Lokesh Nigam

Founder  |  Director

Lokesh Nigam is the Co-Founder & Director at Kognoz Research & Consulting. In his 20 years of management consulting experience he has worked intensely in Change, Employee Experience, Organization Transformation, Digital HR Transformation and Leadership Development. Lokesh brings deep expertise in areas of strategic workforce planning, strategy mapping and deployment, organization set-up, Digital HR transformation, talent management and leadership development with a consulting track record of advising global and Indian clients, across several industry verticals including Oil & Gas, Engineering, Manufacturing, Pharmaceuticals, Banking & Financial Services, Conglomerates, Information Technology, Services and Family Led Enterprises.

Lokesh is trained on Requisite Organization methodologies, important to integrated organization design and development and driving capability-based organizations, which lead to optimum and lean organizations.

He has advised C-Suite leaders, promoters, and entrepreneurs on areas like organization structuring, manpower planning, leadership development and capability building.

Lokesh has developed Kognoz Future Work Axis an integrated methodology that helps transform organization design and people enablement & HR systems through the five axis factors of digital enablement, distributed leadership, embedded learning, employee & network well-being and glocal citizenship. The methodology helps organizations shape an agile, customer-centered organization, enabled with digitally enabled HR practices.

Lokesh has worked with Arvind Mills, KPMG, Eicher Consultancy Services (ECS), PwC, Aon Hewitt in the past and was co-founder of Adyant Advisory and Kairos Research and Consulting before jointly starting Kognoz. He holds an Engineering degree from Bhopal University, MBA in HR from SIBM Pune and is currently pursuing Executive Fellowship program in Organization Behavior from XLRI, Jamshedpur.

He is passionate about large scale change initiatives, organization design, team-science and is a thought leader in managing complex adaptive systems. Clients acknowledge him for his research-based approach to solutioning and his understanding of wide-ranging business applications. He believes in simplicity of solutions in complex situations.