Alok Verma

CXO- Head of Corporate Strategy, Ashok Leyland

Alok currently working as Head Corporate Strategy with additional responsibilities of Head Sustainability at Ashok Leyland is a Senior Strategy Leader with over 25 years of experience in consulting and industry across growth strategy, commercial diligence, corporate strategy, mergers & acquisitions, market entry strategy, innovation & performance improvement advisory. He has had extensive international consulting experience being based out of US, India, Europe, and APAC. He has worked with Global Corporate Boards, Promoters, CEO’s, PE players as part of his Strategic Advisory efforts.

Alok focuses on cross-industry solutions, leverages cutting edge thinking on Right to Win, Hypotheses Driven Approach and Design Thinking. Alok works actively with Industry forums like SIAM, CII, IDG, Assocham, FICCI, ET, ACMA, IACC and other trade forums/ academia interfaces. Alok works closely with CII National Competitiveness Council and is also part of CII Future Business Council.


Prior to Ashok Leyland, Alok has had leadership stints as Partner Strategy & Operations at PwC Strategy& as well as Grant Thornton. Some of Alok’s recent publications which captures his perspective on Innovation and disruption across Industry segments:

▪ Indian Auto Industry 2.0: Innovation, NPD and Globalization imperatives

▪ NextGen Automotive Technologies: Imperative India

▪ Innovation driven growth in India- Assocham Study

▪ Indo-US Trade: $500 Bn Roadmap- IACC Study

Alok is a Mechanical Engineer from IIT Delhi and an MBA from IIM Bangalore

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23 August 2023 ★ Conrad, Bengaluru