Pradeep Kumar, Chief Executive
Pradeep Kumar has about three decades of professional experience against his name along with perfect leadership team. With multi-location and multi-cultural exposure paired with a Master Black Belt in Six Sigma & Lean, Pradeep’s core expertise comes from over a decade of specialization in a large multinational manufacturing company. He is a Certified MBB in Lean and Six Sigma by SBTI, Texas and trained by Mckinsey Consultants as a Lean Practitioner in Rock Hill-USA.
He currently works with large multinational companies, helping them drive Operational Excellence and implement lean strategies. Pradeep also guides senior leadership towards excellence in execution. He has trained candidates in Lean & Six Sigma in India, China, Japan, Thailand, Europe, Middle East, Sri Lanka and the USA; and mentored more than 500 Engineers and Managers in Lean & Six Sigma in India and overseas. His expertise lies in understanding gaps in current systems, designing more effective processes and mentoring teams to swiftly achieve organizational goals
Maya Pradeep, COO & Designated Partner
Maya is the Chief Operating Operator and focuses on business development and commercial activities for leadership team development. Maya enjoys setting up and running business and brings a rich experience of working in several Indian and multinational companies in managing business, costing, sourcing, and procurement, marketing and sales. Networking and building partnerships is also one of her key strengths.
Jaibheem Deshpande, Vice President, Training Division
Jaibheem Deshpande has more than three decades of professional experience. His expertise is in driving Shop Floor Excellence and working with young managers to enable both process improvement and continuous people development. During the last three decades Jaibheem worked in multiple roles in Operations, People development and as Human Resource Manager in many multinational companies, including the TVS group and in CK Birla Group heading Learning and Development for two plants.
He has the unique combination of Technical and Human Resource domain specialization and has delivered superior results to organizations by being a solid business partner to business heads and CEO. He is very passionate about People Development and in Mentoring individuals and groups. He has received several awards during his career and is certified in Out bound training and Facilitation
Anita NS, Principal Consultant, Personal Excellence
Anita has donned many hats in her professional journey – writer, facilitator, educator, TV host/ presenter, speaker. All this has helped have a varied experience and manage complex challenges. She has a unique ability to manage multi –disciplinary projects.
Her passion is to move people into actionable thoughts that empower and enhance their skills through words that are written as well as spoken. Her experience in the last decade as a change agent has seen her leverage the skills of effective communication, presentation, thinking, problem solving for behavioural change across organizations of varied verticals. She has worked with individuals and teams at all levels; designed and executed customized/need based small group and large group interventions using a combination of experiential learning and or classroom sessions.
Equipped with a Master’s Degree in Communication, Anita is also a certified Corporate Counsellor, Gestalt Therapy practitioner and Certified Enneagram practitioner.
M.BALAJI, Principal Consultant, Management Systems
Balaji is a Mechanical Engineer with four decades of experience with the last thirteen years in Management consultancy. His expertise is in Management Systems, with extensive experience in training, auditing and supporting imp mentation of Quality and Environmental Management systems. He is also a qualified tool designer from NTTF and GTTC.
Balaji keeps abreast of the latest changes in international standards for implementing quality management systems and is a Lead Auditors for ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 45001, ISO 22163 :2017. Also auditor for IATF 16949:2016. He is a Lead Assessor : EXIM Bank award for Business Excellence model . With more than a decade of experience in management consulting, he has conducted 600 man-days of training and 250 man-days of audits; working with more than 35 clients.
Abraham Mathews, Senior Consultant
Abraham has more than two decades of experience in Quality Management and Operations, including designing quality, environmental and health & safety management systems, managing industrial engineering activities and heading a Plant with professional leadership team. He is an expert auditor of quality systems and in working with teams to implement robust processes that is sustainable. Having worked in Aerospace and Automotive industry he understands the Industry requirements and is very meticulous in his approach in implementing the required standards. He is also a trained Lean practitioner and support training and implementing Lean Manufacturing Systems. He also conducts Yellow belt Six Sigma training and supports Green belt training.