Published On: Wed, Dec 8th, 2010

Shyam Viswanathan joins SOIL as Executive Director- Strategic Initiatives

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Shyam Vishwanathan

Shyam Vishwanathan

Shyam Viswanathan has joined SOIL (School of Inspired Leadership), a unit of Grow Talent as Executive Director- Strategic Initiatives. This is his second stint at SOIL. Previously he was the CEO of the Executive Education Division from 2005 to 2008 before becoming an Independent Consultant.  He will continue serving on the advisory board of SOIL too.

Shyam will be instrumental in implementing the Executive Leadership Program as an alternative to executive MBA and an Enterprise Leadership Program for the C- suite of the corporations.

Shyam Viswanathan is an Electrical Engineer and an MBA from the Faculty of Management Studies of Delhi University. Shyam has 29 years of experience in configuring and delivering solutions to large corporations in India, W. Europe, Asia Pacific as well as the United States in areas as diverse as Process Design, Knowledge Management and Technology Based Training.
He was earlier an Associate Dean of Executive Education at the Indian School of Business, Hyderabad and has led the design and delivery of Leadership Development initiatives for more than 50 different organizations in the United States, Europe and Asia. He has also been a teacher and Executive Coach for many years.
“SOIL is an innovative concept in management education and aims at developing leaders who contribute to a sustainable tomorrow. An industry lead curriculum attracts the best of faculty and veterans from across the globe differentiating our approach. I am happy to be a part of the SOIL family and we are soon to expand our footprint by introducing our Executive leadership and C-Suite Management progams” said Shyam.