Sri K. Siddhartha (ksiddhartha.com)
An Educationist, Earth Scientist, Author, Trainer, and Consultant.
Being a mentor, thinker, and a visionary,he has the ability to see things beyond ordinary; he can analyze issues, and see them from many different perspectives. His experience in life has been full of diversity and challenges. His professional experiences range from being a physicist to a fashion designer to an environmentalist, a corporate trainer, a mentor of national repute, image consultant who is now pursuing research in palaeogeography(a combination of palaeontology, stratigraphy, structural geology, petrology, crystallography, mineralogy, meteorology, oceanography, geology and geomorphology) and Perception management.
He has over 20 years experience in teaching Earth Sciences, Life Sciences and Behavioural traits in India’s topmost institutes, and 15 years experience in training students for Civil Services. He has had a hand in mentoring 1401 students for IAS, IFS, IPS, IRS and other Civil Services in the past 18 years (ensemble.net.in). He has managed and chaired one of the largest career solution programmes in India. He was the Chief Mentor of their venture on IAS by Educomp-Pearson and an Esteemed Academic Advisor alongwiththe former Election Commissioner, Sri T.N. Sheshan.
As an author, he has authored 40 books on Geology, Meteorology, Oceanography, Environmental Sciences, Human Geography, International Relations, History and Culture (ksiddhartha.com).
At present, apart from pursuing his research in Paleogeographic reconstruction of the whole world, he is also digitizing knowledge with the use of Virtual reality, Augmented reality, and Immersive technology, in multi-volume work in alliance with IIM Ahmedabad’s Venture Lab and equally active on establishing a University.
As an International Speaker he has attended and lectured in seminars in Frankfurt, London, and Bucharest, on Geopolitics, Branding India, Hazard perception, and Perception management
As an Earth Scientist, he is in a process of completing the model for replicating the entire of Planet Earth in India in its complete entity (Project Vasundhara: The Mini Planet).
As an educationist, he has introduced the concept of how a career can be assured by mentoringstudents, by reforming their attitudinal and personality traits for India’s only Career Security Programme, (weinterconnect.org) as a precursor to opening an University.