JAYASHREE VENKATARAMAN

Empanelled trainer and facilitator with POSSIBLERS. Jayashree comes with an outstanding career spanning two decades in advanced and emerging markets of US, India and China as a technology leader.

She has rich experience of delivering engineering and operational excellence with Microsoft, General Electric and start-ups.

During her career in Microsoft, she worked closely with HR in formulating the onboarding strategy of new hires, Leadership program for senior individual contributors and workforce plan aligned with multi-year roadmap of the organization.

She has always believed in coaching and mentoring young women and contributed time and energy to it.With her passion for coaching, she has recently certified herself with Marshall Goldsmith’s Stakeholder centered Coaching.

Educational Qualification:
  • MBA from Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH, USA
  • M.C.A from University of Madras
Specialized Trainings & Certifications:
  • Certified Grow More Coach –Executive and Leadership
  • Executive Coaching by Marshal Goldsmith – ISB, Hyderabad
  • Certified Marshal Goldsmith Stakeholder Centered Coaching
  • Certificate in Project Management – University of Cincinnati, OH, USA
  • Design Thinking Action Lab
  • Model Thinking
Books and Publications:
  • Project Leadership by Management Concepts
  • Chapter in Field Guide to Project Management , Dr. David Cleland, Wiley Publication
Work Experience (Training & Industry):

Training Experience : 6 years

  • She has delivered highly customized training sessions for project management, Agile Project Management
  • Leading Engineers Assimilation Program in GE and Microsoft.
  • Grow More Certified Coach: March 2015 – Present
  • Executive Coaching, Business Coaching, Life Coaching and Career Coaching

Industry Experience: 20 years

  • Principal Knowledge Engineer/Director of Strategy and Planning/Quality and Process at Microsoft India at Hyderabad January 2006 - November 2014 (8 years 11 months)
  • COE Leader at GE Consumer and Industrial, June 2003 - January 2006 (2 years 8 months)
  • B2B Implementation Consultant,2002 - 2003 (2 years)
  • Sr.Technical Consultant, 1993 - 2002 (9 years)

Other Achievements:

  • Played a key role in the growth and effectiveness of Microsoft IT in India by defining strategy,
  • managing operations and providing strong leadership in Strategy and Planning for Microsoft IT India.
  • Successfully increased the application ownership portfolio and expanded the end-to-end ownership of core and strategic big bet programs by analyzing existing application portfolio, recommending options, clearly defining a 3 year roadmap and developing and executing strategies to increase ownership end-to-end.
  • Coached and mentored Microsoft IT China to kick-start their operations and align commitments with Microsoft IT by rolling out workforce planning model, monthly business reviews and vendor management best practices.
  • Created and led “Women in IT” to foster diversity and inclusiveness for women in MSIT India.
  • Women Super Achiever Award Feb 2017, World Women Leadership Congress and World HRD Congress