Santhosh Babu – Keynote Speaker

Managing Director of Training Alternatives

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Specialist Subjects

  • Company culture
  • Leadership development
  • Managerial effectivenes


  • English


Santhosh Babu is the founder, and managing director of ODA (Organisation Development Alternatives Consultants Pvt Ltd). He is one of the most sought-after executive coaches in India, and is author of India’s first book on coaching.

Babu specialises in culture change, large system transformation, team building at senior leadership level, and leadership development for senior management and CEOs. He works with organisations and leaders to shift limiting beliefs, and brings about lasting positive change, using large group intervention techniques like appreciative inquiry, and mindset change. He has worked with many major corporations, including; ABN Amro, Max group, Abbot Healthcare, Aviva, Citi Bank, GM, Pfizer, SBI, TVS, Novartis, Vodafone, GSK, and NIIT, among many others.

Babu is a guest faculty member at the Indian School of Business (ISB) in Hyderabad, he does mostlyCulture Change, Large System Transformation, Leadership Development for Senior Management&High Potentials and Team Building at Senior Leadership level.

An engaging, interactive, high-energy and inspiring speaker, he is regularly invited to deliver keynote speeches, at business and strategy conferences, around the globe. Some of his recent keynote addresses include the Abbot Vascular Asia pacific Conference in Singapore, Annual conferences of Pepsico, MSD, Baxter, Intel, Nestle, Bausch and Lomp, Airtel, Vodafone, Godfrey Philips, Avantha Group, Max Group, and General Motors.

He writes frequently for the Financial Express, Economic Times, Business Standard, DNA and Hindustan Times. His popular book ‘Coaching – the art of developing leadership’ was published in 2012. It explains how coaching can help create a leadership pipeline faster, and support development of high potential employees.

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