Mohanakrishnan is an Industrial and Organizational Psychologist. He has 25 years of wide-ranging experience in research, teaching, consulting, and institution-building projects with deep corporate exposure. He studied at Bharathiar University.

He is currently holding positions as Managing Director – Stepup Strategic Consulting Services Pvt Ltd (India), Managing Trustee – Foundation for Research, Education and Development, Country Director –Impaqx Business Solutions Pvt Limited.

 He worked as a senior-level executive in the IT, Telecom, and Banking sectors for more than 10 years. He has designed open programs in the areas of Talent Management, Performance & Career Management Systems & Processes, and Personal Transformation Clinic to say a few.  He had served as the Vice President for International Organization Development Association and served on the Executive Board.  He is founding board member of the Enneagram Society of India. He was a consultant with Integrated Consulting Group Austria and was involved in the “Innovation Boot Camp” creating an innovation culture in the various ministerial departments, Finland and Estonia. He gave a motivational and directional speech on “Smart Specialization” (Innovation project) for the Government of Slovenia.

He was a visiting professor at the School of Psychology at Zurich University of Applied Science, Switzerland and Erasmus Professor in Slovenia. His specialization in coaching is cross-national consonance.

He has written a book on “Family Business - Methods and Essentials of Building Business Families”.  He contributed articles/chapters in various edited books. He has been consulting business families for the last 14 years.