Enterprise

Talking Cranes is a private secure collaborative platform that enables organizations to inspire, empower and support women to achieve their fullest potential.
What Talking Cranes can help you achieve
As a community
  • Discuss careers, share stories & find support
  • Network & make friends across the world
  • Refresh your thinking
  • Stretch yourself personally & professionally
As a woman
  • Explore your career path
  • Develop your leadership & business skills
  • Discover peer-to-peer support
  • Connect to a global community of mentors
As an organization
  • Grow gender diversity in leadership
  • Empower women through our online platform
  • Accelerate learning through F2F workshops
  • Fulfill your strategy to retain women
Our Ecosystem
Clients
Partners
Our Advisors
Anjana Kaul
Advisor
Start-ups & Social Impact Organizations
Hari Prasad Menon
Organizational Development
Consultant
Ramesh Ramchand
Managing Director
Radialis
Jayan Ramankutty
Independent Consultant
Managing Partner, KRK Ventures LLC

As a community

  • Discuss careers, share stories & find support
  • Discover fresh, innovative ideas
  • Network & make friends across the world
  • Reach out to a global community of mentors
  • Refresh your thinking with relevant & inspiring content
  • Stretch yourself personally and professionally while having fun
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As a woman

  • Explore your career paths by developing leadership & business skills
  • Discover a nurturing environment for peer-to-peer support
  • Connect to a global community of mentors
  • Transform your thinking with powerful content
  • Inspire each other to reach your potential
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As an organization

  • Grow gender diversity in leadership by understanding gender related challenges & barriers
  • Empower women by providing access to knowledge & our global community of professional women for advice & support
  • Engage women in active learning & discussion through our customized online platform & programs
  • Accelerate learning through F2F workshops using material from Leading Women in Technology - a successful California based training program
  • Inspire fresh and innovative thinking through thought-provoking articles, videos and interviews with women leaders
  • Fulfill your strategy to retain women by creating an inclusive nature
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Anjana is a strategy and management consultant to start-up companies. She has 20 years+ experience in engineering, operations and general management in the software product and services Sector. Before this, Anjana was Managing Director at Footprint Ventures and COO of Aditi Technologies. Earlier, Anjana was VP Engineering and a founding team member of Talisma Corporation, a CRM solutions company.

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Hariprasad Menon is an Executive Coach and Organization Development Consultant. Hari works with organizations on building sound organization culture, vision and values. His specialities include Leadership Coaching, Leadership Development, Culture Transformation, Vision Building, HR Consulting, Training and Facilitation.

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A results-oriented, hands-on consultant, Ramesh has over 30 years experience in product marketing, alliance management, business management, sales, project management and consulting. He is a leader and team builder who has worked in the Asia Pacific region Lockheed, Lucas Industries, Digital, SAP, Logica and Getronics. He currently serves in an advisory role for several companies.

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Over the last 25+ years Jayan has successfully founded four companies in the Silicon Valley is founder and managing partner (since 2008) of KRK Ventures. He founded & funded YuMe Networks, Lara Networks, Tel Networks and co-founded Nimbus Technology and holds several patents in the PC marketplace.

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Kumar Kymal is Sr. VP of Total Rewards at Thomson Reuters, with over 20 years experience in high-technology companies in North America and Europe, at NCR, AT&T, Cisco, Nokia, ITT & Research in Motion. His expertise is in compensation and benefits strategy, program design and HR, and he currently serves on the WorldatWork Society of Certified Professionals Board of Directors.

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Anne Trefethen is Professor of Scientific Computing and the Director of the Oxford e-Research Centre. She also co-directs the new Institute for the Future of Computing. Before joining Oxford, Anne was Director of the UK e-Science Core Program and VP for research and development at NAG Ltd. Anne has worked for 20 years in industry and academia with a focus on numerical algorithms and software, computational science and high-performance computing.

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Gayathri Krishna is an industry leader in Banking and Financial Markets with a wealth of knowledge from leading teams at IBM, Capco India and i-flex solutions. She is also the Founder and Managing Trustee at Bhoomija Trust. Bhoomija hosts performing arts programmes across venues in Bangalore, India and abroad.

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Chitra Talwar has over 30 + years of experience in two leading consumer products companies-Britannia & Pepsico, both in India and in international markets based out of New York. She held leadership positions Sales,Marketing,Strategy and General Management before retiring from from Pepsico in 2009 as VP, International Sales Operations. Chitra lives in Bangalore and is a Consultant for start up companies and NGOs.

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