Sanjay Jha is the Executive Director of the world-famous Dale Carnegie Training operations in India, which has a global experience of having worked with over 400 of the Top Fortune 500 companies. In India, Dale Carnegie has worked with over 1200 corporate firms, multinational companies, public sector, government and NGOs and trained more than 125,000 Dale Carnegie graduates in the last eight years.His area of professional interest and management science specialization includes leadership development, creating the vision and mission map and enhancing employee engagement. Sanjay is an Executive Coach and Mentor who has advised top management as well as senior political leaders.
Sanjay has often received an overwhelming feedback and recognition for his high-quality training and leadership talk . He is one of the senior leaders in the global Dale Carnegie Training network, and has addressed global audiences in New York, Washington, Los Angeles, Chicago, Singapore, Bermuda, Taiwan , Mexico and Toronto. Jha has addressed managers and leaders at ICICI Pru, IBM, Axis Bank, Microsoft, Oracle, British Gas, Dainik Bhaskar, Crompton Greaves, Pricewaterhouse Coopers , Bajaj Electricals, SHRM, Standard Chartered, Tata Motors, CII, NHRD, Apple, Bharat Petroleum, Citibank, Mahindra & Mahindra etc. He has conducted several corporate programs focused on executive development, advised companies on corporate image management, done executive coaching and consulted with companies. He has also addressed business schools, industry conferences and knowledge symposiums, and has also been engaged frequently as a strategic consultant/ advisor on training to a leading political party.
He has made several contributions to mainline news and business dailies and magazines such as Business Standard, Indian Express, Financial Express, Hindustan Times, Mid-Day, Tehelka and Rediff. com, and appears regularly to air his views on print and electronic media.
He has founded one of the world’s leading internet portals called CricketNext.Com which was ranked once amongst Alexa Top 1000 sites globally, and is now part of the Network 18 media Group. He was also its Managing Editor and was instrumental in highlighting the financial corruption and wrongdoings in IPL and BCCI management.
Prior to starting Dale Carnegie , Sanjay was instrumental in setting up the private sector mutual fund industry in India , having worked as a Senior Vice President with ITC Threadneedle Asset Management ( part of BAT plc, UK) and as a Vice President , Alliance Capital ( New York, USA). His career in banking included stints with both Bank of America and ANZ Grindlays Bank where he worked in NRI marketing and operation services, product-technology training, retail banking and branch management . He started his career in sales with Bharat Petroleum.
Sanjay also co-launched a political blog called http://www.HamaraCongress.com during elections 2009 and plans to escalate it into a full-fledged portal with multiple new features in the future.
Jha completed his MBA from XLRI, Jamshedpur and his Master’s in Economics from Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics, University of Pune. He graduated with distinction in Economics from Fergusson College, Pune.
Sanjay has also written a cricket anthology titled 11—Triumphs, Trials and Turbulence in Indian cricket, two cricket quiz books and published his first collection of poems. He also cut a music disc with well-known Marathi singer Rani Doshi.
Jha also blogs on http://www.sanjayjha.com