Indu Bilaney, Associate Partner
Indu Bilaney is Associate Partner at Vernalis. Indu is an Electronics Engineer and a University topper. She heads the Strategic HR Practice in Vernalis. She is also an ICF Certified Coach (ACC).
Indu began her career with Larsen & Toubro. The only female engineer in the room when she joined, she was the fastest to rise to AGM position. At L& T Infotech, she led large turnkey projects, involving large offshore teams, in two initiatives – IBM mainframes (In her time, she was amongst a few experts in Mainframe system administration in India) and Enterprise Application Integration (EAI). Her last project at L&T was a key milestone: Design and Implementation of mainframe systems management solution at Reserve Bank of India.
Joining Vernalis in 2005, Indu brought to bear a high degree of data-orientation in her work. This made her a good analyst of people and organisational issues. She has successfully led Organisation Diagnostic projects, that involve analysing complex interconnections between organisational issues, and testing hypotheses. Data-based objectivity, combined with natural sensitivity and empathy also make her a good assessor of human behaviour and a good Coach. Hence, she has been successful as a Senior Assessor in Vernalis Development Centers for all Managerial Levels. Her mild persuasive style and openness and respect for data make her a valued Coach. She has evolved into a co-facilitator for workshops for Competency Mapping and Structuring.
Leveraging her understanding of technology, Indu significantly improved client satisfaction by improving the Vernalis response time by 200% in key offerings – the Assessment-Development Centers, Organisation Structuring workshops, Diagnosis; while improving the quality of output. She also handles the Technology requirements of Vernalis, organizationally.
Indu’s benchmark attribute is commitment and hard work. Taken together with humility, adaptability, empathy and data-orientation, it makes her into a valued management consultant.