Indian Institute of Management Bangalore


Indian Institute of Management Bangalore

Founder Director, Intrad School of Executive Coaching

Krishna Kumar is a pioneer in the sphere of Leadership and Executive Coaching in India, the Founder Director of the Intrad School of Executive Coaching (ISEC) and an internationally recognized Master Coach. An active member of the international coaching community, in 2016-17 he was the first person outside of North America to be elected as the Global President of the Association of Coaching (IAC), widely recognized as the premier coach credentialing association. Presently he is the IAC Presidential Ambassador, a Founding Fellow of the Institute of Coaching (IOC), an affiliate of the Harvard Medical College and a Board Certified Coach by the Centre for Credentialing & Education (USA). Krishna Kumar has donned various hats in a career spanning three decades during which he has served as a top level corporate executive, a sports coach, an entrepreneur, a B-school professor, Independent Board member and a Leadership Coach. In 2016 he developed and presented in various global forums his AWARETM Coach methodology that incorporates concepts and practices from sports psychology and organizational behaviour to enhance performance of senior managers in the corporate world. He is frequently invited to deliver the keynote address at international events, he has been a seven time Headline Panelist at the World Business & Executive Coaching Summit and at the Desafio Coaching Conference in South America. A USPTR certified tennis coaching professional, he is also the recipient of the USPTR India President’s award for contribution to the field of tennis coaching and the PTR (United States Professional Tennis Registry) award for the Pro Coach of the year 2011. Krishna Kumar has a degree in Engineering from IIT Madras, a postgraduate degree in management from IIM Bangalore and a general management certification from INSEAD.

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