D N Prasad PCC Talent & Culture Strategist
D N Prasad (Or, DNP as he is known as in professional circles) is an Executive Coach (PCC, International Coach Federation), Leadership facilitator and Talent & Culture Strategist, based in Singapore. He serves clients across Singapore, India and South East Asia.
Prasad specializes in the areas of Management/leadership skills and values, Building and scaling orgs/functions/teams, Coaching culture, Executive presence and high Impact communications, Personal awareness and developing a “new observer” in the client. Prasad is known for his first principles of collaboration and building trust and a challenging, yet respectful coaching style; he brings in his own “battle scars” from his experiences in two leading people-focused organizations, in diverse, distributed and multi-cultural environments, across regions.
Prior to his Entrepreneurial journey as a full-time coach, Prasad’s progressive leadership experiences in his career spans seven and a half years with Infosys and over eleven years with Google. In his last corporate role with Google, he served as Director and Head of Google People Services for APAC and a Leadership Coach. He has to his credit, leading several large transformational engagements and setting up several new functions – in market (in India and Singapore), in region (APAC) and globally, building teams, culture and careers.
Originally from India, and, a permanent resident in Singapore, Prasad is a (Civil) Engineer by his academic qualification and has a Masters in Human Resources Management and Organization Behavior. He is also certified for Hogan Assessments and EQ-i 2.0 and 360 assessments, and, is a certified Targeted Selection Interviewer by DDI. He is married to a college junior and a fellow HR professional, and, they are proud parents to a (recently turned) teenage boy and a five-year old girl.
Prasad is passionate about sports (formerly, a national level Basketball player, sports administrator and coach) and mentoring. He is an on-again / off-again fitness enthusiast, and into movies, reading and music.