SANJIV ‘BOBBY’ DESAI
Sanjiv is a leadership development consultant and Executive Coach with Vyaktitva since 2013.
He started his career as a Management Trainee with the DCM Group in Delhi, then moved onto HCL-HP and his own startup. In these roles he worked in product management,sales & marketing and profit centre head roles.
Sanjiv then moved into the Executive Search space where in one of his assignments with Accord Group India, he was a whole time Director on the board. Overall, Sanjiv has spent over 25 years in the Executive Search and people space and has coached and guided many executives along their careers towards becoming CXO’s.
He has helped organizations search for and successfully find the right senior executives who have gone on to add tremendous value.
Sanjiv is also a keen theatre enthusiast and has written, directed and acted in over 60 productions including playing roles with well known groups like Barry John’s Theatre Action Group, Feisal Alkazi’s Ruchika Theatre Group and Aamir Raza Husain’s Stagedoor. His last major role was with Disney’s Broadway scale stage musical, “Beauty and the Beast” where he played Belle’s father, Maurice! He can also occasionally be convinced to pick up his guitar and sing old country and soft rock numbers for close friends and family.
Sanjiv studied at B.I.T.S. Pilani and is currently pursuing his Executive Doctorate in Business Administration from the Aligarh Muslim University.