Venkat Changavalli is an Advisor, Author, Director on the Boards, Leadership Mentor, Management Consultant and Trainer.
An MBA from IIM, Ahmedabad and B.Tech (Chemical) from NIT, Warangal, Venkat Changavalli has 37 years of total experience including 19 years as CEO.
He is the Advisor to the Government of Uttar Pradesh for Home and Health departments.
He is the Managing Director of ABC Ltd (A corporation fully owned by Govt. of Andhra Pradesh).
Mr. Changavalli has also authored a book "Manage, Live and Lead", an inspirational guide for managers, citizens and students.
He is also the Director on the Board of State Bank of Hyderabad.
He is guest faculty in several reputed business schools to teach Strategic Thinking, Innovation, Execution, Team Building, PPP and Dimensions of Leadership etc.
Venkat Changavalli was the First Chief Executive Officer of Emergency Management and Research Institute (EMRI), providing free emergency response services (108). Under his leadership, 108 services started in Hyderabad in August 2005 and in 6 years reached out to 12 states (430M population) with 3,200 ambulances and has responded to 12 Million emergencies, conducted 150,000 deliveries and saved over 520,000 lives.
Mr. Changavalli is a strategic thinker and lucid trainer. He was trained by the greatest minds at Wharton School, IMD, LBS, Harvard Business School and Columbia Business School on Strategic Thinking, Leadership Skills, Strategic Marketing, Negotiations Skills, etc.
Throughout his professional career, Mr. Changavalli is renowned as a great inspirational speaker who brings in beautiful insights for better management of organizations and also development of people. This facet of Mr. Changavalli has earned him accolades from many organizational leaders and intellectuals.
Mr. Changavalli has received awards for his yeoman services including Distinguished alumnus award from NIT Warangal, Pranadata Award, HEAL Leadership Award, AAEMI Leadership award for the Moral Courage, ICONGO's Karmaveer Puraskar Award and PIRAMAL Prize 2010 for Innovative Healthcare delivery, Dynamic Indian of the Millennium Award, to name a few.