Dr. Anbarasu Thangavelu
Founder & Performance Management Consultant

Dr. Anbarasu Thangavelu has 24+ years of experience in IT, Manufacturing & Teaching. He has worked in Tier 1 Organizations like Larsen & Toubro, TCS, Infosys and Cognizant, and KNILA, a startup IT Solutions firm. He managed large IT programs (300+ team), delivered successful IT Integration programs . In the IT industry, he has developed and delivered IT solutions in Logistics, Telecom, Insurance, and Energy industry verticals using various technologies. In L&T, he was designing solutions for Cement industry as part of R&D. He was the COO of KNILA IT Solutions.

At Drishta Vidya, he helps organizations solve people / performance challenges using his experience gained in the IT industry managing people and technology, and the insights gained through the research on Performance Management. He uses EQ and Mindfulness to influence people for personal transformation and excellence.

He holds a Ph.D in Performance Management and was a Visiting Faculty teaching Technology and Project Management at Karunya School of Management, Coimbatore. He is a Professional Speaker on Emotional Intelligence (EQ), Performance Management, and Mindfulness.

Dr. Gabriel M
Chief Coach

Dr. Gabriel M has 26+ years of teaching, training and coaching experience serving to a diverse set of clients, with a lifelong passion for holistic human development. Eloquent communicator with a highly energetic, enthusiastic and interactive presentation style to ensure high level of engagement of the participants and bringing out intended behavioral outcome. He has reached out to and motivated more than 1 lakh students from various institutions, inspired by many interactions with Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam.

At Drishta Vidya, he delivers programs using his expertise in the areas behavioral changes, personal life enrichment, counseling and social psychology.

He holds a Ph.D in Social Works and has many degrees and post graduate diplomos in Human Resources and alternative medicines. He is a Professor and Associate Dean in Bishop Heber College, Tiruchirappalli.




Mr. Sriram Ramachandran
Coach and Statistical Consultant

Mr. Sriram Ramachandran has 20+ years of experience in Statistical/Analytical Consulting, IT & ITES, Process Quality Assurance & Behavioral and Medical Sciences. He has worked in the following organizations: Ramco Systems, Sanmar Electronics Corporation, Covansys, Efunds International Ltd, HPGlobalSoft Ltd, and Polaris Software Lab Ltd. He has conducted training workshops to clients like JK Tyres, Godrej, Paypal, Snapdeal. He is a visiting faculty to many colleges in Chennai and Coimbatore teaching statistics to students.

At Drishta Vidya, he delivers programs focusing on Statistics for Industries: Data to Decisions, Statistical Process Control, Statistical Consulting, Six Sigma GB, SPSS/MINITAB/SAS STAT etc.

Sriram is a Graduate in Statistics from Madras University and a Post Graduate Diploma in Bio Statistics from Madurai Kamaraj University. He is also a Certified Software Quality Analyst (CSQA) and ITIL Foundation, ISO 20000 Consultant and Six Sigma GB. He is a member of the American Society for Quality, a Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society, London , a Professional Member of ACM(Association of Computing Machinery), and CSI(Computer Society of India).

Mr. Manimaran (Maru)
Business Success Coach and Management Consultant

Mr. Manimaran (Maru) is a seasoned Senior Management Consultant, Business Growth,NLP Business Coach and a Corporate Trainer.

Posesses overall more than 30 years of varied cross functional experience in the areas of, SAP Consulting, IT Delivery, Business Development of Enterprise Business. He is a Strategist in driving incremental growth in Business Revenue & Margin and Enhancing market share through: Innovative GTM strategies, Marketing to a Different Demographics, Strengthening customer relationships, Strategically managing Key Accounts and Getting ahead of competitors across multiple Technologies such as Cloud, Hybrid IT, SAP, Managed Services. Maru has held Regional leadership roles in Fortune 500s like Shell ,Halliburton, ABB, Hewlett Packard, Daelim, & Asia foundations.

At Drishta Vidya, he delivers Business Consulting services, coaches start-up companies for success and is part of the Business Excellence training programs.

Maru has an MBA (Finance) from Great Lakes Institute of Management and a B.E. Structural Engineer from University of Madras.