Our People

Meet Our Learning Experts | E-learning Company - CommLab India
RK Prasad and Ayesha Habeeb Omer started CommLab India in September 2000 with one employee and one computer. Since then, the company has grown to more than 120+ strong, and serves 100+ customers in 30 countries. The management team of CommLab India represents some of the most qualified and experienced learning and technology professionals in the industry.
RK Prasad (Ph.D)

RK Prasad

CEO and Co-founder

RK Prasad is responsible for formulating the business strategy and ensures that the company does “not lose sight of the forest for the trees” by continually reminding the team of the "big picture" and true purpose and values of the organization.

His strength lies in visioning, strategizing and asking the right questions. He enjoys grooming people to realize their potentials.

RK has 30 years of experience in sales, corporate training, university teaching, and e-learning. He is an MBA and is currently pursuing his PhD in Technology Enhanced Learning from Lancaster University, UK.

He is also a UGC-certified lecturer in management, an engaging speaker and an effective trainer.

Dr. Ayesha Habeeb Omer

Dr. Ayesha Habeeb Omer

COO and Co-founder

Dr. Ayesha Habeeb Omer focuses on customer delight - understanding customers' needs and ensuring that the company delivers the highest value for their money. She personally engages all customers to ensure the highest levels of customer satisfaction.

She is a live wire, hands-on leader who is passionate about building the “CommLab Culture” where every employee feels valued and works as an important part of ONE team.

Ayesha has 20 years’ experience in financial services, university teaching, training and e-learning

She is a gold medalist in MBA and a Ph.D. in e-learning. She also holds an Advanced e-learning Instructional Design Certificate from ATD, USA.

Dr. Terry Heiney

Dr. Terry Heiney

Corporate Learning Consultant - USA

Dr. Terry Heiney is responsible for business development in North America. He also contributes to project management by engaging with customers and the team in India to ensure smooth execution of projects. Dr. Terry is a highly accomplished professional with more than 40 years of experience in corporate training, instructional design, online course development and LMS/ LCMSs. He worked with Deloitte, Xerox, Kawasaki, NCR, and Apple to design and develop e-learning and LMS services.

He is also the president of The Learning Networks, (www.learning.net), a highly respected learning technology solutions company in California. Dr. Terry earned his PhD in Educational Theory from University of Toledo, USA.

Dr. Howard Lewis, CPT

Dr. Howard Lewis, CPT

Chief Learning Architect - USA

Dr. Howard Lewis is responsible for learning strategy development and instructional design consultation in North America. He collaborates with the team in India to create highly-interactive and engaging learning solutions.

Howard has been involved in education, instructional design and performance technology for over 36 years; including corporate positions with Health Net, Xerox Corporation, Apple Computer and RTC. His national and international experience has involved areas such as leadership, management, sales and marketing, engineering, safety, medical management, customer service, and performance management to name a few. He also serves as an adjunct professor for Colorado State University and has taught for Pepperdine University and the University of Hawaii in the past.

Howard earned his doctoral degree in Curriculum and Instruction, Instructional Technology and International Training from the University of Southern California; Master’s degree from West Virginia University in Occupational Safety and Health; and, Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Interpretation from Colorado State University. Dr. Lewis is also a Certified Performance Technologist (CPT); awarded by ISPI to experienced practitioners in the field of Organizational Performance Improvement.

Dr. Howard Lewis, CPT

John Towsley

Chief Learning Architect – Canada

John Towsley pioneers in devising effective solutions in the field of employee performance support to decrease training costs and the time to productivity of employees. As the Founder of MindMuze, a Canadian learning innovations company, John solves the training challenges of some of the largest corporate organizations in Canada. He was formerly associated with PC Etcetera, Knowledge Alliance, and gtslearning International.

John Towsley leverages the combined expertise of MindMuze and CommLab India to offer Canadian organizations relevant training solutions that meet their needs. His presence in Canada has helped CommLab develop valuable partnerships with global organizations.

Pushpa Siddhanti

Pushpa Siddhanti

Director - Customer Experience (Europe)

Pushpa works directly with customers in Europe and ensures their training needs are solved by CommLab's solutions.

Previously, as the Director - Project Management, she headed the Project Management team and personally managed one of CommLab's largest customers.

She has an excellent understanding of e-learning design and development and outstanding communication skills. Her single-minded focus on achieving customer delight earned repeated praise (and business) from customers.

Pushpa holds a first class MBA in Finance and Human Resource from one of the premium management institutions of India.

Tarun Johnson

Tarun Johnson

Director - Customer Experience (Americas)

Tarun partners with customers and prospects in the Americas to understand their training challenges and offers viable technology-enabled solutions that address these challenges.

Specializing in healthcare, manufacturing, oil and gas, petrochemicals and pharmaceutical sectors, Tarun ensures CommLab's development team understands the training challenge, content, and learner profile, to build courses that accelerate performance, based on stellar instructional and learning design strategies.

Tarun is a Chemical Engineering graduate from BITS Pilani, India and a post-graduate in Environmental Engineering from the New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA.

Dr. Sandhya Johnson

Dr. Sandhya Johnson

Director - Learning Design

Dr. Sandhya Johnson is a qualified medical physician and surgeon. After a fulfilling medical practice of over two decades and a brief stint as a medical investigator in a leading clinical research laboratory, she started a second career to actualize her teaching and artistic talents.

After having undergone extensive training in instructional design, she now leads our instructional design team very ably and has taken e-learning design to a higher level, introducing contemporary strategies to engage the new-age learner.

Needless to say, medical background is a great asset when we develop courses for our pharmaceutical and healthcare customers. Sandhya is a first class in MBBS and DGO.

Abdul Razzak Hussain

Abdul Razzak Hussain

Director - Technology

Abdul Razzak started as a Flash programmer, and over the last 10 years, grew to head the Learning Technology team, which provides learning technology services and solutions.

He has made a significant contribution by bringing expertise of authoring tools like Adobe Flash, Articulate Studio, Articulate Storyline, Adobe Captivate and Lectora.

Razzak was instrumental in bringing in HTML5, multi-browser compatibility and responsive design to meet the changing needs of customers. He is an expert in customizing MOODLE and in developing apps for both Android and iOS using a single source multiple delivery platform. Razzak is a first class in MS (IT).

Parvathi Devi

Parvathi Devi

Director - Translation & Sales Enablement

Parvathi is responsible for managing the Translation and Localization business of the company.

She works closely with multiple translation companies and audio narration professionals across the world. She is ensures that our partners adhere to the prescribed process, maintain the highest levels of quality, and meet our tight deadlines.

Parvathi is also responsible for sales planning and administration and works closely with the COO. She is an excellent project manager with an enviable record of the achieving the highest profitability every year.

Parvathi is a first class BSc in Mathematics and is pursuing an MBA in Finance.

CommLab India helps organizations train in the most efficient and effective way by using the latest learning technologies.

With 17+ Years of Experience in the Industry, CommLab India is the most favored Learning Solutions company in terms of quality, costs and delivery and can cater to all your training and development needs. With a dedicated team of more than 120 professionals in instructional design, learning technology, online course development, project management and agile processes, we turn out hundreds of courses every month.

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