Shailja has been the principal architect of Stellar’s growth over the last 20 years, one of India’s most respected leadership advisory firms, wherein she has played a pivotal role in shaping the growth trajectories of many organizations in corporate India, ranging from multi-business diversified conglomerates to new age start-up ventures.

She is widely recognized as an industry thought-leader and subject matter expert and is an active member of various leading industry bodies. She has served on the India board of Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO), a global, peer-to-peer network of more than 10,000 influential business owners with 147 chapters in 48 countries, in addition to having served as the Vice-Chairperson of the Executive Recruiters Association (ERA).

Shailja holds a bachelor’s in Economics from Lady Shri Ram College and an MBA in Finance & Strategy from IMI, New Delhi.

Shailja’s love for adventure has taken her to the remotest corners of the globe. She is an avid fitness enthusiast, music lover & voracious reader, a connoisseur of fine food, a coffeecianado and a talent spotter.