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Rajan Kalia

  • CEO, Salto Dee Fe Consulting

  • Co-Founder, Karma Notes

  • Advisor SHRM 

  • Creator Of New World People Leader Model

  • Board Advisor

  • Twitter
  • LinkedIn


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Helping Leader's Design
New World People Experiences

Rajan Kalia
Cortney Harding

We are at a cusp of history and witnessing it. Technology and Human handshake is turning into a hug where the two blend. Leaders are able to communicate, inspire, direct and engage their teams deeply and richly with help of AI and technology.


They have better and richer data available to them about their teams than it ever was. It helps them navigate tricky team situations. AI is helping them match their personal work style with their team’s work style more closely.

Leaders can immerse themselves in a neural simulation, where artificial intelligence constructs hyper-realistic scenarios for leadership training. As leader’s navigate these simulated worlds, they engage with AI-generated characters who challenge their decision-making skills, emotional intelligence, and ability to adapt to unpredictable circumstances.


These neural simulations accelerate growth of a leader, allowing them and their teams to explore uncharted territories.


Organizations to the next orbit of growth. His firm focuses on 4 practice areas - Talent Management, Organization Transformation, Executive Search and Leadership Skilling. He and his team has created the revolutionary One Minute Feedback mobile application tool, Karma Notes.


Rajan has a rich and varied 30 years of experience as an entrepreneur and a corporate executive . He does cutting-edge Talent Management work with Marc Effron for Fortune 100 companies across the globe, closer home he is involved with Harvard Business Press, Stanford Seed, Caltech and SHRM advising, consulting, teaching and coaching their clients.

For the past 11 years Rajan has been consulting, advising, training, coaching and launching organizations in their next growth orbit. He has worked with over 130 clients in varied sectors including Fortune 100 Global, Indian private and public sector companies. His clients seek his advice to ‘solve complex people problems’ including Talent/Performance Management issues, build robust Talent strategies, work with Leadership teams and Transform Organizations. His clients have won “Brandon Hall” Gold awards with the interventions done by Salto Dee Fe.


Since 1992, Rajan has garnered his expertise through hard-won experience across multiple sectors ― in manufacturing industry he worked with Eicher and Ballarpur Industries, in FMCG with Coca Cola, and in consulting with Eicher Consultancy Services (ECS), before getting into financial services with Max New York Life Insurance (MNYL). He spent over a decade in the financial services industry.


He is a feedback specialist and has invented ‘Karma Notes’, a performance enhancement and feedback mobile application. Rajan has been trained by Harvard Business Publishing in Case study methodology, DDI in Performance Management & Coaching, by SHL in OPQ Assessments and by Right Management in Leadership program. He is an international speaker, expert in the areas of Human Resources & Performance Feedback. 


In his corporate career, Rajan has been instrumental in setting up and leading HR function, formulating the philosophy, strategy and policies of the function. He has specific expertise in the areas of organization Transformation, Performance Management, Leadership, Feedback & Talent Management. He regularly tweets and publishes on LinkedIn.


Rajan is Masters in Personnel Management & Industrial Relations from Panjab University, Chandigarh.



The New World People Leader | White Paper

Wired For Transformation | LinkedIn

New World Of Work Circa 2030 | LinkedIn
New World People Manager | An Intro
Traditional Talent Management| In Conversation with SHRM
Adaptive Leadership Webinar
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