Who is a
People Manager?

A people manager is any working professional who builds trusting relationships to deliver sustained business results. If this is you, from any part of the world and from any sector, we are here for you.



We are a full-stack platform for everything related to People Management serving managers across the globe using our strong pedigree and brand value, proprietary scientific research and personalization using data analytics.

200+Companies Associated
16000+Managers Coached (Online & Offline)
150000000+Data Points
30+Community Members (Think Tank+ Mentors)


Connect, Develop, Inspire© Framework: Our framework of Connect, Develop, Inspire ©, as defined here, is copyrighted.

Logo and other relevant Trademarks: Our brand and logos are trademarked. Usage of the phrase “Great People Manager” needs to be used with the Trademark symbol in India, reflecting our ownership of the property.



We take pride in our Customers, Data and Associations.

We also have received formal/informal appreciation and advice from figures such as Ram Charan, Suri K and Josh Bersin, among others.



Our Pedigree: We are a Sister Concern of Great Place Research and Consultancy Pvt. Ltd.

Our Team: A young team of aspiring people from some of the best colleges in India led by Ashwin Srivastava.

Our Advisors: Decades of experience in People Management and Employee Engagement, which makes our Advisory board one of the strongest in the country.  


Who we are

Our vision is to create a world where every individual gets an opportunity to work with Great People Managers. Our mission is to enable individuals to be Great People Managers who deliver sustained results by building trusting relationships.


About Us

Great Manager Institute™ is a global lifetime digital coach and profiler for people managers, aimed at redefining people management, using the power of strong brand value, technology in the form of data analytics and communities.


Manager Profiler

One of the things that separates us from any other people manager coach in the world is our ability to profile managers and provide them with learning and engagement based on the same.

  • Quantification of Style
  • Personalized Learning
  • Personalized Engagement
  • Profile-Specific Benchmarks



Great Manager Institute™ provides a range of interconnected products, serving the common goal of creating Great People Managers.


Great People Manager Study: India’s Largest Free Corporate Study on People Managers

Great People Manager Certification Program: A very specially-crafted Certification Program (conducted digitally after an offline orientation session)


Great Managers League: Become a part of our Community at Great Managers League

Great People Manager Awards: Register yourself for the Awards

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Technology Partner

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Media Partner

Karma Mgmt

HR Community Partner



Our Expert Team

Meet our core team members and advisors

Anantadeb Bandyopadhyay

Anantadeb is the team’s Content and Framework Expert. He is currently associated in a consulting role, as after having spent 40+ years in the domain of HR, he does not prefer to be bound to one company alone. He is ultimately the anchor that controls the greatness of our frameworks.

Dr. Vishwanath Joshi

Dr VJ is a PhD in People Management and a visiting faculty at top management colleges. He is our lead mentor in guiding managers to become great.

Ashwin Srivastava

Ashwin has built and invested in multiple multi-national multi-million dollar companies in the domain of education, data-based deep technology, human resources and others. He is a global investor and serial entrepreneur.

Ashish Deora

Ashish Deora is a B.Sc.I.T. graduate from St Xavier’s College, Mumbai. He believes that he understands technology and data, and has just started his journey to discover the truth.

Rashmi Mutt

Rashmi is a 22-year old storyteller who builds our brand stories. She is also an author, singer and ace conversationalist.


Suri is one of the leaders at Google’s Next Billion Users and has led many functions at Google India. He is on our Advisory Board.

Garima Verma

Garima Verma is a weirdly intelligent introvert leading the most extroverted role at our company: Client Engagement.

Kranti Gajula

Kranti is a Computer and Information Science Engineer and doesn’t believe in DC or Marvel, as he is a diehard fan of South Indian Film Stars. When focused, he writes beautiful poetry in the form of PHP and Javascript source code.

Rohan Bontra

Rohan is a 21-year old Graphic Designer and Animator, as well as a sports fanatic. He believes that he is a Master of all and Jack of none.

Aman Singh

Aman is a fourth-year civil engineering student who is passionate about Tech. He describes himself to be ‘not a great programmer, but a good programmer with great habits.’

Hamza Shaikh

Hamza is a young third-year engineering student & a passionate developer, with a great appetite for knowledge. Even though he is not very experienced, he can surely get the job done.

Pranjal Kesharwani

Pranjal is a tech-enthusiast who loves to experiment with data, as well as an ambivert and lover of sports.

Rishabh Srivastava

Rishabh is a 22-year-old tech-enthusiast, gamer and graphic designer who loves to watch movies and TV series. 

Sukumar Kisku

Sukumar is a MEAN Stack developer with broad skills from the front-end to the back-end. He enjoys each aspect of life and loves building sites from start to finish.

Neelima Gulavani

Neelima is a graduate from S P Jain School of Management and is an expert at handling every aspect of any business ranging from finances to legal. All the amazing IPs we own is because of her!

Balbir Singh

Balbir is an IIMC alumnus with strong technology background. Besides leading technology and operations at Great Place to Work India, he guides all of GMI’s technology advancements.

Dalreen Patrao

Dalreen’s core expertise lies in People Management Consultancy. She was instrumental in redefining the concept of People Management in one of the largest IT companies in the world.

Prasenjit Bhattacharya

Prasenjit’s core expertise lies in HR and People Management. Being a very well-known HR expert globally, he has spoken about People Management and Workplace Culture at conferences, events, and even Parliaments.