In Season 2 : Episode 1 of the Chief Future Officer podcast, Indus Khaitan, CEO of Quolum, interviews Nikhil Agrawal, Head of FP&A at BrowserStack. An IMI Graduate with more than 2 decades of Experience across GICs, E-Commerce, SaaS/PaaS, Tech product companies.
Nikhil shares his journey in finance and how his consulting experience has given him a broader perspective on various industries. He also discusses his decision to join BrowserStack, a new-age tech business, to prepare for the future.
As the commercial consciousness of BrowserStack, Nikhil describes his role in ensuring that decisions are commercially thought through, and how his team focuses on revenue and predictive analytics to achieve BrowserStack's financial targets. The discussion also covers the impact of the ongoing funding winter and the SaaS industry as a whole.
For young finance professionals, Nikhil advises them to focus on adding value to their jobs and think about what value they can bring to the table. He emphasizes the importance of investing time in an organization to learn the business and find ways to add value. He also mentors young finance professionals, is quite active on LinkedIn and can be reached there for any questions related to finance career roles or problems. This podcast is a must-listen for anyone interested in finance and tech domain.