The Leadership Program helmed by our expert mentors who bring together decades of experience in designing and delivering world class leadership programs. Reflective questioning, design thinking, open dialogue, coaching strategies and focused learning conversations are key components which you will be guided at.
Know more about our mentors :
Mr. Ajay Baijal
Consulting Partner, Celsius100 Consulting Pvt Ltd
Ajay is a Management Professional with over 35 years' experience in the areas of FMCG, Consumer Durables, Telecom and Retailing. He has held very senior positions as CEO, President and Director in companies like BPL Ltd, Reliance Infocomm and Reliance Retail. He started his career after completing his PGDM in IIM, Ahmedabad with Hindustan Unilever Ltd and also worked as Vice-President, Luggage in Blow Plast Ltd.He is now a Consulting partner with Celsius100 Consulting Pvt Ltd and specialises in the area of Business Strategy, Process and Organisation Design as well as Strategic Brand Consulting.
Mr. Casper Abraham
Casper Abraham has 30+ years' experience first 10 years as an Executive employee of TIFR, MMC, Computer Point & Ambience (Group of companies). Then as a serial entrepreneur co-founded Communico-Graphique, Ionidea, kSense Technologies, Edgevalue while creating companies, brands, profit centers, products & more. Created and managed an ERP++ software as big as SAP or Oracle. Customers include: GE, HP, i2 Aspect, Telekom Malaysia, Sodexho, Indian Railways, HAL providing Strategic & Innovative solutions, products, services, revenue & expense benefits.
Dr. Santosh Nair
Founder & Director, Analytic Edge
Dr. Santosh Nair is the Founder and Director of Analytic Edge. He has extensive experience in statistical modeling and advanced analytics consulting. During his career, he has developed various analytics solutions to provide insights and deliver value to clients across different industry verticals. His areas of specialization include Marketing and Media Mix modeling, Pricing, Customer segmentation and Response modeling Loyalty analytics, Testing analytics and Forecasting. He worked at Genpact and Symphony Marketing Solutions in India and the US in a leadership position and provided analytics consulting to various Clients such as Kimberly Clarke, Bristol Myers Squibb Valassis and SymphonyIRI. Santosh has a Doctorate in Applied Economics and Statistics from Clemson University in the US. In addition to his consulting experience, Santosh is passionate about developing and imparting training to organizations and individuals on various analytic methodologies and their applications.
Ms. Priya Venkatesh
Principal Consultant, Truecolors Asia
Priya Venkatesh comes with 18 years in the industry and 15 years of formal and informal teaching. Having worked on both sides of the coin, she is able to draw from real life experiences and bring them to the classroom, making classes interesting and informative. Priya has worked as a Research Associate with IIMA and delivers niche topics; she has also been associated with KIAMS for over 10 years.
Mr. Pavan Sriram
CEO, Ittige Learning
Pavan Sriram is a management professional with over 15 years of HR consulting and Learning and Development experience having worked with award-winning start-ups and multinational technology companies in India and abroad. He has had leadership roles with MeritTrac (part of Manipal Education), SunGard (part of Fidelity), Dale Carnegie Training and Crestcom International where he was involved in business set-up and operational turn-around of key P&L projects. In 2013, He co-founded ITTIGE, a learning engagement firm that helps companies to improve business outcomes. He and his team in Bangalore, Mumbai and Pune have worked with over 3000+ participants across industries and skills. Pavan is an active speaker at many forums specifically on topics pertaining to Leadership Development. He is regular columnist and has authored several articles which have been published in leading publications. He is an MBA from IBS, Hyderabad and a Certified Leadership Trainer.
Mr. Madhukar Rajendra
Founder & CEO, Leopard Hill
A Management professional with close to 21 years of experience who has also worked with IT companies in the US for over a decade. As COO for a US based multinational software organization, he has managed its Europe/Asia Pacific operations and expansion. He believes in training through fun and adventure based learning which makes more impact on participants and loves facilitating outbound experiential learning programs. He brings out his practical experiences on leadership, attitude, team building and motivation in his programs. He is working on publishing several personal development and corporate leadership books. He has been conducting programs and mentoring professionals in India, Middle East, United States, Canada and UK.
Dr. Lata Chakravarthy
MBA (Fin), CFA (Icfai, India), Ph.D (Finance)
Dr. Latha has 36 years of experience of which 15 years was in banking and financial sector industry and 21 years in teaching, research and publications, consulting and training. 10 years with IDBI in project finance, 16 years in full time academics including 3 years heading a renowned business school, short term consultant for World Bank, Financial expert for national and state highway projects executed on public-private partnership model. Currently teaching courses in IIM Bangalore as Adjunct Faculty.
Mr. Nazarius Manoharan
Ex Creative Director, J Walter Thompson
Ex Creative Director, J Walter Thompson, with over 24 years' experience in advertising. Created the Kingfisher 'Ooo...la...la... la...la...' TV commercial, has won international and national awards. Presently, Director at M &M Connect, a creative boutique agency and consultant with Happy, Bangalore's 2nd largest agency. NLP and Psychodrama practitioner, 8th grade in Communication from Trinity College London, guest voice over artist with AIR for 18 years, qualified state hockey coach and mental trainer for sportspersons, has done story telling workshop for London School of Economics Executive coaching programme and Theatre, Mime & Voice coaching for children and adults.