Tushar Vakil

Executive Coach

Tushar Vakil

Executive Coach

Tushar brings 25+ years of experience both working in industry and as an executive coach.   He has served as head of learning and organizational development for organizations with 2k to 6k employees AND as an executive coach, leadership facilitator, and keynote speaker with clients across US, Europe, Asia and Africa.

He is humbled and honored to be in the top 100 most influential thought leader’s list by People-Hum that includes his teachers and mentors like Marshall Goldsmith, Dave Ulrich, and many more.

Leadership development impacts all kinds of organizations – profit, non-profit, social, or political. Tushar is passionate about leadership development and he believes that it is the best lever available to make a positive impact on organizations and society at large.

About Tushar

Watch this short video to learn more about Tushar’s coaching style, techniques, tools, and background. Discover what challenges that he enjoys to help out clients with and find out what are the things Tushar is passionate about.

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“Coaching and leadership training are Tushar’s twin passions. I have had the privilege of being his coachee as well as a training participant. His stand-out attributes are his structured method in coaching and his engaging style in facilitation. These when combined with his experience in consulting and L&D, across multiple geographies and industries, he is as good as you can find in a professional. “

— Arshad Nadamal, Head Learning and Development, National Bank of Oman, Middle-East

“Tushar’s polite demeanor with persistent support and accountability will surely help any leader become an even more effective leader.  I would highly recommend him as an executive coach.”

 — Chris Cuttriss, CIO, Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine, California

“Tushar is an excellent coach and has an in depth understanding of the Marshall Goldsmith Coaching process from coaching many leaders. I was impressed by his keen intellect, humility, and willingness to learn continuously. If you are looking for a coach who will deliver measurable leadership growth for your leaders, I highly recommend Tushar.”

 — Will Linssen, CEO at GCG, Hong Kong

“Tushar’s ability to help leaders with awareness and acceptance of both the strengths and growth areas is exceptional.  It is not an easy job! We appreciate his stewardship in guiding our C-suite team through the entire process.”

— Chris Ramsay, CEO at USA Water Polo – the governing body for water polo in America, overseeing the Olympic program as well as 20 different championship

“If you want someone who can create awareness and change in the behavior of top leadership, Tushar is your man! I can say that as his coachee in the year-long leadership coaching program, along with more than two dozen other senior leaders in our organization.”

— Dr. Nitin Sancheti, COO, Dudhsagar, India ( Amul brand subsidiary with an annual turnover of $5 billion)

“We hired Tushar for ‘Executive Coaching’ for our senior leadership team to help them grow on leadership dimensions in commensurate with global leadership standard as the organization is growing exponentially in Global markets.  His coaching process, commitment, follow up and support really helped our leaders including self and their respective team improves not only measurable and actionable dimensions but also a paradigm shift in team cohesiveness, collaboration and effective team work.

This is far most effective program in terms of behavior change and application at work.

I highly recommend Tushar as an executive coach who is professional, committed, passionate and delivers measurable results for all organization in whatever stage of development it may be.”

— Anil Tyagi, EVP Human Resources and Board member, Kusum healthcare

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Tushar helps leaders with positive and measurable leadership growth – so they can deliver improved business results, engage teams, and lead with more authenticity and purpose. Over the last two decades, he has coached over 350 leaders across geographies.

He helps the leaders and teams in the following areas:

  • Transition up or across the organization
  • Develop high potential employees realize their potential
  • Assist technically brilliant individuals to transform into inspiring leaders
  • Transform a group of high performing employees into a cohesive team
  • Overcome derailing behaviors of otherwise brilliant leaders
  • Increase trust, alignment, commitment, and team performance

Education / Certifications

  • ICF Certified Executive Coach
  • Marshall Goldsmith certified Executive & Team Coach
  • Certified Psychometric Assessor
  • Certified in Extended DISC profiling
  • Certified Global Leadership Assessment Practitioner
  • PGDM – Human Resources, Symbiosis
  • Masters of Science, Engineering, USA
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Power of Stakeholder Centered Coaching

Ever wonder what your stakeholders think of your leadership? Want a sure-fire coaching methodology for improving certain leadership behaviors for yourself or other leaders in your organization? In this video, Tushar talks about Stakeholder Centered Coaching (SCC) that achieves these goals through ongoing 360-degree feedback. SCC coaching, pioneered by Marshall Goldsmith, has been employed by over 150 of the Fortune 500 corporations and yields a 95% success rate. It is one of several coaching methodologies Tushar can employ for you.

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