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Captain Akhilesh Saxena

Kargil War Hero and A Motivational Speaker

He is the living example of sheer grit, passion, determination and commitment.

Captain Akhilesh Saxena is a natural Leader who has showcased the qualities of leadership, teamwork, strategic planning and bravery during the most challenging phase of his professional life and that is on the battlefield of Kargil war. He has successfully showcased his Kargil War Hero personality even in the corporate sector. He is an inspiring leader, entirely focused on customer satisfaction which he has managed successfully by bringing about a change in the thought process of his co-workers.
The sheer grit of this man exhibited from the fact that he was posted at the battlefield of Kargil just weeks after he got married. Nothing could deter this brave captain, who was an artillery officer and attached with 2Rajputana Rifles in Kargil war. This Kargil war hero, successfully, along with his troops conquered the Kargil peaks — Tololing, The Hump, and Three Pimples. The young officers of the Indian Army set an example for the rest of the world – Lead from the front, in the most challenging terrain of the Kargil. He is a man of action and not mere words and this he exhibited with his Leadership in a crises situation in the Kargil war.
At the time of the Kargil war, Captain Akhilesh Saxena got injured by the enemy bullets and was admitted at the base hospital, Delhi Cantt for around one year. He got disabled and accepted the posting in the Army Headquarters. Now the dilemma between opting for a secure job or joining a management course to explore new unconquered avenues began. He chose the latter and emerged a winner there as well. He was a gold medallist of 2004 batch of full-time MBA course at Delhi University’s Faculty of Management Studies (FMS). After his stint with an IT company and telecom company, he joined the TATA group, with which he had a standard connection of passion, commitment and ethics which were imbibed from his parents and the Indian Army.
Today Captain Akhilesh Saxena is successfully using the Lessons from Kargil War in corporate management. For this Keynote Speaker and motivational leader, strategic planning on the battlefield is similar to analysing and improvising business processes. According to him, there are similarities between military operations and corporate working. There are obstacles, opportunities, planning for eventualities and contingencies on both the fronts. As a corporate trainer, he has successfully used his Leadership lessons from Kargil war to lead many teams of corporate executives on the path of success. He was a keynote speaker at CII annual event at Pune. He is a thought leader and has delivered keynote sessions on leadership to various top companies including SAP India, Tata Motors, Kirloskar, Indian oil, L&T Academy at Lonavala, SKF, JP Morgan, Mahindra Finance and many other companies.
He is a regular speaker on various TV channels like Times Now, Zee TV, NDTV, Rajya Sabha, India TV. National channel DD has done a full program on him and about his achievements and leadership in the adverse situation.

From battlefield to the corporate world

Education
Captain Akhilesh Saxena has completed his schooling from the Sainik School in Gorakhal. He is an alumnus of National Defence Academy. In 1995 he passed out as lieutenant of Indian Army from IMA. The transition from army to corporate sector began when this young battle-toughened soldier moved on from the Army to join a full-time MBA course at the Faculty of Management Studies (FMS) and was a gold medallist of the class in 2004. He has consistently exhibited excellent performance and is considered as a forerunner to take up a top management position in corporate. He went to Michigan University for Executive leadership course.

Army

He was a lieutenant of Indian Army in 1995 from IMA. He became an artillery officer and commissioned in “223 Medium Regiment” in Ferozpur. His next posting was in Jammu and Kashmir where he took part in counter-insurgency operations against militants. During the Kargil war, he volunteered to lead the attacks in places like Tololing and Hump.

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Kargil War
He was posted at the battlefield of Kargil just weeks after he got married.
He was an artillery officer attached with 2 Rajputana Rifles. During Kargil War, he led the team of commandos to capture peaks like Tololing, The Hump and Three Pimples. As a forward officer, he directed 109 Bofors guns altogether for the firing on the enemy. During the operation, he got injured with enemy bullets but continued the mission, and his team emerged victoriously. He had to undergo a series of medical procedures due to the bullet injuries and posted at the Area Headquarters in Delhi.

Corporate

He has completed his FMS course with a gold medal. He was part of an IT and a telecom company. During his stint with Wipro, he bagged the prestigious Super Boss award for two consecutive years. Next, he worked as DGM-Business Excellence with Airtel. Here his responsibilities included business processes for “Projects “, “Service Delivery”, “Order Fulfilment “, “Customer Satisfaction” and “Billing & Collections” at the national level. He has completed certifications like PMP and six sigma black belt and Tata business excellence Model (Gold medal). He is the recipient of the highest award “Proclub” for three consecutive years.

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