Savita Upponi

Savita Upponi

Pune, India


  • APAC

Savita Upponi has 29 years of corporate experience, initially in marketing for seven years and then in the learning and development space with many Indian and multinational organizations. Her vast experience across verticals and levels, coupled with her expertise from professional certifications, enables her to engage and partner with organizations in their quest for talent development and help them deliver consistent business results. She leverages adult learning experiential methodologies to help bring about desired outcomes in learning and behavior modification.

As a transformational coach, she has supported people to make meaningful contributions that they desire across various roles they play in life. Her strong belief that every individual is complete, has immense potential, and possesses the ability to unleash it has enabled her to inspire individuals to volunteer energy, talent, and passion for actualizing their mission and dreaming goals in personal and professional lives. Making a meaningful difference to people’s lives is very important to her. Her endeavor is to help people make significant contributions that they so desire across various roles they play in life.

Some previous clients include: Accenture, Microsoft, Bajaj Auto, Nicholas Piramal, Cognizant, Siemens, Castrol, Barclays, Reliance Industries, JCB, Thermax, Emerson Climate Technologies, Emerson Innovation Center, Clariant Chemicals, Bayer India, OPI, Geometric Limited, UTI, Publicis, Virtusa, Colombo, Great Eastern Shipping, Times of India, Airtel, J P Morgan, Hewitt Associates,  Power Grid Corp. Ltd., Tata Teleservices, Cisco, Deutsche Bank, TATA AIG, Idea Cellular, Wipro Technologies, Oracle, Motorola, Credit Suisse, Syngene, Kotak, EMC, Kotak Bank, Royal Bank of Scotland, BAG Electronics, Capgemini, UNICEF.

Savita has leveraged her education, experience, and expertise in Leadership, Productivity, Execution, Personal and Interpersonal Effectiveness curriculums. She has been part of the founding team of FranklinCovey when they set base in South Asia twelve years ago, partnering with several Fortune 500 and Fortune 100 companies. Her professional exposure to various geographies added to her perspective and ability to bring forth the best in people. With Results Coaching Systems, she certified coaches in organizations via the ACTP route across verticals.

She is based in Pune, India.


  • MCC – Master Certified Coach, International Coaching Federation (ICF)
  • Certified Coach, Integral Leadership & Coaching in Ontology
  • Coach, Erickson Coaching International
  • Consultant, Workplace Big Five Profiling
  • Executive Coach, Neuro Leadership Group (Results Coaching Systems)
  • Facilitator, Center of Leadership Studies
  • Master Trainer, FranklinCovey Inc.


  • Honours Bachelor of Commerce, Motilal Nehru Institute of Research and Business Administration (MONIRBA), Allahabad University

Practice Areas

  • Collaborative Coaching
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Executive Coaching
  • Executive Team Coaching & Development
  • High-Potential Executive
  • Leadership Development
  • Organizational Effectiveness
  • Transition Coaching
  • Workshops