Customised business growth solutions focused on processes and people

Management Consulting Services

VentureBean is a boutique business and management growth consulting firm. We help build scalable, sustainable and high performing enterprises focused on Business growth and People development.

Our differentiators

Our approach - baseline, standardise, benchmark, continual improvement. Lasting value, impact for our clients - result, not just reports, turn recommendations into concrete actions. We care for our clients business as our own. We think and act like business partners, not academic advisors. We share our clients aspirations, work to understand their reality, and align our outcomes with their objectives, so they know we’re in this together.

We maintain long-standing client relationships by consistently delivering in-depth, data driven insights to positively impact topline and bottomline. The VentureBean Culture encourages-performance excellence with a focus on individual, team aspirations linked to organisation objectives maintaining a healthy balance. Our Principals each have over 25 years leadership experience in global organisations.

Our Values


Meet Our Team

Mathew Isac


Qualifications / Certifications / Experience

  • MBA (IIM-A), B.Com.
  • Certified 6-Sigma Black Belt in Business Processes, Lean Change Agent
  • Certified Business & Executive Coach (International Coach Federation-ACC)
  • Super Coach – Competency-based Interviewing Skills
  • 28 years work experience.
  • Process Director, VAS, Consumer (Dell Inc.), Apollo Tyres, Agrotech Foods (Con Agra), Avanta Group (BILT)


Areas of expertise

  • Business Planning & implementation / scale-up
  • Operational Excellence – Business Process Engineering & Revamp for Growth
    • Business Development (Sales & Marketing, GTM), Portfolio Management
    • Operations incl. Supply Chain
    • HR, Finance
  • Change Management
  • Executive Coaching / Mentoring

Basanta Kumar Sahoo

Principal Consultant

Qualifications / Certifications / Experience

  • MBA (ICFAI), B.Com (Accounts Hons.)
  • PG (Hons.) Diploma in System Management (NIIT)
  • Certified Green Belt in Business Processes
  • 24 Years of Work Experience: Avanta Group (BILT), Sivasankaran Group (Sterling)


 Areas of Expertise

  • Business Planning
  • Financial Modelling, Structuring
  • Business Process Improvement

Ganesh Subramanian

Qualifications / Certifications / Experience

  • B. Com, FCA
  • Experience in leadership position across Finance and Accounts, HR, and IT
  • Worked  across Manufacturing, Financial services, IT – product & services, Oil & Gas and Health Insurance
  • 30 years of work experience in senior leadership roles
  • Work with companies like Eveready Industries, Ramco Systems, Sonata Software Limited, UHG group, Ray group (Muscat, Oman)



Areas of expertise

  • Business Strategy & Policy formulation
  • Financial control and Leadership
  • Risk Management
  • HR operations

Tamalima Majumder             



Qualifications / Certifications / Experience

  • P G Diploma in Industrial and Personnel Management from BhartiyaVidyaBhavan- Kolkata
  • GNIIT from NIIT – Kolkata
  • BSc from Calcutta University
  • Over 18 years of experience in Operations, Project Management & Training at Convergys, Dell International Services, Symphony Marketing Solutions and SITEL


 Areas of Expertise

  • Project Management
  • Operations & Service delivery
  • Process Management for internal & external stakeholders
  • Customer experience


Cathleen Mancino

Principal, USA

Qualifications / Certifications / Experience

  • MFA (City University of New York), Bachelor’s @ Rutgers University – New Brunswick
  • Certified Life Coach, Certified Peak Productivity Coach, ICF-ACC
  • Certified Executive, Sales, leadership Coach, Southwestern Consulting
  • Member, International Coaching Federation, USA
  • Member, Certified Coaches Alliance, USA
  • CEO, Founder, Output Solutions LLC, Kenilworth, New Jersey – sold to Eclipse Corp.
  • Acclaimed dynamic public speaker


Areas of expertise

  • Business leaders, CEOs to improve strategic thinking, rebound from setbacks, gain market share,
  • Sales Leaders and Professionals to improve as revenue producers
  • Individuals to become high-performing professionals
  • First-time Leaders, Managers

BG Sarma     

Principal – Africa and Middle East                                                            

Qualifications / Certifications / Experience

  • MBA (Poona University), Business Management (XIM, Mumbai)
  • Over 2 decades of work experience in Africa
    • CEO of Taurus Solutions & Fusion Inks Limited (Kensta Group, Kenya)
    • Group COO of Ovidian Ltd, Redhot Ltd, (Ramco Group companies)
    • General Manager, Ameg International Limited (UK)
    • General Manager, Klaxon (Kenya) Limited (Whirpool)
  • Currently stationed in Nairobi, Kenya


Areas of expertise

  • Restructuring business for high growth and profitability
  • Sales and operations
  • Global business development (Africa, Middle East and Asia-Pacific), networking, liaison

JVV Prasada Rao

Domain Expert – Finance, Commercial – Healthcare and Manufacturing

Qualifications / Certifications / Experience

  • Chartered Accountant, Company Secretary
  • Over 3 decades of work experience with BILT (Avata) Group, Rampex Labs, Vera Laboratories, Sumitra Pharmaceuticals and Malladi Drugs and Pharmaceuticals


Areas of expertise

  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Business Restructuring, Turnaround
  • Financial Management (Accounts, Audits), Consortium banking
  • Fund-raising / Debt restructuring
  • Completion of formalities for USFDA inspections
  • Operations efficiency improvement
  • Setting up greenfield and scaling brownfield projects

Ganesh N. Prabhu 

Doctoral Programme (Strategy) from Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad 1996, PGDRM from Institute of Rural Management Anand 1989, B.Sc, Bombay University 1987.

Ganesh N Prabhu is Professor of Strategy at Indian Institute of Management Bangalore. His areas of research and teaching are product innovation, strategy, qualitative research methods and entrepreneurship. He has published in top journals like the Academy of Management Review, Research Policy and International Journal of Human Resource Management.

He does sessions on business strategy and product innovation and has conducted top management programs as well as led several top management team visioning workshops. He has taught as guest faculty in India and abroad. He was a nominated member of India Design Council for three years and has consulted for the National Dairy Development Board and HMT Limited. Prior to his doctoral studies he was Executive Assistant to Managing Director of the Punjab Milk Federation for a year on a major turn around project.

Areas of Expertise

  • Business Strategy
  • Product Innovation
  • Business Model Innovation

Soumya Sarkar

Doctoral Programme (Marketing) from IIM Calcutta, PGDBM from IIM Calcutta, B.E (Metallurgy) from Jadavpur University (Kolkata).

Soumya Sarkar is currently an Assistant Professor of Marketing in IIM Ranchi where he teaches Marketing Management, B2B Marketing and Sports & Entertainment Marketing. He has also taught in IIM Udaipur and Xavier Institute of Management Bhubaneswar. He has published papers in international peer-reviewed journals in branding and popular culture.

Prior to this, his career of 14 years was spent in industrial marketing covering marketing, sales, research & development, and manufacturing in a global leader of welding products. He has managed the product management function of two different product lines, interfaced with field sales team for marketing inputs, interfaced with R&D for product development exercises, and had handled end-to- end brownfield expansion and operations of an independent manufacturing line.

Areas of Expertise

  • Branding
  • B2B Marketing
  • Strategic Marketing
  • Film Marketing
  • Music Marketing

Vinod P. Thomas                                         

President, Business Consulting

Qualifications / Certifications / Experience

  • B.E. (Electronics & Communication)
  • 21 years work experience.
  • CTO Global Architect for Customer Development (Unilever), Corp. ISO (HUL),
  • HP, HCL


Areas of expertise

  • Start-up & Growth-stage Advisory
  • Business Modelling, Scaling
  • Digital / Lead Generation
  • Technology
    • Enterprise Strategy and Solutions Architecture
    • Information Security & Risk Management
    • Audit & Compliance