NEHA C. TANKHA
LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT PROFESSIONAL
+1 (650) 296–2506 email@example.com
Performance-driven Learning and Development Professional with 11+ years of work experience that includes achievement assessing training needs, delivering customized training programs for multinational organizations, leveraging existing and new learning strategies to enhance talent capabilities, starting and running a bootstrapped startup. Successfully directing complex projects and leading the human and operational aspects of major change initiatives. Employing strong analytical, consulting, and influencing skills to drive results. Consistently recognized as the Top Performer by executive management and peers. Recognized by Silicon India in the top 100 tech companies founded and managed by Indians in the U.S.A.
ENTREPRENEUR - CEO & FOUNDER CLATTER CHATTER INC San Francisco, U.S.A.
2012 – Present
Founded and established social media marketing agency. Grew the organization from scratch to a worldwide digital marketing agency with 30 employees and more than 35 customers in the US, Canada, India, UAE and the Caribbean. Diversified business across multiple industries including food and beverage, healthcare, insurance, travel and real-estate.
REGIONAL MANAGER – WEST SOCIETY FOR HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT (SHRM)
Mumbai, India 2010 – 2011
Designed and launched customized HRCDFs for multinational organizations; entered new market and established 10 major client accounts in less than 1 year. Exceeded combined sales target established for the entire country - generated $450K in revenue. Not-for-Profit Forums - Started monthly, invite only, round-table forums for mid-to-senior-level HR professionals in 3 cities.
MANAGER - LEARNING & DEVELOPMENT - Asia-Pacific BASF - THE CHEMICAL COMPANY
Mumbai, India 2008 – 2010
Directed the learning and development programs for the South Asia region. Oversaw the training budget and developed the Corporate Training Calendar. Identified trainers and organized outbound training programs. Performed employee training needs assessments and created Development Action Plans (DAPs) for all employees.
MANAGER - LEARNING & DEVELOPMENT - Asia-Pacific NICHOLAS PIRAMAL INDIA LIMITED
Mumbai, India 2007 – 2008
Established and maintained the Corporate Training Calendar. Contributed to the organization winning the ‘Best Talent Management’ award at the Employer Branding Awards; authored write-up of the company’s entire talent management program.
HEAD – TRAINING MITCON INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT Pune, India 2006 – 2007
Delivered and helped design training programs for corporations recruiting approximately 50K employees annually. Lectured at business schools on Organizational Behavior, Human Resource Management, and Training and Development. Conducted in-house Faculty Development Program.
EXECUITIVE – TRAINING MAHINDRA AND MAHINDRA Mumbai, India 2006 – 2007
Supported the 360-degree appraisal and talent management process for senior management. Helped create company’s first eLearning Program in conjunction with the General Manager.
Amity Business School
Master of Business Administration in Human Resources Noida, India. 2006
Institute of Psychotherapy and Management Science Master of Science in Counseling and Psychotherapy Mumbai, India. 2005
Bachelor of Business Administration Mumbai, India. 2003
CERTIFICATION AND DIPLOMA
MBTI® Certified Practitioner
NLP Master Practitioner Certification Training, The NLP Institute of California, 2013 – 2014
Certified Practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming, The NLP Institute of California, 2013
Building Interpersonal Skills: An Experiential Workshop Stanford Continuing Studies 2012
Hypnosis Certification, Advanced Language Patterns, NLP and Hypnosis Training International Society for Hypnosis Certification, The NLP Institute of California 2013
Diploma in Event Management (DEM), National Institute of Event Management, Mumbai, India (2002)
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
CONSULTING LEARNING & DEVELOPMENT PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT PROJECT & PROGRAM MANAGEMENT RELATIONSHIP BUILDING TRAINING & DELIVERY TRAINING NEEDS - ANALYSIS & ASSESSMENTS TRAINING PLAN DEVELOPMENT BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT ENTREPRENEURSHIP SALES LEADERSHIP
English Hindi Marathi Kashmiri Gujarati
Top 100 Tech Companies Founded and Managed by Indians in the US, Silicon India.
Achieved an ‘A+’ rating on post-performance appraisal (Top Performer) - the only A+ rating awarded out of 200 HR Professionals company-wide, Nicholas Piramal India LTD.
Best Manager Award (Best Student Award), Amity Business School, Noida, India.
‘Baljit Shastri Award for Best in Human & Traditional Values’ for social service work done in Amity Business School.
RADIO ZINDAGI (Largest south asian radio station in the US)
- Radio Talk Show Host 2012 – 2016
Regular Lecturer, Indian Society for Training & Development (ISTD), Mumbai, India (2008-2010)
Delivered guest lectures at Business Schools in Mumbai, Pune and Delhi, India.