A Mechanical Engineer from REC, Trichy, Shekar obtained his diploma in Business and Industrial management from the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore.
Shekar started his career as a field engineer, and switched over to field sales and marketing after his stint at IIM, Bangalore.
During the 12 years in domestic and international selling, he worked closely with the team from Yamaha Motor Co. Ltd to launch their RX 100 motorcycle in India. Shekar's love for the Japanese style of management culminated in his joining Xerox in India. At Xerox, he led a companywide change management effort to stream line and professionalize the management system using the principles of Total Quality. Shekar interned in Japan with Fuji Xerox in 1990 as an understudy. His mission was to internalize the Japanese Management System and implement the same in India.
Embodying the spirit of dedication to excellence and customer satisfaction, Shekar facilitated the adoption of fact based and forward looking management disciplines with attendant benefits of improved productivity and financial returns.
His next 18 years were spent with GE Capital, Citibank and Polaris Software and these stints helped him integrate the essentials of Quality, Service and Technology for improved business effectiveness. Shekar founded his firm for management consulting, styled SHEKARSAN, in October 2006. Shekarsan offers breakthrough business solutions on a turnkey basis.
Shekar also writes extensively for business dailies and weeklies and teaches elective courses on Business Management. He is a member of several professional bodies and support communities through the Rotary Club of Madras South.
"Shekarsan helped the team to relate to the business goals and helped them prioritize the initiatives according to their relative importance... into manageable component modules. In the end,..
- Niketh Sundar, Global Head-HR, UST Global
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