Ganesh Chella

Executive Vice Chairman of CFI

As Executive Vice Chairman, Ganesh is responsible for steering CFI towards its purpose of contributing to leader development in India through CFI’s training and education services, coaching services, professional development services, and research & publication efforts.



Chief Executive Officer of CFI

As the Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”), Jagathesan drives the execution of the CFI’s long term strategy. In addition to making day-to-day management decisions, he oversees the implementation of organization’s plans and initiatives. He has 38 plus years of experience and has held senior leadership positions in the IT and Telecom industries. He is passionate about leadership development and coaching.


Sumati Rekhi

Director – Client & Member Services

Sumati is Director – Client & Member Services at CFI. In this role she is responsible for managing the flawless execution of all coaching engagements for CFI’s enterprise clients.
Sumati Rekhi has close to two decades of experience in space marketing, public relations and customer relationship management in businesses ranging from manufacturing, banking, publishing, retail and automotive among others.
Sumati is a graduate from Osmania University and a post graduate in Management from the Loyola Institute of Business Administration, (LIBA) Chennai.



Why customers choose us

Aditya Vikram Somani

“Coaching is the most powerful training tool but, unfortunately, the most under-utilized opportunity in Indian companies. My organizations see a deep benefit in engaging with coaches to address specific leadership development needs. I am grateful to CFI for their strong network and innovative methods to make a positive difference in management teams which helps companies scale up.!”

Aditya Vikram Somani / Chairman / Everest Industries Ltd

Harsha Viji

“CFI has brought an edge to our executive coaching. I especially appreciated CFI’s ability to use a network of coaches to find the right coach for each person; and their ability to ‘project manage; to deliver quality and results over more than a dozen individual coaching engagements. We continue to work with CFI extensively across our whole group of companies, and I would not hesitate to recommend them as a partner.!”

Harsha Viji / Managing Director / Sundaram Mutual

Mr. Ashok Dhingra

“Class room sessions were extremely lively and interactive and a practice session after every presentation was unique and great learning experience. Internship was rigorous and the seniors’ supervision was very reassuring. Excellent programme.”

Mr. Ashok Dhingra/ Executive Coach & Management Consultant/ SABMiller India

Our Clients