Toastmasters International – September 2013
Toastmasters International is a nonprofit educational organization that operates clubs worldwide for the purpose of helping members improve their communication, public speaking, and leadership skills.(Source Wikipedia)
The Distinguished Toastmaster award is the highest honor given to a member by the Toastmasters International. The award makes Dr Vikram Venkateswaran one of the most respected serving members of Toastmasters International in India and one of the few in Bangalore with that certification.
Wipro – November 2010
Dr Vikram Venkateswaran was awarded the award for handling a very critical healthcare customer visit. The visit was highly successful.
IBM – February 2014
The IBM Institute for Business Value is a business research organization that focuses on managerial and economic issues faced by companies and governments around the world. It has offices in China, India, Ireland, Japan, The Netherlands, South Africa and The United States, and It publishes between 35 and 50 major studies each year. (Source Wikipedia)
In 2014 ‘Source for Consulting” a Europe and Middle East based research firm named IBM as a leader in the area of Thought Leadership. This is primarily due to the work done by the IBV both in terms of originality in research and also the impact it produces.
The IBM IBV Global Excellence Award is the highest honor given by the IBV to IBMers who have worked towards excellence in thought leadership creation and marketing. Dr Vikram Venkateswaran was awarded this honor for his contribution towards taking the IBV thought leadership in the Healthcare and Life Sciences industries.