- Over 20 years of experience in the enterprise software, information services, technology products, and professional services industry, specializing in growth strategy, operating model transformation, new offering launch and operations improvement
- Senior executive advisor to private equity firms and their enterprise software portfolio across the investment lifecycle
- Previously an Associate Partner at IBM Business Consulting, driving large transformational growth initiatives for technology, industrial products, and consumer goods companies
Dhaval has over 20 years of business management and consulting experience that blends business strategy development, operations, and IT. He specializes in helping technology companies capitalize on emerging trends, drive growth, and transform from product-led to solutions and subscription businesses. Dhaval is also focused on helping clients transform their business model to become customer focused. His clients range from Fortune 100 to growth stage companies in software, hardware, and services segments.
Prior to joining Waterstone, Dhaval was an Associate Partner at IBM Business Consulting Services and part of the corporate development and strategy team responsible for IBM’s services business. At IBM he led a number of large operations and IT transformation engagements for clients in the electronics, consumer goods, and industrial industries. Dhaval also played an integral role in the development and execution of IBM services’ global accounts, solutions, and global delivery strategy. He spent two years at IBM India where he started-up and grew IBM’s global research and analytics team, managing a strategy practice that delivered engagements globally. Dhaval joined IBM via the acquisition of PwC Consulting, where he was a Managing Consultant in the operations and technology strategy practice. He started his career with Andersen Consulting in Mumbai.
Dhaval has an MBA in Finance and Strategy from Indiana University, Bloomington and an undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering from Mumbai University.