Elena Asgar

Elena Asgar

Gurgaon, India


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Elena Asgar is a highly successful executive coach, speaker, and workshop leader who specializes in helping her corporate and private clients skyrocket their business, leadership, and personal results.

Elena is settled in Gurgaon, India. She is a visiting Faculty of Business Communication, Post Graduate Management Program, and PBA at Bridge School of Management, a JV between Apollo Group Inc., USA, and Hindustan Times Group.

Elena has worked as a senior consultant and trainer with TMI, one of the largest European training consultancies, and was a Program Director with San-Francisco based educational organization, Landmark Education Corporation.

Since 1998 global companies including Microsoft, Coca-Cola, Kohler, American Express, GSK, Panasonic, Adidas, and over 40 others keep Elena on top of their contact list for good reason.

Her clients are high-potential managers and leaders who reached high levels of technical mastery in their respective disciplines but find “soft” skills hard. Elena’s work is about helping executives substantially and rapidly improve their presence, performance, and value to the organization by working shoulder-to-shoulder with them to help them master their trickiest business, leadership, and career challenges.

These areas include but are not limited to Executive IQ, emotional intelligence, high-level leadership communication, engaging and mobilizing employees, increasing personal power, visibility, energy, and productivity; influencing, charisma and presentation skills, building a powerbase of relationships, executive time management, and delegation. She works best with clients who are continually seeking to raise the bar and who welcome our rigorous, but friendly working style.

Elena is fiercely committed to helping Indian executive women become a force to be reckoned with – in boardrooms and beyond. Her Leadership programs for women help ambitious female leaders dramatically elevate the levels of their executive & personal power, visibility & gravitas.

Elena has had intensive training in transformational technologies, counseling, and coaching. With over twenty years of experience working with 3 Top Tiers of Leadership, as well as with countless managers of global companies in 15 countries, Elena has a deep understanding of what makes leaders and their companies effective(or not).  This insight allows her to deliver impactful, cutting-edge training and coaching.

Elena is an in-demand executive speech Coach, Personal Branding Expert, and Presentation Skills trainer. Her signature workshop “Make Your Presence Felt” on Executive Presence is known to be both high content and high delivery. These workshops have been delivered to more than 30 Directors of American Express, entire Senior Management Teams of XL Group in India, Ranbaxy, Kohler, Whirlpool, Acme, Heidelberg Cement, and to Business Heads and AVPs of Panasonic, to name a few.

Elena is fluent in English and Russian and has familiarity with Hindi.


  • Masters – St. Petersburg’s Institute of Economics and Finances
  • Viborg St Petersburg region 11 – Economics
  • Studied coaching with Landmark Education Corp, a San-Francisco-based company for 6 years.
  • Center for Executive Coaching, Coaching, and Leadership Academy
  • Completed 2,000 hours of formal meditation training (18 courses of Vipassana)

Practice Areas

  • Executive & Leadership Coaching
  • Executive Branding
  • Executive Presence
  • Influencing Skills