B Com (Hons.): SRCC, New Delhi, India
MBA (Finance & Marketing): XLRI, Jamshedpur, India
Vivek has a wealth of experience spanning over 30 years. Till August of 1986, he worked in the Corporate World as a Professional Manager with a host of Blue Chip companies, which included IBM in India and Touché Ross (Now Deloitte Touché) and Saudi Business Machines (Partner of IBM) in Saudi Arabia.
After this solid grounding, he then set up a management consulting practice based in Bangalore, India but providing services to organizations across the globe.
More than just being an advisor to the Clients he has consulted with, he has been an integral part of the organizations for the long term, particularly in the SME space. One example that illustrates this quite vividly is an assignment spanning five years, where he functioned as CEO Operations for a small Group of Companies. During his tenure, he oversaw the transformation of a small family held concern into a public limited company with the turnover more than quadrupling.
He continues to work with a wide spectrum of SMEs on long-term assignments enabling their efforts to enhance professionalism in their organizations. These span industries such as leather garments and accessories, manufacturing, professional services, property development and management, event management, technology development among others.
Vivek is the CEO and co-founder of Louis Allen International in India. His extensive experience in India, as well as overseas, has left him very well poised to develop, define and drive the strategic blueprint for Louis Allen International in India as well as Oman. A portion of this has been to ensure content relevance in the Indian context enabling the design, development and delivery of client specific training and development solutions, as well as the development of training products addressing niche areas. He is also the Master Trainer for India.
Some of the clients that Vivek has worked with / is working with include Mother Dairy, Blue Dart, Airtel, STAR TV, NDS, ICICI OneSource, LG CNS Global, Oman Air, Bank Muscat, National Bank Of Oman, HSBC, Oman Polypropylene etc.
In addition, Vivek is a member of the Louis Allen Worldwide International Consulting Network.