Sunil Tapse is the Founder & CEO of gr8synergy LLP, India. His professional career started as a commercial Diver in 1988 – he was amongst the first wave of the Indian civilian divers to train in the UK. As a professional subsea construction consultant since 2001 he has worked with British Petroleum and Shell Inc. As part of the Project Execution/ Management Team he was responsible for subsea Intervention on major turnkey Projects in Asia since 1996 for most of the major oil operators. He has mentored and coached many individuals during his professional career helping them reach their desired corporate goals. During this process he has gained the respect within the organisation and other stakeholders as a positive force transcending all barriers to drive everyone towards the common desired objective and deliver successful projects.
Sunils life experiences reflect how maintaining a positive psyche and ethical efficacy has affected the morale of the team and outcome of projects in challenging circumstances and in times of crisis (as perceived then)……. In hindsight those were the most invaluable lessons of life that happened outside the class… in the University of life. He has earned a degree in Business Finance from Cambridge University with distinction and practices Vipassana meditation. He is certified as Master Trainer/ COACH for India for VIA & Authentic Strength Advantage (ASA) programs
Siddhesh Paralkar (Sid) has worked in IT and IT services organisations for over 20 years in various capacities including consulting, project and program management and ISO Audit. His industry experience includes working with leaders in Food and Beverages, Energy and Utilities, Banking, Financial Services, Insurance and Telecommunications. He has managed IT Infrastructure for large multi-national corporations, across various regions including USA, Europe, Middle East, Asia and Australia. Having lived and worked in almost every continent across the world, Sid has a unique perspective in connecting with people of various cultures, traditions and backgrounds. This gives him insight into aspects of human values and qualities, across the spectrum of talent in an organisation.
Sid is also passionate about the role of emerging Technology and traditional knowledge in creating a sustainable future. He holds a bachelors degree in Physics, a Masters in Business Administration and is a certified Program Management Professional and ISO Auditor.
Sid is a key associate of gr8synergy and is a Master Facilitator of VIA & ASA programs.
Alan is a Digital Entrepreneur and Business Coach with a passion for innovating using technology with a firm belief that at the end of the day, business is between people. And just being human goes a very long way.
Alan is a strategic, multidisciplinary professional with an aptitude for solving client problems using innovation. He has worked for various clients in Banking & Financial Services, Insurance, Telecom, Consumer Goods and other industries and although his skill set is vast, his greatest expertise revolve in the world of managing relationships. Alan’s wish is to combine his knowledge and experience in these sectors, to deliver creative solutions to his clients and their customers and firmly believe that a solution has to have a model that helps clients connect to and in the process benefit many. He lives by the mantra ‘Value for Many’.
Known to be always enthusiastic, optimistic and highly energetic entrepreneur with hands-on approach to consultative sales where he has always been interested in the connections between technology and the people in the physical world.
Alan is associated with gr8synergy in the capacity of Strategic Advisor and brings more than 21+ years of business experience, client relationship/ people management and training as a part of the solid corporate background that can accentuate gr8synergy core team’s passion to coach and guide individuals in achieving the drive and momentum they need to create results.
Alan is a Miller Heiman and CEB Certified Sales Professional (CSP). Additionally, he is certified as Master Trainer/ Coach for India for VIA & Authentic Strength Advantage (ASA) brands amongst other professional trainings within Corporate environment.
Sudhindra Nath Chatterjee (Chat) has worked in IT and IT services for close to 32 years in a variety of roles, including those in people management and operations. He has managed internal systems for a large multi-national corporations, spearheading enterprise endeavours to define values of the organisation, etc. During his many roles in the last organisation, he was the people officer of one of the largest departments and oversaw HR and training interventions in that vertical. This gave him insight into training aspects relating to softer, non-technical skills in IT and the need for such training interventions, across the spectrum of talent in the department. Chat has a strong background for mentoring and coaching. Having had close associations with charitable and CSR activities in several multi-nationals during his career, he realised that a lot could be done for the rural sector in terms of meeting their energy requirements using sustainable means. He therefore contributes in any way he can, to Gram Oorja - a company committed to providing sustainable energy for rural India. Chat brings intangible knowledge on how to succeed in a corporate environment - from his experience in large multi-nationals and loves to share it with others. He holds a bachelors\' degree in mechanical engineering and a post-graduate diploma in business administration.
Chat is a key associate of gr8synergy and is prominent in the training of VIA & ASA programs.
- Sanjay Limaye brings with him a diverse industry experience of more than 37 years.
- With Courage as one of his Signature Character Strengths he contributed to Cement Plant Automation Projects in India where he was one of the first few to introduce DCS-PLC systems configuration to the Cement Industry.
- He demonstrated his Creative Character Strength in developing import substitute products and systems.
- His Leadership abilities got noticed when he coordinated the development of Customer Training Centre at Tata Honeywell and achieved the Honeywell Global Certification within 4 years of inception and by leading a team of 13 full time trainers.
- He has Trained more than 2000 executives within Tata Group companies making them effective Assessors as an integral part of the process of Tata Business Excellence Model.
- He volunteers as a Mentor to Engineering students and conducts self-developed training programme on Mind-Body-Intellect Synchronization as his passion in the area of Human Excellence.
Captain Avinash Moghe is a seasoned Master (Mariner) with 38 years of experience in Global Maritime, with a pioneer Norwegian Shipping Company. He has commanded the largest Dry Cargo ship in the world for close to a decade and also lead the construction of few large bulk carriers. Leading a multi-cultural, multidisciplinary team and overcoming insurmountable challenges to deliver successful projects to the highest Norwegian standards.
As a youngster/student, he was an accomplished sportsman having captained various teams at State level championships. He was an enthusiastic cricketer, rock climber, sky diver and a participated in rowing as a team member. Today he continues to enjoys outdoor activities like mountaineering.
He now recognizes that his character strengths like Honesty, Perseverance, leadership and courage were instrumental in his career evolution becoming a role model to his subordinates inspiring them to perform like a team.
He opted for early retirement and teaches/coaches college going Blind students for their University exams and further preparing them for their opted courses and professions.
His passion today is to explore new places around the world with his wife, to experience and understand different cultures, their sensitivities, the people, their culinary habits and has realized that there is a thread of universal virtues that connects us all.
He is part of gr8synergy, believes in our vision and mission and intends to enthusiastically participate in making a positive difference in the lives of who we touch.
gr8synergy Marketing and HR Consultant
- A dynamic professional with more than 13 years of experience in Human Resource Development broadly areas like Learning & Development, Organizational Development, Talent acquisition, Performance Management System, Policies & procedures, HR Audit, General Administration. ISO/TS 16949 and ISO 14001 & OHSAS 18001.
- Expertise in handling HR Functions.
- Successfully implemented ISO/TS 16949, ISO 14001 :2004 and OHSAS 18001 :2007 for large MNC’s.
- An effective communicator with excellent relationship building & interpersonal skills, strong analytical, problem solving & organizational abilities.
- As a part of her corporate career she has worked with renowned corporates like Bechtel India Ltd , Dabhol (Ratnagiri) , Tata BPO(Pune) , Endurance Technologies Ltd (Pune) in Human Resource Roles.
- She is an entrepreneur in her own right and runs an HR consultancy firm with leading Companies as her Client base across INDIA.
- She aspires to be a Trainer /Coach par Excellence !!
She is the first associate member of gr8synergy !!
Joseph Thomas is an acknowledged name in the field of Sales Training, Customer Service Training, Behavioural Training and Life Skills Training. With over 30 years of relevant professional experience, he has trained thousands of minds. His flagship programmes include Professional Selling Skills and Train The Trainer. His own training grounds have been Modi Xerox, the Confederation of Indian Industry and TQM International and of course, life itself. Besides holding MBA degrees in both Marketing and Finance from the Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, he is also a certified trainer from the Japanese Union of Scientists and Engineers (JUSE, Japan) and a certified quality engineer (RWTUV, Germany).
For several years now, he has been a keen student of the subject of improving human potential. In fact he strives to live in harmony with the Laws of the Universe, including the Law of Attraction of which he has deep understanding. His incisive understanding of the mind and its role in shaping human behavior and human success has helped hundreds of people improve their lives. He has been successful in combining his in-depth study of topics like the Spiritual Laws of the Universe, Human Aura Reading, Neuro Linguistic Programming, Self Help and Graphology and uses this knowledge to help people all over the world shift their paradigms and move to a higher level of abundance.
He is also an acclaimed voiceover artist with close to 4 decades of experience in the field. He has voiced films, programmes and presentations for hundreds of clients and thousands of projects. Many of the films that he has voiced have won honours at International Film Festivals. He has nurtured his rare gift of voicing fluently by studying the nuances of language, as well as practicing the ancient art of proper breathing - ‘pranayama’.
He is a sought after educator and motivational speaker and has been contributing for many years to the enhancement of the selection process in many well known companies and educational institutes. His professional work has taken him to Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, Bhutan, the UAE, the UK and the USA.