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.

1300+Companies Associated
26000+Managers Coached (Online & Offline)
150000000+Data Points
1000+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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Our Team

Meet our core team members and advisors

Rishabh Srivastava

Rishabh is one of our Tech Ninjas who is an avid music lover and  gamer. He mainly focuses on deployment and production of our amazing tech products. He believes food is the ultimate source of happiness!

Rohan Bontra

Rohan is our Visual Content Creator who is majorly incharge of creating GMI’s insightful animated courses. He is a profound Yoga practitioner as well as a sports fanatic. It is hard to catch him without a smile!

Akshita Mehta

Akshita takes care of Client Delivery at GMI. A travel and food enthusiast she can teach you Zumba both on land and in water. Akshita also believes that one can change their lives through the power of gratitude.

Kumkum Nongrum

Over 2 decades, Kumkum has facilitated and enabled transformation in the areas of Organizational Development Strategies, Executive and Life Coaching, Diversity Sensitization, Employee Engagement and HR. Travel & Scrabble are her twin guilty pleasures!

Anantadeb Bandyopadhyay

Anantadeb is our Content and Framework Expert. He is associated with us in a consulting role, as after having spent 40+ years in the domain of HR, he prefers not to be bound to a single company. He is the anchor that controls the greatness of our frameworks.

Neelima Gulavani

Neelima is our business head, who leads the Great People manager Study. An ex-techie who is rediscovering her love for tech. When not at work, you will find her playing with & telling stories to her toddler. All the amazing IPs we own is because of her!

Ashwin Srivastava

Having been a serial entrepreneur, Ashwin, our co-founder, has helped build multiple multi-million-dollar entities, and is a data-geek. He is focused on all-round execution and is building GMI to become a global behemoth that can impact billions of lives.

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 Assemblies.

Sukumar Kisku

Sukumar is one of our Tech Ninjas who enjoys playing with codes and fixing bugs. You’ll surely catch him playing computer games in his free time!

Aman Kumar Singh

Aman is one of our Tech Ninjas who enjoys coding more than anything else and his favourite language is Javascript. He helps GMI in building amazing tech products and is always ready to lend a helping hand.

Pranjal Kesharwani

Pranjal is one of our Tech Ninjas who is majorly incharge of developing and handling GMI’s various technology platforms. He is a data science enthusiast and a sports fanatic. Where there is data smoke, there is business fire!

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.

Kritika Pugalia

Kritika is our Client Experience Manager who specialises in breaking the ice with incessant food talks. You’ll forever catch her laughing and actively expressing her views. A thrilling book, alternative music and ramen are secrets to winning her heart!

Rashmi Mutt

Rashmi is our Chief Storyteller and is responsible for creating brand stories and building client relations. Quirky and creative, she never shies away from a challenging task. An author, musician and dessert-lover, Rashmi plans to change the world by helping everyone find their own magic.