Our Founders

Rise is a pioneering effort of Anuradha Sapra (MSc in Organizational Development from Case Western Reserve University, Ohio, USA; PGD in HR from XLRI, India) and Ajit Parmar (MBA from IIFM, India; Certificate course in Leadership from GICL, University of Missouri, USA; Course in Finance from INSEAD, France).

Anuradha & Ajit went through their corporate journey of over 20 years each with reputed organizations such as Honeywell, Hitachi, Rolls Royce, Duncan-McNeil, Harrisons, Bharti, Avantha & NDDB Group companies; wherein they acquired vast knowledge and skills in the realm of Personality Development, Business Operations, Leadership and Corporate Strategy. They have now been on a mission of building RISE Group; wherein they share their extensive knowledge, skills and global awareness for the benefit of participants at RISE Courses.

ANURADHA SAPRA (Click to view her LinkedIn profile)

Anuradha Sapra is an OD practitioner with expertise in educating & developing leaders who are able to create & develop enduring social systems that offer extra-ordinary value to all stake holders, nourish the cooperative human spirit that contribute to ecologically sustainable societies. She has over 18 years of experience in HR, Admin & Training in renowned Indian & Multinationals earning numerous awards. Her experience has only amplified her passion for helping organizations & individuals maximize their potential. Anuradha is also an established public speaker facilitating professional interactive workshops in companies & educational institutions. She is an MSc in Positive Organizational Development & Change from Case Western Reserve University, Ohio, USA and alumnus of XLRI. Read More

On personal side, Anuradha loves reading, music, travelling and adventure sports.

AJIT PARMAR (Click to view his LinkedIn profile)

Ajit Parmar has been a dynamic business leader driving profitable growth in businesses across industries. He brings vast experience in Food & Agri-business space & Management Consulting. He has over 22 years experience in renowned multinational & Indian companies such as Duncan McNeil, Harrisons, RPG, Sterling, Bharti, Avantha and NDDB group in Operations, Business Development, Supply Chain, and Corporate Strategy serving last few years in top management and as head of organizations. Ajit is a Science Graduate and an MBA from IIFM India. He has also undergone Certificate Courses in Leadership from GICL, University of Missouri, USA; and in Finance from INSEAD, France. Read More

Ajit loves to play golf, listen to music and is a voracious reader. Being a keen follower of stock market & real estate, he is popular amongst friends for investment advice.


RISE is fortunate to be receiving regular advices from a set of very eminent and distinguished corporate leaders who have worked closely with Anuradha & Ajit. They bring vast industry experience to steer RISE and help it evolve as one of the finest and most professional startups.

Naresh Chachra, Ex Managing Director, Hitachi (Click to view his LinkedIn profile)
Amir Ahsan, Wholetime Director, Assam Co. Ltd
Vivek Gupta, CEO, GE Capital (Click to view his LinkedIn profile)
Sanjay Sapra, Managing Director, Aquanomics Ltd. (Click to view his LinkedIn profile)
B S Mamik, CEO, Muhammad Enterprises (Click to view his LinkedIn profile)
Sanjay Kaul, Managing Director, CISCO India
Daljit Singh, Sr. General Manager, Mahindra & Mahindra (Click to view his LinkedIn profile)


RISE has renowned, committed, top-notch professional trainers, well versed in all aspects of imparting training, through power point presentations, lectures, videography, role plays, and interactive games and exercises. Team RISE has rich, varied and highly successful experience, and has won numerous kudos and accolades.

Our core faculty members are domain experts besides being leading corporate professionals with rich industry experience. They regularly share their industry insights and encourage students to look beyond books and explore the subject with experiential learning.