Venkataraman JagannathanVenkataraman Jagannathan is a visionary thinker with a global perspective and an entrepreneurial track record. Has over 24 + years of successful diverse experience in followership, leadership and entrepreneurship. An enterprising leader with a solid track-record of contributions, including setting up new units, streamlining processes, optimizing productivity, enhancing internal controls as well as directing cross- functional teams.

Qualifications include:

  • Certified Programme Management Professional (PGMP) & Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) from Project Management Institute, USA.
  • Certified Master Black Belt from Indian Statistical Institute, Bangalore.
  • Certified Green Belt from General Electric USA.

Core functional competencies include:

Business and Thought Leadership Strategic Partnerships
Project Management and Performance Improvement People Management
Business Process Excellence Accounting & Audit
Start-up/ Turnaround/ Change Management Decision Support

Significant Professional Achievements

  • Established several business support units from design to delivery and redesigned multiple critical processes for Mashreq, Standard Chartered, Karvy Consultants and GE Capital.
  • Delivered cash savings through GB, BB & Lean Projects. Mentored several Green Belt & Black Belt projects leading to certification of the Leaders.
  • Designed the PMP program, obtained the REP certification & trained five batches of change managers in a leading Bank.
  • Established three companies with teams which are cash positive in the last two years.
  • Currently on the Board of Directors of five corporates in India and UAE providing strategic advisory.