Nilesh Kulkarni, is a graduate in Commerce from Symbiosis College, Pune.
Among his many qualifications, he is a
1) Certified trainer from ATD Association for Training and Development formerly known as ASTD ( American Society for Training and Development)
2) Certified Strength Coach from Gallup
3) Certified Six Sigma Green Belt
4) Certified on Grid Leadership
He has worked for 15 years in the Corporate arena with his last assignment in Accenture as the India Training and Employee Engagement Lead for Pharmaceutical Operations. During his corporate stints, he has trained approximately 3000 mid level managers and 200 senior level managers on leadership development interventions.
However, his passion to develop people and impart his experiential knowledge made him move towards the field of Education. He has joined the Education sector in March 2015 and is currently working in the capacity of Director for Operations in Valley View High School, Kondhwa, Pune which is a family run institution started as a philanthropic activity by his parents 20 years ago. Under his leadership the school was awarded a certificate of distinction by ISLI ( Indian School Leadership Institute) for a 2 year intensive program targeted towards school principals and management working for budget private schools.
He has conducted training programs and workshops for about 250 teachers since he joined the Education field. Nilesh loves to contribute to social causes and designed an awareness program for Swachh Bharat targeting school students in partnership with the Harley Davidson Group in Pune and was able to create awareness for 3000 students from 5 schools in Pune.
He also attended the festival of Positive Education in 2016 in Dallas, Texas, US an event which saw 850 academicians, psychologists, policy makers from 30 countries attend a 3 day festival. He is passionate about applying positive psychology principles in the field of education.