Rajan Nagarajan

Executive Coach

Career Background

Rajan Nagarajan specializes in executive and leadership coaching. Rajan has earned a reputation for enabling leaders to discover and harness their true leadership potential. He develops individuals to: successfully develop a leadership mindset; manage and motivate people at all levels of the organization through active, accountable collaboration; and manage relationships more effectively. His focus is on helping individuals and organizations to effectively lead change and leverage transformational initiatives by integrating people, processes, and performance.

Rajan has been responsible for enabling organizations to achieve and sustain superior results by linking strategy and execution excellence. Rajan’s professional tenure includes senior executive leadership roles at Ford, Kellogg, Philips, and Kraft. Over his 35-year tenure he has led many transformational initiatives in a variety of business and organizational settings and across a diverse range of industries. His focus has always been on helping individuals and teams operate at a superior level of engagement and collaboration towards achieving and sustaining positive change for themselves and for the organization. His global leadership and entrepreneurial experience spans the North American, European, and Asia-Pacific business environment and has led to a deep understanding of leadership development in culturally diverse settings.

Education & Certifications

  • BS in mechanical engineering

  • MBA

  • MS in computer and information science

  • Completed executive leadership programs at Harvard, University of Michigan, and Duke

  • Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching

    • Certified Linkage Executive Coach

    • Certified Energy Leadership IndexTM Master Practitioner (ELI-MP)