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Himanshu is widely acknowledged in the Digital and Social media industry as an all-round intellect, attuned with the latest trends and technologies of the field, having an inborn aptitude to market and sell cutting edge services and products.
Himanshu combines significant experience in organizations from almost all verticals with multi-cultural skills and awareness, enabling him to build businesses and partnerships in a range of business and technology environments. As a co-founder of BASIC MANTRA, he is outgoing, creative and pragmatic, and enjoys working with diverse talents and can bring out the best in people.
With 8 years + expertise in New Business set ups his vast experience in Marketing encompasses: Business Development, Marketing, Client Services, Vendor Management, Branch Management, Team Management and Administration and Analytic proficiency.
Himanshu is almost obsessive about sales and marketing. He has excellent presentation skills, interpersonal, communication and organizational skills with proven abilities in team management, customer relationship management and presales work with exceptional consensus building, negotiation skills, analytical mind and comprehensive problem detection and solving abilities.
He handles complexity well and can quickly adjust to changing market conditions.
He has conceived and executed all marketing programmes flawlessly, leading his team and inspiring others with his professional and always approachable nature.
Upon completion of Masters in the USA, he returned to India, as he wanted to be part of the Indian post-liberalization story. Exciting times! He saw the disparity between the soft skills of the average Indian vis-a-vis the people in the West. He was soon invited by the New Delhi YMCA to conduct Public Speaking courses.
He then co-founded NIWAS, a home textile export start-up company. They scoped and serviced foreign clients, developed sales & suppliers, handled every department possible. NIWAS was a business that was a roller coaster ride of good times and the not-so good. He eventually retired from active operations in 2008. In NIWAS, He spent a lot of time on his staff training. He also took side projects to train students in Public Speaking and kept his skills active.
He found himself at life's cross-roads and he realized that soft skills training was what he did best. He turned his hobby into a profession and re-started First Personality. He used the challenges he had experienced in his life, to develop the curriculum and we are proud to say that First Personality is now trainer of choice to top companies. They conduct soft skill and behavioral training at all corporate levels. He has spent major time in their TTT program: Creating World Class Trainers.
It is his passion and dream to bring affordable top-quality, corporate level soft skills training to people in Tier III/IV towns. Our first First Personality center opened in Faizabad-Ayodhya, U.P, in 2014 and since then has expanded to Noida and Gurgaon. More centers are in the pipeline.
He has learned from his life's experiences. He has experienced everything he coaches. Nothing fazes him anymore. He spent his own blood, sweat, tears and money and from this has risen his company First Personality. Call him to discuss how his experience can help save you and your company: time, money and effort in creating world class professionals.
He has over 15 years’ Digital Marketing experience in helping corporations such as Naaptol, Koovs, ANMsoft and others use the web to drive online visibility and generate leads that have resulted in new business online.
As the lead Digital Marketing Strategist for Basic Mantra, Prashant has led online marketing programs in Web Design, Web Development, Search Engine Optimization, Pay per Click Advertising and Online Marketing Campaigns, Social Media Marketing Strategy and Online PR for many companies. Currently, he manages all SEO and Digital Marketing Strategy for the firm’s top clientele.
He believes that each business requires unique digital strategy that helps them build a stronger online presence and get more clients.