Karen has a wealth of experience of working with FTSE 250 and 100 organisations to deliver performance improvement and growth. She has run her own consulting company for 15 years and combines her strong business acumen with her profound understanding of human behaviour. She operates at Board and OpCo level with organisations such as BAA, AXA, Dyson, IHS, BP, Virgin, Close Brothers, Anglo American, London Underground, Barclays and Thomson Reuters. Karen is an experienced executive coach and facilitator at Board level. She works at individual and team level to increase leadership and team capability. Assignments are typically business driven. Indicative examples include organisation design to deliver the benefits of major transformation, high potential development programmes aligned to business critical initiatives, 360 feedback for global executives and individual and team interventions to increase Board effectiveness.
Soumitra Rathod has over two
decades of experience with the global
delivery model. His early career was
with captive centers, tier-1 and mid-tier
services providers, in a career
spanning 6 countries across 3
continents. More recently, Mr. Rathod
has helped Fortune 500 corporations
such as the McGraw-Hill Companies
define and execute their IT sourcing
initiative. Prior to his current position as
Vice President, Globalization with
Time, Inc, Mr. Rathod was with the
New York Life Insurance Company
where he focused on managing
offshore engagements. He is frequently
invited to speak at events on
globalization, in various countries. Mr.
Rathod has an undergraduate degree
in Accounting and a graduate degree in
Management, both from the University
Outsourcing professional with proven success experience in multi-tower deals across all five continents. Strength in F&A , HR and IT outsourcing, especially as requires system implementation as part of a transformational outsourcing deal. Has run outsourcing deals across the world and understands the cultural aspects of outsourcing. After running the world's largest HRO deal, he is now responsible for a multi-national, multi-tower BPO opportunity.