In his role as CEO and Co-Founder of Veprokure Enterprises Pvt Ltd, a prominent supply chain consulting company, Lt ColAtul Holkar draws on his military experience. As a Supply Chain expert with more than three decades of expertise, he has worked with major companies such as Pepsico (VBL), Reliance Retail, Friesland Campina (Africa), J Mart, and Nike, among others.
Atul Holkar is a graduate of the Indian School of Business in Hyderabad and the Indian Institute of Management in Calcutta, as well as an IIT Delhi and the University of California Berkeley certified professional. Atul is a certified professional in Operations and Value Chain management with degrees from Kellogg School of Management in Chicago and MIT in Boston, respectively.
Atul Holkar is also the Founder and Chief Career Designer of the Art of Working organization from Stanford University in the United States, a scholar of positive psychology from the University of California, Berkley, and a Certified Neuro-Linguistic Practitioner by Richard Bandler, among other accomplishments.
He is also a veteran of the Indian Army, having served in the Logistics Corps of the Indian Army and taken part in important operations such as Operation Meghdoot, Operation Falcon, Operation Rakshak, and Operation Vijaya, among others (Kargil).
The National Association of Supply Chain Management (NASCOM) has recognised him with the title of “The Chief Supply Chain Officer of the Year” – 2019. In addition, he was awarded the ‘Achievement in Continuous Improvement Award’ at the 2nd Asia Manufacturing Supply Chain Conference. In addition, he has earned two Commendation Cards from the Chief of Staff of the Indian Army and a Gold Medal from the Indian Oil Corporation Training Institute, which is located in Mumbai.
He has been a keynote speaker at several national and international conferences on supply chain management and the “Future of Work.”