Co-Founder & Chief Transformation Officer

Rajesh P. K. (PK)

Rajesh, known as PK, has unique skill of mentoring individuals to think differently and enabling them to learn new skills. PK has spent over 25 years as a leader in corporate life and have always experimented with different roles. He has managed large transformational programs spanning geographies, languages and cultures. Transforming employees from obsolete skills have been a focus area for him, recent one being the cross skilling of around 10000 employees to digital skills. A certified PMP, PK has provided numerous training programs on management and leadership skills to employees of various levels, including First Time Managers. He has been an invited speaker to various forums. He believes that soft skills are crucial for one’s career and focuses on transforming people by coaching them in these areas. PK is also a Certified Trainer and Coach. Before co-founding Catalyzt360, he worked in Cognizant Technology Solutions for 24 years. Prior to the corporate life, PK was a faculty in NIT Calicut. A strong advocate of following one’s passion, PK does long distance cycling and travel during his free time

Co-Founder and Chief Inspiration Officer

Priyesh Gopalakrishnan

Priyesh has 26 years of experience playing various leadership roles in Cognizant. During his career he has worked with customers across geographies managing large diverse portfolios and running large transformational programs. He has been successful in driving overall strategy, organisation change management, setting up large offshore teams including offshore captive centres, driving process and operational efficiency, establishing strong processes, benchmarks and best practices for offshore services. He is specialised in Agile strategy, Agile project management, Agile Training and Coaching and have 10+ years experience in Agile delivery managing projects in Scrum , FDD, Kanban and SAFe methodologies. He is a certified SAFe Practice consultant and top rated Agile Trainer with experience of training people on Agile Scrum methodology and SAFe Agile certifications.

He is an experienced trainer on Project Management,Leadership development and soft skills and have delivered various sessions on these topics for different levels of audiences. A regular speaker on TEDx, conferences and campuses.

He has developed a keen interest in learning about human mind and its behaviours and is a master practitioner in Nuero Linguistic Programming (NLP) , a certified Life Coach and a certified expert in Enneagram based personality assessment

Priyesh is also a Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and a member of the Board of directors of PMI Kerala Chapter

Industry Partner

Vinod Kumar

Vinod is a passionate technologist who has over 24 years of experience working in technical leadership roles in India and US. Vinod mentors the Catalyzt360 program team to design the training programs on niche technical skills which are relevant to the industry. He is an Industry mentor for leading Engineering Colleges in India where he has been an esteemed panel member for technology conclaves, Hackathons and has delivered many training sessions on Digital Technologies. Vinod is a creative person and enjoys making short films and writing short stories.