E-mail: rao@borninflight.com

Meet Prakash Rao


Prakash Rao is an International NLP Trainer & Coach. Certified Transaction Analyst, Certified PCW Coach, working in the areas of Leadership Development, Trainer’s Development, Communication Excellence, Sales Development, Outdoor Leadership, Assessment Centres & Competency Mapping etc. with various corporate including fortune 500 companies in India & Abroad.​

Few Highlights:

  • With a decade long experience in training/coaching has had the fortune of touching more than 30000 professionals.
  • A BSc, MBA graduate with a mountaineering certificate from Nehru Institute of Mountaineering, Uttarakashi.
  • Recipient of Gold Category Award for Games-based Learning from Tata Institute of Social Sciences and LeapVault.​
  • Loves to travel and is known for his quick-wittiness and humour and usually found amidst giggling friends.​
  • Believes in freedom and creativity. Being human and service is the way of life.
  • A passionate trainer, a committed entrepreneur, part-time author, full-time coach, and a trained actor.

Harish Vittal N.

Our Strategy & Consulting Stalwart

Specialized in Leadership, Management and Organizational Development interventions

He has a total of over 20 years of corporate experience spanning Pharma, IT and Banking sectors. He last worked at ING Vysya Bank as the Head of Organizational Development and Training Initiatives – Managed the training requirements across the bank and responsible for key OD interventions. Harish has a Masters in Science in Psychotherapy and Counselling, Post Graduate Diploma in Industrial Relations and Personal Management, Certificate in Transactional Analysis for Organization Development, Certified Management Trainer by All India Management Association, Certified Behaviour Analyst by Maximum Potential, USA; Certified in use of DISC, Thinking Patterns and related Psychometric Assessments, Certified 360 Degree Assessment Coach by Assessment Plus 360, Completed Advanced Coach training hours (ACTH) through International Coaching federation, Trained on use of “Points of View”, a coaching game, Specialize in Design, Development and implementation of Assessment Development Centers, Expertise in Outbound methodology for effective learning and training interventions, Specialize in use of LSIP (large scale interactive programs), NLP Skills Practitioner & NLP Coach

Dr. Arpitha

Dr. Arpitha Velanky

Client Partner & International Speaker

Dr. Arpitha is a Professional Trainer who contributed training expertise with diverse functional disciplines. She has high impact on the participants by delivering customized modules to various corporate.

Various Dentists have benefited with the NLP for Succesful Quality Dental Practice sessions conducted and followed by coaching. Most of the Dentists have transformed the way they look at their practice and made the best out of what they already have.

She is a Social Media strategist undertaking client work and delivering to the best on various platforms customized to the need of the organization.

She believes in giving the best smiles to the world through her profession & social work. She is a Simple, Honest, Hardworking professional with Integrity & Sincerity as her core values in life.


Sridhar Srinivasan

Our Ideas Person & Cheerleader

Professional with interests in research, curation and creation of content, Learning and Development and Training focused on banking domain


30 plus years in banking with experience across commercial banking, over 10 years in training, learning and development and a life time passion for reading, research and writing. Recently reinvented into a full time Content professional.


Girish Panicker

Our Toastmaster & Finance Champion

Girish carries with him over two decades of experience in Sales and Training and Development. Girish is currently focused in designing and delivering training to organisations with a view to increase their productivity.

Girish has worked the in Pharma industry for Glaxo Smithkline Pharmaceuticals as Area Business Manager. In the Insurance Industry Girish has worked for Max Newyork Life and Kotak Mahindra Old Mutual Life Insurance in the capacities as Training Manager, Sales Development Manager and Branch Manager. In his final stint as an employee Girish served as AVP Learning and Development for Invest India Micro Pensions

Girish  carries certifications in  `Training and Development ` from  ISTD ,|‘Professional Patterns of Management’ by Kinder Brothers, USA | ‘CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER ’ by FPSB, India| “Competent Communicator” offered by Toastmasters International | | “Competent Leader” offered by Toastmasters International ‘The 4 Disciplines of Execution Manager Certification Work Session’ by Franklin Covey |  “Associate “ from Insurance Institute of India .


Goal setting | Paradigm Shift | Frontline and Middle Management Interventions | Execution Excellence | Public Speaking |Financial Planning Awareness Programs| Facilitation Skills | Managing Time and Self | Selling Skills| Can conduct training in all South Indian languages with ease | Author of Kindle ebook “Simple Parenting”


Chandrashekhar CH

Sargent at Arms & Leadership Legend

Chandrashekhar CH, is a trained professional counsellor, handwriting analyst & behaviour scientist


Hailing from a family of Industrialists, in the Machine Tool Manufacturing sector, Chandrashekhar began his illustrious career as a classroom teacher, in mid 60s. Armed with Post Graduate Degrees in Education, Chandrashekhar has been associated with prestigious education institutions in Karnataka. He has served in various capacities as a classroom teacher, lecturer, resource person, HOD, Head of the Institution and Consultant.

Chandrashekhar is currently engaged as:

  • Counsellor. (Education, Academics & Emotional)
  • Resource Person. (Soft Skills’ Designing & Executing Training Programmes)
  • Facilitator & Trainer. (Customise & Execute Corporate Training programmes)
  • Consultant & Faculty  (Universities, Education Institutions & Industries Pan India)
  • Auditor & Assessor ‘Skills’. (Faculty, Students, Retail outlets of MNCs for Personnel & Processes, Psychometric Assessment Tools including Handwriting Analysis)
  • Empanelled Soft Skills’ Lead Trainer: KHSDRP Programme: Karnataka State Govt.
  • Empanelled Coach: Career Transition, Executive Coach, Competency Assessor AC & DC M/s Lee Hecht Harrison USA
  • Empanelled Soft Skills’ Trainer & Mentor: IRS officers & Probationers, NACEN (Govt of India, Pan India locations)
  • Senior resource person: Oxford University Press.

Major Kedar Vasant Dalvi

Our Outdoor & Leadership Specialist

Major Kedar Vasant Dalvi was commissioned in year 2006 in the Territorial Army. He quit his job with Jet Airways (I) Pvt ltd after serving for 3 ½ years. He is recipient of the prestigious “Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Medal” for being the Best Officer Trainee during his training in Indian Military Academy. He has been serving in Kashmir since his commissioning in areas of North and South Kashmir and has been awarded twice in his service till date by “General – Officer –Commanding- In- Chief Northern Command Commendation Card ” in year 2011 and “Vice Chief of Army Staff Commendation Card” in the year 2016.

Major Kedar Dalvi has commanded the marching contingents of his regiment in Republic day parade and Army day Parade twice and has commanded the Territorial Army Day parade 2015 as Parade Adjutant.

The Officer is a Graduate from Mumbai University in Bachelor of Arts Geography and is a Black belt 1st Dan in Kick Boxing.

The Officer pursues his hobby of writing and has been sharing his writings on various social media sites.

At born in flight he helps us design some of the best outbound programs and lends his leadership secrets to build great leaders.

Our Success Story Testimonials

  • I was curious to understand what NLP is all about and how it will help me understand myself and to address some of the challenges i face both on a personal level and as a professional. I think Born In Flight did fantastic job in arranging this workshop professionally and I think the best part of the workshop for me was to meet people from different walks of life, which enriched the whole experience for me and with little bit of more practice on a sustained basis NLP would do wonders to me as a person.

    VP for digital operation, Fork Technologies, Bangalore
  • I am responsible for surgical business in Indian market. The program was wonderful and it has given a lot of insights in terms of the team, activity and engaging customers. It was not just a program on training it was more of fun learning activity and if I have to describe this program in one word, its engaging.

    Carl Zeiss
  • This is a big conference for us, around 150 people coming together so this required different approach like team work, how we speak to the customers, how we welcome the customer and how we show the solution because there is a lot of competition around. There were different requirement for different programs in past 4 years and Born In Flight rose up to those occasion and tailor made the programs for us, what I could say in one word would be its custom made for your need.

    Arun Shetty
    Sales Head, Carl Zeiss
  • The program was awesome and it was more of fun based. The main thing which i liked about the program was, it was not a gyan session. Everything was communicated through games. It was very short and crisp. Thank you.

    Talent Team, Deloitte, Bangalore
  • The experience was really good. The playing with number actually we do everyday but this was an innovative way to play with numbers. We definitely learned about team building, how to interact, how to communicate with the team. Definitely a great experience. Thank you Born In Flight.

    Abhishek Kedia
    Deputy Manager, Deloitte, Bangalore
  • I definitely enjoyed the Train-the-Trainer program, it has been amazing!! The content, your extraordinary way to be effective, so cheerful and able to create such a spontaneous engaging learning experience! I’m sure, as happened to me, our colleagues could learn a lot from this program. Thank you for (I would not say teaching or coaching nor sharing) making us learn by living your experience, knowledge and tips regarding your great job.


    Tiziana Barca
    Candidates & Service Management Director, Adecco Group AG
  • It’s been a great transforming experience! Thanks to the great mentor Prakash Rao. Blessed to be guided by the excellent trainer & life coach.

    Rakesh KS
    Entrepreneur, Water Treatment, Bangalore
  • After attending the program I created a list of alternative physical fitness activities for various time duratons and various times of the day. Successfully initiated a set of activities for tracking progress in business.

    Satish K
    Director, Protech Microsystems Pvt. Ltd, Bangalore
  • Though I had a fair idea of what changes I needed to make in myself, I didn’t know the how-to part of it. And thankfully NLP provided the ‘how’ part of change.

    Hemant Vijay
    Embedded Software Developer, Bangalore
  • Attending this two amazing days NLP workshop has worked wonders for me.Learning about NLP has brought the best out of my inner self & keeps me motivated to face any challenges gracefully.

    Sneha Masurkar
    HR Manager, Zicom, Mumbai
  • The program introduced the basic concepts of NLP. The  training program in general was superb as now I am more focused on things that matter. It also enhanced my concentration level as well.

    Rupesh Nagda
    CEO, Parivartan Learning Solutions, Mumbai
  • Nlp has helped me to be an effective communicator in a group environment and overcoming the fear of addressing the senior management which is a great learning experience.

    Advanced Specialist, Goldman Sachs , Bangalore

Our Associations & Clienteles

Dr Anil Mehta Clinic
BMS Engineering College for Management Studies
LCCI Global Qualifications Pvt.Ltd
GeekyAnts India Pvt Ltd
GIA India Laboratory
Max Life Insurance
Kalyani rafeal systems
TATA Motors
Avery Dennison
Agile Group
Kotak Mahindra Bank
Bayar’s Coffee
Reliance nippon life asset management
Quess Corp
JP Papers
Globus Family