Executive Team


Corey Woodard, Director and Trainer

With a background in media communication, Corey has a passion to see effective communication not only in the media but also in individual lives. He has 6 years of experience in supply chain management. He recently moved with his wife Brittany to Kolkata to be a part of Lead Strategic Development Pvt. Ltd. He and Brittany have been married for 6 wonderful years. Corey is from Arkansas U.S.A and has a Media degree from University of Arkansas, Fort Smith.

Conference Presentations:
– Southern States Communications Association Convention-Louisville, KY April 2013 “The Global Mind of the People: Where Ideas, Agendas, and Censorship Collide”  Linked In


Chris D’Souza, Director and Trainer

Chris is a Leadership Development and Talent Consultant with around 20+ years of blended experience both in Global Delivery and People Development, in organizations such as IBM, HCL Technologies and Citibank India. He holds an MBA from the Loyola Institute of Business Administration and is an ICF credentialed Executive Coach, Human Capital Strategist and Project Management Professional.  His areas of expertise are Executive Coaching, Leadership Development, Talent Consulting (strategizing and implementing solutions for the Talent Management function across the entire Employee life cycle) and L&D Strategy & Operations. Chris has trained several thousand professionals including Senior Leadership and has successfully coached many of them to level up in their careers. He also conducts Management Development Seminars at various forums and is a guest lecturer at several colleges. Linked In


India Support Team

Paul Balasundaram, Business Development Manager and Trainer

Paul spent 31 years in the pharmaceutical industry at various levels of leadership in sales, marketing and product training. In 1999, Paul launched India’s first women’s healthcare organization called Foreva, totally dedicated to women’s health and led it for 3 years as its General Manager. In 2002, he joined the Haggai Institute, an international leadership training organization with its headquarters at Atlanta, GA, USA and in 2004 was invited to head its Indian operations as its National Executive Director based in Hyderabad. He serves on the Ethics Committees of L.V. Prasad Eye Institute, and the Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences, Hyderabad. LinkedIn

Rashmi Simon, Content and Marketing Manager and Trainer

Rashmi has worked for over 15 years with Deluxe Digital Studios in Bangalore and London, where she was instrumental in setting up a new business unit. She has experience in Project Management, Business Communications, Research and Editing, Proofreading and Quality Management. She has also worked in South Africa as a Financial Coordinator. She has facilitated Abbreviated Strategic Planning workshops in South Africa and India. In addition to facilitation, she is works as a content writer and marketing specialist. She holds an M.A. in Human Rights. LinkedIn

Jennifer Pinto, Sr. Consultant Trainer

Jennifer is a Corporate Trainer and Counsellor.   Her work experience of around 15 years spans the hospitality & airline industry, as well as HR roles in the IT industry. She consults on Communication, Leadership Development and Soft Skills in general. Her work has allowed her to travel widely, interact with people of many countries and has enriched her experiences in the area of communication, professional etiquette and cultural intelligence. She has worked with organizations such as Gulf Air, ALICO Dubai, IBM. Jennifer also conducts workshops for students in the areas of personal and career development. In addition, she has a successful counselling practice. She holds post graduate qualifications in HR and Counselling Psychology.


UK/USA Support Team

headshot-collinsSteve Collins
President and CEO.
Lead International UK
Director of Training and Development
-Lead International USA
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Dr. Jay Raines
Co-Founder Lead, India
-Lead International USA
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headshot-rollerJim Roller
Content Developer
-Lead International USA
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Andy Eilers
-Lead International USA
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