Hafeez is the Founder and Executive Director, Accelerate Consultants. Hafeez has been a Director L&D with Pfizer, one of the world’s largest Pharma companies. He has over three decades of experience in Sales & Marketing and HR. He has been closely involved with a number of important strategic initiatives in the areas of HR, Marketing, Organizational restructuring including M&As and Business Effectiveness. Hafeez is certified in Leadership Development, Coaching & Mentoring, Targeted Selection Interviewing, Negotiation Skills and several other programs of global repute. Widely traveled across USA, Europe, Middle East and South East Asia, he has extensive exposure to global L& D programs and industry best practices.

Over the years, Hafeez has mentored and coached managers at all levels for growing into successful Leadership roles. Hafeez founded Accelerate India, a management consultancy organization, in October 2007 and has been successfully consulting across diverse sectors of industry since then. Hafeez combines his industry experience with academics as well. For over a decade, he has been a visiting faculty in HR for MBA, PTMBA and EMBA programs at NMIMS, Mumbai. He has also taught Global MBA & Executive MBA programs at Dubai and Singapore. He has been a Panelist for MBA selection process at NMIMS for more than 10 years, and during 2015-16, also for the MBA selection process of the New IIMs.