Who we are.

Director Amit Murugkar

Amit established Evolve Training and Development at Mumbai in the month of August 2005. Motivational trainer and director, he is actively involved in the training and development activities.

He is a science graduate and has received his post-graduation in Sales and Marketing from Tack Training International, UK. He is Certified Business English Professional from University of Cambridge, UK. He has attended numerous trainings and business conferences globally.

Previously, Amit worked with Pfizer, Baxter and Johnson & Johnson in various capacities to lead sales, business development and product management roles for over a decade.

He has conducted various training programs for the last 10 years and has touched over 10,000 lives.

Associate Trainers


Maitreyee is a Business Graduate from Dharwad University.

She worked for Sri Aurobindo Society as Research Associate at Pondicherry for over a decade.

She has been facilitating workshops for the last 10 years and has reached over 2500 people.

Her core areas of interest are spirituality, environmental and sensory awareness, and integral education based on the philosophy of The Mother & Sri Aurobindo.

She is passionate about nature and creatively utilizes themes related to nature and natural resources during her workshops.

Maneesh Konkar

Maneesh, based in Mumbai, is a PGDM from IIM–B. He has over ten years of experience in manufacturing, sales and training and has worked with ITC.

Maneesh has trained over 10,000 professionals at over 60 Fortune 500 companies in sales and managerial development. He is an author of the book Young Leaders at Every Level and writes for publications such as The Times of India and The Economic Times.

Dr. Vikram Lokhande

Vikram is an alumnus of IIM-Bangalore and Grant Medical College, J.J Group of Hospitals, Mumbai.

He is Founder and CEO of Concep2al.com, a venture on creativity and strategy, and Co-founder of Ray Adcomm, a healthcare advertising firm that has won 13 global awards in the first two years since its inception.

He held leadership positions at top healthcare companies such as Roche, AstraZeneca and Siemens before venturing into entrepreneurship.

He has experience across various industries including medical devices, pharma, IT, advertising, communication and consultancy.

Probal Dasgupta

He is a security and crisis management professional with 15 years of experience across diverse spheres such as security, strategy and political risks management. He has specialized in counterterrorism, crisis management, political and security risk analysis.

Probal holds a Master's degree in International Affairs (MIA) from Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) in New York.

He is a former Major with the Gorkha Rifles in the Indian army.

He was invited to speak on issues of international security at an India-US-Israel conference organized at Columbia Law School in New York.

Pradeep Bhatia

Based in Mumbai, Pradeep is a Post Graduate in Economics and Management Graduate from IMDR, Pune.

He has over 20 years of experience in product management, from leading the marketing function to heading profitable business units for companies like Wockhardt, Baxter etc.

He is active in the speaker circuit and serves as visiting faculty for management programs at international universities.

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