Enabled by technology, Prashaste is transforming businesses through consulting and learning solutions.

the mastermind

MVS Prasad

MVS Prasad, the Founder & CEO of Prashaste, brings along nearly 30 years of corporate experience in general management, finance, accounts, operations, audit & administration across sectors including hospitality, FMCG, auto manufacturing, auto distribution and auto retailing.

An executive MBA from IIM Calcutta, MVS has worked with blue chip companies including Hindustan Unilever (HUL) and Tata Motors (TML) and has served as the CFO of two TATA group companies (2003-09), viz. TML Distribution Co. Ltd (TMLD) & Concorde Motors (India) Ltd. In his illustrious career, he has donned the roles of CFO, CEO, Professor, Trainer & Entrepreneur.

Business Turnaround Expert

As CFO, MVS was instrumental in the turn-around of Concorde Motors India Ltd, a subsidiary of Tata Motors, in FY 2003-04. As CEO & CFO he led Concorde Motors to its best ever performance with a 3% Profit Before Tax. in FY 06-07, which is a record in Indian auto retail. He was nominated for India CFO Award in the SME category by IMA in 2007.

Ace Trainer

MVS is a sought-after expert to teach MBA students and senior corporate executives alike. He has served as the Visiting Professor at Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Bangalore. He was nominated as Faculty in 2006 at Tata Management Training Centre, Pune (TMTC) to mentor auto dealers and distributors on improving dealer profitability.MVS has trained more than 2000 CEOs, MDs and OEM Channel managers across industries including Auto, Healthcare , E-Commerce , Telecom , IT/ITES.

Widely regarded as “Guru” & “Mentor” by the trainees, MVS’s transformational trainings have led to many success stories.

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Leadership Team

Deepak V

Executive Director

Deepak is Prashaste's go-to-man and has played a critical leadership role in building Prashaste's business across different industries.

He has established the pioneering concept of 'implementation led training' and successfully led a variety of engagements across organizations.

A learner and an explorer by nature, Deepak's multi-dimensional perspective has been instrumental in creating Prashaste's benchmark solutions. to In his earlier avatars, Deepak was a banker at Axis Bank and a channel manager at Tata Motors.

Dr. Sudarshan Kaki

Learning Expert

MSc-Human Genetics, MSc -Psychology Ph.D.-High Altitude Biology, PhD -Social Work, Certification in Psychological Counseling Dr. Sudarshan, an academician par excellence , is an expert in areas like ethics, psychology and human behavior.

He has conducted courses, seminars, workshops and undertaken consulting assignments for many international organizations like Compassion International, Samaritans Purse and others. He worked as the Head, Dept. of Ethics, Andhra Loyola College. He is a prolific author with more than 15 books to his name.

P B Rajasekhar

Industry Expert

PBR is an industry veteran with more than 35 years of experience in organizations like Hindustan Petroleum, Baptex, Sadaf, Sharjah Oil refining, Essar, Petrofac and SNC Lavalin.

He has served as a Deputy director at Oil Industry Safety Directorate (Govt. of India) and as an advisor to Ministry of Energy Bahrain.

He is a member in professional bodies including, American Institute of Chemical Engineers, Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers, Oil Co-ordination Committee- Govt. of India, Centre for High Technology - Ministry of Petroleum.

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