About Raj

My motto in life is to live life with passion and make it meaningful! IMG_0420

Thank you for reading my blog. In case if you are interested in knowing more about me, here are some details for you…..

I live in Bangalore, India with my  wife Ripsy and our 12 year old son Rishabh. Having lived in Mumbai, Pune, Chennai, Bhopal, Gurgaon……. Bangalore has been a wonderful home for us for last 14 years.

I’m fortunate to be working in an area I’m passionate about – unlocking human potential! Over last 18 years, I have lived my passion through my profession in human resources in corporates like Royal Philips, Tech Mahindra, AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals and Fidelity Investments.

Currently I lead the HR function for HealthSystems vertical at Philips Innovation Campus, Bangalore, India. In this role I manage organizational development initiatives and am a strategic business partner to various Philips Healthcare’s Research and Product Development organisations.

My professional interests and specialization include leadership coaching, performance consulting and organizational development. I’m a Certified Coach from International Coaching Federation. I am also a certified Lominger Voices Leadership Competency Assessor and a Myers-Briggs Type Inventory Step II Certified Practitioner.

You will find me blogging and tweeting on varied topics of my interests like….. neuroscience, coaching, talent management, biking, health & well being etc.

Hope you find my blogs interesting! Looking forward to your comments and suggestions.


  • pradnya kane-deshpande says:

    Hi Raj,

    Was looking for you in a different context…. happy to see that you are still the same ‘sunny person with big smile’ as in the early days…. Thank God and thank you for keeping the warm smile…. positivity reflects….
    It was great knowing you…. god bless

  • alexius collette says:

    Dear Raj,

    amazing story about will power and nature !
    I love this story, as these sporty adventures inspires me.
    So many thoughts are applicable in a people driven organisation.

    All the best !


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