All our Trainers are products of IATD's Master Diploma in Training and Development.

M. Rajan  – Founder

Dr. M. Rajan is the Founder of ZEAL, Speak Easy and IATD. Recipient of the esteemed Acharya Award for Training and Inspirational Communicator Award, Author ‘I Love Living’, NLP master practitioner, most acclaimed Transformational coach & also a recipient of honorary doctorate in Personal Excellence & Life Mastery with specialization in Transformational Leadership. Dr. Rajan has touched the lives of 2 million people from various spectrums, helping out people to realize their potentials.

One of the most sought after motivational speaker and trainer is known for his extraordinary ability to blend humor, story-telling, insights, and practicality. Rajan combines powerful lessons, unique stories, tons of energy and enthusiasm to make every training session a memorable one.

Dr. Rajan has appeared as a life coach on numerous television channels and Radio shows including Doordarshan, Jaya TV, Sun TV, Vijay TV, Raj TV, Big FM, Suriyan FM, All India Radio etc. Articles featuring him have been published in India Today, The Hindu, Times of India, Frozen Thoughts, Ritz, Kaki, Kumudam etc.

“I Love Living” authored by Dr. Rajan and published by JAICO is a practical, powerful book for effective living. The contents of this book are taken from spontaneous speeches delivered by Dr. Rajan in his “Wisdom” sessions. Each speech is a thought – provoking tool to spark your life. The book is available in all leading book stores in India and abroad


Manoj Keshav – Director of Training

India’s Leading NLP Master Trainer, psychologist and therapist with more than 20 years of training experience in conducting life-transforming, experiential workshops. He is the author of the best selling NLP book  : ‘The Life Transforming Power of NLP’.  

His approach to training is the ‘Inside-Out’ approach.He believes that to bring about deeper change, we need to dive deeper into one’s mind; it involves uncovering one’s inner drives, paradigms and deeply held belief system.

Unique Training Methodology

A little boy brags to his sister that he taught his dog to whistle. When the sister hears nothing, she quizzes him on his statement, only to be told ‘I said I taught him; I didn’t say he learned.’ -As illustrated by Piskurich

Manoj is a firm believer that training enables transformation. Covering the syllabus is easy; but transformation is no easy task. It’s an art form—one that requires craft, creativity and mastery of specific skills. His unique blend of multi-faceted pedagogy involving experiential exercises, discovery learning drills, well-thought-out role plays and process integration has the ability to facilitate great results.
He loves researching on topics like neuroscience, Emotional well being, Mind – Body Connection, psychology of learning etc. He deeply believes in continuous self-improvement. He has a scientific mindset and his role model is Charles Darwin.

His corporate clients include Tafe , Nissan, Hyundai, TVS Group, Ramchandra Hospital, Sunshine Group – Sri Lanka, Novartis, Sofia Aventis, TCS, Sri Venkateswara Medical College, Airtel, Reserve Bank Of India, Indusind Bank, Hutch, Sutherland, Sify, MTL Instruments, HCL Technologies Ltd, L&T, Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, Seven Worldwide India Pvt Ltd., PSTS Heavy Lift & Shift Ltd., Hexaware Technologies Ltd, GE etc

Padmapriya Ramkumar – Director of Programmes

Priya is an assertive communicator and an experienced professional in training human resources on behavioral skills and managing software projects.

Priya has spent over a decade in Information Technology working in Cognizant. Priya is a motivational speaker, an educator and a sought after behavioral skill trainer. Priya is a virtuous self-believer. This quality of hers ensures all her training sessions and workshops are dynamic, energetic, result oriented. Priya has worked with wide range of clientele in the IT, Services, Engineering, Manufacturing and Education segment.

She is an expert when it comes to Leadership Training, Training the Trainer, Resonance behavior modeling, Effective and Assertive Communication, Creativity, Change Management, Adaptability, and Motivation. Priya is an excellent story teller and a bidirectional communicator. Her seminars and workshops are very interactive, interesting and useful to the participants. Her trademark is “Great thoughts create Great lives.”

Few corporate clients that are trained by Priya are L&T Infotech, Hyundai, Saint Gobain, Redington, Nissan, Synergy school of business, Bank Bazaar, NEC, Oriental Insurance, Orix and her public workshops are attended by clients like Syntel, Times of India, Infosys, Cognizant, HCL and Cadd center etc.

Smita Pradhan – Master Trainer

Smita is a Facilitator in “The Pursuit of Personal Happiness” and an “Emotional Wellness” Coach, focusing on Life, Work and Attitude Balance. An inspirational orator and passionate trainer, she motivates people to push the boundaries of their comfort zones, move away from the shackles of perfection and mobilize themselves towards the Search of their Own Excellence. She firmly endorses that Happiness is the precursor to Success and Sterling Performances, and therefore a Happy human being is a more Productive human being.

Smita believes that life and living is a process of constant metamorphosis of one’s thoughts, feelings, behaviours.
Her interactive sessions are aimed to create “Mind set Transformations” as they facilitate the participants at all levels to introspect and ask the question “Why?” opening up a whole new dimension of thinking, looking at the same problems through a different kaleidoscope to bring a huge change propeller.

Smita is a certified Emotional Counselor with a Diploma in Corporate Training, Child, Adolescent and Marriage counseling. She is a graduate of Human Development studies, with the Bombay University Gold Medal to her credit.  She is also a Trophy holder for the University PG Diploma in Early Childhood Education. In the last 15 years she has added many feathers to her professional cap with Certificate Courses in Transactional Analysis, Life Script Writing, Reiki, NLP, Hypnotherapy, Past Life Regression Therapy and Family Constellations therapy. This versatility and multi-faceted personality dimensions help add a different flavor, energy and enthusiasm into her classes.

Gayathri Sandeep – Master Trainer

Gayathri Sandeep is the CEO of Seethapathy Hospital, one of the Top Corporate Trainers of India and an enterprising entrepreneur with the ability to befriend any participant. She strongly believes in the quote ”Life is a challenge, so meet it“.

Having tasted a successful business career in the Healthcare industry for 15 years, she felt her deep passion in training young aspiring entrepreneurs towards pursuing their dreams.

Being a versatile singer and a trained Kalakshetra Dancer, she can come up with exquisite training models based on creativity and communication, specially customized for the corporates and health care organizations. Her training programs are generally well- conceptualized, power packed and chiseled to perfection owing to her immaculate communication skills. She is a soliloquy artist and loves to structure theatre and activity based workshops for management executives.

On the academic front, she is a qualified pharmacist, with an MBA in marketing and personnel management. She also holds an additional degree in Hospital Management. She is also a certified corporate trainer from IATD. Being the Chief Executing Officer of a multi specialty hospital for the last 15 years, she is experienced in efficiently and passionately training work force towards excellence.

She has represented her institution in many international healthcare conferences and can captivate her audience with her effective spell binding lectures.

Jyothinath Balaji – Master Trainer

Jyothinath Balaji is an Advertising Entrepreneur, a Digital & Social Media Coach and Strategist, an avid Content Marketer, a Disruptive Thinker & an Imagineer. He is a seasoned advertising professional with 23 years of experience and a Google certified Digital Marketing & Digital Transformation strategist. His passion is to support Entrepreneurs, Businesses and Brands to achieve their business goals through powerful communication methodologies.

He is the Managing Director of M/s. Adinfix Advertising Private Limited, a company of repute in the advertising fraternity for over three decades, with blue-chip clientele like Bajaj Auto, Bank Bazaar, CSS Corp, Caterpillar, Ford, FLSmidth, HCL Technologies, Hyundai, L&T, Petrofac, Renault-Nissan, Yamaha Motors, Sutherland, The Times of India, World Bank etc.

About a couple of years back, he realized that he should share his experience to budding Entrepreneurs and startups and he decided to enroll in “Train the Trainer (TTT)” program to break free from the monotonous life, and he says it’s one of his best decisions ever.

He says “After completing my TTT,  I have witnessed a Five Dimensional Transformation (5D Change) through MINDFULLNESS that enhances leadership ability, enhanced biological HEALTH, managing better RELATIONSHIPS, create INFLUENCE and learnt the art of META-LEARNING. It has bought about a huge cognitive consciousness in Behavioral, Emotional & Attitudinal means. My life has changed, and I thank Dr. Rajan and all my mentors at IATD for this”.

He conducts public workshops on :

  • Digital & Social Media Marketing
  • Digital Business Transformation
  • Customer Experience Transformation
  • Design Thinking, Critical Thinking & Lateral Thinking

As a quick-learner with diverse professional experience, his greatest strength has always been his seamless self-confidence and ability to pick-up and master skills at a rapid pace.

Raghu Pillai – Master Trainer

Raghu is an International Corporate Trainer and Instructional Designer. Armed with his unique style of simplicity, Raghu believes in connecting with common people by sharing day-to-day examples, intending to make them cherish the very purpose of their existence. His inspiring persuasive nature encourages people to realise their inner potential leading to positive transformation. Being a self-driven optimist, Raghu ensures that all his Transformative Workshops are dynamic, energetic and result oriented.

A distinction holder in Industrial Engineering from the prestigious University of Pune, Raghu has actively worked for over twenty five years in the fields of Academics, core Industrial Engineering, Software Development & Management, and e-Auctions. Given this experience, and an in-depth understanding of the Corporate Training needs, he is able to tailor-make Training Modules specific to the client’s requirements.

He conducts training sessions on Leadership skills, Management Development Program, Improving Personal Effectiveness, Communication skills, Problem-solving skills, Conflict Management & Team Building, Stress management, Behavioral skills, Inter-personal skills, Customer Service, Public Speaking, Unleashing Creativity at Workplace, Work Life Balance which are all loaded with day-to-day examples. Raghu also conducts sessions on Quality Mgmt. Tools, Supply Chain Mgmt., Project Mgmt. and e-Auctions.

His sessions have been game-changers for numerous individuals from several leading Corporates such as Kirloskar Brothers Ltd., Dept. of Atomic Energy, Balmer Lawrie & Co. Ltd., Navin Fluorine International Ltd., Wellness Forever Medicare Pvt. Ltd., Blue Stream Environment Technologies LLC- Dubai, Foster Consultants – Dubai etc. to name a few.

Raghu is an engaging speaker and encourager. Participants listen with captivated attention, and enthusiastically engage themselves in all activities. Raghu’s greatest strength is to explain profound insights with simple examples and experiences that participants can relate to, and this naturally guarantees that they gain a substantial insight into their lives and the power to transform themselves.

Dr. Roopa Hariani – Master Trainer

Dr. Roopa Hariani is a behavioural specialist, motivational speaker, image counsellor and a coach on personal and corporate etiquette.

She believes that Training is the universal language of learning and changing and the secret to overcome challenges successfully in life is to imbibe the art of numerous skills through effective training and coaching.

Dr. Roopa is a people’s person, has an affable nature with a positive attitude and loves interacting with people that enables her to establish an instant “connect” with the participants in her training sessions. This ensures highly effective sessions with motivated participants.

Being a dental surgeon she has helped many attain dazzling smiles. Happy Smiles are her forte. She strives to add a sense of humour in her training sessions, bringing out many smiles.

Being an active Rotarian and an Inner Wheel member, Dr. Roopa has completed her training in Rotary Leadership Institute and believes that everyone is a born leader. Through her training sessions she is able to bring out the leader in all her participants. Since she is also an anchor and an efficient organiser, her training sessions are well planned, organised and executed.

Dr. Roopa was one of the top five finalists in the SUPER MOM contest held in Bangalore in May 2014. She believes that a powerful image and social skills took her there and she coaches on the Image Transformation in her training sessions. She is a proud holder of the Guinness Book World Record in the category “Most people to sign up and donate blood in 8 hours”. Being an achiever herself, she urges all the participants to unleash their powers to attain a gratifying sense of achievement in their lives.

She is a certified IATD Trainer and also a faculty at their Bangalore Chapter. Her interests are Image Counselling, Soft skills and Etiquette. Her sessions are highly interactive, happy and enthusiastic.

Ami Jain – Master Trainer

Ami Jain was raised in Mumbai and completed her education from world’s leading university based in London. After successfully completing her MS in an Innovative course of Future Energy Systems, she started her career in the Infrastructure Industry as an Environmental and Energy Expert. Being a Progressive Technologist, she attended and delivered intriguing speeches at various prominent national and International platforms it’s her innate passion that steers her to the Training and Development sphere.

Ami is young, dynamic and a “high content” speaker;  her approach is fresh and ingenious. Her training style: practical and purposeful. She is deeply driven to shape our next generation of leaders with Coaching & Comprehensive Training.

She is flawless communicator and vivacious speaker. She inspires people to break away their limiting beliefs and other constraints by coaching them in Thought-Stimulating perspectives on Personal Development and Fundamentals of Career Enhancement.

Ami has mastery in Motivation, Leadership, Life Skills and Behavioural Training. Effective communication and Interpersonal skills being her strength she trusts, Holistic Growth is the only way forward.

Anjale Stephanos – Master Trainer

Anjale, a transformational leadership coach and behavioural skills trainer truly believes that we are all a reflection of our environment. To see a transformation around us we must invest time and resources to mould ourselves into better versions of our present being.  Her training sessions are focussed on allowing us to tap into our own capabilities and give full expression to our unique talents.

A versatile facilitator with a passion for tackling difficult situations and innovating new solutions, her work has lead to the development of a diverse international experience and a strong foundation of practical skills. With a proven track record of successes in client relations, business development and operations, Anjale’s background spans several sectors ranging from education and IT services to aviation and hospitality. It is this experience that makes her training programs and workshops content rich, inspirational, dynamic, result oriented and fun.

While engaging people through her excellent story telling ability, she strives to promote forward thinking, streamlines processes and most importantly, prioritizes and enriches a successful sense of culture in her professional environment. Anjale exudes the confidence, cosmopolitanism and sense of well being that communicates easily with a diverse group of personalities from all walks of life.

On the academic front, Anjale completed her Bachelors in Commerce from Chennai and her MBA from the United States with a well-travelled footprint scanning almost every continent. She is also a certified Trainer from the Indian Academy of Training and Development (IATD) and a certified NLP Practitioner.

Ramya Rajan – Master Trainer

Ramya is a passionate and vivacious trainer with a drive to transform people and bring the best out of them. She keeps  her crowd enthralled with her enthusiasm and positive energy  and is a much sought after trainer.

She deeply believes in the ‘Success Karma!’ – Work towards Success and Success will work itself towards you!’ Every individual can be successful if they have a determination to achieve, a drive to win and an ability to convert ideas and insights into actions.

Ramya has a prolific experience in the field of IT and has worked with diverse clients around the world in various domains spread over Banking & Finance, Telecom and Retail. Her experience in interacting with the clients and addressing their needs has provided her in depth knowledge of culturally diverse people, values and behaviors, which in turn makes her a people’s person who can easily establish a great rapport with her trainees and make them feel comfortable and facilitate them to meet their needs.

Ramya holds a Master Diploma degree in Training and Development from IATD in addition to her Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology. She has conducted various effective softskills and echnical training workshops for corporates, teachers, doctors and students. She aids organizations and institutions in developing creativity, innovation, and in bringing out the paramount of leadership capabilities with the best of communication and team skills through training and consulting. Her sessions are capsuled with effective training and fun learning methodologies with relevant games and role plays. Her trainees walk out with fulfilment with new learnings; and a positive transformation can be witnessed in them.