Team Samvaad combines the strengths of two industry professionals, bringing about 45 years of cumulative experience with them, who are passionate about Business Leadership and Entrepreneurial excellence, who like to nurture business managers and executives at all levels.
Prof. CA Rajat Rashmi
Prof CA Rajat Rashmi has a mixed bag of experiences of 17 plus years. She is a Chartered Accountant, A certified Credit Professional, A certified Trainer, A Career Development Facilitator, A blogger and a Mother. She has worked in Consultancy, NGO, fortune 500 Company and also as a teacher in schools and Colleges.
Rajat created 'Write Your Mind' in 2014 after she quit her corporate job to spend time with her daughter. This is a medium for people to share and augment their creativity. She also started writing blogs at this time. Some of her blogs have been awarded in the blog site, Momespresso.com she was also recognised as one of the top bloggers for the year 2018 at the site. Several of Rajat's blogs have featured in womensweb.com
As a teacher, Rajat has taught over 1000 students in areas of Finance and Professional Development. Having developed the Professional Development Course in a business school.
Rajat has trained in corporates and in colleges in the areas of Finance for Non-Financial Managers, Decision Making and Critical Thinking, Campus to Corporate, and Resume Writing.
Rajat has spent early part of her career in her core profession as an auditor. She also got involved in SOX (Sarbanes Oxley Act) implementation during 2005 to 2007.
Later she joined the SOX team of multi-billion dollar corporate, later on moving into a line role, managing the process of Credit. Rajat took up implementation of Letter of Credit process in her region. She also created a women's forum to encourage women in her extended teams.
Rajat is presently writing a research based book in the area of woman empowerment, a topic she is passionate about. Besides, she is scheduled to take up a course in Business Law in DSU (Dayanand Sagar University) for the Executive MBA.
Rajat promotes the cause of a NGO, Ashraya Seva Trust, which runs an old age home. She has created a small group of volunteers who help their cause.
Her hobbies are Reading, Writing and taking risk.
Col Prasanna Kumar
Col Prasanna Kumar is an Indian Army Veteran with 22 years' experience in Special Forces and Logistics Services. An award-winning officer, he has seen active combat during Kargil War and has personally led diverse teams of people in crisis situations across different geographies in India.
He now wears multiple hats of an Entrepreneur, a Trainer, a Professor and a Motivational Speaker. With over 28 years of total work experience in logistics, administration and Leadership training, he has trained over 4000 executives and senior leaders of various industries and Government sector, in wide ranging areas of Organizational Development, Team Work, Leadership and Management during last seven years.
In November 2014, he founded ThinkTrek Technologies Pvt. Ltd. in Bangalore and ThinkTrek Inc. in USA. He is currently providing apex level leadership to an enthusiastic team of young and dynamic professionals in ITES sector.
Col Prasanna holds an Exec MBA from IIM Bangalore and is an alumnus of National Defence Academy, Pune. He holds a PG Diploma in Public Relations and another PG Diploma in Logistics and Resource Management. He is also a certified Psychometric Analyst and Consultant.
He is a Visiting Faculty at Leading B-Schools, teaching Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship Development to MBA students. He has mentored four successful start-up entrepreneurs and currently guiding four others.