In his earlier life, Anirban spent two decades in various senior sales and marketing roles with diverse organizations and worked across industries and geographies. These included stints with ITC, American Express, ICICI, Metro Cash & Carry and PricewaterhouseCoopers. Four years ago, Anirban joined The Painted Sky, and started leading the Art-Based Trainings initiatives. And now, with the company hailed as leaders in Art-Based Trainings worldwide, Anirban has run programmes across 7 countries, for over a hundred corporate clients. Over 300 Art-Based workshops, for 1500+ participants. He is the co-Founder of the joint venture with Trivioquadrivio, Italy, leaders in experiential trainings in Europe. His forte is in the areas of Thinking Creatively, Challenging Barriers, Developing Innovative Mindsets, and Developing Executive Communication and Influencing Skills. He is an Executive Coach and an experienced facilitator, leading various Art-Based behavioral programmes. Anirban has added various credentials along the way, from Theory U to Design Thinking, and is also certified in Transaction Analysis for Organisational Development, and in NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming), under Richard McHugh, Ph.D. Anirban is an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta, a speaker in various leadership forums, an art collector and a jazz lover, and is also a keen mentor for start-ups and entrepreneurs, and is associated with various organizations providing advice on marketing and business strategy.