Tuesday, November 27, 2007

V.K. Madhav Mohan

Meeting on Dec 4, 1-30...


Murali said...

Madhav's bio...

Madhav is the son of noted Malayalam litterateur V Madhavan Nair “Mali”, whose books have enriched entire generations of children in Kerala (India).
Madhav’s academic background is multi disciplinary; he holds a B.A in economics from St Xavier’s College, Ahmedabad (India) and M.A in Economics (Gold Medal) from Loyola College, Chennai (India) and an MBA from the University of Cochin (India). In addition he was awarded the Rotary International Graduate Scholarship as a result of which he earned his third postgraduate degree namely, Master of International Management from the American Graduate School of International Management (also famously known as Thunderbird) Glendale, Arizona, U.S.A.
Madhav has had a varied professional career.
IT Pioneer
As a pioneer in India’s IT advancement, he has been one of NIIT’s earliest business partners; today his company Expert Information Technology P Limited operates several NIIT education centers and has produced tens of thousands of IT professionals since 1987; in addition, he has established e2mars, a company offering high quality web, e-learning content development, graphics outsourcing and application development services.
As a banker he began his career as an officer with State Bank of India and then chose to pursue an independent path; in March 1996 he was nominated to the Board of Directors of State Bank of Travancore; he served on the Board with distinction till Feb 2002. During these 6 years he contributed to a 6 fold increase in the bank’s net profit, drastic reduction in Non Performing Assets and massive deployment of IT. As a member of the bank’s Executive Committee, he participated extensively in the sanctioning of large loans totaling millions of dollars and leading the bank on to a higher trajectory of growth.
Author, Speaker and Sportsman
* As a management thinker and writer he has published several articles in leading publications; as an economist he has published dozens of articles on the reform process. For his work in this area he was awarded a Fellowship by the prestigious Salzburg Seminar in 1992; selected articles are available on www.madhavmohan.com.
* He was invited to visit the USA by the Government of the United States of America in 1995 as part of the International Visitors program; he was consequently a member of the Indian delegation on Intellectual Property Rights.
* Madhav appears on TV regularly and is a much sought after speaker on economics, leadership, management, work-life balance and personal development.
* His mentoring website www.mentorsmantra.com is a rich source of articles, tips, blogs and downloads on leadership, management, strategy, personal and career growth, work-life balance and explorations of spirituality.
* He has been a top level tennis player and nurtures a long standing interest in martial arts; he is also a Certified Practitioner of Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP).
Well-rounded Mentor
* These experiences make him uniquely qualified to mentor top managements and business owners on change, leadership, strategy, personal development, human relations management and work-life balance. Consequently, he has designed and implemented a Corporate Mentoring Program for several companies. He has also conducted mentoring workshops for hundreds of executives in various companies in India, Sri Lanka and Saudi Arabia.
* The entire focus of the Corporate Mentoring Program is to enable organizations and individuals deliver better results.
* He also serves on the Advisory & Academic Councils of the GIDC-ROFEL Institute of Management Studies, Vapi, Gujarat and on the panel of experts of Kerala Venture Capital Fund (P) Limited. In October 2002 he was appointed to the Reserve Bank of India selection committee for campus recruitment of officers. He has also lectured regularly at the Reserve Bank Staff College, Chennai.
Leadership From Within
Madhav’s 2-day mentoring workshop entitled Leadership From Within is the culmination of his personal, professional and sporting background; it employs an innovative methodology called personal visioning; the workshop is a totally experiential and teaches powerful tools to achieve better results.

Murali said...

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