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Strategy & Innovation Consultant

CatalyzePro, International Consulting Company

Marketing, Negotiating, Selling of Business facilitation services across multiple industries: compliance/regulatory assistance, government lobbying, strategic alliances, analysis of M&A opportunities, Angel/VC fundraising.

As a strategy and innovation consultant for more than 20 years I have worked with a variety of high-profile clients across the world in diverse fields including hospitals and health care, infrastructure, clean-tech, BPO, KPO (Business, Knowledge/Analytics Process Outsourcing), LPO (Legal Process Outsourcing), telecom, banking and IT solutions providers, leading educationalists and top manufacturing groups, green energy and carbon credit projects and several NGO’s/non-profit foundations.


-Foundation for Revitalisation of Local Health Traditions, Bangalore, India

Program Advisor: Establishing International Centre of Excellence for Ayurveda, Research, Hospital

-Somaiya Trust, Mumbai, India

Advisor to Chairman, Director Ayurveda Initiatives: Establishing Ayurvedic College & Research Centre, Project development for other Trust projects including Tribal Education & Healthcare, original research that led to this brand launch in India and abroad, sourcing manufacturers/subcontractors, developing product lines, supply relationships.

-RPR “Rwandaise pour la Revitalisation” (Rwandans for Revitalization), Bangalore, India Group leader; Entrepreneurial coaching for university students from Rwanda studying in India; Project Development for Biotechnology, Renewable Energy, IT, Healthcare, Telemedicine, Microfinance sectors for Rwanda, brought Craigslist to India, a site with over nine billion page views per month and 30 million new classified ads per month

-HP, Bangalore, India

Staff Training for major pharmaceuticals account for BPO/KPO, Soft Skills, Client handling, American accent/culture

-B2K Corp and Brickwork India, Bangalore, India

Business Development, Consulting and Staff Training; Voice/Accent Reduction, Soft Skills, original SBA financing, inventory, brand building for an orthopedic surgeon who created a line of “orthopedically-correct beautiful luxury women’s footwear” (a/k/a the “Prada of Rockport”); had Taryn’s shoes featured in Oprah’s Favorite Things, and Taryn won “Asian Entrepreneur” award from Oprah, initial contracts with Nordstrom’s. $30M+ in sales

-CAEDZ, LLC, San Francisco, CA

 Carbon Credit Finance & Project Manager, Renewable energy projects, positioning Indonesia to be a leader in Climate Change, Government liaison between Indonesian & California/US governments



LL.B. Bachelor of Laws (in progress)

Bangalore University

R.K. College of Law; Bangalore, INDIA


LL.M. Master of Laws (in progress)

National Law School India University

Bangalore, INDIA


Masters in Science of Creative Intelligence, MA in SCI

Maharishi International University

Fairfield, Iowa, USA


Bachelors of Science in Foreign Service. BSFS

Georgetown University School of Foreign Service

International Economics: Finance & Commerce; Washington, DC, USA

Computer Skills

20+ years on Mac/PC platforms; Experienced user of MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), Word Perfect, Database & Accounting Programs, Internet Browsers, VOIP, IM/Chat, Search Engines.

Skills & Attributes:

Global Citizen
  • Available for over-time and/or travel, as required.
  • Valid US Passport & past holder of a 10-year Business Visa to India.

English (native speaker of American English), French (High Proficiency); formal studies in Russian, Japanese, Sanskrit and Hindi, plus a smattering of words in several Asian/Indian languages.

Special Attributes & Qualities


  • Excellent reading, writing, and presentation skills.
  • Strong financial, quantitative, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Superior client service.


  • Self-Starter, can work well with little supervision, and promote team cohesion.
  • Strong attention to detail and follow through.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks, prioritize projects, and work well under pressure.


  • Excellent decision-making. problem solving, organizational and time management skills.
  • Strong work ethic, sense of urgency.
  • Ability to handle ambiguity, limited structure.


  • Willing and able to learn most anything.
  • Good diplomacy and cross-cultural communication and work experience: 15 years of work and travel across Asia (India, Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Philippines, Japan) including work based from Bangalore, India for 10 years.