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"Leadership is the art of accomplishing more than the science of management says is possible" - General Colin Powell.

About ConiferLead

...inspiring Leadership

ConiferLeadto catalyse human potential and unleash ethical leadership

A venture founded by Vikram Bapat through experiential learning thru 26 years in the field of corporate finance, consultancy and leadership.

Why “ConiferLead”

Conifers – in treacherous, inaccessible terrain -

Remain evergreen
Stand tall
Endure hardship

like potential leaders who aim to touch the sky……

According to a McKinsey study, organisations spend considerable time and money on enhancing manager capability and nurturing new leaders. US companies alone spend almost $14 billion annually on leadership development.

The future of organisations lie in building sustainable leadership pipeline. 

 

Services

Leadership development consulting / Strategic Tax consulting

  • Strategic advisory for Leadership and Managerial development
  • Strategic Direct Tax consulting and Tax Function Effectiveness advisory
  • Leadership skill assessment – THE LEADERSHIP CIRCLE CERT
  • Organisational Core Value integration
  • Team mentoring
  • Executive Impact
  • Leadership coaching - ERICKSON_CERT

 

Leadership Building Blocks

Leadership Building Blocks

Founder

Vikram Bapat.

Managing Consultant

team

Background

Vikram was Executive Director (Partner) in the Tax and Regulatory practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) India and is a professional member of the Institutes of Chartered Accountants and Company Secretaries in India.

Vikram’s years of experience includes finance roles with the Tata Group, Thermax and the Venky’s Group Pune. He eventually moved into tax consulting and made Partner in PwC India in 2007. He is also an alumni of KPMG India.

Experience and Competencies

 As a Partner in PwC, he led several client facing teams and projects within the tax and regulatory advisory line function. He also led several market and thought leadership initiatives, particularly in the area of International Taxation and Special Economic Zones. However, his interest and passion to develop people and create competent professionals and leaders constantly inspired Vikram to take up several responsibilities that generated enormous insights into catalyzing human potential and inspiring leadership.

Vikram is an alumnus (2006) of PwC’s international leadership program, “Genesis Park”, a PwC International network leadership development program that has been profiled by the Harvard Business School as one of the most innovative programs for leadership development that focuses on future leaders of the firm.

In 2013, Vikram was invited and appointed one of seven ‘Partner Mentors’ across the global PwC network and was part of the Genesis Park key faculty for the 2013 edition of Genesis Park leadership program. The 2013 edition had over 120 future Partner and leader nominees of the firm from across 28 countries.

Vikram is certified professional for The Leadership Circle and a trained executive coach, member of the International Coach Federation (ICF).

Professional Achievements

With Mr. Leonel Fernandez Reyna, Hon'ble President of the Dominican Republic - October 2010

With Mr. Leonel Fernandez Reyna, Hon’ble President of the Dominican Republic – October 2010

Addressing Technology Entrepreneurship Program participants at the Indian School of Business

Addressing Technology Entrepreneurship Program participants at the Indian School of Business

 

Speaking at the XIV Latin American Free Zone Conference at Punta Cana, The Dominican Republic - October 2010

Speaking at the XIV Latin American Free Zone Conference at Punta Cana, The Dominican Republic – October 2010

Contact Vikram Bapat

Get in touch.

Contact Vikram .

Vikram Bapat
Founder and Managing Consultant, ConiferLead, Bangalore

Mobile: +91 9880 487 000
vikrambapat@coniferlead.com