Ashok has close to 40 years of experience in the consulting industry. Straddling both the technology and management consulting worlds, he has spent a major part of his career working at Arthur D. Little, where he was a Vice President, and at the Monitor Group. For the past few years he has focused on helping clients make strategic decisions related to technology and innovation.
Strategy, Business Planning, Innovation, and Execution
One area that Ashok specializes in is assisting clients make rapid progress through the use of interactive workshops. He has designed and conducted numerous workshops to achieve objectives such as: developing future scenarios for the industry, creating new products and services, making strategic choices for the direction of the firm, evaluating new markets, developing technology strategy, and identifying diversification opportunities.
Clients find these workshops to be a great way to align thinking of their management team, bring in the most recent and relevant thinking from experts, ensure that all issues are covered, and of above all, make breakthrough progress on issues that seem to be stuck in internal discussions.
Starting out as a researcher working on projects sponsored by NASA, Ashok has worked on hundreds of engagements with numerous clients in all different industries, both in the U.S. and worldwide. He has worked for government clients as well as those in the private sector.
Ashok holds Doctor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Mechanical Engineering from MIT, and a Bachelor of Technology degree from IIT Bombay.