MENTOR, BUSINESS DESIGNER & SOCIAL IMPACT LEADER
Non-profits & Social Enterprises | Strategy Development | Turnaround & Crisis Management
Baby Sam Saamuel is a leader & mentor with 21+ years of International, cross-functional, multi-cultural expertise. His top management experiences cut across corporate businesses, non-profits and social enterprises, in diverse fields such as technology, media, education, youth development & community welfare. His unique straddling of both the corporate world & the social sector enables him to be an apt arbitrator in corporate-social sector partnerships.
He is currently based in the Sultanate of Oman but is involved in organizations & projects functional in India and Oman. Social support and community development is something he has been passionate about for long. He is committed to the causes of -
Dr. Saamuel's core expertise is in brand recognition, business development, turnaround management and crisis management, gained through the cross-cultural experiences amassed over 2 decades in senior management roles. This cuts across various for-profit & non-profit sectors, particularly IT, Education and Advertising & Digital Media. He strives to bring the social element to businesses and the business element to social enterprises.Read More
Aug 2013 - Till Date
A post assumed in mid-2013 through which Dr. Baby Sam has been instrumental in singlehandedly bringing about a magical turnaround in InterTech's finances first from the crisis of an all-time low to a state of normalcy within a period of months and then to the company's highest ever growth since inception within just 2 years.
Business Designer & Organization Mentor
Jan 2017 - Till Date
Business Designer & Organization Mentor for Trifoil Advertising & Publishing SAOC, a company that offers comprehensive solutions across diverse verticals such as Publishing, Advertising, Interactive, Events, Branding and Interiors. As mentor, established new verticals & divisions and transformed the company from losses to growth.
June 2020 - Till Date
The Mentor for Studio.T, a digital infotainment platform offering a slice of life in Oman, focused on celebrating positivity, well-being and upliftment.
Vice-Chairman & Director
Dec 2019 - Till Date
Knowledge Oman is an award winning volunteer organization in Oman. As Vice-Chairman & BOD Director, he is leading the organization towards supporting HM's Vision 2040 of a knowledge-based economy. He has been associated with the organization in various roles since 2012.
April 2016 - Till Date
Anjappam is a social enterprise food aid project in Kerala that is serving the hungry through a chain of economy restaurants in India. Anjappam provides free access to good food to all, regardless of financial limitations.
April 2018 - Mar 2021
Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Indian Schools in Oman, the apex body that oversees the functioning of all the Indian Schools in Oman, for the term 2018-2021. Previously, he has served as an elected Director of the Board from April 2016 – March 2018.
Director in Charge
April 2016 - Mar 2021
He was the Director In-charge of the Care & Special Education (CSE), a facility that caters to the special needs children in Oman from April 2016 to March 2021.
Consultant & Business Advisor
Turnaround Management, Strategic Consultancy & Business Mentoring
Business Advisor & Consultant for budding Entrepreneurs & start-ups, SME's, and financially/ operationally troubled enterprises (for-profits/Non-profits) offering Business Mentoring, Strategic Consultancy & Turnaround Management.
Board/ Advisory Board Member
Part of various Advisory Boards of Higher Education Institutes such as Muscat College, Sultanate of Oman and Standing Committee (Academics), National Council of Teacher Education (NCTE), Government of India; and NGOs such as MinD (Mobility in Dystrophy), Kerala, India. Trust Member of Tau, a charitable organization in Kerala.
Key note speaker/ Visiting Management Lecturer/ Panel discussions moderator etc.
A motivational and educational speaker on various topics like Entrepreneurship, Social Enterprises, Technology, Education, Empowerment through various platforms such as webinars, seminars, conferences, and panel discussions. Past speaking engagements include NCTE-2019, KLF 2020 (Kerala Literature Festival, GESS 2020, International webinars, University CPE sessions.
Author & Researcher
Author of the Malayalam book Kanamethumillathe published by DC Books in 2020. He is also a researcher contributing to academic research papers.
Turnaround management is the systematic and rapid implementation of a range of measures to correct a seriously unprofitable situation. The important difference conventional...Read More
Business Mentoring is an all-encompassing service that includes guidance and inspiration, management assistance, financial counselling, marketing advice etc...Read More
Strategic Consultancy involves support with high level decision making. Strategic consultants assist top management with development and often execution of strategic plans...Read More
Sometimes, every business needs a fresh perspective and feedback. Yet engaging a consultant on a long term process may not be always feasible. This is where Dr. Baby Sam comes in...Read More
Dr. Sam extends his Mentoring to non-governmental and non-profit organizations, associations and individuals who seek to create an impact in the community...Read More
As an individual and as a consultant, Dr. Baby Sam is always open towards associations and partnerships that add value to the society...Read More
Dr. Baby Sam brings with him diverse cross cultural experience and expertise. He is as committed and passionate about offering mentoring and strategic skills for social...Read More
Dr. Baby Sam is a frequent and passionate orator on the topics and causes of interest. He can be reached for both motivational and educational speaking engagements, for events...Read More
Educational practices during the COVID-19 viral outbreak: International perspectives (pp. 199–220). ISTES Organization.
International Journal of Learning, Teaching and Educational Research,. 19 (8), pp. 155- 172, Aug 2020
Revista Românească pentru Educaţie Multidimensională, Volume 12, Issue 2, Aug 2020
A Tribute to Late His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Bin Said, published by Oman Observer on 17th January, 2020
A video on Anjappam, a social food aid project, conceptualized by Fr Bobby Jose Kattikkadu and executed by “Team Anjappam”, a team of volunteers. Video via Soul Post
A Malayalam video on the lessons learned from the unprecedented months of Covid-19. Via MediaOne.
Motivational video on human existence Via Soul Post
Success Motivational Video in Malayalam via SoulPost
Virtual Event organized by Indian Embassy in Oman, as part of International Day of Yoga Celebration in Oman
Motivational video in Malayalam - Via Soul Post
Motivational video in Malayalam on Apathy - Via Soul Post
An awareness video about Covid-19 – via Soul Post
‘The Classrooms of the Future’ as published in the Oman Economic Review (OER) Dossier, Digital Transformation 2021: Rise of the Digital Ecosystem, 2021
Interview with The Arabian Stories, on the achievements during his term including fulfilling the Vision 2020, the challenges during the pandemic and the future of schooling in the Sultanate.
Interview with Muscat Daily on the initiatives of the Board of Indian Schools in Oman to ensure holistic development
Interview with Times of Oman, on ensuring academic continuity during Covid-19 and other achievements as Chairman of the Indian School Board
Featured as one of the 50 TAS Icons, as part of the 50th National Day
Commemorating the country’s journey over the past five decades, and their aspirations for the future as part of the 50th National Day
A cover story on educational leadership as Chairman, Board of Directors, Indian Schools in Oman, featured in September 2020 edition of Mentor Magazine.
As published by Emerging Kerala, DC Books, July 2019 edition.
Take life one day at a time, a Business Talk segment published by Times of Oman
Oman's Inspiring CEO's, special focus on jobs creation and entrepreneurship, published by Oman Observer for 48th Glorious National Day National Day, 2018
TAS ICON - One of the top 50 inspiring personalities in Oman by The Arabian Stories, 2020
Special Judges commendation award,
GESS Education Awards 2020
Outstanding Leadership Award,
International School Awards, India (2019)
Mahatma Gandhi Samman Award,
NRI Welfare Society (London), House of Commons (2019)
International Educator Award for Leadership in
"Education & Empowerment",
International Conference and Awards, Dubai (2019)
"Oman's Inspiring CEOs", Oman Observer (2018)
"Consultant of the month" & One of the top 25
most promising media & Crises Consultants for 2017,
Consultants Review Magazine (2017)
Golden Achievement Award for
Business Consulting Services,Global Media in association
with Kerala Chamber of Commerce (2016)
Recognition for "Social Entrepreneurship and
Social Commitment", World Malayale Council (2016)
"Top 46 leaders in the nation", Top Business Leaders
a tribute to HM's Leadership, Oman Observer (2016)
Most Valuable Member, Knowledge Oman (2013)
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