Amrita Madiah,

Leadership and organization development leader, executive coach, diversity and inclusion champion

Over the last 21 years, Amrita has had a wide variety of global experience as well as exposure to multiple industries. She started her career in risk and credit with Standard Chartered Bank and later in retail banking with Citibank. An accidental shift to recruiting, training and service delivery paved the way for a career in people development. She worked with India’s leading telecom company Airtel and later with America Online (AoL.) before making a shift to consulting

Working with a boutique consulting firm in India, Cocoon, over the next 7 years she worked with clients across industries in India, Asia and Europe. Her work spanned individual and leadership development solutions, team and organization effectiveness consulting, facilitation and coaching. Her clients ranged from mid to senior level executives across industries like telecom, banking, manufacturing, IT enabled services, technology platform and product companies and others.

Deliberate change has been a mark of her career choices, which led her take a sabbatical, examine her life and career choices and then move back to a corporate role with Yahoo India R&D and then Adobe India 5 years ago, where she is currently the Director for Talent Development. She set up the function and built the team to enable the growing India organization. She is also the site leader for the Adobe & Women Network and Diversity and Inclusion program manager for India.

During her career, Amrita has often taken time to re-skill, doing an executive management program with the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta and earning a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) certification from ICF.