P Venkatesh

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Venkatesh is a career and leadership coach, with over 12 years of experience as a communications and marketing leader.

He has coached professionals at entry, middle and senior management levels in over 130 organizations across healthcare, finance, IT, media, government and non-profit sectors. He has more than 2300 hours of experience coaching executives from over 60 countries.

His vision is to make career and leadership development accessible, inclusive and sustainable. His ‘Ikigai’ is “to help people maximize their fullest potential in life and bring their whole selves to work”. He believes in creating a safe and free space to listen to a person's pain points and help them experience ‘Aha’ moments.

He acts as a strategic sounding board, accountability guide, and thought partner to professionals in achieving their long-term goals. His coachees see him as curious, focused, cheerful, strategic and creative in bringing out the best in them.

Venkatesh is an adept trainer and facilitator in positive psychology, mindfulness and public speaking. He has delivered 2 TEDx talks on culture and storytelling. People describe him as a ‘global citizen’. He has lived in India, Australia and Singapore, and speaks English, Hindi and Tamil fluently.

He aims to help organizations to stay future-ready by helping their key talent develop self awareness, growth mindset and collaboration skills. He works best with people-oriented leaders who invest in their team's continuous learning and are committed to creating an employee-centric work culture based on empathy, listening and feedback.

Key Skills:

  • Career coaching, including managing work transition, navigating uncertainty, and creating new identity
  • Leadership coaching, including leadership effectiveness, and preparing for senior leadership roles
  • Communication coaching, including managing difficult conversations, and storytelling for impact

Professional Qualifications and Training:

  • Associate Certified Coach (ACC) – International Coaching Federation, USA
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) – Project Management Institute, USA
  • Certified Change Practitioner – Prosci, USA
  • OD (Organizational Development) Practitioner – TISS, India
  • NLP (Neurolinguistic Programming) Practitioner – NFNLP, USA
  • Self Expression and Leadership Program – Landmark Education, USA 

  • Master in Public Administration (MPA) with specialization in Leadership – National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) with specialization in Leadership – The University of Western Australia, Australia 

  • Bachelor of Information Science (BIS) – University of Delhi, India 

Professional Memberships:

  • International Coaching Federation (ICF), USA
  • Project Management Institute (PMI), USA

  • International Association of Faciliators (IAF), Canada


Please send an email to hello@pvenkatesh.com