P. Suresh Kumar
Suresh is CEO and Director of Graceful Growth Consulting (India) Pvt Ltd, which he founded in 2012. He trains, consults and coaches organizations that are looking for breakthrough operational excellence and business growth. As the name of his venture indicates, he believes in creating growth in a graceful manner, and currently focusing his efforts for enabling innovation and business growth skills for business owners and leaders.
Suresh has over 36 years of industry experience that include several years of senior leadership roles in organizational/ business development, customer facing and operational excellence apart from his hands on experience in technology areas in the communications and computing, defence equipment development industry. Before taking up the entrepreneurial shift in 2010, Suresh was Director for R&D, Engineering, Operational Excellence and Business development functions as part of his 15+years of career with Hewlett Packard. Prior to that, Suresh was with the Defence R&D Organization as a Scientist and engineering leader for product developments for the military networking equipment. He also held senior positions at TATA Elxsi and Hindustan Aeronautics Limited.
Suresh’s achievements include doubling a dozen SME organizations of various industry verticals, setting up and maturing several Product & Services organizations. Throughout his corporate career, he is recognized for establishing “grace and ease” in execution for organizations, and grooming leaders for high performance.
Suresh is in the advisory board of many of his clients and mentors startups in his spare time. He is also a visiting faculty of XLRI, Jamshedpur and also delivers guest lectures in local educational institutions.
Suresh holds a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from NIT Calicut and a Master of Technology in Computer Science and Engineering from IIT Bombay. He is also a graduate of “The General Manger Program”, at Harvard Business School, Harvard, Massachusetts.
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