Our principles define us

Core Values


Deliberately revealing one's ideas and rigorously communicating one's thoughts promote better decision making.


Best people and ideas win. It helps us stay on the cutting edge and bring to light the best ideas.


Each member takes responsibility for his/her own actions at Pebble Sierra. This massively impacts our performance for the better.

Personal Excellence

Our team members constantly strive to improve themselves by self-reflection and a strong work-ethic. Possibilities to improve ourselves are limitless.

Our Unique Proposition is in the fact that we up-skill our participants in

Lean Six Sigma using industry case-studies.

Data Analytics using authentic data-sets.

Equity Trading using genuine currency.

Why Us

As a competency development organisation, Pebble Sierra Academy develops, enhances and promotes select skill-sets those are deemed essential of changing times. Pebble Sierra partners with best in industry organisations and empanels domain experts to transform careers of a diverse audience from industry and academia by harnessing the power of skill-centric training programs. These programs are carefully handcrafted to deliver tangible output for its learners by creating a distinguished biosphere of latest learning technologies, effective content and experienced trainers.


We are connected with multinational conglomerates, corporate companies and rapidly growing mid-cap companies. Post the completion of the training, the participants are given industry projects to get a holistic practical understanding of the tools and techniques learnt in the classroom sessions.


We are insanely focused on onboarding internationally recognised professionals with incredible industrial achievements and remarkable academic credentials. These are top-notch industry professionals who train in a completely practical approach using Industry Datasets and Case Studies, keeping the requirements of the industry in mind.


While digital training might be gaining traction, we believe in face-to-face live classroom training where our industry expert trains participants in a classroom style of teaching and use online tools when required. The classic way is the most productive one, and will always be.


Our Certification Training Programmes are priced within an affordable range for the participants. Affordability has never been a concern for them. The 10X return on the investment is what motivates the prospective participants to be a part of our training.

Meet Our Team

Commitment-driven. Innovative. Savvy. Diverse. Energetic. Each of our team members represents the best talent within their discipline. Meet the industry experts below who are at the top of their game in their respective fields.

Aman Kabra


An alumnus of BITS Pilani and TEP - Indian School of Business, Aman previously worked at Inmobi with the Global Brand Delivery team. Previously on-board with First Source Engineering Inc. as the Business Development Head (India), he has trained a team of 31 members to close deals between USD 2,000 and USD 10,000. His experience at Credit Suisse, HUL, MAHLE, ISB (research) and 3 early-stage ventures has helped him understand the different industries at the grass-root level.

Aman’s research in Lean philosophy has been published in International Journal of Services and Operations Management. He has also worked as the Marketing Director at 180 Degrees Consulting, world's largest consultancy for non-profits and social enterprises.

Jerry Jacob

Equity Trading Intelligence Head

Jerry currently serves as an Associate vice president with Moody’s specialising in institutional mandates across various asset classes. Prior to this, he led the COE Risk Transformation Strategy Global team at Credit Suisse. Having started his career with platform securities in the UK, Jerry had worked as an equity trader with USD proprietary trading firm, Capstone Securities.

Jerry holds an MSc in Global Financial Trading from Coventry University and a BSc (Hons) in Business Information Systems from the University of East London. He holds a certification in Analysis and Management of Financial Risk from the London School of Economics and Political Science and is one of the most ‘Shrewd traders’ in the Indian Equity Markets.

Manikant Kandukuri

Data Analytics Head

A Data Science professional and an alumnus of BITS Pilani (with specialisation in Computer Science), Manikant has over 6 years of experience and has worked as a Senior Data Scientist with Deloitte (Artificial Intelligence Team), Vanna Infotech and other major players in the Data Analytics domain. He is a certified professional by INSOFE in Data Science & Big Data Analytics with expertise in Data Science, Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing.

He has worked on Machine Learning and Big Data industry projects in multiple domains such as E-Commerce - Product Recommendations, BFSI - Credit Card Fraudulent Prediction, Marketing - Survey Data Analytics & Brand Comparison, and Audit - Sentiment Analysis. He has also worked on reducing the run-time processing of databases from more than 7 hours to under 40 seconds, an overwhelming feat in the domain of Data Analytics.

Naveen Yamani

Lean Six Sigma Head

Mr Naveen Yamani s a certified Master Black Belt Lean Six Sigma Coach from Indian Statistical Institute (ISI), has completed the Change Management Programme with Harvard Business Publishing and is a globally recognised industry leadership speaker in Operations Management. He is the author of the book ``Success Vitamin: How to Solve Business Problems`` which is about to be published soon and has been trained personally by Tony Robbins, the world's most influential motivational speaker. As the founder of Operation Vignaan, he is invested in child welfare across the rural nation.

He has executed 300+ Lean Six Sigma projects and has trained 3142 Yellow Belt, 1531 Green Belt and 287 Black Belt professionals. He has personally coached 586 associates in ICBP (Innovation Capability Building Program).

Letter from the Desk of the Chairman

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