Vice President Learning & Organizational Development at Janalakshmi Financial Services
Bengaluru Area, India
Janalakshmi Financial Services
I am a passionate L&D professional with a rare combination of experience and exposure to variety of industries such as, Pharmaceutical, Telecom, Retail and E-commerce, currently working with Janalakshmi Financial Services as Head of L & OD Operations. Prior to Janalakshmi, I have worked with Flipkart as Dean – Flipkart University (Head Academy for Supply Chain), Head of Operations training academy at Reliance Retail, Circle Performance Head at Reliance Communications, Business Development for NIS corporate training division and in-house training departments of Torrent Pharmaceuticals, Cadila Pharmaceuticals and Lupin Laboratories. I have a proven track record of success in Learning & Development, including spearheading launch of large scale training and coaching roll outs, targeted Performance Coaching, Leadership development including roll out of Assessment Centers. I have delivered guest lecture during the Malaysian HR Congress held at Kuala Lampur, and various training programs across India and South – East Asia. I have authored books on variety of topics such as, Motivation, Customer Service, Communications, Pharmaceutical Selling and Pharmaceutical Sales Management. My specialties include: Development of Leadership pipeline through Succession Planning including organising Development Centers, Managing large scale training operations, Conceptualising and Delivering Training including Developing customized Training Content, Case Studies, Certification Process, Creation and implementation of Distance Learning Programs.
Vice President - Learning & Oragnizational Development, Janalakshmi Financial Services
Sep 2016 to Present
I am responsible for conceptualisation and execution of end to end Learning & Organisational Development interventions across Jayalakshmi group including leadership development. In addition, I am also working on Institutionalization of Janavarsity; the upcoming corporate university.
Dean - Flipkart University, Flipkart
Dec 2015 to Present
My responsibilities include, Setting up processes for Competency based Leadership Development, Career Progression, Succession Planning, Developing Community of Practices (CoP) for Leadership Development, Organising initiatives such as, 'Assessment & Development Centre' and ‘Coach on Call’ to name a few…apart from ensuring end to end Learning and Development for eKart, the logistic arm of Flipkart.
Biology, Christ Church College
Jul 1977 to Aug 1979