About Founder

Archana Pingle 

Director and Founder Winstar-Consulting | Principal Facilitator and OD Consultant

Archana is passionate about bringing human-centric innovation and collaborative approaches to the corporate and academic world. She helps organizations, teams, and individuals to gain strategic clarity, build succession and achieve breakthroughs.

A seasoned industry professional with over 23+ years of corporate experience in India, the UK, the USA, and Australia. Her qualification is BE, MBA, and PGDCH. She has worked globally across different cultures, domains, and technologies with TCS, Infosys, and Cybage in various strategic leadership roles. She brings her rich understanding of diverse cultures and industries together with her background in science, human resource, management, and psychology enables her to relate to the many diverse challenges being faced by organizations today. Her senior-level experience allows for her valuable input and fresh perspectives around the board table. She is currently serving as a member board of directors at the Internation Association of Facilitators, having chapters in 65 countries of the world.

As a facilitator, Archana is ICA ToP (Technology of Participation) Methods certified facilitator and a certified Design Thinking Practitioner by a UK-based Society of Design Thinking. She has expertise in the Facilitation of Design Thinking, Organizational development (Strategy, Change, and Conflict Resolution), Facilitation Skills, Leadership Development, Values at the Workplace, and Self Management programs. Archana believes in the power of group process facilitation and connects at a deeper level with the participants and brings in the desired outcomes / solve complex problems in a light and fun-filled environment.

As an OD consultant, Archana has worked extensively and specializes in the area of Strategy and change management,  establishing collaborative processes, innovative ideas, and structures while delivering optimal solutions. She also has expertise in the training consultancy right from training needs analysis to individual growth path design. Archana’s approach brings a blend of knowledge, insight and innovation to any given situation, so that those involved are equipped to perform and motivated to act with power and focus.

As an ICF certified Executive & Organization Development Coach, she works for high potential development with result-oriented focus towards 360 degree development. She is a highly motivating and result-oriented business performance and organizational development coach.

Archana also enjoy taking mindfulness and meditation programs for senior leadership; making it more practical oriented in their day-to-day functions to meet business challenges. She works as a volunteer facilitator for few global NGOs (SiT, LVEP, VIHASA, IYF) working in the space of Human Values Development & Corporate Meditation.

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