With over 75 years of combined experience, the Kaizen Team consists of Industry leaders with an impeccable track record of bringing value to its clients be it in Business Consulting, as can be seen by the number of repeat assignments.
Lakshmy Shankar CEO & Founder
CEO & Founder – Kaizen Consult – Kaizen Consult was set up in 2002 as a Recruitment Firm to meet the surging demand for staffing by the BPO sector.
Over the last 2 decades, Kaizen Consult has Evolved into a full-service Consulting Firm with focus on Family Business Advisory, Diversity & Inclusion Coaching and Training, Educational Services and Counselling.
Lakshmy’s work Experience Spans Business Development, Sales & Marketing, Training, Social Development Project Implementations, CSR Management, International and Domestic Fund Raising. International Digital Conferencing Expertise
Special skills include – Diversity, Inclusion & Culture Training, Culture Biographer, Teaching. (Taught in CBSE Schools in India and Middle East during early work life)
- Since 2002 : With Kaizen Consult as Founder CEO
- 1999 – 2002 : Worked with India’s Largest NGO in age care – HelpAge India. Deputy Director Fund Raising. Worked extensively with Government of Japan to raise funds for Gujrat Earthquake victims.
- 1997 : Taught at Indian School Al Wadi Al Kabir/ Sultanate of Oman
- 1993 -1996 : Head of Elizabeth Arden (A Unilever Company with WJ Towell Partnership in Oman). Handled Sales &Marketing, Business Development and Export to GCC Countries.
- 1992 : Business Development at Al Omaneya Advertising, Ministry of Information, Government of the Sultanate of Oman
Education: Master’s Degree in Psychology, Master’s Degree in Sociology, Bachelor’s Degree in Economics
National President Diversity & Inclusion – WICCI – Women’s’ Indian Chamber of Commerce & Industry. A chamber for Woman Professionals and Business Leaders for networking with Governments/ Corporations/MSME’s
India Chairperson for Diversity & Culture – ALL Ladies League a Global Networking organization for Women. We are present in over 120 countries with 600 plus chapters and over 200,000 members
Lead the World’s largest Digital WEF – Women Economic Forum with over 425 speakers from 50 countries and 2 heads of state from South America, Europe and Central America in 2020 (in the midst of COVID Pandemic).
This was covered as 2 full days with 7 concurrent Tracks per day spanning 250 topics. Following the world clock for enabling speakers from across continents to participate in the conference.
This is still the World’s largest Digital Conference in terms of tracks/Topics and Speakers Interested in Ancient Knowledge ware.
Chakra Meditation Practioner/Trainer, Reiki Practioner.
Food Crafter with a “Eat Local Eat Seasonal “approach.
A strategic Leader – with manifold successful project completions at both National and International levels both on ground and Online Formats.
Practising Psychologist and Counsellor.
K.S Ravi Shankar Consulting Director
K S Ravishankar is a Business Leader & Entrepreneur with a Marketing & Sales background.
KSR as he is popularly known, specialises in mentoring start-ups to scale up and in the transformation of legacy businesses. He has the capability to spot talent and train them into successful business leaders. He balances vision and strategy with strong execution skills and is passionate about result orientation and training.
He is presently a Director and Mentor to a Payment Technology Company in India. He was the Co-Founder and Ex-MD of Woodstock Ambience Pvt Ltd, India’s first Campus Housing Company that was acquired by a Large Indian Group in Healthcare & Education.
Earlier he was with the (Forbes) Shapoorji Pallonji Group, an Engineering, Real Estate & Consumer Product Conglomerate, where he successfully restructured various businesses.
He set up Forbes Technosys Ltd (FTL) an Engineering & IT Products company specialising in Banking, Retail Automation and Transaction Solutions & was its Founding CEO.
His other assignments in the corporate sector included stints in Canon Inc. as Country Manager & Director Office Business Solutions for India; with Modi Xerox in Various roles in Marketing & Business Operations; as SBU Head in the Consumer Business with a US$ 2Bn Group in the MEA region.
He is a post graduate in Management.