Sid Ghatak, Certified Coach

About Sid

Sid Ghatak has 20 years of experience helping organizations execute their strategy.  His clients range from six-person startups on up to the Fortune 500, but his value remains constant: empowering organizations to focus and align their efforts to achieve amazing results.  Sid’s approach to strategy execution has been recognized numerous times, including Fortune Magazine’s Best Practices in Planning and Forecasting Implementation of the Year.  A pioneer in corporate finance, his rolling forecast solutions have enabled dynamic planning for JP Morgan Chase, Merck Pharmaceuticals, Time Warner, Discovery Communications and The Federal Reserve System.

Sid learned about OKRs back in 2011 while serving as an advisor to a tech company.   In 2013, Sid hired Ben to help rollout OKRs at Hobsons, a leading education technology company, where he served as VP of Technology and Performance Management.  Sid witnessed the power of OKRs to dramatically transform and align an organization in a matter of months.  He realized that the OKRs framework was a perfect vehicle to translate strategy into execution and went on to deploy OKRs at numerous organizations.  Starting in 2018, Sid started mentoring OKRs coaches around the world.  In early 2019, Sid complete his certification process and joined Ben’s team as a certified OKRs coach.

Sid is a highly sought after speaker and educator.  He designed, authored, and taught the MS Program in Business Intelligence at Villanova University.   After receiving his BA in Economics from The University of Michigan, he completed post-graduate studies in Finance and Strategy with Nobel Laureates at The University of Chicago Booth School of Business.  He resides in Virginia with his three children.


Areas of Expertise

  • Executive Workshops
  • 1:1 OKRs Coaching
  • Industries: Media, Manufacturing, Financial Services, Technology, Consumer Products, and Public Sector

What Clients Say

“Sid facilitated our OKRs implementation at Appnovation, guiding us through each step of the learning process. He led an extremely engaging OKRs workshop with our global leadership team.  Sid was able to fully understand our digital consulting firm strategy and use his business acumen and knowledge to ask the right questions.  We recommend Sid and to any business looking to kick off their OKR system.”


Sherborne Pao
Executive VP, Global People & Operations


“Sid was a fantastic facilitator for the OKRs Expert training and our Executive workshop. The feedback was overwhelmingly positive; I rate Sid’s workshop and training a 10 out of 10. We’re now ready to progress to the next level with OKRs and I look forward to Sid’s ongoing remote coaching!”


Erin Campbell
Strategic Planning Director, Young Living