Mr. Moonish Sood
Achiever's Success Story
From being a corporate leader to a successful author, Mr. Moonish Sood’s journey is an inspiration
Moonish Sood is a global corporate leader, published author of ‘ Whilst at Chader’ (Whilst At Chader – Kindle (amazon.in), poet and a blogger. His life’s purpose is to be his own finest version as an individual; be the driving force in his professional life, become a catalyst for mutual success through collaboration and leadership. He believes in sharing rewards with his team, pay it forward to the community and build a better world for all.
Moonish was born in a simple family in Shimla at Himachal Pradesh, India. His parents were Principals in government schools and were his first role models, silently teaching him the importance of working hard to achieve their purpose in life – securing a financially strong foundation for a better tomorrow. He was raised by his grandfather, an ex-Indian Army personnel, who shaped his ideologies, kept him grounded, and infused values such as hard work, integrity, authenticity, simplicity and trusting relationships at an early age. Moonish is married to an entrepreneur and has a 14-year-old son. His wife and he have been mutually supportive of each other’s career choices and make time to be available at home by juggling their work schedule. He is a fitness enthusiast and an avid reader of books based on human evolution, philosophy, spirituality, scientific discoveries and biographies. Apart from his love for writing poetry, life-reflections, and blogging, Moonish is a trekker, and his book has been written as a guide to all trekkers who want to undertake the Chader Trek in Leh, India.
Career Trajectory – Moonish has diversified leadership experience, across the value chain– in pre-sales, sales, transitions, operations, account management, strategy, consulting, and transformation. He has worked in 4 different industries, over the last 21+ years, such as Hotels, Airlines, Insurance and Banking. The secret sauce of his upward career graph has been ‘adaptability to the changing environment’ with every domain (industry) change, pushing him to constantly learn, unlearn and re-skill to stay ahead of the curve and thrive in all the roles at different stages in life. He is currently leading Banking & Capital Markets Operations as the Chief Operating officer at Genpact, one of the largest ITEs companies of the world, serving 100+ clients in 23 countries. In this role Moonish is leading a span of 22K employees with teams across Australia, China, Philippines, UK, Europe and Americas. He is heavily focused on creating value for his clients through driving end to end operations and providing solutions that help the clients achieve business outcomes of growth, profits, customer experience, and differentiation in the market. A leading research firm- Everest Group, named Genpact a Leader in Banking Operations – Services PEAK Matrix® Assessment 2022. Moonish also leads the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion program for his business. The business has garnered 6 awards for the DEI agenda – ATD Excellence in Practice Awards 2017, Brandon Hall Awards for DEI initiatives in 2016, 2018, 2019 and 2021, People Matters Wellness Recognition Hero Award 2022.
Moonish has been mindful of being a better, inclusive leader re-inventing his leadership style, growing business faster, cultivating a culture of collaboration and trust in teams, identifying, and mitigating his blind spots and unconscious biases, developing better connections through higher emotional intelligence, leading with empathy and inclusion and ultimately attaining personal and professional goals.