SpeakIn presents Sudhir Ahluwalia - Meet The Author and Columnist
Author, Speaker, and Business Strategy expert - Sudhir Ahluwalia is a veteran and leading specialist in business advisory and strategic consulting for global corporations such as TCS where he oversaw global government consultancy, provided end to end business and IT solutions and helped them acquire mega deals in private and public sectors. Read More Sudhir began his career at the Indian Forestry Service, where he carried out forest administration and guided interactions with neighboring village and tribal communities for 23 years. Post his stints in both public and private sectors, Sudhir expanded his arsenal of skills to the natural products and solutions space in India. He writes for several Indian IT journals and has penned multiple books on herbs, food and nature-based health solutions, including - Natural Solutions for Cancer, Holy Herbs - Modern Connections to Ancient Herbs, among others. Sudhir’s work with Fortune 500 companies around the globe has given him a unique vantage point to understand best practices from a wide variety of organizations and make them accessible to his audience. His discussions range from leading and motivating teams in the public and private sectors, transforming organizations, navigating and networking within government bureaucracy. His expertise has enabled struggling companies to turn around their performance and profits. Read Less
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Forest and Public administration, Forestry, Public Administration - Indian Forest College, 1976 – 1979.
Bachelor’s degree, Biology, General - Hans Raj College , 1967 – 1970
Producer, Production Manager, Technical Director
"Sudhir Ahluwalia is a gentleman and a scholar. His experience in the international market is substantial and his interest and enthusiasm in partaking in that market are honest and straight- forward. I very much look forward to being a part of his team and making his visions become real".
Entrepreneur, Business & Finance Consulting and P&L Management professional
"Mr. Sudhir is a calm but aggressive gentleman with fantastic business skills and a focused approach. He has everything to be a perfect Mentor for any business".
Head IT, Aadhar Housing Finance Ltd
"Sudhir is a great person with focus, knowledge and great people skills. It was great learning to work with him on various government consulting assignments. Identifying the root cause for the client problem and hammering the right nail is great skill, I observed in him. He makes team members comfortable and honestly appreciates them with good gyan and direction. He makes good consultant and boss".
Partner - Management Consulting and Leader: People & Organization, PwC India
"Sudhir was an aspirational figure to me in my early days of consulting at TCS. His knowledge on the public sector requirements and the strategies that would work there was second to none and I learnt a lot from him as a young consultant. Read More Sudhir was especially impressive in front of the client's and always managed to make a great impression on them during an engagement. He is also one of the most unassuming and impressionable 'Managers' I have come across in my professional life, 1 trait which I personally respect a lot in Sudhir. I would say it has been the most enriching professional and personal experience for me to have worked with Sudhir". Read Less
Work ExperienceWork Experience
Author, Freelance Columnist, Consultant
- Jan 2015 – Present
Fast growing author and consultant of international repute. Currently booked for speaking events and writing projects around the world.
3x published author Latest books - Holy Herbs: Modern Connections to Ancient Plants Asian Herbs Culinary Herbs Pt 1 (In Hindi) Natural Solutions for Cancer
Business Development Advisor
Freelance business advisor
- April 2014 – Present
Total company turnaround and business expansion of IT services companies.
The Sweet Paisley.
- Oct 2012 – Present
This is an online bake shop.
GeoOne Marketing Solutions Private Ltd
- Dec 2010 – Oct 2015
GeoOne is a publishing and marketing firm focused on pharmaceuticals and life sciences.
Senior Business Advisor
IAP Company Ltd.
- Aug 2013 – Mar 2014
Design, implementation, monitoring and turning around a complete business and financial turnaround of the IT services company.
Adviser Government services India
Datamatics Global Services
- Dec 2010 – Mar 2012
India Public sector IT business expansion advisory services, JV, merger and acquisition advisory.
South Asia Consultants Private Ltd
- Dec 2008 – Jan 2011
It is a virtual global business consulting organization with the following divisions: Mergers and Acquisition Media and Entertainment Education services Life Sciences and healthcare Social sector
South Asia Consultants Private Ltd
- Oct 2008 – Dec 2008
SAC is a truly global virtual business consulting firm that deploys for its customers consultants from across the world. SAC Business Divisions: It has the following business divisions. Mergers and Acquisitions division Education services support division Media and entertainment support division Food and food products division Social sector services division Geographical spread of SAC SAC virtual network is ever expanding and is currently spread across the following countries: Latin America: Argentina, Uruguay, Brazil and Chile North America: USA Europe: Under creation North Africa: Egypt East and West Africa- Nigeria and Uganda India
Business consulting firm
- Apr 2010 – Sep 2010
He was responsible for helping the company to enhance its consulting business revenues.
MRK International Outsourcing Indl. Park
- Dec 2009 – Jun 2010
Prepare Jiangsu province-based government institutions to bring in Information Technology solutions and hand hold them from pre procurement, selecting vendors and implementation.
Head India Geography Global Consulting Practice
Tata Consultancy Services
- Apr 2007 – May 2008
I lead teams that provide end to end business and IT solutions in the sectors of real estate infrastructure, retail, manufacturing, insurance, banking and financial services in India. In addition, help companies in strategic consulting, business strategy and business plan development. I have substantial expertise in building and acquiring mega deals in government and public sector.
Global Head strategic and public sector consulting, Global Consulting Practice
- Jan 2005 – Mar 2007
Providing strategic consulting services for global companies with special focus on North American companies. Also assisted public sector organizations in streamlining public sector management