SEAP Gurukul

A program that creates next-gen leaders by cross-mentorship!
Connect with thought leaders and aim to be one.

In today’s fast-paced industry, enterprise mentorship is a critical need. SEAP Gurukul is a cross-mentorship program that addresses this need and leverages its CxO member ecosystem to offer mentorship from successful business people, industry experts, and senior leaders to scale your business and grow your teams seamlessly.

SEAP Gurukul - A Gateway to Leadership Success

  • Self-transformation through cross-company mentorship
  • One-on-one mentor conversations with industry leaders
  • Business insights from industry leaders
  • Formal learning through initiatives and sessions organised by SEAP
  • Learn from real stories and experiences, and get inspiration from a CXO-level leader

I to I++: The six-step journey to a better self!

I to I++ is a concept designed by SEAP Gurukul for developing “future leaders.” Veterans guide and nurture future leaders with different aspects of industry leadership to help them get to the next level in their career.

SEAP Gurukul 2024 Mentors

Nitin Deshpande

Evolent Health International

Prashant KS

MD, India, IDeaS Revenue Solutions, a SAS company

Monish Darda

CTO & Co-founder

Sameer Soman

Managing Director
ThoughtWorks India

S. Ramprasad

President, UST Product Engineering

Vishwas Mahajan


Rama Jayanti

MD & SVP, R&D,
OpenGov Inc

Sunil Kamat

Sr. Director, Engineering, Icertis

Nitin Kulkarni

Chief Coach, Founder, & Elevo Consulting

Ashwin Megha

CEO, Forgeahead Solutions Pvt. Ltd.

Sonia Soman

Truecopy Credentials

Ashish Bhansali

Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, KPOINT

Amod Deshpande

Country MD,

Sandeep Suryavanshi

CEO & Co-Founder
AideExpert Advisory

Ravi Motwani

Sincro India

Ankur Nagpal

Sr. Director, Product Management Evolent Health International

Hemant Zunjarrao

Vice President, Global Delivery, Evolent Health International

SEAP Gurukul 2024 Organizers

Abhijit Atre

Program Director

Gazala Sayyed

Program Lead

Frequently Asked Questions

1. What are the event dates, and what is the duration of the program?

Gurukul 2024 will start in February 2024 and be a year long program.

2. How much time will I have to commit to it?

Gurukul 2024 aims to enhance your career and shape your future. While time investment is critical in the learning process, we recognize the time commitment required for your day job. The program expects all Gurukul participants to commit 6 to 8 hours per month at the minimum.

3. What is the eligibility criteria for this program?

SEAP invites mid-senior level managers, aspiring VP/C-level leaders, functional leaders, and senior managers/directors to join our community. Whether you’re ready for larger roles or aiming to overcome specific challenges, SEAP is your platform for growth and success.

4. Can I still take part in this program if neither I nor my company are from Pune?

Since all of the mentors are located in Pune, being in Pune will help you benefit the most from the program.

5. What can Gurukul participants expect from the program regarding learning modalities and tools available?

Engage in personalized and one-on-one mentor conversations for tailored guidance. Gurukul provides a platform to connect with industry leaders, delve into inspirational stories, and share motivational insights. Access valuable business insights, embark on a journey of digital learning, and foster introspection. Learn the art of setting and achieving objectives, and immerse yourself in self-transformation opportunities. This holistic approach ensures a well-rounded and impactful developmental experience.

6. Are there any charges?

All the Gurukul participants will get access to exclusive learning content, external speakers, inspiring leaders, and, most importantly, the best mentors from the industry. For this, a nominal one time administrative fee of Rs. 40,000 will be charged.

7. Is it possible to pick your mentors?

Certainly. You have the option to choose your mentor, with the opportunity to select three preferences. While the likelihood of getting one of your top three choices is high, in rare circumstances, you may be asked to consider a fourth mentor.

8. Will I get a certification for this program?

A course completion certificate will be awarded to each participant at the convocation ceremony. You can find glimpses of the previous Gurukul convocation ceremonies here.

9. Can I interact with/work with multiple mentors?

Your mentor will be with you on the entire journey. However, you will have the opportunity to talk to other mentors on specific topics.

10. Does this program give me access to other SEAP activities and networking events?

Absolutely. As a valued member, you will enjoy exclusive access to all SEAP events.

11. I am seeking a promotion in my current organization; how does this program help me achieve that?

While SEAP does not take part in operational activities of individual organizations, Gurukul will equip you with necessary skillset and capabilities and help you excel in your current role.

12. Does successful completion of the program qualify me to apply for SEAP EC?

SEAP consistently seeks leaders willing to contribute to the community. The final decision to be a part of the Executive Council (EC) rests with the governing body during the Annual General Meeting (AGM). We are glad to tell you that the present SEAP Executive Committee includes two leaders from the inaugural Gurukul program.

Prepare for the next-gen leadership.

Enrol into the program today!