Raj Sharma


Work Specialization

Raj Sharma leverages his extensive experience of solving a variety of skill-related problems with many clients across multiple industries, to advise organizations on the right interventions to address their skill-related challenges/opportunities. Raj helps organizations upskill their talent by facilitating impactful workshops, and coaching.

Raj Sharma specializes in improving individual, team, leadership, and organization effectiveness through development of behavioral and leadership skills.

Raj helps organizations build effectiveness in the following areas, to name a few:

  • Individual Effectiveness: Communication skills, Presentation skills, Personal productivity, Emotional Intelligence, Creative Problem solving, Effective Decision Making, Influencing Skills
  • Team Effectiveness: Interpersonal Skills, Conflict Management, Effective Teamwork
  • Leadership Effectiveness: People Management, People Development, Change Management, Coaching Skills, Interviewing Skills, Driving peak performance

He designs and facilitates workshops that address real-life challenges/opportunities that the participants encounter on a day-to-day basis. His workshops are activity-based and (learning) outcome-oriented. ‘Focus on relevance, retention and application of learning’ is his mantra for delivering programs that create impact.

Raj also helps organizations build Leadership Competency models aligned with their long-term business priorities.


Certified Practitioner of NLP from NFNLP, USA; Certified in DiSC Assessments; Certified ‘Brain-based Coach’ from Neuroleadership Institute

Work Experience

Raj has an overall experience of 19+ years in Talent and Organization Development, that includes experience of 10+ years in the corporate sector.  Highlights of his Corporate experience have been leading ‘Learning & Development’ for Biocon and ‘Talent & Performance Management’ for Myntra. He has designed and facilitated skill development workshops for individual contributors, managers, and senior leaders. He has experience drafting Job Descriptions and building Competency Models as well.

Sectors Served:

IT, Biopharmaceuticals, Financial Services, E-commerce, Clinical Research Management, Retail, Engineering

Customers Served:

Raj has facilitated programs in companies like Accelalpha, Accionlabs, Adecco, Affirmed, Al Hashar Pharmacy, AOL, Bastian, Biocon, Bosch, Cisco, Forte Research Systems, Godrej Nature’s Basket, Indian Society for Training and Development, Kinderdance, Myntra, Shapoorji Pallonji, Wipro.

Academic Qualifications

  • MBA – HR, Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Pune (2003)
  • A.- Mathematics, University of Mumbai (1999)


Raj takes a keen interest in spiritual practices. He has learnt Vipassana meditation taught by Sri S.N. Goenka and practices the same regularly. He has been an active member of ISKCON. He loves playing table tennis. He also likes to read on international affairs. He loves travelling when possible. He is fascinated by Brain-science and how that can be applied to enhance personal and team effectiveness.

Awards and Recognitions

  • Outstanding Achievement: Annual – Biocon
  • ‘Living the Values’ award – Wipro
  • Best newcomer – Wipro
  • Invited to speak in forums like ISTD

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