Shailesh Deshpande

Shailesh Deshpande is the founder of Life Drive Lab, an independent consulting practice that focuses on the themes of personal growth, organisational effectiveness, and leadership development, as well as their intersections. Before starting this practice in 2022, Shailesh worked in the field of human resources (HR) across a wide range of roles such as business partnering, industrial relations, global HR, talent and leadership development, and consulting with Marico, Asian Paints, Accenture, and Godrej.

In his last corporate role, he led the talent and leadership development function for the Godrej group. Shailesh has completed a master’s in HR from Symbiosis Institute of Business Management and an executive master’s in consulting and coaching for change from INSEAD.

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