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About Us


Our Focus

Our focus is you: Your people, how to enhance their efficiency and create a positive impact on your business.

We work to understand your needs from Training Needs Analysis (TNA), scoping out options for formal training and performance support in the workplace.

We look at opportunities for your people to learn and apply learning in a whole learning and performance ecosystem that allows your people to thrive and drives up performance in your organisation.

Once we understand your needs, we customise design and delivery to suit. Wherever your people are on the continuum from novice to master, we offer formal training (eLearning, mLearning, blended or instructor-led) and Performance Support Solutions to reach them at their real moments of need.

Our focus is on creating the value chain: Training>Learning>Performance Gain>Positive Impact on Your Business. We drive that positive impact by providing solutions grounded in solid learning theories using learning technologies at the leading edge and meeting the learners’ needs through exploration, partnership building and innovation. This drive to meet your needs is reflected in our vision, mission and values.

Our Performance Data

We focus on creating value through innovation and delivering consistent quality for over 13 years.

hours of eLearning developed
hours of mobile Learning developed
hours of localisation in 26 languages developed
countries – breadth of our customer base
customer retention rate
industry verticals serviced

Our Vision

To be a globally preferred partner for learning and performance support solutions

We will achieve our vision by:

  • Building and sustaining a mutually dependable relationship with all our stakeholders
  • Consistently designing and delivering innovative solutions on time while ensuring quality
  • Creating a challenging and performance-driven work environment
  • Following the principles of corporate governance

Our Values

  • We put the customer’s interest ahead of our own.
  • We adhere to the highest standards of integrity.
  • We maintain in confidence, the confidential and proprietary information of our customers.
  • We endeavour to provide complete value in every transaction with our customers.
  • We maintain openness and transparency in communication with our customers and within the company.

Our Team

The essence of a great company lies in its ability to enhance the power of teamwork. The secret to success is in the combination of individual talents with an authentic collaborative culture.

Energising learning is something that starts from our own corporate culture. EI Design ensures that every team member’s strength is recognised and realised in the best possible way. We have a culture that engages and motivates team members, provides us a competitive advantage and positively impacts our bottom line.

The diverse experience and focus of our team members enables the EI Design team to have an unmatched scope of expertise and understanding of the customers’ needs and requirements. Meet our core team:

Asha Pandey, CMD & Chief Learning Strategist

As a co-founder, I am the longest serving team member at EI Design. I have nearly 29 years of experience in the IT industry, of which 15 years of experience is in the Learning domain.

I have led the organisation since inception and head two business units, namely Business Development and Instructional Design. I also spearhead our “Innovation” initiative.

I also have a Learning consulting practice to advise and train organisations on eLearning/mLearning adoption. This portfolio is being revamped and enhanced shortly.

Although my basic degree is in Electrical Engineering, I have found my calling in Instructional Design. This is my passion and I closely work with the team in creating engaging and innovative learning experiences.

Nalini Guhesh, Director

I have over 20 years of experience in the areas of CRM, Database Marketing, Business Intelligence and Knowledge Management. This includes a 12 year tenure with OgilvyOne Worldwide as Vice President, CRM, Data Services and Tele-Services. I have been part of the core team responsible for building O&M’s capability as India’s leading CRM service provider. I have also set up an organisation-wide Knowledge Management system at NFO MBL India Ltd. and was a visiting faculty for Business Intelligence and Data Mining at the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore.

I have worked as an independent consultant to help leading market research firms set up their knowledge management systems. Currently I am a visiting faculty for courses in quantitative methods and data mining for leading business schools in India while pursing my doctoral research at IIM-Bangalore in Quantitative Methods and Information systems.

My experience along with my Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmacy from BITS-Pilani and a Masters in Business Management from IIM-Bangalore, allow me to contribute to the overall business strategy at EI Design, as well as provide input for operational excellence.

Dhananjay Ganjoo, CEO

I have 25+ Years of Consultative Sales Career in Information Technology with rich & varied experience in different Technologies, Business Domains, Verticals and Geographies. Majority of my career has been in Technology Sales and Business Development roles as a team leader. I have experience in Analysis, Strategy and Planning by driving market, customer and industry ecosystem. Over the last several years I have successfully built high performance teams and have been able to inspire them for sustained growth.

I co-founded Envoy Labs – a boutique business consulting in Jan 2013 with a view to provide Indian Entrepreneurs go-to-market expertise and access to a network of Investors. Over the 2 years at Envoy Labs, I’ve had the opportunity to incubate, mentor and assist several exciting Indian startups and ventures at different stages of their growth cycle.

I hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Electronics Engineering from University of Mumbai.

Subramani K, Head of Operations

As Head of Operations, my main responsibility is the smooth functioning of our development activity across domains. To accomplish this, I plan, direct and remain closely involved with the project execution team and look after overall resource management. Additionally, I focus on continuous improvement of the customer satisfaction index across accounts.

With over 14 years of experience, combining four years in print media and over 10 years in eLearning, I garner my knowledge with the team in crafting effective learning solutions. My close association with the teams helps me to continuously learn and enrich my knowledge to enhance my skills. I am proud to be associated with EI Design for the last eight and a half years. We have talented people who collaborate well and work with the common goal of creating effective and meaningful learning experiences. These goals keep me charged and enable me to continue my journey with EI Design with great passion and commitment.

Shiva Kumar D, Lead-QA

Being a Lead QA, I am responsible for all aspects of the Quality Management System. I have created an effective working relationship with my team members to ensure all deliveries are in line with the customer requirements and delivered on schedule. We have delivered many successful projects and I am proud to be a part of this enviable feat.

I have over a period of time acquired a substantial know-how of the eLearning industry and am passionate about my work. Besides testing, I am responsible for maintaining accuracy of documents and control of the Quality Assurance domain. I also identify issues concerning Quality and recommend changes where necessary.

Overall, I have ten years of experience in testing, including eight years in the eLearning domain. EI Design has given me the platform to learn something new every day and I transmit the same to my team, thereby driving the organisation towards success.

Chandra Sekhar, Lead-Innovation

Being a Lead in Innovation team, my main responsibility is the exploration of new tools to understand their strengths and limitations. After the evaluation, my team and I create prototypes to showcase how they can be used to create learning solutions for our customers.

Having six years of experience in eLearning has given me the opportunity to work on varied projects and with different tools. I am always eager to learn new, upcoming tools and technologies and EI Design has provided the path for me to accomplish this. Seeing the application of my exploration in the organisation gives me the required boost for further exploration and determining ways to innovate further.

Asish Menon, Program Manager

Unlike renowned Indian English writer Anita Nair puts it about an age when all men begin to encounter their fathers in their bathroom mirrors; an age when men let the relief of not having to worry about what comes next in life, Asish Menon with his team of ardent co-innovators are inquisitive of what new they could do for the beneficiaries of their novel learning solutions. Result – customer delight with an industry high customer retention rate.

Asish, with a flair for illustrations quit his cozy job of 6 years’ tenure as quality control chemist to resume a career as graphic designer in elearning industry, way back in year 2000. In a span of 15 years, he has been sailing through rough waters to conquer new boundaries of excellence leaping over diverse roles as project lead, creative media specialist and Project Manager until the newest stint of heading the innovations team as a Program Manager.

Shahid, Project Manager

With over 11 years of experience in the eLearning industry, I’m managing a custom learning solution team of eLearning specialists at EI Design. I’m responsible for successful execution of all projects and solutions committed to our customers. My focus is to use learner-centric strategies for course development, thereby creating a better learning experience for every end-user. As an Instructional Designer, I have in the past worked on 50+ projects of varying types, covering corporate and technical simulations, aviation training, story-based learning, CBT to WBT conversions and 300 hours of Financial ILT training. I have demonstrated proficiency in analysing client requirements and content, defining instructional strategies and course structures, creating storyboards and reviewing outputs.

I hold a Post Graduate Degree in Business Administration from Madras University, a Post Graduate Degree in Chemistry from Madras University and a Diploma in Instructional Design from Symbiosis, Pune, India.

Swaminathan R, Project Manager

With more than eight years of core eLearning experience and having started my career as a Visual Designer and progressing to Project Management; I have the skills to continuously focus on quality, scope, budget maintenance and teamwork to deliver high-quality products for our customers.

I love to contribute by overseeing all tasks on a given project and to make sure my team takes the lessons learnt from a project to improve results on the next. Also, documenting best practices and sharing new ideas across teams has ensured overall collaboration to boost the team spirit.

Anandan G, Project Manager

Being in EI Design for almost 3 years, I have enriched my skills through supportive higher management team and colleagues.

With my vast experience in handling different customers from different countries, I am keen to take up new opportunities and execute them successfully which will be a value addition to the company.

My focus towards fulfilling/exceeding current expectations of our customers and sensing their future expectations has helped our organisation to be more competitive on the field.

With my effective pre-planning and efficient execution, I have helped my organisation consolidate its position in the global learning space. My endeavor would be to continue to build further in the same path.

Vishnu R, Project Manager

As a Project Manager, my main responsibility is to manage and execute projects within the stipulated time and budget while maintaining quality. To accomplish this, I plan, direct and remain closely involved with the project team and have regular interactions with customers to understand their requirements and provide effective solutions. Additionally, I focus on the continuous improvement of the customer satisfaction index across accounts.

With over 12 years of core eLearning experience and having grown from the Visual Design domain to Project Management, I have been able to effectively manage cross-functional teams, providing guidance and assistance to the project teams to deliver high-quality products to customers.

My 9-year association with EI Design has been remarkable. It has been a great learning experience to work with a talented pool of individuals. The excellent work culture at EI Design helps me hone my skills and perform my role better. The organisation’s goal has been a driving force and remains a constant motivator.

Join Our Fully-Engaged Team

If you are born curious, passionate and enjoy your work, have a determination to learn continuously, commitment to be innovative, maintain integrity and quest to excel, we are keen to welcome you to our enchanting world of creativity, fun and teamwork.

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