noun. One who facilitates leadership experiences for Ariel. synonyms; thought leader, guide, guru.

Vipul Malhotra

Vipul Malhotra

Hong Kong, China


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Vipul is a Hong Kong based Presence and Leadership Facilitator, Executive Coach, and Actor. His passion is to work specifically in areas of Individual Leadership and Organizational Development with expertise in Executive Presence, Storytelling with Presence, Situational Leadership, Managing Team Dynamics, Emotional Intelligence and Executive Coaching.

Training experience

Vipul has over 11,000 hours of facilitation and over 725 hours as a Coach in a variety of industries. His clients include:

  • McKinsey
  • Nestle
  • American Express
  • EY
  • CocaCola
  • Michelin
  • Sopra Steria
  • Motorola
  • Aon Hewitt
  • Dunnhumby India
  • Caterpillar
  • Accenture
  • Cognizant
  • Wells Fargo
  • RBS

Business experience

Vipul started his career with The Oberoi Hotels, India. He led people in Customer Service, Operations, Training, Quality (Six Sigma) and Business Process Outsourcing with companies like AVIVA Life Insurance, TATA AIG General Insurance, Max Life Insurance and Genpact before following his passion to unlock people’s potential via Learning and Development.

Theater experience

Vipul acted on stage for the last decade. In 2021, he acted in a “Whatsapp” Commercial in 2021 which is aired on National Television in India. In 2020, he won an Outstanding Achievement Award at the LA International Film Festival for his performance in a short film called Kohhra. He has written, directed, and facilitated plays/workshops for school children in India. He is a trained and certified actor from Barry John acting Studio and Jeff Goldberg Studio. He also completed a course in “Writing for Drama” from the University of Oxford.

Education and credentials

Vipul completed his Executive Coaching Certification Program from Teachers College, Columbia University, NY. Vipul is a certified Master Coach and Psychodrama Director (CP), he completed his Diploma in Transactional Analysis and Advanced Gestalt Therapy Techniques. Vipul is also a Neuro Linguistic Programming certified practitioner and is trained in Theatre Based Facilitation techniques. Vipul has an MBA from the Symbiosis Institute of Managements Studies, India.