Who we are
Nxtlyf is a consulting firm specialized in strategic innovation. Our mission to catalyse and unleash breakthroughs in organizations enabling them to sharpen and hone their ‘Future Readiness’
Industries that we have worked with intensively include Automotive, Consumer Durables, FMCG, IT & ITES, BFSI, , Healthcare and Pharmaceutical, Infrastructure& Heavy Engineering, Fashion, Eyewear, Jewellery and Entertainment and Media.
Geographies: Our interventions have been spread across India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bangladesh, China, Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, UK, Switzerland and Finland.Specific references will be made available on request.
Bhupendra Sharma is the Founder of nXtlyf Future Consulting, a firm that offers specialized services in Strategic Innovation & Generative Leadership. With over 25 years of experience with organisations across sectors and geographies, India, Asia-Pacific, US and Europe, Bhupendra is in a unique position to help organisations identify leadership, organisations and industry ‘blind spots’. Bhupendra has developed insights, tools and methodologies that allow him to work with leadership teams and organisations to focus on future thinking by delivering customized interventions. His work sets up enterprises of tomorrow as he works collaboratively with big ideas and leading experts from around the world.
Prior to nXtlyf, Bhupendra co‐founded Erehwon Innovation Consulting and spearheaded its international growth into Asia-Pacific, Europe and US geographies. He was instrumental in triggering and initiating the setup of a global research agenda at Erehwon that led to the development of the methodology on Innovation. Bhupendra has mentored CEOs and other business leaders across the country, created organization wide breakthroughs that led to successful innovation and nurtured large scale organizational cultural change towards innovation.
He has spoken at several global conferences. He has been invited to speak at several global conferences, including the Strategic Innovator Forum in Barcelona (2003, 2004), Delivering Effective Innovation in London (2005),Convergence (2005), Unlocking Innovation inMinneapolis (2005) and the PAN IIT (2008), CIM conference in SriLanka (2013), Copenhagen Social enterprise conference (2014), to name a few. Bhupendra’s passion for innovation has him leading initiatives to evangelize innovation across the country, such as talks across corporations and other public platforms. As part of this, in collaboration with CII, he conceptualized India’s first ever global innovation summit, which is now an annual feature Bhupendra has consulted with the Govt of India as a part of a strategic advisory team.
– Futuristic & Strategic Innovation
– Institutionalizing Innovation
– Innovation Incubation
– Building Innovation Capabilities
– Leadership Collaboration
– Generative Leadership
What clients remember for Bhupendra for…
Creating organization wide breakthroughs that lead to successful innovation.
His strategic big picture perspective combined with passion and energy for big ideas!
The unique insights he offers on issues and challenges. His ability to support and nurture an organization into large scale cultural change leading to a truly innovative organization.
A comment often made to Bhupendra “What you predicted then has come to pass now!”.
As a mentor/coach/sounding board to CEOs. His informality & genuineness to connect to people and purpose.
Vinay holds the distinction of being a certified professional facilitator from the International Association of Facilitators and in India, is one amongst two in the country. Currently he is the Managing Director & Lead Consultant at OZONE Experiential Learning Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
He does consulting for organizations on assessment, needs analysis, identifying leadership competencies, developing a training plan, training delivery, measuring effectiveness, business practices and post intervention needs.
In the capacity of a facilitator and a niche management consultant over the past 13 years, he has designed and delivered over 1200 workshops with diverse outcomes across different levels and industries in all parts of the world. Vinay specializes in experiential learning methodologies, group facilitation, leadership and large group interventions.
He holds key international accreditations in Applied Behavioral Sciences, Group Process Facilitation from NTL, CCL, ICA and is an empaneled facilitator for the UNDP.
He has spoken and presented at several conferences that include the AEE Regional Conference, Portland (2004), CII – India Innovation Forum, ‘Innovation through Biomimicry’ (2006), Graduation class of ’07, Masters in Tourism, Bangalore University and Association of Experiential education 2006 – Regional conference and IAF, Taipei, Taiwan (2009)
Apart from these, Vinay also:
– Is a Course Leader with the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS)–– An outdoor skill based leadership school headquartered at WY, USA working with diverse populations from Wharton business school to NASA Astronauts
– Is a Director, L&D with Kalypso Adventures Pvt. Ltd where he heads the training division that works with inbound groups in the areas of Expedition Learning and CSR challenges for clients like Raleigh International
– Is a Lead Consultant with Asia Adventure Advisory – An Adventure consulting and accreditation organization working across Asia setting benchmarks for the adventure industry
– Is Visiting Faculty at Kirloskar Institute Of Advanced Management Sciences in the areas of experiential Learning and Organizational Behavior