EXECUTIVE COACH & HR CONSULTANTDr. Vas Srinivasan has over 25 years of professional work experience in Technology and Manufacturing industries. He has excellent product management, consulting, strategic planning and coaching experience combined with exceptionally effective organizational abilities and interpersonal skills.
Vas has extensive international experience covering North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific. He spent more than two decades in the US and has worked in key positions with various companies including Ford, US Steel, Commerce One and Sonasoft. He has strong experience in product management and helps companies in new product development and innovation incubation. He has also has expertise in international sales, strategy, manufacturing (aero/auto/metal) and M&A.
He has a good understanding of technology and start-ups ecosystem. He was part of a start-up in Silicon Valley where he helped to raise USD 10 million in funding and successfully got the company approved to go public. Vas was a member of Executive Management team and Head of Infrastructure Management Services (IMS) SBU worldwide at Nous Infosystems. His responsibilities included sales, strategy, delivery, operations, business growth and P&L. He also worked on the Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) being developed for the Indian Air Force.
Vas is a certified Master Blackblot Product Management Professional™ and he regularly conducts Product Management and Design Thinking workshops for people from various technology companies. He also conducts leadership training for middle management and senior executives from different industries. He is a guest lecturer for MBA students in business schools.
Vas is a certified Executive Coach from Coaching Foundation India (CFI) and certified HOGAN Assessor. He uses his extensive industry and international experience in developing insights into executives’ current challenges and helps them to develop their unused and underutilized opportunities. He coaches Senior Executives of large, mid-size, and high growth companies. He has coached senior executives in many companies including Honeywell, Verizon, Aurobindo Pharma and Manipal Group.
Vas holds a Bachelors of Technology in Aeronautical Engineering from Anna University, Chennai, Masters of Engineering in Aerospace Engineering from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from University of Miami and M.B.A. from University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.