Associate Director at Cognizant Technology Solutions || IIM Ahmedabad Alumnus
Pune Area, India
Symbiosis Inernational Universiy
I currently work in the area of Talent Development – building the next generation leaders for Cognizant Technology Solutions by strategizing and implementing global talent initiatives that drive business results and dramatically improve employee performance. In recognition of my work, Training magazine has named me as one of the “2015 – Global Emerging Training Leaders” (www.trainingmag.org) Prior to this role, I have worn many hats in my career – Sales and Marketing, Large scale Program Management, Business Development, Business Analysis, Consulting and Project Management. Each of these roles involved conceptualizing and executing key strategies and transforming a vision into reality; sometimes navigating complex challenges. My personal and professional life experiences have taught me to constantly dream of big ideas, be confident of my ability to make them happen, be a continuous learner ( I have been constantly upgrading my skills), an inspirational leader and a Follower - constantly seeking challenges One of my life dreams is to work on transformation of education in India ,making learning personal, fun and fulfilling. Schedule a TapChief Call with me if you are interested in any of these areas. Will be happy to connect! I am good at : Strategy Consulting, Leadership Development, Workforce Transformation, Employee Development, Mind Mapping, Design Thinking, Business Development, Start-up Mentoring.
Professor - Brand Management, CRM, Symbiosis Inernational Universiy
Deliver sessions and conduct workshops for regular MBA and Executive MBA on Brand Management, Customer Relationship Management, Sales and Distribution Management
Facilitator - Design Thinking, Mind Mapping, Freelancer
Feb 2013 to Present
Startup mentor and Strategy Consulant, Startups
Mar 2011 to Present
Mentor and consult for a couple of Start ups (1Cr- 5 Cr) - help in formulating their business strategy; identify areas of business expansion, core team formation, defining vision, mission statement, processes, practices,
Leadership Coach, Cognizant Technology Solutions
Dec 2010 to Present
Conceptualize, design and facilitate interventions for different levels of Leadership. These programs use design thinking, creativity, mind mapping as some of the basic tools for planning, problem solving, decision making etc.
Associate Director, Cognizant Technology Solutions
Dec 2010 to Present
Globally Program manage the Mid Management leadership development . This role involves envisioning an enriching user experience, defining the solution architecture, planning and facilitating an Organization wise program roll out and ensuring capability assurance.
Fellowship in Leadership and Management, Tepper school of Business, Carnegie Mellon University
Apr 2015 to Jul 2015
PGDM, General Management , Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad
Jun 2002 to Jun 2004