A Glimpse to the journey of past 9 editions of
Executive Assistant Leadership Summits and Awards

WE HAVE INSPIRED 1000+ EAs

The role of an EA has evolved dramatically in recent years. EAs are overcoming their ground-level challenges and aiming towards becoming influencers and leaders in their organizations.

Background: We have crafted India’s most influential and learning focused Executive Assistants community and platform in terms of our Executive Assistant Leadership Summits. We have successfully done 9 conferences and a master class on EA’s leadership journey.

Our Goal:To create world’s largest and most functional community of Executive Assistants to help them succeed their careers as EAs, Grow as an EA, Grow from being an EA, Recognize their work with Award shows, Have a successful career plan, get mentors and mentorship, Learn from each other, Get EA Exchange platforms and much more.

Our Purpose : To hear your “Thank you”, which says, “I Learnt Today”!

Are you Ready to become a cutting-edge Executive Assistant?

Taking the Learning to the next level, Transformance Forums is proud to announce Jan Jones, author of the internationally acclaimed book "The CEO's Secret Weapon How Great Leaders and Their Assistants Maximize Productivity and Effectiveness" will be joining us in India on 11th October 2019, Mumbai, to discuss her vision of the pivotal role a high performing executive assistant plays in the business world.
With 20 years of proven worldwide expertise, honed on a daily basis in the international halls of business, Jan raised the role of executive assistant to an art form through her mastery of what she calls "The Tangible and Intangible Characteristics" of an exceptional executive assistant, which she lays out in her book. Using examples from her real-world experience, Jan will share powerful concepts and practical tools to help EAs realize mastery starts with them taking ownership of the role. With Jan’s guidance, you will develop a sense of purpose and re-think your productivity and effectiveness through excelling in the core competencies that drive and influence the EA’s day-to-day role. Learn the passionate, creative thinking that goes into being a peerless, high performance EA, to transform your experience of your role as an executive assistant forever.

Testimonials

"Jan Jones is a true architect of success. She’s a master of human relations. Her ability to make things happen and her intuition about what makes people tick, is a powerful combination."

- Jon Schulberg
Director, Tony Robbins Personal Power Infomercial;
President, Schulberg Media Works

"Jan Jones is the epitome of a professional….in my book that means positive, tenacious, resourceful, reliable and gracious. A winning combination, but not a common one. Executives and assistants will benefit greatly from the advice Jan shares in this book." "

- Dana Kyle
former assistant to Dr. Ken Blanchard;
Knowledge Sharing Administrator, The Ken Blanchard Companies

"Jan Jones’ session left me truly inspired to grow and excel in my role and provided tangible thoughts and ideas I feel I can put to use right away!"

- Jessica Reese
Concur

"Jan Jones really understands the administrator’s role and how to thrive in the profession"

-Dorothy Connell
Assistant to the CEO
Agilent Technologies

"Jan is a dynamic fire cracker who graciously shared strategies of her successful partnerships with CEOs & high profile executives. I am hoping to incorporate her suggestions to further elevate my game supporting my executive"

- Bonnie Savage
Avaya, Inc.

"Jan Jones knows her stuff. I’ve never met her equal at getting things done effectively. Executives and assistants alike will benefit from the wisdom she shares in this book."

- Rick Olafsson
Co-Founder
Appy Entertainment, Inc.

Thought Leaders


Conference Chair

Manish Kulkarni, Director – Strategy & Business Development, BDB India Pvt. Ltd.

Manish Kulkarni is an Electrical Engineer by education having over 3 decades of Marketing, Strategy and Business Development experience across industries.
He started his career selling electro-mechanical equipment and capital goods to various industries.
Manish has worked at various locations in India, Singapore and Vietnam. He is currently the Director of Strategy and Business Development at BDB India Private Limited, a Pune Headquartered Strategy Consulting and Market Research organisation founded in 1989. Manish loves Reading, Traveling and Networking.

Jan Jones, Author, The CEO's Secret Weapon

With 20 year's of proven worldwide expertise, honed on a daily basis in the international halls of business, Jan raised role of executive assistant to an art form through her mastery of what she calls “The Tangible and Intangible Characteristics” of an exceptional executive assistant, which she lays out in her book
Using examples from her real-world experience, Jan will share powerful concepts and practical tools to help EAs realize mastery starts with them taking ownership of the role. With Jan’s guidance, you will develop a sense of purpose and re-think your productivity and effectiveness through excelling in the core competencies that drive and influence the EA’s day-to-day role. Learn the passionate, creative thinking that goes into being a peerless, high performance EA, to transform your experience of your role as an executive assistant forever.

Dr. Karthik Ramesh, Vice President - Technology Strategy & Innovation, Standard Chartered Bank

Karthik Ramesh is a Senior Management Executive with 16+ year’s fast track growth, who has straddled leadership roles in across 14 geographies, supporting Global CXOs and Chairmen of MNCs like Dun & Bradstreet, DAMAC Holdings Dubai and CEO of Standard Chartered Bank Global Business Services India.
He carries rich expertise across domains of Financial Services, Logistics & Supply Chain, Predictive Analytics, Real Estate, Supply Chain during his days of serving these Global Leaders designing their organizational design, go to market strategy, people practices, domain consulting.
A gold medallist in BE Computer Science from SSN University winning Mr Shiv Nadar All Rounder Gold Medal, Karthik went on to complete his MBA honors in General Management. He is currently a final year dissertant working on a Fellowship in Strategic Management from XLRI Jamshedpur.




Garima Sinha, Manager - PMO, Investment Strategies and Corporate Functions, Olam

With Master’s Degree in Operational Research, Garima comes with 15 year's of extensive experience in Operations Process improvement, Events/conferences administration, Project management/coordination, Finance reporting and Business administration. She has directly worked and managed the offices of India and Global CXOs of organisations - Pfizer, Johnson and Johnson, Cipla and SAS GmbH. Her analytical skills equip her to think outside the box and come up with creative and logical problem-solving approaches.

Harini Sreenivasan, Affiliate Partner, Semcostyle India

A strategic and transformational Human Resources leader with expertise in all areas of HR across geographies including India, Middle East (GCC countries), Europe and APAC countries. Completed over 3500 + hours of mentoring and over 250 hours of Leadership coaching. Maverick CHRO who is serious about Organization Development, developing innovative mind-set and making work awesome.
Certified Design Thinking Professional, Transactional Analyst and Behavior Scientist. Enjoys mentoring students of B Schools during time away from work.

Kavita Udasi, Business Operations Manager, Amazon

Kavita Udasi holds an MBA in Finance and Marketing from Nagpur University. She has over 17 year's of experience in Operations, Marketing, Administration, and HR and has held positions at Microsoft, Philips, and Metro Cash & Carry. Kavita is currently a Business Operations Manager at Amazon.
She started her career as an Executive Assistant and continued on to work as Marketing Coordinator, HR Coordinator, Training Coordinator, and her most recent role as a Biz Ops Mgr. She attributes her success to her going above and beyond and assuming additional responsibilities, even when she had to stretch herself to achieve those goals.
Kavita enjoys cooking and having her friends over (as the innocent victims of her cooking).

Sahil Nayar, Senior Associate Director Human Resources, KPMG

Sahil Nayar is a renowned Human Resources professional in the country currently working at a leading professional service firm. A Social Media Evangelist, Employer Branding, Culture and Capability building are his forte. His work revolves around organization transformation through the fabric of its leadership by architecting differentiated talent models. At the core of his efforts is an intent to ride the “Future of Work” wave and foster a culture of engagement, agility and innovation. He is a visiting faculty at various IIMs, IITs and other educational institutions in the country. He can be reached on Twitter @sahilnayar




Tejas Rao, Strategic Business Development, Bühler Group

Tejas Rao is a Strategic Management Professional with over 14 year's of experience in Business Strategy, Product Management, Sales, Marketing, Manufacturing and Consulting. He is an alumnus of the highly ranked MBA program at SDA Bocconi, Italy and holds an MS degree in Mechanical Engineering from Rochester Inst. Of Technology, USA.
Tejas currently manages the Strategic Business Development function at Buhler South Asia. His role has continuously evolved to include more complex aspects and includes Sales & Marketing responsibilities. He is certified in PRINCE2® Project Management, Hoshin Kanri™ methodologies and is a Lean Six Sigma practitioner. An avid technology enthusiast, he closely follows developments in emerging technologies.
Tejas is also an Adjunct Professor at Dayananda Sagar University where he teaches Strategy and Global Business in the Executive MBA program.
His interests include running, motorcycles and haiku poetry.





Ponappa PM, Assistant General Manager- Chairman's Office, Brigade Group

What will you Learn?

  1. The Tangible and Intangible Characteristics of Exceptional Executive Assistants
  2. Ready to Become a Cutting-Edge Executive Assistant?
  3. Where are you lacking? Top 10 tips you must work on to Grow
  4. EAs the Risk Takers! Why and When you need to risk it for good
  5. Identifying emerging opportunities and preparing to challenge your intellect every day
  6. Insights on Time Management
  7. Tips And Tricks To Build Credibility And Reliability Being a Top Advisor to your Boss
  8. Technology is a key contributor to the success of an EA.
  9. Understand and learn the tools of Blue Ocean Strategy and facilitates the Strategy Formulation
  10. Objection Handling at all Stages

Who Should Attend this Meet?

Administrative EA’s

Strategic EA’s

Personal Assistants

And EA’s who are being groomed for a larger management role






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Transformance Forums aims to create and bring around a Transformational Leadership for Individuals and Industry. We curate learning experiences through an ideal mix of panel discussions, case studies, best practices and think tank session to actively engage participants beyond the traditional one way information stream .