Rachana Chokkapu has over fifteen years of experience in helping corporations solve problems and training them in performance enhancement. She has serviced clients with a global spread, across the industries of Telecommunications, Consumer Products and Retail, Manufacturing and Engineering, Public Sector, Oil and Gas, and Food and Beverage. She has worked with giants like IBM and Deloitte on large-scale complex engagements for Cloud ERP and on-premise ERP product implementations, worth billions of dollars and organization-wide transformation for more than hundred-thousand employees.
Repeatedly travelling around the world, Rachana has vast experience in handling cross-cultural teams and has aced assignments for clientele in twenty-five countries spread across five continents. Her commitment to excellence has been honoured through multiple awards in the corporate world. However, human connections have always been dearest to her heart. She has been recognized for people development, in leading initiatives on team building, community knowledge development, publishing eminence artifacts, championing predictability and flexibility practices in high-pressure project environments, mentorship, and coaching for horizontal and vertical career growth. Besides being a subject-matter expert (SME), she is also a sought-after trainer on various technical and consulting topics.
Rachana did her Bachelor of Technology in Computer Science and Engineering, from Jaypee Institute of Information Technology (JIIT), Noida, and her MBA from the prestigious, IIT, Chennai.
Responding to the call of God, Rachana decided to forsake her corporate assignments, to dedicate her talents in the service of humankind. At JKYog, Rachana has been involved in various initiatives, including designing and conducting online courses, organizing Youth and Women empowerment programs and blogging on holistic health. She is a core member of the SM Leadership Academy team. Rachana’s deep interest in health and wellness is reflective in her love for outdoor sports and activities. She completed a foundational course on Basics of Ayurveda and as a certified Yoga Teacher, she has coached people aged between 18 and 70 years.