Our Team

Our team consists of experienced professionals having experience in research, consulting and industry. We also leverage our network of domain experts on need basis to execute our assignments

Naveen Sharma, Founder

Naveen is the founder of The Research Pedia. Naveen is a business consultant and research specialist, with nearly 7 years of experience in industries including, IT, financial services, media, maritime, real estate, FMCG and energy.

During his last engagement as business research head with a research and consulting firm he was instrumental in ramping up company's business research division and executing challenging short term and long term assignments. Prior to this he was leading the research team in a maritime consultancy firm. Prior to this Naveen was co-founder and head business research of a KPO and was responsible for business development and project execution. Naveen has a proven ability to work in unstructured situations without guidance and has served fortune 500 firms. He also has extensive client facing experience including working with top management of various large and medium size firms across the globe.

Naveen has a Bachelors and Masters of Technology degree from Department of Chemical Engineering (2004) from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay. He also maintains a blog

Mr. Mark D. Minevich, Advisor

Mark is a Principal Founder of Going Global Ventures; New York based global business intelligence, investment and strategic advisory firm. Currently, Mark acts as Sr. Special board advisor to Impact Investing Group and Fund Alphamundi based in Switzerland and Luxembourg. Currently, Mark acts as a special Horasis organization and its Emerging countries business meetings. Mark is a partner to Adore Creative, international advertising and creative services agency with a focus on Russia and Emerging markets. Mark is also an Advisor/ Partner to AmerAsia Capital with a focus on cross border US-China emerging growth companies. Mark is considered to be a leading global sustainability change agent due to his unique character and an innovative transformative thought leadership. He is an author of highly acclaimed books including, Six Billon Minds and The CTO Handbook: The Indispensable Technology Leadership Resource (Thomson Publishing). 

In 2009 and 2010, Mark acted as a Strategic consulting advisor to Research Board and Gartner to its existing CxO community and its future sustainability/GreenIT initiatives. At IBM, Mark was a Strategy Executive and CTO. Mark has advised the U.S. government on innovation as well as bilateral relationships with emerging economies such as Russia and Ukraine.

Mark received the Albert Einstein Award for outstanding achievement in innovation. Mark holds a BS from Montclair State University and an MBA from Stevens Institute of Technology.

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