Debasish Sarkar

Lead Category Management

About Candidate

An accomplished professional with 6.5 years of experience in various roles across leading companies. Currently working as a Lead in Category Management at Unacademy, where I have successfully driven exponential growth in categories, managed P&L, executed marketing campaigns, and expanded user base. I have also played a crucial role in business development at Oyo Rooms, significantly increasing hotel supply and revenue. As a Sales Manager at Zomato, I contributed to restaurant network expansion and revenue growth. In my role as Operations Team Lead at Uber, I led teams, built strong relationships with partners, and achieved substantial growth in orders. I hold a Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology and possess technical skills in MS Excel, SQL, and more. My achievements include recognition for outstanding performance and maintaining consistent results in challenging markets.


Work & Experience

Lead Category Management Jan 2021 - Present

Led a team at Unacademy, driving remarkable growth in categories. Managed profits and losses, orchestrated impactful marketing campaigns, and optimized traction channels. Successfully onboarded educators, launched new sub-products, and contributed to sales strategy optimization.

Business Development Manager Mar 2019 - Nov 2019

Business Development Manager at Oyo Rooms, propelled exceptional expansion, launching cities and boosting hotel supply by a remarkable 700%. Established strategic partnerships, amplified revenue, and oversaw a multi-disciplinary team, delivering impressive results in a short span.

Sales Manager Nov 2018 - Mar 2019

Excelled as a Sales Manager at Zomato, driving substantial restaurant network growth through customer preference analysis and impactful advertising strategies. Demonstrated expertise in sales dynamics, resulting in remarkable revenue growth and effective marketing campaigns.

Operations Team Lead Feb 2016 - Nov 2018

Led and managed a team, fostered strong relationships with restaurant partners, and drove significant growth in daily orders. Demonstrated expertise in operations, optimizing efficiencies, and contributing to strategic decisions, enhancing business viability.


Operations Management
Organizational SKills
Relationship Management
Ms Excel
Power BI
Google Suite


Performer of the month 2017
Awarded by Uber
Certificate of Appreciation 2019
Awarded by OYO, for maintaining consistent performance in a difficult market