Jay Kumar Hariharan

Jay Kumar Hariharan is an Executive Coach with Executive Development Associates, based in Bangalore, India. Jay has over 13 years of executive leadership experience helping people and organizations attain maximum effectiveness. His background includes working with CEOs, Senior Managers, and Board of Directors from multi-billion dollar publicly traded organizations to start ups setting up to scale.

Jay’s corporate background includes being one of the youngest Vice Presidents at News Corp in South Asia. He has lead business engagements across South East Asia and helped FOX International group of channels set up base in the Middle East North Africa region. He has worked across national respected media houses such as ZEE TV and The Indian Express. He has been credited with a series of Innovations across mediums, shaping and positively affecting future business opportunities across the industry.

As an executive coach, Jay works with CEOs, senior level executives and department managers in industry spaces such as Information Technology, Financial Services, Consulting, Automobiles, Consumer Goods, Agri-pharmaceuticals, Venture Capital, Investment Banking, and Oil and Gas. His practical business background as an executive dealing with the complex challenges of running a successful business are blended with his extensive experience as an executive coach. His clients include Fortune 500 organizations that are mature and have a well-defined market share to start-up firms who seek to scale rapidly.

Partial list of Clients

News Corp, Ford, Cap Gemini, Philips, Monsanto, Thomson Reuters, Northern Trust, ONGC, Comcast, Google, IBM, Exxon Mobil, TCS, IDG etc.


Jay holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Sales and Marketing Management from The National Institute of Sales and a Post Graduate diploma in Public Relations and Advertising from Bhavan’s college of Management. He is an ICF certified Coach and holds the credential of a Professional Certified Coach (PCC).

Language Capabilities

English, Hindi, Tamil, Kannada

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