Mr. Vikas Gera
Vikas is the founder member of Thought at Work. He has got 22 years of work
experience. He is a B.E (Mechanical) from Y.C.C.E, Nagpur University and PGDBM
(Finance & Marketing) from Birla Institute of Management & Technology.
Vikas has served in Manufacturing-Consumer Durables in Khaitan Fans India
Ltd., Carrier Corporation, and Whirlpool India and later in Services – ITES/BPM in
Hewlett Packard and WNS Business Services before setting up consulting and training company. He has
set-up and led Pan-India as well Global –World-wide roles in Strategy, Business Operations, Business
Planning, Quality, Industrial & Process Engineering. Vikas was among the first few in INDIA to deploy
LEAN in Manufacturing-Consumer Durables Segment in Carrier Corporation in 1996.He was the pioneer
worldwide in ITES (Information Technology Enabled Services) –kick starting Process and Industry
Innovation by envisioning a Business Performance Management (BPM) Framework by deploying
Industrial Engineering (IE) & LEAN SIX SIGMA Principles in Global Business Services in Hewlett –
Packard. Vikas has travelled around the globe to guide & consult ,facilitate workshops & business warrooms
and training programs in Mexico ,Costa Rica ,USA ,Spain ,Poland ,UAE ,Germany ,UK ,Italy ,The
Netherlands ,China ,Thailand ,Korea ,Philippines and Singapore.
Vikas loves challenging himself and his clients now & then to prove that there can be a better way. He
loves reading, travelling and exploring unknown subjects, places, food & culture.
Retail & FMCG
Priya is a graduate from Delhi University. Diploma in Sales and Marketing from NIS-A
Division of NIIT Limited MBA with Specialization in Sales and Marketing .Holds
Experience of over 12 years in Banking and Retail recruitments. Believes
in raising consumer experience benchmark with qualitative recruitment process,
impact revenue through Training and Managing teams in an organization. Skilled in managing teams to
work in sync with the corporate set parameters & motivating them for achieving
individual and business goals. Skill Sets: Retail Benchmarking, Networking,
Recruitment Solutions for Target Hiring /Mass Recruitments/ Middle and Senior Management Hiring.
Retail Training, Operational management, Product Knowledge Training, WOW Customer Service,
Moment of Truth (MOT), Retail Data Analysis, Soft Skills, Team Building Workshops, Leadership
Rohit is a graduate from Delhi University with Post Gradation in Sales and Marketing
with over 15 years of experience in Indian and International Retail and FMCG
Hiring. Has worked on various Retail and FMCG assignments including
Operations, Merchandising, Inventory Management, Strategic planning ,
Supply Chain ,Logistics , Finance ,Business Analytics implementation. Has
Successfully handles clients like -Future Group, Aditya Birla Retail Limited,
Shoppers Stop, Lifestyle International Private Limited, Hyper City India Pvt Limited
Max Hypermarkets, Himalaya Wellness , Himalaya Drug Company, Yum
Restaurants India Pvt Limited, Future Lifestyle Fashions.
Successfully built the Key Accounts within the vertical ensuring repeat businesses
• Achieved preferred vendor status for several clients
• Undertake regular in-house trainings on Recruitments, Client and Candidates Management and
• Have successfully closed critical and complex positions for clients .
ITES & Manufacturing
Sanjay is a B. Tech (Mechanical) graduate from GB Pant University, Pantnagar, India and Masters in Industrial Engineering from IIT, Delhi.He is a PMP Trained by PMI, Six Sigma Black Belt Certified by Institute of Sigma Learning, Master Black Belt Trained by Indian Statistical Institute and got training on Lean Methodology (Delphi Production system) at Delphi Automotive Systems. He has got more then 12 years of experience in Automotive Sector, 11 years of experience in Consulting & ITES Sector, Expertise in implementing business strategies to maximize results in the areas of Business Operations & Program Management in Global environment, Strong functional and multi-domain expertise in the areas of new function/ process set-up, process re-engineering and service delivery excellence, possess excellent co-ordination & collaboration, problem solving, crisis management, change management, team building and leadership skills. He is a passionate leader, adept at leading & building global teams, drive accountability with customer focus for achieving goals of the organization. He is expert in driving best practices like Lean, Six sigma, Innovation, Transformation, BPR. He has Executed Multi-Million Dollar Projects for transitioning, knowledge transfer & setting up New Service Lines/Operations spanning Services/Manufacturing, Process Engineering, Delivery & Approvals.He has Completed complex procedures & successfully launched operations within lead times.He has Built dynamic Teams across operational areas spanning Process, Projects, and Production & Quality. Mentored performers and forged a unified & highly motivated team.He is a creative thinker & fast learner, passionate about Process Excellence; inclusive of devising strategies for corporate / organic initiatives, quality, audits & certifications.