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About Me


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Little bit about Me

I am an experienced Software Development and Software QA Executive with a demonstrated history of working in gaming and consulting industry.

I enjoy working with talented people and harness their energy to build great products. To accomplish this, I focus on continuous learning, mentoring, and coaching individuals to build amazing teams that can quickly adapt to new insights.

I have enjoyed many leadership positions throughout my career in Quality Assurance, Software Development, and Project Management. My personal and professional experiences have taught me the following about myself:

– I put the customer at the center of all that I do.
– I can align, lead and grow world-class engineering teams from 0 to 30.
– I excel at the execution of big ideas with given constraints.
– I love to win, but helping the team win gives me greater joy.
– I enjoy delivering higher quality products.
– I always base my decisions on data rather than on my instincts.
– I speak tech and exec.
– I am constantly learning because I never settle.

I enjoy meeting new people and hearing new perspectives. Reach out if you want to talk to me about emerging tech, creating software products or traveling.

Professional Skills:
Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) | Certified Scrum Master (CSM) | Certified Six Sigma Professional (Green Belt) | Software Testing | Test Automation | Software Architecture | Program Management | Project Management | Business Planning | Management Consulting.

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Work Experience:

With dual Masters in Business (MBA) and Computer Science (M.S. in C.S.), Bhavin has over 18+ years of business experience in various aspects of Leadership and Management roles, in private and public organizations. Experience includes software quality assurance, software development, strategic leadership and project management for start-up to medium sized (5000+ employees) organizations in high-tech industries

Bhavin Gandhi began his career as an I.T. Consultant at his Uncle’s company, Gandhi Brothers, in early 2002. During his time at Gandhi Brothers, he created various software applications to improve the productivity of the business. This is when he found his interest in software development that led him to the US for his Masters, where he subsequently worked in companies like Broadcom Corporation and Book of Odds, Inc. But Bhavin’s hunger for knowledge didn’t end there. After his graduation from Northeastern University, he accepted an opportunity at IGT, the world’s largest gambling solution provider, where he worked for 10+ years. During his journey at IGT, Bhavin held four different positions and finished his MBA in Management Consulting at University of Nevada Reno. After his decade long journey at IGT, Bhavin moved to a start-up company, VistaCoders, where he single-handedly built an entire engineering team to create great software products. Today, Bhavin is working with IGT again, where he is leading the ETG (Electronic Table Games) vertical of the business..

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Education Detail:

Since childhood Bhavin has been fascinated with electronic gadgets. He finished his Bachelors (B.E.) in Information Technology (I.T.) from D.J. Sanghvi College of Engineering. To get a better hold on technology and enhance his technical knowledge, he finished his Masters (M.S.) in Computer Science (C.S.) from Northeastern University; ranked #1 for its CO-OP program in the Nation by Princeton Review, Financial Times and Businessweek (2004, 2005). But his hunger for knowledge didn’t end there, as soon as he grew in his career and took on more leadership and management roles, he decided to pursue his MBA at University of Nevada – Reno (UNR); ranked #1 in state of Nevada and #4 in the USA for its part-time MBA in the Nation by Business Week (2009, 2010) and Princeton Review (2009, 2011), where he finished his MBA in Management Consulting.

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Interests:

Bhavin Gandhi has many hobbies and interests including Photography, Traveling, Blogging, Electronics, Computer programming, and helping others with their careers. He likes to hang out with his friends & family in his spare time. On a relaxing weekend, you might find him at the lake capturing some fantastic photographs of the mother nature or you might find him running near the river.

Other than spending time in the nature, Bhavin enjoys to invest his time in learning. He is always open to trying something new, where he can expand his horizons. Learning something new has always been Bhavin’s moto. He believes that if we are not learning, then we have stopped living.

To Read More about Me: Visit My Personal Website

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2 responses to “About Me

  1. utsav shah

    June 28, 2011 at 10:49 AM

    hey bhavin bhai u r man of many achievement i would like to learn many things from u

     
    • Bhavin Gandhi

      June 29, 2011 at 10:32 AM

      @Utsav: Thanks for your kind words. I am also learning new things everyday. And through this blog, I share the same knowledge that I gain everyday. Thanks – Bhavin Gandhi

       

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