Promoter with 34 years’ experience in the education sector, his vision is to be an enabler of employment and entrepreneurship opportunities for young talent, globally, through collaboration with business stakeholders.
With a Masters in Psychology and Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resources, Jaya comes with an experience of 14 years in the HR industry. She has contributed in the areas of hiring, talent management, identifying training needs, facilitating soft skill / behavioral workshops, analyzing gaps in various human processes and implementing human resource interventions. She has worked with Pyraamid, Dale Carnegie Training and Pidilite Industries Ltd respectively.
Jaya is also a certified PAPI- 3 assessor which is an assessment tool for personality traits.
Jaya has facilitated workshops for sectors namely Banking, IT, ITES, Hospitality, Telecom, Education, Pharma, FMCG etc as Senior Training Consultant.
Mahi is currently pursuing her PhD in Psychology from Indiana University. Her research, focusing on working memory and decision making, has been presented at the Cognitive Science Society (2019) and the Human Behaviour and Evolution Society (2019, 2018).
Her research has received funding from prestigious organizations such as the Templeton Foundation and the National Science Foundation (USA).
Prior to her current research endeavours, she completed her MA in Clinical Psychology from University of Mumbai. There she gained expertise in various assessment tools such as MMPI, TAT, etc. Due to her academic prowess, she was awarded the Shri Vinayak Shankar Gold Medal in Psychology from University of Mumbai.
Product strategy lead for development of global financial systems with deep understanding of full tech stack and software delivery by Agile and Data driven feature development methodologies
Envisioned and rolled out several products to Investment banking and HR Talent and Diversity management systems
Positioned groups with Day-1 “key performance” and “data analytics” mindset to develop a platform architecture with capacity to onboard new products in shorter durations and enable organization to gather critical data and maximize efficiencies
Restructured and turned around critical a global failing project that had $1.5M+ invested already to a successful rollout with newly structured Development and Support teams
Evangelized use of Blockchain as a trusted, distributed ledger of real-time counter-party document sharing solution of client agreements for financial organizations
Empathetic leader that believes in building long lasting relationships with humility and persistent respect to quality. Built partnerships across technology divisions to increase communication which helped to collaboratively stabilize and enhance disparate systems.
Team lead for globally distributed teams of product analysts, engineers and support staff. Close to 10 years of experience managing results oriented teams in a constantly changing environment.
Content and PR advisor
Payal’s experience in advertising and an executive search firm has given her an unparalleled understanding of the business of hiring, 360 degree of business generation, client management and project completion.
She has lived and worked in almost all metro cities and have deep understanding of the corporate cultures of Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai, Pune and Kolkata. She conceptualised, built and ran company blogs, newsletters, social media pages and has written / ghost-written for various publications. She is currently a PhD scholar in TISS, Mumbai,
J. D. Bhutange
Mr. J. D. Bhutange has more than 35 years of experience in the field of Vocational Education and Training, making him one of the most insightful people in the education sector. He was instrumental in developing a curriculum in Vocational Education and Training, because of his extensive knowledge. Mr Bhutange also has a vast experience in developing and implementing various schemes under the public-private partnerships and bringing in a range of organisations together for corporate training in more than 900 vocational training institutes in India. To understand the best practices in delivering the dual system of vocational education, Mr Bhutange has travelled across the world during his tenure.
Mr. Pranit Bhutange is the young talent of L&S, who has made a name for himself in the skill development and vocational training sector for quite some time. He has worked with well reputed vocational institutes like Rustomjee Academy for Global Careers (RAGC), Akarya Vocational Training Centre and Globus Industrial Training Institute in the past. He has previously worked closely with many government bodies as well as private organisations like Whirlpool and Reliance Industries (Reliance Foundation) for skill training, infrastructure development, academic programs and many other CSR activities. His vast experience as a facilitator of Placement/ Internships/ On the Job Training (OJT) of students in sectors like Automobile, Healthcare, Hospitality and Construction make him the perfect cog in the machine called Leo & Sagittatius.