Pramod Sadarjoshi

Pramod Sadarjoshi

Key Note Speaker

Driven by a passion to create and add value to people and organizations, Pramod has diligently focused on spearheading leadership interventions that have had demonstrable & direct results anchored to Business growth mandates & organizational effectiveness. His key accomplishments have been in the following domains – aggressive organizational growth, achieving Business-HR synergies through deliverables linked to business results, Change Management and Strategic Planning initiatives, OD interventions in all HR domains, IT-enabled-HR systems, process re-engineering, and driving Leadership development and coaching interventions. He possesses an impressive track record in executive coaching, leadership development and talent management. Backed by a total experience of 28 years, spanning across sectors (Banking, – investment & retail; IT; ITES; engineering; electronics; manufacturing; pharmaceutical) and geography (India, US, Middle-east); and addressing the depth and range of the gamut of people development, mentoring and HR systems, with measurable outcomes in business mandates. Beginning with the initial phase of ‘training’ at the junior level, Pramod steadily grew on, to doing OD interventions and coaching C-suite and the CXO level. Pramod has led many senior management teams internally as well as externally, on team-building, culture-mapping, visioning, conflict management, & negotiation skills (using MBTI, DISC, Thomas Kilman instrument, assessment center etc.) He has also done PCMM certifications, Business Process Re-engineering, Corporate Governance and Business ethics. Pramod’s intensely introspective and diagnostic capabilities, coupled with high-impact communication prowess (literally a metamorphosis of sorts – ‘the transformation’), and the effective blend of content & connect, of structured exercises and unstructured experiential facilitation, has made him the sought-after speaker, at various seminars and symposiums, debates & discussions at apex level in industry forums. His forte is thought leadership resulting in least invasive yet deep-dive transformation for individuals and the enterprises. All these have also made him a popular teaching faculty at leading B-schools and technology institutions. (The IIMs, the IITs and other premier institutes)

As highlighted above, Pramod’s coaching experience spans organizations in diverse industries, including Financial Services, Banking, Pharmaceutical, Engineering, Non-Profit organizations, Academic institutes and, schools , in the Indian Sub-continent, North America, Europe and Asia. He is fluent in English; and is very inclusive of, and adaptive to, other cultures and eco-systems. He has led interventions and conducted training/coaching sessions in major parts of the world.

Pramod’s career progression demonstrates his adaptability, diversity management in good measure – proven by his growth and the challenging roles he has played in diverse assignments. The details are mentioned under ‘Professional Experience, below. He has spearheaded the coaching and development culture at marquee brand organizations with measurable impact – at Citibank, Microsoft, and JP Morgan Chase. Pramod is a registered Executive Coach at the reputed Indian School of Business, Hyderabad (which is in collaboration with The Wharton School of University of Pennsylvania, The Kelloggs School of Management of Northwestern University and The London Business School, London.)

Select Client Results:

Pramod has coached approximately 15 CEOs and about 50 CXO level (direct reportees to CEOs) executives who have led functions like Finance/Marketing/Supply Chain/Production/Operations/Logistics/Strategy/Business Development.


MA (Personnel Management & Industrial Relations) from the TATA INSTITUTE OF SOCIAL SCIENCES, MUMBAI, INDIA.

BA (Psychology, Statistics & English Literature), Karnataka University, Dharwar, India – GOLD MEDALIST and University ranker.

Professional Experience:

Executive Director & Head – HR, : JP MORGAN CHASE




Vice President & Head – HR, : HDFC BANK LTD.

Assistant Vice President – HR, CITIBANK N.A.

Executive Director and Group Head- HR : IDBI BANK LTD. Group

Professional Affiliations and Achievements:

Have won various company and industry recognitions and awards for significant contributions and interventions made at various organizations.