Team

Our team
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Management team

John Cherian

John is responsible for the overall growth and direction of enParadigm. He brings in deep expertise in problem solving and client servicing, drawn from his work with managers from companies like Avaya, Cairn Energy, Citibank, Coca Cola, Pfizer, MRF and Philips. His passion for learning pedagogies has helped build enParadigm’s experiential learning expertise.
When not working with CxOs and BU heads, he can be found spending time with his family, or adding dog-eared books to his sizeable collection of management literature. John holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Cochin University and an MBA from IIM Ahmedabad.

Kumar Veetrag

Veetrag leads enParadigm’s product development and operations, building complex, realistic business simulations that are at the core of our management development programs. Veetrag’s background is in technology consulting, IT services and product development. He combines this expertise with 4 years in experiential learning and a global MBA to deliver rich, industry-relevant programs.
In his spare time, Veetrag indulges his inner engineer and builds solar converters. He is also an expert behind the camera, having worked as Virginia Tech’s sports photographer for two years. Kumar holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science Engineering and an MBA from Virginia Tech., USA.

Arun Subramanian

Arun constantly explores new and improved ways to help our clients manage better. He also handles the majority of our new client relationships. Arun comes with a global perspective derived from a career spanning 3 continents. He brings in experience from critical roles in companies like Philips, Whirlpool and Technopak – which he leverages in his work (and his workshops).
An avid basketball player, Arun is also our resident gadget guru – keeping up with the latest trends in technology. Arun holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, as well as an MBA from IIM Ahmedabad.

Hanuman Kamma

Hanuman creates complex, learning-linked business scenarios as the head of enParadigm’s business modeling team, in addition to overseeing product marketing. He has handled roles in engineering, marketing, sales and general management, with companies like Delphi, Ingersoll Rand and Essar Steel. He has since used this experience to personally train over 800 decision makers from companies like Citibank, Coca Cola, Dow, IBM, MRF and Philips.
In his spare time, he keeps up with the latest business trends and has a new-book-every-flight policy. Hanuman holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Electronics Engineering and an MBA from IIM Ahmedabad.

Prashanth Mahadeva

Prashanth handles enParadigm’s content marketing and participant engagement initiatives, as well as delivering workshops for senior and middle management. He brings in expertise from varied professional roles in development, marketing and direct sales. Prior to enParadigm, he has worked in 6 Indian cities, with companies like Infosys, Diageo and PageGroup, as well as building an independent consulting practice.
An avid backpacker and medieval history buff, he explores cities and countries with a particular interest in local culture and cuisine. Prashanth holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering and an MBA from IIM Lucknow.

Aditya Krishnakumar

Aditya is responsible for enParadigm’s product pipeline, in addition to delivering workshops for senior and middle management. Aditya brings in expertise in designing product strategy from working with multiple FMCG companies in both Indian and International markets. He leverages his experience in business development and in cross-functional roles in large companies like ITC to create complex business simulations.
Given the time, Aditya likes to travel and experiment with new hobbies; mixed martial arts being his latest preoccupation. Otherwise, he enjoys solving crossword puzzles and reading science fiction. Aditya holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering and an MBA from XLRI.

Suhas Shetiya

Suhas delivers simulation-based workshops at enParadigm. He has delivered workshops for senior and middle management for companies such as Asian Paints, Metso Minerals, Randstad India, Morgan Advanced Materials, Bajaj Allianz etc.
Suhas brings in rich experience in building companies from the ground up, and has worked across stages from fund raising to execution. Suhas also leverages his consulting experience, particularly in the FMCG space.
Once a part of the IIM-B chess team, Suhas plays and actively follows chess. He also loves to travel with his family, and has managed to squeeze out the time to explore multiple countries. Suhas holds a bachelor’s degree in Electronics and Communication, as well as MBA from IIM Bangalore.

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Kalyan Vaidyanathan

Kalyan assists diverse businesses in the areas of Capability building, Supply chain, management, Strategy execution, Business transformation and Excellence. Based in Singapore, he travels around the region to deliver Workshops, Training and Coaching assignments.

Kalyan commenced his career with Wipro and has had a stint in TVS. He held Asia-pacific and Global leadership roles with leading corporates such as GE, ICI, Philips and GSK. As an independent consultant, he has assisted organizations such as BP, Akzo Nobel, etc. As his pastime activities, Kalyan enjoys reading, listening to music (a percussionist himself), long walks and time with family. He is a published author.

Kalyan is a gold medallist from College of Engg., Guindy and has an MBA from Rutgers Business School. He’s attended Executive programs in Universities such as Cranfield and Carnegie Mellon as also GE Crotonville.

Ajit Mantagani

Earlier a CEO of Arvind Mills, Ajit has had a distinguished career spanning 40 years in various top management roles in companies like Asian Paints, Comcraft, Berger Paints, Murugappa Group, Raymond and NSL Group. He is the founder of Gameplan Consultancy and an accredited CEO coach.

Ajit mentors top leaders in many large Indian and multinational companies. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering and an MBA from IIM Ahmedabad.

Dr. Bibek Banerjee

Dr Banerjee has delivered numerous senior management development programs for organizations such as Coca Cola, Ericsson, the Aditya Birla Group, Genpact, Microsoft, the Citigroup, Infosys, TATA group, Unilever India (HUL), HDFC Bank, TVS Group, BPCL, IOC, GAIL, ORG-MARG, Maharaja Group (Sri Lanka) and Comcraft Steel (Kenya).
Prof. Bibek Banerjee, is the Director of IMT Ghaziabad. He was earlier Professor of Marketing and Economics at the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA). He earned his PhD in economics and marketing science from Purdue University’s Krannert Graduate School of Management.

Kapil Mehta

Kapil has over 20 years of experience handling leadership roles in insurance, consumer goods, consulting and M&A in India, South Korea, Brazil and Thailand. He has worked with Unilever (formerly HUL), McKinsey and Co. and Max New York Life, before serving as Managing Director of DLF Pramerica.

Kapil is now the managing director of SecureNow Insurance Broker Pvt. Ltd, a venture that he co-founded in 2011. He is an alumnus of IIT-Delhi and IIM Ahmedabad.

Rajan Narayanan

Rajan brings rich insights and entrepreneurial flair to a global IT career spanning three decades. he first handled offshore projects as early as 1983. As Senior Vice President at MindTree Ltd., he led the Retail, Media & Entertainment, Publishing Research & Information Services, Government, and Construction & Realty verticals. He has also held leadership positions with IBM, built his own software firm and is on the board of the COMMON Americas Advisory Council.
Rajan is widely travelled and has vast exposure in working with and supporting customers in varied industry segments in the Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific.

Ramesh Srinivasan

Ramesh brings over 27 years professional experience in marketing and management positions in premier computer companies in India and abroad. He was the Head of Operations in Singapore for Far-East Computers (now part of HCL Technologies) for over 5 years before he started his own consulting firm in 1997. He was earlier heading national marketing at Digital India for over four years. Ramesh is a domain expert in Banking, Workflow Automation, CRM and BPO, and has worked with several large and medium software organizations both in India and abroad in areas of business development consulting, large account management, business planning and setting up of new operations.
Ramesh is a trained Executive Coach for senior executives and is also a visiting faculty at IIM-Bangalore. He holds a post-graduate degree in Management from Xavier Labor Relations Institute (XLRI)

Garvit Bhandari

Garvit’s brings in wide-ranging experience from a diverse professional career – with a mix of development, consulting and finance-centered roles in companies like Wipro and SG Analytics. He also leverages insight from building his own business.
Garvit holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Cochin University and an MBA from Virginia Tech., USA.