Rohini Vaishnavi is an industry professional with multifaceted skills. She has been entrepreneurial as she was involved in spearheading start-up businesses in the companies that she worked for. She started businesses from scratch and grew them to a level of profitability.
Having started her career in sales, with Blue Dart Express, as a sales executive in 1996, she went on to become the business head of a large Kuwaiti business conglomerate namely KIPCO, where she headed their training business out of Gurgaon and catered to international markets. She spearheaded their training division and acquired a considerable market share in Middle East and South Asia by the time she departed from the company. She also brought on board various business partners from United States, United Kingdom, Australia and Europe. While working for TMI India, Rohini spearheaded a new business unit for the company in South India, while being based out of Bengaluru.
Her entrepreneurial quality, business development skills, people management skills and overall ability to plan, organize and implement strategies, enabled her to get new clients in the unexplored and unknown geographic territories like Middle East, North Africa, South Asia and Southern part of India, she built the physical infrastructure for the new set ups, brought on board a brand new team and nurtured the teams to align them with the business goals of the company. While developing new markets, Rohini introduced innovative marketing strategies to penetrate those markets. She also developed systems and processes in these new businesses for smooth business operations and higher productivity.
Rohini, has graduated from Vlerick Business School in Belgium, where she acquired an MBA degree.
Currently, she consults organizations and trains their employees to enhance their skills at work and bring a desirable change in their attitudes and behaviours. She has offered training solutions to clients such as Bharti Airtel Ltd, Autodesk,Blue Dart Express Ltd. and Tata Consultancy Services, to name a few.
Rohini also teaches as a visiting faculty at some reputed business schools. She has taught management graduates in Amity Business School, IILM and Symbiosis Institute of Business Management.
Raghu is an industry professional who worked for reputed companies such as Satyam computers and 24/7 customer doing Process Consulting, Quality Management, Process Improvement and Project Management. He has offered consulting to organizations in Manufacturing & IT sectors to enable them to secure quality certifications.He has handled large scale, organization wide change initiatives in IT Services, Government and Technology organizations, in India, US, South Korea and South Africa. He has program managed business process transitions in the areas of Technical Support, Customer Service and Sales Operations for clients in US, UK and Australia. He worked on business continuity planning strategy for CISCO systems in United States.he also consulted Caterpillar in USA and Dongbu Information Technology company in Seoul.
Raghu has designed and facilitated the implementation and the Framework for 24/7 Management System based on ISO 9001, COPC and eSCM.He has nurtured large teams and has been instrumental in managing change programs in multi-cultural business environment, engaging with stakeholders at all levels.
Raghu is a Certified Process Professional and a COPC Registered Coordinator.He is also ASQ Certified Manager of Quality / Organizational Excellence and a certified Six Sigma Black Belt from ASQ & ISI.He has studied eSCM Model & Evaluation Methods from ITSqc , Carnegie-Mellon University.He is also a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) from Project Management Institute ( PMI).
Raghu has completed Post graduate program in business management from Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT), Delhi. He also has a Masters in Sociology.He is a Phd scholar in IIT Kanpur and his research area is Organizational Sociology. His research pertains to the dynamics of human behaviour and relationships in the organizational context.
Meenakshi spent more than two decades in senior roles in banking and retail sectors. She worked for companies such as Bank of Baroda, Bank of Rajasthan, Citibank Credit Cards and French multinational, Keune-The art of Hair design . She led business development and recovery functions in the banks where she worked. At Keune , she led pan India business development and marketing of their salons. Meenakshi has led large teams and nurtured people. She has been teaching MBA graduates and also counselling students to enable them to choose right careers.
Meenakshi is an MBA from IGNOU.