Dr. Sanjay Runwal is the CEO and Founder of the strategy consulting firm Strategic Business Solutions (India) at Pune. He is a Strategic Interventionist and Business Strategist with a focus on strategic leadership, strategic planning, strategy implementation, competitive strategies and competitive advantage. He has been rendering his services to varied sectors such as real estate, infrastructure, hospitality, auto components, chemical, health care and several others in the service sector.
Sanjay is a much sought out speaker and speaks at different forums across the country on topics related to strategy, management, leadership and business transformation. The other topics he speaks on are concepts created by him – Systematic Blow Out Plan (SBOP) and Doing Good in Life (DGL). Over the last few years Sanjay has taken to Pro Bono working and, in few cases, professional charges received are marked to charity.
Sanjay also has several intellectual properties in the field of strategic management to his credit and he contributes to the field of strategic management as a researcher, educator, mentor, trainer, consultant and speaker besides being an author.
Sanjay started his professional career in 1983 in the retail and distribution segments at Vijayapura (Karnataka); two businesses which he co-founded. After a very successful stint he moved to Pune in 1994 to be a part of the real estate industry as a real estate developer. In 2001 he founded the Runwal Housing Group and executed several landmark housing projects in Pune. Through a planned retirement process, he completely exited the real estate industry in 2016. Besides real estate development, Sanjay has also been a part of the hospitality industry having set up a theme-based villa resort at Mulshi near Pune.
Sanjay has a bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering, a masters degree in Strategic Planning and is a fellow in Business Strategy. He also has a postgraduate certification in Business Research Methods and a postgraduate diploma in Alternate Dispute Resolution Methods.