Raymond Saldanha is a resource person in the field of Human Resources and Management Audit, with over 40 years of professional experience in industry majors like the Murugappa group, ABB, HP, IBM, GE, Siemens, Nokia Siemens Networks and ITC. His professional career spans across Light Engineering, IT, Telecom and Automotive industries, as Head of HR, Effectiveness Coach, Learning Facilitator and Consultant.
He is passionate about the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People framework and enjoys music and kite-flying. Travelling in India as well as abroad has been a key teacher in his life. He is an alumnus of Xavier Labor Relations Institute (XLRI).
K S RAMANAN
K S Ramanan is an independent Learning & Development consultant-facilitator and coach with over 30 years of work experience. As an independent L&D facilitator and coach at corporate entities and social sector organizations, he is engaged in consulting, coaching and facilitation. In addition, for social sector organizations and for-profit start-ups, he helps these organizations build capabilities around people and processes to take them to scale.
In his last corporate role, he was the Global Learning Leader at Ernst & Young. Prior to that, he worked in organizations such as The Times of India, Ente Nazionale Idrocarburi (ENI), American Express & Oracle.
Over these years, he has also been writing. His writing has been centered around perspectives that he has gathered during his various travels at home and abroad and generally through life, which is another kind of travel. He has published his first e-book, ’31 Ways to Reclaim Your Happiness’.
Preeja Sreedhar’s success and several commendable achievements lie very strongly in her motto, which is to “Build an Attitude to Succeed”. Her journey began with a Master’s Degree in Journalism and Mass Communication, a Master’s Degree in Psychology and a Post-Graduation in Human Resource Management.
Starting out as a Journalist and a Copy Writer, Preeja moved onto Academia and became a keen researcher. Her research papers and articles in human resource management, organizational behaviour and communication have been presented at several IIMs, such as Kanpur, Lucknow and Indore.
With over 22 years of work experience in Academia, she is a visiting faculty in several engineering colleges and management institutions and her very successful training programs and seminars in soft skills are proof of her proficiency in these areas.
A corporate trainer with companies such as Siemens, IGate and ITC, Preeja is also a prolific writer and a content developer. Her work can be accessed through Linkedin and YouTube.
A seasoned facilitator, mentor and coach in the leadership space for seventeen years. Conceptualised, designed and delivered several leadership programs which included blended learning, E-learning, simulations and experiential learning. With a passion for behavioural work, coached and mentored several managers and future leaders.
She keeps their psychological safety as a foremost attribute and as a result people feel comfortable sharing even the most deepest and challenging aspects which could be hindering their progress. Extensive use of psychometrics, Emotional Intelligence and Transactional Analysis as ways to break the impasse.
R.Subramaniyan is a senior Banker. He has worked in State Bank of Mysore and State Bank of Hyderabad (now known as State Bank of India) for a span of 34 years. He has held various senior positions in the Bank as Head-Regional Office, Head-Zonal Office, Head-HR etc .He has vast experience in the Corporate Banking, Trade Finance, Foreign Exchange. He retired as Deputy General Manager from the Bank in May 2014. Currently, he is a freelance Financial Advisor and Consultant for various high value corporate clients across India.
He is in the line of activity of Project Preparation, syndication of large value advance etc. for the corporate clients. He is also actively involved in the education field launched by “IBM” under the head “IBM Innovation Center for Education”. He is a regular visiting faculty on behalf of IBM to various Universities/Colleges to impart Banking knowledge under “T3” program (Train the Trainers). He is also regular visiting faculty to various Training Institutions of State Bank of India.
BHAGAT SUDHIR MENON
Bhagat Sudhir Menon is a seasoned IT professional with 21+ years’ work experience in business technology management carrying out Assessment, Evaluation, Implementation and Improvements to front, middle and back office business processes through Technology. He has worked with Varied Project Sponsors (Founders of SMBs, International customers, CXOs), Partners (Mega and Niche OEMs) and End user base (Enterprise wide to niche audience) in Service industry covering IT, Facility management and Transport. He has worked in varied Technology domains like ERP, Cloud, Mobile, Analytics/BI, Managed services and Consulting. His notable projects include
- Rolled out cloud-based transport solution for employee transport management company covering front office/core operations and back office
- Rolled out cloud-based ERP for facility management company covering all functions
- Evolved and Executed on BI Roadmap for global IT services organization
- Rolled out Enterprise project management tool compliant with CMMI level 5 for global IT services organization
Bhagat has a Master’s degrees in Computer Systems and has received Multiple awards during his tenure in CIO office in Wipro. He has received trainings in Enterprise Architecture- John Zachman, Blockchain Foundation for Developers by IBM on Coursera, Cert Prep: ITIL Foundations-Linked in Learning, Cert Prep: PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) ® -Linked in Learning and Cert Prep: Project Management Professional (PMP)® -Linked in Learning.
Founder of Studynomics movement and author of internationally published book Studynomics, Sreedhar Vedula is All India 16th Rank holder in UPSC exam. He is a speaker and an internationally certified expert trainer. He trains managers in various professional skills and students, teachers and parents in stress free study techniques. An expert of stock market and technical analysis, he trains people on wealth generation through stock market. A musician of classical music, musicologist and an expert in presentation software, animation, musical synchronization and computer programming, Sreedhar is working on algorithmic trading. He developed unique software for time management and project management.
He conducts Seminars & Workshops on ‘Smart Studying Without Stress’, ‘Secrets of Toppers’, ‘Presentation Skills’, ‘Motivation’, ‘Achieving Goals, not just setting’, ‘Accelerated Learning’, ‘Pursue Your Passions in spite of Busy Routine’, ‘Innovative Teaching Techniques’, ‘Time Management’, ‘Effective Communication’, ‘Productivity Enhancement’, ‘Strategic Planning’, ‘Leadership’, ‘Problem Solving’, ‘Decision Making’, ‘Wealth Generation through Stock Market for Job-Holders’, ‘Day Trading for Profit Making’, ‘Theoretical Aspects of Indian Classical Music’ etc