Grow Talent Company, established in 2000, has earned its place in the strategic HR consulting and Leadership Development space. In the last 15 years it has enabled a large number of global and domestic organizations to achieve breakthrough performance by realizing the potential of their people and creating a talent advantage.

The founders of Grow Talent Company came together to create a post graduate business school in 2009 to nurture leaders who can build organizations of consequence. For this they collaborated with a consortium of 32 companies who believed in the philosophy and value proposition (Aditya Birla Group, Dr Reddys, Hindustan Unilever, Infosys, Johnson and Johnson, Kohler, Larsen and Toubro, Mahindra, Max, Maruti Suzuki, Nokia, SAS, SAP SRF, Schneider, Symphony, Tata Steel, TVS Motors, Volvo-Eicher to name a few.)

The industry consortium’s involvement is what makes us who we are. They have been part of our visioning and have helped us through each stage of growth in the past several years. When we began as a one year program in the Indian context, the recognition was limited amidst parents and students. However, thanks to years of our consulting work prior to the business school, leading companies lent their name to this institution of excellence. They joined hands with us to literally ‘co-create’ a business school that addresses the needs of corporate India. Even before we began the school we had several rounds of discussion with this group of senior leaders to formulate our curriculum and admissions process. They lent their whole hearted support to our interview process in selecting every batch of SOIL students and mentored them through the year as well to ensure that their leadership learning is of the highest quality. We believe that their belief in us and their experience has enriched our very existence.

Board Members

    Anil Sachdev

    Founder & CEO, SOIL


      Dr. Pradip Khandwalla

      Former Director, IIM Ahmedabad


        KK Nohria

        Former Chairman, Crompton Greaves


          Neera Sachdev

          Director, Grow Talent



            Director – Group Human Capital, Max India


              Sanjay Gupta

              CEO, English Helper | Former India Leader, American Express


                Shailendra Kumar

                Executive Director - Strategic Initiatives, SOIL


                  D Swaminathan

                  Executive Chairman, Manipal Health Enterprises | Former MD & CEO, Infosys BPO


                    Vinita Singh

                    Founder, ‘We the People


                      Yogesh Andlay

                      Founder, Nucleus Software


                        Rakesh Jinsi

                        President, SOIL and Invitee to Board

                        Advisory Board Members

                          Analjit Singh

                          Chairman, Max India


                            Dr Karl Erik Sveiby

                            Author and Global Expert, Knowledge Management


                              Dr Vijay Kelkar

                              Chairman Finance Commission, Government of India


                                K Balasubramanian

                                Member Holding Group, GMR


                                  Prasad Kaipa

                                  Executive Director, CLIC, ISB Founder, Kaipa Group


                                    Shashank Vira

                                    Managing Director, Synergy Corporate Advisors


                                      Shyam Viswanathan

                                      Former Dean Executive Education, ISB


                                        Suresh Shetty

                                        Ex CFO, Hero Honda | Director, Enam Securities


                                          Tom Keelin

                                          Founder, SDG | Adjunct, Stanford University

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