FICCI, CII, AQR etc. Raj is also the International Features Editor for QRCA VIEWS, a publication of QRCA (Qualitative Research Consultants Association), a not-for-profit association that promotes excellence in all aspects of qualitative research. He also currently is on the Management Committee of MRSI (Market Research Society of India).
Raj's has done Bachelors of Engineering with specialization in Electronics and Telecommunications and Master of Management Studies (MMS) in Marketing, from University of Mumbai.
Academically Sarang Panchal completed his Master's degree in Management studies from one of the premier management institute of India- Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management studies (JBIMS) prior to which he had pursued a degree in commerce from Sydenham College.
He is enriched with nearly three two decades of Market Research experience. He started his career with Procter & Gamble and then moved on to the researcher's table with a boutique firm called MRAS, Research Manager. Subsequently, he assumed partnership at MRAS Burke between 1987- 1989, from where he joined Dun & Bradstreet as Executive Director in 1995. He spent two years in Dun & Bradstreet. Sarang then joined AC Nielsen in 1997 as Executive Director, where his profile included Simulated Test Marketing/ Forecasting, Brand / Advertising tracking, Syndicated Research, Customer satisfaction, Multi-country / International and Qualitative research. After being an Executive Director for over a decade, he then was appointed Managing Director of The Nielsen Company, Asia Pacific for the customized division where he managed 17 countries.
He is now an investor and the Managing Director of MRSS India, a largest digital Market Research Agency in India. It is India's 1st and only listed Market Research Company. The company is arguably India's leading digital market research firm, where his key task is to leverage ahead of the curve technology and embellish the quality of research the company delivers to clients in India.
Sandeep is currently responsible for business development and marketing activities for Majestic. He serves as Director Business Development. He has 3 years of experience with a Fortune 500 company in the US, offering broadband services, as an Associate Vice President, Business Development. During his 8 year association with Majestic, he has spent two years in the United States and two years in the United Kingdom. Aside from relationships with several FTSE 100 and Fortune 500 companies, Sandeep has close relationships with some of the largest Market research firms in world including various arms of the WPP group, the VNU group and the Omnicom Group.
Sandeep has studied at Duke Law School from where he received his Juris Doctor (JD) and UCLA from where he obtained a BA in Economics.
Gaurav has about 8 years of rich experience in market research and 7 years' experience with the BPO Industry. His expertise lies on domains like business development, vendor management, Customer Services, Telesales, 3rd Party Collections and Technical Helpdesk.
His role in MRSS is to reach out to the prospective clients for market research related work, pitching in for research related services across sectors & verticals, meeting clients and introducing about the services. He coordinates with the research team for proposals and field team for execution. Also devises strategic engagements with technology companies / providers globally for tie-ups to give a bundled offering to the MRSS clients.
She has more than 12 years of experience in market research industry, pharma, Qualitative & quantitative research.
Ranjana has worked as a Qualitative Freelance Researcher for various research Firms specializing in Pharma projects. Some of her major are Hindustan Levers / Unilever, P&G, Maggi, Knor, Loreal, Mahindra, Sanofi, Glenmatrk, Goderej, Vaseline, Johnson and Johnson, PinxitBueAdvertsing, Irctc, Hoest, UTV, ICICI, Godrej, sanganietc Categories: Skin, Hair and Fab wash, FMCG, Consumer, Automobiles, Lubricant.
She has a bachalors degree in Botany and had ranked 1st in the institute during her BEHMS (NEHM Institute)
Meghna has over 15 years of work experience in IT and research across domains. Her expertise spans across IT Programming and consulting, Media and digital research.
She has worked extensively on assessing TV viewing habits, content differentiation factors and competition analysis. She has a rich experience in digital/implicit research tools and their applications across verticals and use cases. Meghna has lead eye tracking projects to help client's decode attention to level of engagement with the stimuli. She provided insights based on real time data collection with action ability in terms of attention mapping. She has an inclination towards technology and puts to use the most appropriate and robust method for a quick turnaround. She possesses strong analytical skills to comprehend data into actionable insights for client. To name a few, she has been involved in studies on brand equity, campaign impact, ad tests, experiential/product placement feedbacks, HNI interviews etc. She has worked closely on consultative projects for clients across Telecom, Media, Education, consumer durables and FMCG.
Meghna is a Computer Science Engineer and a post graduate in Media Management from MICA.