“…My experience at the Chief Learning Officers Summit India was invigorating on so many levels. I found the participants to not only be eager learners but integrative thinkers. It was one of the most energizing experiences I have ever had as a presenter and co-learner.”

Mr. Chip Espinoza, Author, Managing the Millennials, USA

“…The CLO Chief Learning Officers summit held recently in Mumbai was stimulating and extremely interesting. It presented a wide variety of important, contemporary corporate learning topics, including pressing issues affecting the entire teaching and learning sector in India and beyond. It was a memorable learning and networking experience. The standard of the average presentation was extremely high. Overall, this was one of the most interesting, useful and best organized conferences that I have ever attended, anywhere in India or overseas.”

Mr. Mark D. Woodbridge, Dean, Oberoi Centre of Learning and Development

“…The CLO Summit India has very quickly established itself as the leading event for learning and development professionals in India. We are pleased to support this important event”

Mr. Curtis Bateman, CEO Who Moved My Cheese (USA)

“…We are excited about our partnership with Leapvault and look forward to a great CLO Summit.”

Mr. Vinay Hebbar, Managing Director, Harvard Business Publishing India

“…The CLO Summit India is a platform for all learning leaders to chart this course for business enterprises”

Mr. Ravindran G, CEO SHRM India (Indian arm of SHRM USA)

“…The framework and topics of the Summit were very well structured. The delegates were knowledgeable and quite well informed. The overall mix of speakers coming from different backgrounds helped in giving multiple perspectives to the same agenda item, thereby providing cross pollination of ideas. All in all, a very good event!”

Mr. A. Krishna, Sr. Vice President – HR, Bosch

“…The Higher Education System provides unparalleled opportunities for continuing adult learning for working professionals and organizations. IGNOU, as a global leader in this space is pleased to support the CLO Summit India – a confluence of the best minds in corporate and individual learning”

Prof. V N Rajasekharan Pillai, Vice Chancellor, IGNOU (India’s Largest Open University)

“…Top Performers do what they know – and know what they do: India also needs more professionals with the ability to walk the talk. They are the foundation of quality, competitiveness and success. The CLO Summit India is a great event for us to focus on the skill to act.)”

Mr. Manfred Haebig, Director, Private Sector Development, GIZ Gmbh (Germany)

“…It was great to be there. The conference comprised a wonderful blend of professionals from across industry and academicians who came together to share practices and exchange thoughts and ideas, which resulting in a powerful and engaging learning experience for all. In advance —all the best for the next one.”

Mr. Gautam Bhushan, Head Aircel Academy, Aircel Telecom

“…I found the session designed quite well, especially looking at Learning from a future perspective focusing on things like social learning, learning design which is learner centered & focussing on best practices from the Industry. The Speakers were well experienced to handle these topics with depth & the participants were of high quality making the Q & A discussions worthwhile.”

Mr. Pratap G, Director HR, Maersk GSC

“…LeapVault has organised an impressive first of its kind Chief Learning officers Conference in Mumbai with leading speakers from across all sectors sharing their ideas in an innovative and interesting format.”

Ms. Suchitra Rajendra, Director, Organization Capability PepsiCo India (Pepsi and Frito Lays in India)

“…Overall the program did exceed my expectations. The variety and the number of speakers was very good. I look forward to the next one. Well done and congratulations on a successful program!”

Mr. Channa Basavaraja, Head Learning Solutions, Wipro

“…On the onset, I would like to congratulate you all on further growing success of the CLO summit. I have had wonderful and unforgettable pleasant time both in interacting with my panel members and the audience. The perspective provided by my fellow panelist was extremely enriching. It made me feel great to see that the meeting is constantly developing with new elements and approaches. Wish you all the very best!”

Ms. Sujatha Sudheendra, Head – HR, Aditya Birla Finance Ltd

“…The topics that came up for discussion was of extreme relevance to the modern day practitioner. The focus on basics and the need to adapt and evolve was something which I liked in the sessions I attended. Also the choice of speakers and panelists for the sessions were well thought through and despite attending a number of such events, felt it was time well spent. With such focus, am sure the event will become even bigger in the coming years.”

Mr. Raghavendra K, VP & Head HRD-BPO, Infosys BPO Ltd.

“…It was my first time attendance to the event and I was quite impressed with the line-up of the Speakers from different walks-of-life and sharing insights into learning and development. The congregation of multiple learning platforms and solutions providers was quite effective for those seeking effective vehicles of delivery for their organization’s learning agenda.”

Mr. Sameer Bhariok, HR Director, Eli Lilly and Company India.

“…It was my pleasure to be a part of the CLO Summit. I must say that the event was very well coordinated and it was great to see such large participation and engagement from the audiences. I wish you all the very best for your future events too.”

Mr. Saikat Chatterjee, Manager – Talent & Leadership Development “India, Middle East & Africa”, InterContinental Hotels Group

“…CLO summit is the best forum in India for people from Learning and development to pick up what are the Best practices and Next practices in the area from across Industries, the variety of speakers and breadth of topic covered is simply amazing. The Summit is outstanding in content and relevance”

Mr. A D Burman, Head L& D, Maruti Suzuki India Ltd.

“…The CLO Summit 2012 possibly brought under its umbrella some of the best known professionals in the industry. It provided a unique platform for the learners to interact and exchange thoughts with each other. More importantly, the initiative triggers the learning neurons to acquire the sharpness and agility to go on and on, through the learning curve.”

Mr. Sudipta Bhowmik, ORAT – People Change Manager, Mumbai International Airport

“…CLO summit was an enriching experience for me with the galaxy of speakers they invite provides for a discussions on diverse subjects of learning and management development. They encourage new speakers to share their thoughts which is a welcome step in building leaders”

Mr. Suman Rudra, India HR Leader, NCR Corp

“…Kumar and his team at LeapVault do a splendid job in putting the event together every year. Sessions are relevant and insightful in a compact format. Good networking opportunities too!”

Mr. Gagan Bhargava, Head of HR, NDTV

“…Summit was a great learning experience and have enjoyed it thoroughly. Excellent quality of panellists – diverse backgrounds, industry and countries. Different concepts and stages of learning was very heartening that the envelope is being pushed beyond the conventional practice of learning for corporates. This is beginning of the journey from making HR and L&D a partner for business rather than a support function.”

Mr. Chunduru Srinivas, President- Corporate Strategy & HR , Piramal Enterprises Ltd

“…The CLO conference has over the years evolved to be the only one platform in the country to bring Learning & Development Professionals together to share, learn and grow. This is a journey started by Kumar and hope over the years this conference grows into one of the leading Conference globally. Best Wishes.”

Mr. Chandan Roychoudhury, Head Learning & Development-Retail Consumer Bank, Citibank, India.

“…I have been participating in the CLO summits and I am extremely happy to find that the summit has grown bigger, better and broader. The range of areas covered and issues focused on, are relevant and contemporary, adding immense value to all those who are participating. I applaud the organizing team and wish them luck for future endeavors”

Mr. Prasanth Nair, Global HR Head, CIPLA

“…I would also thank you and the CLO summit organizers to give me an opportunity to participate and learn from the event. It was a wonderful learning opportunity for me.”

Mr. Ramesh Shankar, HR Head / VP HR, Siemens Ltd.

“…It was indeed a pleasure to participate in the CLO summit. It is an excellent platform to engage the learning and development community and learn from each other. It should help participants benchmark their own practices and learn from peers for the collective benefit of the organization.”

Mr. Shridhar Andhare, VP, Knowledge Management, Reliance Industries Limited (India’s largest Private Sector Company)

“…Best compliments on a great line up of speakers…and an interesting audience mix. Some very interesting people and thought provoking discussions.”

Ms. Mahalakshmi R, Head Group OD & Talent Management, Bharti Group (India’s Largest Telecom Company)

“…It was great to participate in the CLO Summit in Mumbai. Thanks a lot for inviting me to the Session. The interaction was enriching and I enjoyed it very much.”

Mr. Aparnesh Pal Singh, Head HR India & China, Arcelor Mittal (world’s largest steel company)

“…The scope and coverage of CLO summit was well conceived and contemporary. The quality of participation, questions and reflections were of a very high order, befitting the challenges of these times, even as CLO’s align themselves to emerging strategic outcomes and the organizations transformation agenda.”

Mr. P M KUMAR, Business chairman, Corporate Development GMR Group

“…Teaching traditions define a school or an organisation; new teaching channels define its influence. The CLO Summit is turning out to be an excellent event for the fraternity to network and share views on these aspects”

Mr. Brijinder Kathuria, Head – Alternative Learning & Media from a Leading IT and ITES provider

“…The CLO summit covered excellent topics across the Learning and Talent Development space. It was a congregation of the thought leaders in the Industry and a sharing of practices and approaches made it richer”

Mr. Surayanarayanan Subramanian, National Head- HR, Tata AIG

“…Two days amongst some of the best minds in the Learning industry was an extremely useful interactive experience”

Ms. Deepa Mukherjee, Head, Training & Development, NIIT Ltd

“…I enjoyed the summit thoroughly. Excellent quality of panelists – diverse backgrounds, industry and countries. Different themes to bring out the impact of learning (brand design, entertainment, vocational training, academia etc) was very heartening that the envelope is being pushed beyond the traditional definition of learning for corporates.”

Ms. Puja Kohli, Head Talent Management & OD, CGI India

“…Innovative summit bringing together leaders in L&D from a multitude of industries with a national and international perspective. Definitely a worthwhile conference.”

Ms. Amrita Bhalla Executive Vice President, Human Resources The Oberoi Group (leading luxury hotel chain in India)

“…The two days I invested in the summit were well worth my trip over from Singapore. I found the agenda had been thoughtfully put together, the topics were of immense contemporary interest, and the quality of speakers second to no other international learning summit. I have no hesitation in recommending the 2012 CLO summit to any HR professional seeking answers to today’s talent development challenges.”

Mr. Gyan Nagpal, Senior Fellow – Human Capital, The Conference Board

Partial List of Participating Companies in past summits

24/7 Customer 3 Global Services Accenture Adani Enterprises
Adani Ports Aditya Birla Group Aircel Akzo Nobel
Alstom Ambuja Cement Amdocs Apollo Munich
Asian Paints Atlas Copco Atos Avaya
Aviva Axis Bank Bajaj Finserv Banca Sella
Baroda Pioneer Bayer BDO Haribhakti Bharti Airtel
Bharti AXA Life Birla Sunlife Blue Star Bosch
BPCL British Gas CA Technologies Cadbury
Cairn Energy Canon CapGemini Caterpillar
CEAT Cerner Healthcare Cigna TTK Cima Global
Citi Bank Cognizant D E Shaw Daiwa Capital
Datamatics DBS Bank Deakin University Deloitte
DHFL DLF Pramerica Dow Chemicals Dr. Reddy’s
Dun & Bradstreet ECGC Of India EMC Software Emerson
EY FirstSource Flipkart Forbes & Co
Forbes Marshall Ford Fortis HealthCare GE
Genpact GlaxoSmithkline Godrej Google
Grasim Industries Greatship Global Greaves Cotton HCL
HDFC Hersheys Hewlett Packard Honeywell
ICI India ICICI IDBI Bank IDEA Cellular
Indigo Airlines Infosys ISS Integrated Facility ITC
Jet Airways John Deere India Johnson & Johnson JP Morgan Chase
JSW Steel Jubilant Enpro Kokuyo Camlin Kotak Mahindra
Lafarge Lanco Lennox LIC of India
Lodha Group Lupin Mafatlal Industries Magic Bus
Mahindra & Mahindra Marico Markets Mars Enterprises
Max Life Insurance Microsoft Corporation Mindtree Limited Mphasis
Nestle New Zealand Government Nishith Desai Associates NMIMS
NUS Singapore Oracle Otis Elavators Owens Corning
OYO Rooms Pepsico Persistent Systems Pfizer
Philips Electronics Piramal Enterprises PNB Punjab National Bank Principal PNB
Raheja QBE General Insurance Ramboll Reliance Capital Reliance Commercial Finance
Reliance Fresh Reliance Industries Reserve Bank of India RPG Enterprises
Sabic Saint Gobain SAP Sapient
SBI Life Insurance Schering Plough Schneider Electric Services
Shapoorji Pallonji & Co Sify Software Limited Sony Entertainment SOTC
Standard Chartered Bank Star TV Sterlite Subex
Target Corporation Tata AIG Tata Capital Tata Communications Ltd
Tata Motors Tata Teleservices TCS Tech Mahindra
The Indian Hotels Company The Shipping Corporation Of India Union Bank of India UST Global
Volkswagen Voltas Wipro WNS Global
Wockhardt Wrigley Yes Bank

“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.