Sandip Ghose has joined as Mentor and Chairman of eXlygenze SenseWorks, a Mumbai-based startup whose journey began in the early months of 2020. The Company is built to bring the best out of individuals, teams and organizations. From digital technology and behavioral neuroscience to gamification, data analytics and organizational development, the organization strive to make a meaningful impact to unlock the potential of individuals to magnify growth for large organizations, MSMEs and schools.
He has embarked on an independent journey after leaving MP Birla Cement in September 2020, where he had served as the COO. With expertise in corporate advisory, mentorship, and coaching, he actively works with the non-profit sector as a way of giving back to society. Backed by his deep understanding of the corporate industry, Ghose will guide eXlygenze with its market strategy. Ghose is an experienced business leader with multidisciplinary experience in companies, such as Unilever, Lafarge, and ABP Group.
Alongside, he founded his own firm — StratTG— in October 2020, focussing on growth, transformation, and marketing in multiple roles. He also occasionally serves at the Centre for Public Policy Research (CPPR), a national Policy Think Tank based in Kochi and Inversion Management Services as their strategic advisor. As the chief operating officer, Birla Corporation, the flagship company of the MP Birla Group, he played a pivotal part in making it one of the best-performing cement companies in the mid-cap segment.
He qualified as a chartered accountant with the All India Merit Rank, after completing his article training with Ernst & Young (S R Batliboi & Co) and CA internship with ITC. He joined Hindustan Lever (as it was then called) as a management trainee in 1983. Having graduated from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, he possesses a BCom degree from St Xavier’s College (autonomous), Kolkata, where he studied accountancy, commerce and economics.
He is also an International Coach Federation PCC Leadership and Life Coach, with relevant licenses and certificates. Since 2001, Ghose has been a prolific commentator on current affairs and has been a recurring invited columnist in several publications. A frequent speaker and ICF-accredited leadership and life coach, Ghose is quite passionate about mentoring and developing leaders for the future.