Ashok PannikarFounder and principal consultant of meta-culture
Heard of conflict resolution as a profession? Well introducing Ashok Panikkar, the principle consultant and the passionate conflict resolution professional of Meta Culture. Mr.Panikkar is a renowned Conflict Management Consultant, Mediator, Facilitator and Trainer extending his services all over the United States, India and Europe. Before the advent of Meta Culture, Mr.Panikkar was in charge of directing a successful conflict resolution program for organizations in Cambridge, Massachusetts. His organization, Meta-Culture, received the 2010 Outstanding International Leadership Award presented by the Association for Conflict Resolution (ACR), USA. The organization has gained popularity among Government agencies and various other National industrial bodies to intervene with resolutions to various disputes.
Ashok Panikkar completed his Master’s degree from the University of Massachusetts, Boston in Critical and Creative Thinking and his advanced training in Negotiation and Conflict Resolution from leading institutes in the US, such as Harvard Law School and Centre for Dispute Resolution, Boulder, Colorado. His experience as a professional facilitator ranges from working with Fortune 500 companies, to mid-sized organizations, governmental and non-governmental groups and educational institutions. Mr.Panikkar is also the founder of the Public Intelligence Project which is an independent think tank conducting research and advocacy on democracy, critical thinking, dialogue, and freedom of expression. The project aims at fostering an environment that tries to prevent conflicts, develop civic environments and involve people in participatory democracy.