Mr. Bhushan Lawande is one of the few extremely talented personalities from the sales and service domain who has actively worked across 9 different industries and 11 different verticals in sales, service and retail sectors in India.
He graduated in Science from the D G Ruparel College at Mumbai , and completed his post graduation in Law from the New Law College, Mumbai and also studied his part time management graduation from the Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies.
His initial working career has exposed him to Industrial OEM and Project Sales in the Building Material Construction industry along with stints in Brand Management in the automotive sector with companies like Shalimar Paints and Goodlass Nerolac Paints
As an independent Consultant since 1990 he has set up a number of result oriented learning and development academies and Talent Acquisition and Management programs for prestigious organizations and reputed corporate houses.
He was the first in the Indian Retail sector to launch the Bar Code technology for organised retail way back at the Garware Supermarket in 1989 and since then has been deeply involved in consulting and training in the Retail sector
Some of his valuable contributions include Gillette 4 week sales training program, Frito Lays Snacks Academy, Cadbury Sales Academy, Airtel Sales Academy, Hindustan Lever Field Force Academy, HUL Project Dronacharaya, Welspun Guest Process, Tata Indicom Retail Program, Kelloggs Distribution Expansion Strategy, The Vodafone Way, The World of Titan showrooms and the Titan Signet Loyalty Program, Ashok Leyland Master Coach, Godrej Appliances Master Coach programs
His current Lubrizol B School – Earn and Learn Talent Management Program has received the award for being the Best Practice in Lubrizol International operations.
He started E4 Development and Coaching Ltd in the year 2008 as a joint venture between him and Eureka Forbes Ltd. to primarily work in the areas of Business Consulting, Leadership Development, Management Education, Talent Management and is currently heading the same as Founder & Managing Director.
During his enriching stint with HLL for over 14 years as an independent consultant he has had the rare distinction of Designing and Conducting TTSI induction program exclusively for HLL all over India for over 5 years since its inception and Project Dronacharaya a secondary field force program which he designed and rolled out for HLL. Besides this he also has had the opportunity of being a core team member of the think tank and training teams for several new projects like KAM integration program, Sangam Direct, Water projects ,etc .
Over the last 27 years, Mr. Bhushan Lawande has trained more than 2,50,000 corporate professionals and students across India. His deep rooted experience has earned him the status of an Academic Advisor to several leading management institutes. Besides Managing E4 , he currently also pursues one on one Executive Coaching for senior managers in the sales retail and service domains.
Hemant Nerurkar is a veteran with over 25 years experience in the Information Technology Industry, of which about 15 years have been at the helm of an IT services organization based in India. His expertise lies in developing strategies to help customers harness the power of Information Technology.
In the eleven years that he was in the US, Hemant has worked with companies like AT&T Bell Labs, AT&T Capital Corporation (now a part of the CIT group) and A.C Nielsen. Hemant has largely worked for and serviced clients in the Financial Services and Telecom verticals.
Hemant returned to India in 1996 and has been active in the software industry here. Hemant is the founder and Managing Director of MindCraft Software Pvt. Ltd. MindCraft focuses on the Financial Services segment and develops web- based applications and portals mainly for Banks, Life Insurance Companies and Asset Management Companies. MindCraft is also known for its Software Infrastructure Management Services comprising of Middleware, Databases and Operating Systems.
His technical & domain expertise, combined with his management skills has enabled Hemant to steer MindCraft ahead in the IT consulting and services space. Under his leadership, MindCraft has enjoyed stable growth over the last decade.
Hemant has an MSEE degree (with specialization in communications) from New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA and a B.E. (Electronics and Communications) from Karnataka University, Dharwad, India.
Hemant is a member of TIE and a member of the Insurance Committee of Bombay Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI). He was the Chairman of the Information Technology Committee of BCCI for two years ending June 2009. In addition to this, Hemant serves on the Board of E4 Development & Coaching Ltd.
Paresh has over two decades of experience in the area of Capital Markets and Wealth Management. He has been associated with the Indian Capital Markets for the past 15 years as a STOCK Broker, Financier and Wealth Manager. While in the US, he has also worked on Wall Street. Throughout his career, Paresh has spearheaded business initiatives and managed relationships with large clients worldwide.
Paresh brings with him a wealth of knowledge of the global capital and financial markets. He has been a member of the National STOCK EXCHANGE, India.
Paresh holds a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce from Mumbai University. He has completed his MBA (FINANCE) from Wilkes University, USA. He is an NCFM certified professional and has certifications in Series 7 and Series 63.