“…I was glad to attend the Chief Learning Officer Summit, and was impressed to see several young people keen on corporate learning and development. The thought-leadership and exchange of positive ideas generated can go a long way in helping corporations — both government and private — appreciate the need to invest in education, capability building and skill development. Human capital is the only way for sustaining the growth momentum we envisage and this is a step in the right direction”

Shri Piyush Goyal, Hon Minister of State with independent charge for Power, Coal and New & Renewable Energy, Government of India

“…the CLO summit was an excellent congregation of very informed, dynamic and professionally competent executives. It was a very invigorating experience for me to interact with them. LeapVault did an excellent job in choosing the participants and panelists. The entire summit was very well put together and I am confident that all the participants benefitted immensely. My sincere appreciation for organising the event”

Mr. Vinod Rai, Former Comptroller and Auditor General of India

“…Life is a continuous learning experience. When learning stop so does living. I was grateful to be a part of the CLO Summit, so well organised by Mr. Kumaar, to keep the learning process as a priority of life”HH Radhanath Swami, Author, Global Spiritual Leader“…The importance of learning and knowledge development for all employees in any organization is paramount as our country makes its presence felt in the global knowledge arena. The CLO Chief Learning Officers Summit India is a pioneering initiative to bring focus on this important aspect in the corporate world. My best wishes for the success of the summit.”

Mr. Salman Khurshid, Honourable Union Minister for Corporate Affairs, Government of India. (Nov 2010)

“…The CLO Summit India is one such platform where corporate leaders can discuss opportunities and challenges associated with these practices. The Summit has undoubtedly brought together the important issues of sustainability and corporate training to the fore.”Dr. R K Pachauri, DG & CEO, TERI, Recipient of Nobel Peace Prize (as IPCC Chairman, shared with former US Vice President Al Gore)“…The Australian Trade Commission, the Australian Government’s trade, investment and education promotion agency, was delighted to associate with the 4th Annual Chief Learning Officers Summit as Partner Country – Australia. The summit was well organised, well attended and included very high quality content. The participating organisations and profile of speakers were impressive and represented industry leaders from across India.”

Ms. Kylie Bell, Trade & Investment Commissioner, Government of Australia

“…The CLO Summit has been wonderful for us to be a part of, the opportunity for me to present to so many CLOs of amazing businesses & corporations in India. The concept of learning – there is already a lot of expertise in the room here – but the concept of enhancing that learning from each other is amazing & tying it with the knowledge I’ve gained from sports and trying to relate that in to the business world. So many synergies and it’s been a wonderful summit to be part of.”

Adam Gilchrist, Cricketer

“…I was extremely impressed with both the quality of speakers and the variety of perspectives that were included in the program at the recent CLO Summit India. It was a great way to learn about both the best India-specific and global practices, and understand emerging trends. In addition, the high energy level made it a wonderful place to network and make friends! I look forward to attending again and will definitely recommend the event to others.”

Ms. Deepa Prahalad, Author, Strategist, USA (Inaugural Prof. C K Prahalad Memorial Lecture at the CLO summit)

“…Having led a number of conferences in my past role as CEO of The Human Resource Planning Society ( now HR People & Strategy) in the States, I know a good conference when I see it. The CLO India Summit is truly an extraordinary gathering of thought leaders, academics, practitioners and colleagues who share learning and learn from each other in a very holistic way. The experience is intimate, substantive, spiritual and practical. I feel truly honored to have had the opportunity to share my insights with the participants of the CLO Summit but I feel that I left with so many more insights than I gave. Congratulations to Kumaar, his staff, and organizers for creating something very special.”

Mr. Walt Cleaver, Global Mindset Institute & former CEO, HRPS, USA

“…I was delighted to be a speaker at the CLO Summit 2012. It’s a terrific opportunity to unlearn and learn, imbibe and share, absorb and discuss. Given the audience profile observed by me, I do believe that the summit will grow from strength to strength.”Mr. Ashwin Sanghi, Best Selling Author, The Rozabal Line, Chanakya’s Chant and the Krishna Key“…It was my pleasure to attend the CLO Summit in Mumbai. It was an excellent opportunity to build networks with a like-minded and diverse range of delegates drawn from CLO’s and senior HR executives across business and public sectors. The impressive list of speakers were also from very diverse backgrounds and brought stimulating perspectives and insights to the world of learning and business. The summit was well organised and stands out as a premier quality event in the crowded conference calendar.”

Mr. Bob Morton, Global Chairman, IFTDO, International Federation of Training and Development Organisations

“…Was a pleasure to have attended and participated in the session and also hear other speakers and sessions. It was a very well organised summit with the topics being extremely relevant to the current period. The panel of speakers was impressive and were definitely the subject matter experts to bring forth the discussion to the next level.”

Mr. Ashok Reddy, Managing Director& Co-founder, TeamLease, IIJT

“…Organizational Learning has an unprecedented opportunity in capability building and if done right can directly impact business results. I’m sure the deliberations at the CLO Summit India shall enable the fraternity to better use learning to their advantage”

Mr. Amitabh Chaudhry, Managing Director & CEO, HDFC Standard Life Insurance (India’s leading Insurer)

“…It was a great event indeed and I greatly admire the way you have organized it. Its clearly a very valuable summit for anyone interested in grooming corporate talent and helping them with annual refresh with emerging best global practices. I believe every HR head must pay attention to this summit. I took away a lot from the Summit including a few new friendships.”

Mr. Satish Jha, Chairman, One Laptop Per Child Foundation, India

“…The CLO summit was a great experience and a good learning process. It was very well organized and structured. The choice of subjects and structuring was done well. The personal attention shown to each speaker was good and the pre summit preparations were coordinated well. Well done, Leapvault”

Mr. A. V. Suresh, President – International Operations & CEO-Forbes Professional, Eureka Forbes Ltd.

“…Leapvault’s CLO summit is a fantastic platform to meet India’s HR community and it will definitely contribute to the successful development of your great country.”

Mr. Andreas Emser, Head – International Corporate Programs, Frankfurt School of Finance & Management – Germany

“…found the CLO Summit to be a very well organized event with many inspirational speakers and practical examples. The Q&A sessions with speakers and participants revealed a host of examples I could put to use immediately”

Mr. Robert J Thomas, Executive Director of the Accenture Institute for High Performance Business based in Boston

“…This is the second year that ICSI has partnered with the CLO Summit. I was pleased to witness a world class event with highend content, excellent speakers and interactions which were geared towards redefining professional learning. What was striking and needs to be noted is the contemporary relevance/irrelevance of many best practices acquired over time addressed aptly in the Break-Out sessions. We look forward to our continued association with the most innovative professional learning and development platform in India.”

CS S N Ananthasubramanian, Vice President – The Institute of Company Secretaries of India

“… The event was extremely well coordinated and the quality of participation was excellent. I wish you all a great success in all your future initiatives.”

Mr. Sharad Talwar, CEO, IndiaCan (An Educomp & Pearson joint venture)

“…The 4th CLO Summit continued to build itself on its stature getting bigger and better this year. Prominent thought leaders from academia, industry, bureaucracy, and the field of sports all shared a unique perspective of learning, unlearning and re-learning. It was a great event to learn the L&D challenges, ideas, approaches and solutions across industries. A perfect opportunity for HR professionals to network and see new practices in their area of work. I wish the Summit even greater success in the coming years.”

Mr. Nikhil Raval, MD, Duke CE India

“…The role of the CLO becomes ever the more important for companies and institutions to compete as they build focus on the development of human capital. The CLO Summit was a great venue for bringing many bright speakers and attendees together to talk about the challenges of learning and training and addressing these subjects.”

Mr. Ron Shell, I Carnegie, USA

“…We see an increased convergence of wider Skill Development Initiatives with traditional corporate learning for sustained growth in Indian Companies. The CLO Summit India is a key platform for this important discussion and we’re happy to continue our partnership with the event.”

Mr. Dilip Chenoy, MD & CEO, National Skill Development Corporation (world’s largest skilling initiative)

“…CLO summit India is a great place to meet people from various domains focussing on learning and development. The enthusiasm and earnestness of people is a refreshing change from corporate cynicism.”

Mr. Devdutt Pattanaik , Chief Belief Officer, Future Group, Speaker & Author of 25 Bestselling books in India

The CLO Chief Learning Officers Summit India shall be the premier most platform for evangelizing and promoting Individual and Organizational Learning & Development. The summit shall catalyze the creation and effective dissemination of next practices across corporates, institutions, NGOs, government bodies and practitioners through effective interaction, debate and research.”



Exclusivity: Only leading companies whether solution providers or corporates are in attendance.

Senior Level: We allow only senior level decision makers or their seconds in command to attend our events to maintain highest quality networking and thought leadership discussions.

Quality over Quantity: In order to maintain a high quality of interaction we ensure that a focused group of companies is present and our speakers actually get to interact with a group of knowledgeable and experienced professionals in the audience.

Advisory Board

Mr. Dilip Chenoy
MD & CEO, NSDC, National Skill Development Corporation
Mr. G P Gupta
Former Chairman, IDBI & UTI
Ms. Annick Renaud Coulon
Chairperson, Global Council of Corporate Universities
Dr. Anil K Khandelwal
Former Chairman, Bank of Baroda & Co Founder, NHRD
Dr. Uddesh Kohli
President Emeritus, Indian Society for Training & Development
Prof. S Parasuraman
Director, TISS, TATA Institute of Social Sciences
Mr. Bob Morton
Chairman, IFTDO, International Federation of Training & Development Organisations
Ms. Deepa Prahalad
Author, Business Strategist, Speaker

“An organizations capability to unlearn and learn will not only be a key differentiator but will also be a source of competitive advantage in terms of its ability to attract and retain talent, customers and investors.”

Kumaar Bagrodia, Summit Founder.