Ajay Tyagi

Founder and Chief Facilitator

Storyteller, Mindfulness and Performance coach, writer and entrepreneur.

  • Ajay is a self-motivated, provocative and inspirational facilitator.
  • He simplifies concepts to practical, business & life applications.
  • He interacts with people with enthusiasm, passion and genuine warmth.
  • As a Performance coach and Business consultant, he had led various interventions with Fortune 100 & Fortune 500 organizations in diff. sectors like IT, Pharmaceuticals, Mfg, Banking, Automobile, Hospital & Academic institutes.
  • Ajay had Training Interventions with 15000+ employees ranging across top to middle management, Doctors, Pharmacists, Nurses, Scientists, Management students, Teachers, Purchase officers etc.

Dr. Sudendra Rao

PhD, Chief Mentor

Global Human Resources, Business Transformation & Growth Leader PhD in HRD from the Colorado State University, USA, MA(Economics), Bachelor in Law & PG Diploma in Business Administration. Gold Medalist by ISTD.

  • Dr. Rao is an accomplished global HR professional with over 25 years of experience.
  • He has worked with and consulted entrepreneurial startups to world-class Fortune 200 companies.
  • He has led HR and business transformation and aggressive organic and multi-billion-dollar M&A growth across North and South America, Europe, Africa, Australia, Middle East and Asia.
  • Dr. Rao has been based in the USA for over 20 years and travel around the world coaching and mentoring CEOs, corporate executives, entrepreneurs and organizations of varied size and industries.
  • He serves on the Boards of several for-profit and not-for profit organizations. Some of the organizations he has worked with and consulted include GE, HP, Samsung, Toshiba, Infosys, Escorts, GSK, HCL, Citi Group, Deutsche Bank, Aditya Birla Group and most recently as Global CHRO of Cadila Pharmaceuticals.

Avinash Chaturvedi

Chief Advisor

HR Transformation Leader ADP-Wharton School, Univ. of Pennsylvania, PGDPM (FMS, DU), Bachelor in Law (DU) Mr Avinash Chaturvedi brings with him 37 years of rich & diverse HR leadership experience.

  • He is the brand ambassador for NTPC at various national and international conferences and seminars including CII, FICCI, ASSCOM, AHRD, AIMA etc.
  • He spearheaded NTPC’s leadership development program, Envisioned, designed and supervised leadership development programs for the Board of Directors and Senior Leadership for NTPC and BHEL His expertise lies in Change Management.
  • He revamped Knowledge Management Systems (KMS) and pioneered the use of social media for branding in KMS.
  • He was also the Editor-in-Chief of in-house journal of NTPC Ltd.
  • Mr Chaturvedi has served as HR Head, NTPC Ltd, Executive Director for Power Management Institute, NTPC Ltd. He is Independent Director, IIFCL Asset Management company and worked as HR Transformation Consultant for GSFC, GACL, GGRC and Cadila Pharmaceuticals

Ashish Misra

Chief Strategic partner

Scale Up I Growth Acceleration I People Dynamics I Organisation Effectiveness MBA, Marketing (IMT Ghaziabad), BE (Mechanical), Organisation Development (TISS)

  • Over 25 years of experience in Scale up, Organisation Effectiveness, Leadership and Learning, Talent Management, Sales and Marketing. Possess cross-cultural, cross-functional perspective through working on projects with Global and Regional Teams.
  • Specialising in Facilitating Change – Talent and Leadership Development - Capability Building - Learning Strategy - Digital Learning – Coaching - Facilitation - Performance Consulting.
  • Experienced in leading teams in start-ups, expansion, consolidation, restructuring, acceleration and mergers.
  • Worked with diverse sectors - information technology (IT), knowledge, process, telecommunication, consulting, pharmaceuticals, manufacturing, healthcare, insurance. 
  • Mr Misra has served as VP: Instructions and new products at Dale Carnegie, Head L&D at MSD pharamaceuticals, Cadila Pharmaceuticals and Johnson & Johnson

What is VALT?

Start up with rich and diverse industry experience in HR and L&D for Sales, Marketing, Operations, R&D, Manufacturing Functions in reputed fortune 500 and big Indian conglumerates, like

  • Eli Lilly & Company
  • AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals
  • Merck Sharp & Dohme Pharmaceuticals
  • Teva Pharmaceuticals
  • Cadila Pharmaceuticals
  • Aditya Birla Group
  • Johnson and Johnson
  • NTPC
  • Toyota

Our Strengths

Return on investment

Ability to make things simpler

Employee retention

Experiential learning

Capability building

Best practice sharing


“Ajay Tyagi is very professional trainer. We had benefited a lot from his trainings. The best part of him that he is always so well prepared to meet the objective of training. He is such a perfectionist and having such a amazing control on the flow of training. His biggest strength is to take every participant along and making sure of the full participation. At the end of each session there is take away for all the participants.It is worth having such a trainer which guides to have maximum benefit out of the session. Best wishes and looking forward for many more training’s with him."

Harvinder Singh, Head HR, Groz-Beckert Asia Private Limited

"Ajay is a truly seasoned HR OD consultant. It won't be far fetched to call him behavioral scientist in fact. He ran a managerial effectiveness study with me at Magneti Marelli to reinvent our middle managers & upcoming top leaders. His findings were dot-on precise and his strategy to onset with a specialised learning journey have real time impact in the organization. Every participating people manager reported a positive shift while sustaining change, motivating and mitigating conflict.”

Sudhir Mehta, Country Manager - L&OD, Magneti Marelli

“The workshop conducted by Ajay sir was life learning. The way he use to teach every aspect in the workshop was different. It was through practical experiences and experiments. Every concepts taught was backed up with an experience or a practical learning.”

Ms. Kanan, Training Associate, Dangee Dums

"Workshop on "Mindfulness" was a life changing experience for me. The life situations, case studies and experiential activities conducted by Mr. Ajay were thought provoking to sensitize most of the participants. Personally I got immensely benefitted in my personal and professional life and would like to attend more life skills workshops from him”