Soft-skills Training Team:
Animesh Gupta, Emotional Intelligence Coach
Animesh is a Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) Practitioner, a Specialist in Psychology from University of Toronto, and an MBA from NMIMS, Mumbai. He has worked with some of the leading companies in the world including Adobe, L’Oreal, Metlife, Times Group. His most prestigious work has been with the United Nations in Denmark, Bangladesh, and Pan-India. He is the youngest facilitator in all of UNICEF, worldwide.
Animesh is known for running powerful sessions in the areas of Emotional Intelligence, People-skills, and Confidence-building. His background in Psychology and Management, coupled with a style that arouses complete authenticity in participants, enables him to uncover deep takeaways for each individual. He has done workshops for teachers and students at top institutes including IIM and NMIMS, and has trained over 5000 students in the last 2 years. In his spare time, he does similar work for NGOs.
Rajiv Thakker, Leadership and Performance Management Specialist
Rajiv has trained over 40,000 participants for a total of over 17,000 hours of delivery experience. He has a strong desire to transform individuals into high performing professionals and create immense value in the process. He approaches learners in a challenging and engaging process of discovering their own propensity for taking effective leadership action within the business context.
As a consultant on Leadership Development & Performance Management, he has worked with all levels in leading industries including: Banking, Finance/Insurance , ITeS/KPO/BPO, FMCG, Media, Manufacturing, Pharmacy/Healthcare, Hospitality, Telecom, Consulting, Education, Community and NGOs.
Rajiv is currently looking after the FMBA program at the reputed SP Jain Institute of Management & Research for several countries including India, Singapore, and Dubai.
H’vovi Bhagwagar, Behaviour-skills Consultant & Psychologist
A Behavioural Psychologist and talented motivational speaker, Hvovi develops and conducts workshops on stress management, assertiveness, conflict management, communication skills, parenting and work-life balance for corporate, healthcare and educational institutes. Some of the establishments she has trained with include NIIT, Dr. Reddy’s, Oracle Financial Services, HSBC, etc.
She holds a Masters in Clinical Psychology, Diploma in Counselling Psychology, is trained in Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR), Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Clinical Hypnotherapy, and is a Qualified MBTI® Practitioner.
Arun Nabar, Negotiation-skills & Management Development Facilitator
Arun has devoted his past 20 years to extensive change management and negotiation-skills programs. He has facilitated workshops for organization development and fostering change by enabling individuals and groups to work with processes, both manifest and subtle.
He possesses an amazing ability to “get through” to his audiences in ways that drive excellent results in productivity and employee morale. In his spare time, he loves to train students of NMIMS, Mumbai, in the personal development and soft-skills areas.
Rajeev Agarwal, Sales & Business Development Coach
Rajeev has had 15+ years of Business Development experience with the top MNCs. An alumnus of IIM Bangalore, he has trained senior management teams in Sales, Leadership, and Entrepreneurship. He has implemented numerous training programs with GE, Philips, and HP. He has also been a mentor for MentorEdge, an IIM-Ahmedabad initiative facilitated by CIIE to create an entrepreneurial ecosystem across the country. His focus areas are leading business development teams – running the sales, marketing, implementation and support.
Manish Tyagi, Management Development Facilitator
Manish comes with 23 years of diversified cross functional experience in the Indian Navy spread over operations & maintenance, training & development of highly skilled cross cultural personnel, organisation strategy, conflict management, quality control and supply chain management. He is a Post Graduate in Marine Engineering, PGD in Human Resource Management, and MBA in Operations. Having worked in diverse industries like Auto, Power, IT, Telecom, FMCG, and Engineering, Manish delivers high-impact modules based on experiential learning.
Prateek Khandelwal, Facilitator & OD Consultant
Prateek has trained and coached over 20,000 professionals, from middle, senior and top management to
enable greatest possible results through human capital transformation. He has also led several path breaking project
based interventions, spanning the entire organisation across various industries.
As a diversely experienced facilitator, leadership and life coach, Prateek is process-focussed to drive tangible outcomes along with his clients, rather than just small term outputs. He brings passion, enthusiasm, energy and constant improvisations to his facilitations and coaching interactions.
Anish Menon, Corporate Facilitator
In the past 8 years, Anish has facilitated over two hundred workshops around the themes of Communication-skills, Team Leadership, Interpersonal Skills, Conflict Management, Creativity & Innovation programs at levels varying from senior to junior management. He has worked with Bharati AXA, Kotak, TATA AIG Life Insurance, Bajaj Allianz, Sterlite Technologies, etc.
Sonali Nambiar, Corporate Facilitator
Sonali has 10 years of training and coaching experience across diverse industries and educational institutes. She trains on Customer-centric Communication, Accelerated Communication Excellence, Professional and Personal Effectiveness, Personal Effectiveness and Leadership-skills. Her main focus areas are Emotional Intelligence and Communications. Her clients include: Barclays, Volkswagon, TATA AIG, Bharti AXA, Sterlite, Holiday Adventures, MIT Pune, PTC, Amdocs, Tasty Bite, SEW Eurodrive.
Management & Support Team:
Vijay Malik, Master at Creating business breakthroughs
- 35+ years of experience in international, multi-cultural environments including UK, Germany, Africa & India
- Led and motivated worldwide teams of more than 1200 employees’ including 500 managers. Managed P&L of businesses exceeding $400 million revenue
- Achieved revenue, profit & business growth in dynamic and changing markets, leaving behind a legacy that engenders sustainable business growth
- Turned around underperforming business operations of $200M – $400M to (+) 7%/10% PBT, higher than established competitor’s
- Distinct ability to evaluate strategic fit, selecting high value added products for niche clients/markets, assess performance and guide businesses in challenging global markets while undertaking P&L accountability
Chetana Kohli, Social Scientist & Education Specialist
Chetana Kohli has completed over 35 years of work experience in Psycho-social Counselling, Education and Social mobilization. She retired as an Education Specialist from the United Nations in 2010, after completing 25 years of service. She has led workshops and study sessions related to leadership training, conflict management and developing stakeholder partnerships. As a social scientist, her perspective and approach in program management is woven into the social fabric and based on social reality.
Her focus has been on developing bilateral and multi-sectoral partnerships involving the government, corporate sector, civil society and community based organizations. Her experience draws strength from both the deep understanding of field situations as well as locating it within the national and international contexts of program and policy planning.
Pankaj Gupta, Financial & Investment management expert
Pankaj Gupta has over 35 years of experience as a Chartered Accountant, having been in key Management positions with top companies internationally and in India. He recently finished a project with the World Health Organization (Copenhagen, Denmark), where he was handling the financial operations.
His technical prowess has enabled companies to gain an exponential increase in their financial power, business direction, and long-term sustainability. An alumnus of SRCC, New Delhi, and an ex-Sr. VP at Vam Organics (now Jubilant), he currently spends his time as a Financial Consultant in various industries including Training and Development, Hospitality, and Healthcare.
Saurabh Gupta, Business Planning & Strategy
Jatin Agarwal, Accounting Manager
Jatin is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India with 12 years of experience in the profession. His experience of working with m/s Deloitte Haskins & Sells helped him develop an expertise in Business Consultancy, Taxation & Auditing. He looks after all accounting aspects of Limitless.