Founder & CEO, Awesome Firms ( Owns LeaderClasses )
★An Alumnus of IIM Lucknow (Full-Time, PGP, Class of 2001, Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow )
★ Seasoned Entrepreneur - 23+ years at Work, 20+ years at Entrepreneurship across multiple ventures in the US ( San Francisco + New York ) & Indian Markets.
★ 15+ years of Retained Executive Search Consulting experience, personally successfully executing 200+ searches in New York & India, for 35+ Top Tier Organizations (Including 15 of the Fortune 500) focused on Executive & Senior Management Level Talent Acquisition Consulting, for positions offering an Annual Base Salary of over US $250K & its equivalent in the US, European & Asian Markets across a variety of Industries & Functions, with intimate knowledge of & expertise in these market segments.
★ Over 20+ years, have directly / indirectly, successfully Guided & Learnt from :-
- 25000+ Senior Management (VP & CXO Level Leaders) &
- 12000+ Executive Level Leaders ( Presidents, MDs, Group CXOs, CEOs & Executive Board Members),
primarily across India, USA, UK, Singapore & Hong Kong, helping them achieve greater professional success, personal growth while successfully evolving their Careers & advancing their game.
★ Deep understanding of our focus Industries & the needs / challenges of Innovative organizations & Top Tier professionals, gained over 20+ years.
★ Trusted relationships & Privileged access earned with some of the finest Executives & Entrepreneurs in these Industries, across Geographies, over 20+ years.
★ Was a Visiting Professor (Adjunct Faculty) at IIM Lucknow & IIM Indore for a few years. Enjoyed the Opportunity & Privilege of this Invitation, Honour & Responsibility. Regretfully, could not continue this longer because of Entrepreneurial pressures on my time.
★ Had the Honour of being invited to & Have delivered several highly rated Workshops / Guest Lectures / Presentations on various topics, at 50+ premier Institutes including several IIM’s, IIT’s, NIT’s, BITS-Pilani etc guiding atleast 5000+ Executive MBA, MBA & Engineering students, over the last 20+ years.
★ Strategic Career Management, Leadership Development, Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Learning, Growth, Self Mastery, Holistic Wellness & Spirituality Enthusiast.
★ Personally, an Eclectic Reader & a voracious consumer of authentic research & credible information from the world’s finest sources – Over 30+ years, have loved reading the finest books, blogs across multiple topics – Interests include Innovation, Leadership, Entrepreneurship, Business, Technology, Futurism, Biographies, Human Brain, Mindfulness, Naturopathy, Herbalism, Advanced Nutrition, Scientific Exercising, Health, Holistic Wellness, Traditional Indian Sciences of Life ( Ayurveda, Siddha & Yogic Sciences ), Personal Mastery, Life Transforming Experiences, Lives & Messages of some of India’s Greatest Saints, Human Consciousness, Spirituality etc.
★ Sharing my Research, Experiences & Learnings via our pioneering Transformational Mentorship Program - Our "Corporate Crorepati" Program & soon to be launched other programs.