A well-known name in the international sporting arena, Anil Kumble brings a wealth of sporting knowledge and vision to the table. With over 18 years of experience in international cricket, Anil brings together his global experience and knowledge to develop a performance oriented team which provides quality and differentiated offerings to clients. He provides the strategic direction for the organization, apart from being a key knowledge source to the Grassroots Sport and Lessons from Sport businesses.
As a cricketer, Anil was known for his skill, consistency and fortitude and is one of only two bowlers in the sport to have bagged 10 wickets in a single innings. This sportsman knows how to pay attention to minute details while never losing track of the bigger picture. Anil’s leadership qualities, administrative excellence and corporate acumen have made him an astute entrepreneur.
In recognition of his contribution to cricket, Anil was appointed to the athlete’s commission of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) in 2009. Over a year later, he was elected as the President of the Karnataka State Cricket Association in a landslide victory. Apart from these, Anil has also been awarded the Padma Shri, India’s 4th highest civilian honor, in 2005 and the Arjuna Award in 1995.
Beyond sports, Anil is very passionate about photography and has captured candid moments with his camera over the past 20 years on and off the field. Some of his best works behind the lens can be seen in his book, Wide Angle. Anil is also very passionate about wildlife conservation and currently serves as the Deputy Chairman of the Karnataka State Board for Wildlife. He is on a crusade to encourage people to take a ‘JUMBO’ step towards protecting wildlife and nature through the non-profit KUMBLE FOUNDATION, and the associated JUMBO FUND.
At TENVIC, Anil draws from his arsenal of global experiences as a former Indian cricket team captain, reputed executive coach and public speaker, and is responsible for driving the vision and strategy for the company.
By combining his close understanding of motivation and self-development with his personal experiences he consistently inspires, motivates and entertains audiences. Anil understands the dynamics of becoming a champion – how to dream a dream, set goals and take the necessary steps to fulfilling ones potential