Dr. Khandelwal is an impact making speaker known for his insightful talks. He presents his thoughts and points of view based on his own work in Transforming organizations.

In a story telling mode, he unravels the complex organizational issues and presents a doable program of action.

Several organizations in different sectors have benefitted from his distilled insights in the field of leadership, Human Resources and Governance for over three decades.

Dr. Khandelwal is a popular key note speaker in many national and International conferences. He also addresses the top and senior management in company conferences and retreats.

His key notes on the following are quite popular

  • Dare to LEAD
  • Transformational leadership
  • Building intangibles to drive tangibles
  • Effective governance to drive value creation
  • Revamping your execution engine
  • Creating high performance teams


We are most grateful to Dr. Khandelwal for accepting our invitation to speak on leadership insights under the aegis of Kenya Hindu Council The session was extremely absorbing and insightful for everyone. In fact, the audience, as well as ourselves including the Bankers, felt educated and invigorated. It was a unique experience. I have no words to express our feelings
- R.Sathyamoorthy, Chairman, Institute Of Chartered Accountants Of India, Nairobi, Kenya

Sincere gratitude to you for sharing leadership insights that can help us move on the path of life with emotional and intellectual leadership.
- Ketaki Sheth, Chairperson, Victoria Commercial Bank, Kenya

…You are today one of the most widely quoted person by the banking community from HR good practices. The fact that this element has been now recognized by the government and a committee was formed under your Chairmanship.
- Mr. Richard Rekhy, Chief Executive Officer, KPMG

… You hit us like a Tsunami, Dr Khandelwal! The waves are still coming hours after your talks. It looks as though waves will continue to roll towards us for weeks and months to come.
- Mr. Mathukutty Monippally, Professor, IIM Ahmedabad

I had the opportunity to use the services of Dr. Khandelwal as a motivational speaker for several executive events and have recommended him as a speaker to the events organized by my colleagues. Every time he received standing ovation from the entire audience multiple times. He is truly a people person; his ability to emotionally connect with every individual in the audience is unique. He spends sufficient time to understand the overall purpose of the event and audience profile, to come up with compelling and succinct phrases the audience will remember for a long time after the event.
- Mr. James Joseph, Director Executive Engagement, Microsoft

…I do not have suitable words to thank you for your captivating lecture on Leadership that you delivered to Alstom Grid India management team on 14th Oct…You kept the audience thoroughly engaged. Your simple anecdotes carried the serious messages in a lucid way…In addition some of thoughts got deeply engraved in their mind. Indeed we could learn a lot on leadership from your personal real life story of turning around the Bank of Baroda to the leading position in the Country
- Mr. Rathin Basu, Country President & MD, Alstom T & D India

…Your words reverberated even the next day in this retreat when almost everybody remembered you as they worked on the action plan.
- Dr. Rajan Saxena, Vice Chancellor & Distinguished Professor of Marketing, Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMiMS).

…Your address was inspiring and enlightening. It was all the more so as it reflected your approach, strategy and the way you transformed Bank of Baroda into a vibrant organization. The Idea in your book 'Dare to Lead' is very innovative,
practical and applicable in today's scenario – Congratulations.
- Late Mr. Hari Shankar Singhania, President, J. K. Organisation

…We are indeed privileged to hear your good self-articulate useful and noteworthy concepts implemented in Bank of Baroda (particularly from sustainability perspective) and other related but nevertheless important matters. It is the readiness of illustrious leaders like yourself to share your profound knowledge and experience that makes a program like this effective and worthwhile for our Senior Managers.
- Mr Samir Mehta, Vice Chairman, Torrent Group

Thanks for helping us with that wonderful focused experience backed lively address delivered by you on 8th Oct as a tribute from one outstanding leader to the other, our own Founding father of ICFAI late NJY!
…Mrs. Yasaswi was smoked by it and wanted us to convey her great appreciation and gratitude to you and Mr. Nair.
- Prof. Y. K. Bhushan, Vice Chancellor, ICFAI School of Management, Mumbai

…It was our good fortune that we could have you in the panel on "Art & Science of Developing Leadership" Organized by our institute in partnership with the People Matter and AON Hewitt. Yours was the most seasoned voice having rich experience at top most level. s
- Dr. H. Chaturvedi, Director-Birla Institute of Management Technology

It was a wonderful morning session which enlightened our members with the story of a warrior, a crusader who won against all odds and impressed the others to follow suit.
- Naresh Biren (President – Lions Club of Juhu)

I would like to thank you for the valuable contribution you made at the Branch Managers' Meet at Banglore.
The interaction with you will go a long way in building leadership mindset amoung SBI General Leaders. Personal experiences and real life examples shared by you were greatly appreciated by the audience.
- Bhaskar Sharma, MD and CEO, SBI General Insurance

We thank you for a wonderful session on Strategic Change Management at IIM Lucknow. Student feedback for the session was 5/5, which to my knowledge is a first for any guest in the course
- Amita Mittal (Prof. IIM Lucknow)

Expressing my utmost and heartfelt thanks for the talk you gave at our workshop. The group was thoroughly moved after your session, and even after 3-4 days appreciation continues to pour in.
- Gaurav Dudeja Vice President, Marketing -Fortis Healthcare

It was our pleasure to have you in the hospital summit. You have demonstrated the power of talent over the years and I am sure all participants greatly benefited from you leading the discussion on talent management and development.
- Sudarshan Jain Managing Director , Abbott

The dust has finally settled from the celebration of BCICAI's 8th Annual International Conference " Challenges Create Opportunities" and we thank you from the bottom of our hearts for making it a grand success!!
The credit for the success of the seminar goes to your presence as a speaker, thereby significantly contributing to the knowledge and awareness of all the participants.
- Vivek Kapoor Chairperson, Bahrain Chapter of ICAI

Your clarity of thought and delivery of those thoughts made the workshop an unforgettable learning experience. With so many years of experience, you very effectively and efficiently conveyed your learnings to us. An Excellent and fascinating presentation, you have extremely good knowledge of the subject and very useful learning. The Session was Insightful, invaluable and informative! It was a very fruitful workshop enlightening us on Leadership and how it can be effectively used for our growth.
- CA Pankaj Mundhra Chairman, ICAI UAE (Dubai Chapter)

It was indeed an honor for us and the Abu Dhabi Chapter that such a distinguished personality like you have shared your words of wisdom with the Members and other delegates of the during the Annual International Seminar. Post Seminar, we received very good feedback.
- Mr. Suresh Panwar Chairman, ICAI, Abu Dhabi Chapter

Your guidance’s and valuable experience on transforming the Bank of Baroda has been much appreciated by our colleagues and we do witness a deliberate change in few of our colleague’s leadership style, where we have triggered the journey of our transformation. The team valued the leadership style assessments which helped them to reflect on their areas of improvements. Communication and self-development were another hot topics acknowledged by the colleagues. This platform has created a yardstick for our colleagues to start thinking about their leadership capabilities.
- Mr. Ashish Lakhotia, CEO (Fertilizer & Agri Inputs - EIHL)

It was an intellectually stimulating talk and insights received from you will go a long way in enriching HRM practices.... The transformation of bank of Baroda under your stellar leadership will guide us in our efforts for unlocking the potential of our employees
The talk has generated interest in the audience and many of them have started reading your books for getting a more detailed understanding of the practices adopted in Bank of Baroda.
- Shri Alok Kumar Choudhary, (Deputy Managing Director - HR, State Bank of India)