Supriya A. Desai, Managing Principal

Global Change Strategist and Coach


I am a passionate, driven strategy, people, process & change consulting leader who enjoys aligning leadership, talent, processes, culture and organization to business strategy with a high-impact blend of capabilities to achieve results. In addition to my corporate and consulting experience leading strategic change agendas (global target operating models, culture shifts, enterprise-wide Lean/Six Sigma (LSS) process excellence programs and functional reorganizations), I bring clients solid Big 4 expertise. I work with the top level of organizational leaders to execute strategy.

Certifications: LSS Master Black Belt (PwC, 2002), Change Leader (Cornell, 2010), and ICF-accredited Executive Leadership Coach (ACC, 2016, 750+ hours).

Strategic Change Capabilities: organizational change management and change leadership, organizational development (OD), organizational effectiveness (OE), Lean/Six Sigma (LSS) and process improvement, coaching, program leadership and strategy execution, learning and development, custom workshop design and facilitation.

Management Consulting Capabilities: client service as trusted advisor, delivery excellence in high stakes environments, business development/proposals, develop new solutions, opportunities and partnerships, thought leadership, high performance team leadership, excellent communication and collaboration skills with proven ability to establish rapport at all levels. Developed offerings, tools and training for Lean/Six Sigma, OCM and OD.

Experience in diverse industries (technology, insurance, professional services, financial services, hospitality, pharma + more), companies (AIG, Travelport, Verizon, Pinnacle Foods, United Bank, JPMorgan Chase, Bank of America, J&J, Solix, PwC, RGP, NASA, Dow, Marriott, Ritz Carlton + more) and functions (enterprise, business unit/P&L division, HR, IT, compliance, sales, finance). Conference speaker (SHRM, ACMP, ODN) and thought leader.

I have been a proud and active advocate for women in business for 25 years.

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