The Change Leader


The team that built the foundation of Celebratory Network. A diverse mix of competencies and experiences.


Payal Gupta – Director & CEO

Payal is involved in the width and breadth of Systemic Change, Leadership Development, Coaching and Facilitation of Diversity Management.

She works with CXOs, Founders, Board of directors and Women Leaders; to help them prepare to be future-ready. Be it a large corporate, a family run business, an MNC, Government run organizations she feels privileged to facilitate organizational change journeys. The work she does has acquired the interest of Industries like manufacturing, media, printing, IT, education, FMCG, real estate, insurance, healthcare, social and legal Organizations. She believes that using self as an instrument of change is the key to facilitate any change process. Payal, is a certified Coach, OD Consultant, Appreciative Inquiry Practioner, an MA English Literature, MBA HR


Saurabh Karade – Business Partner

Saurabh is the creative mind at Celebratory Network. He wears multiple hats, sometimes the businessman and sometimes the connector. Having him on the team gives a boost to CN, because he understands CN as a client would.


Bhanumathy Vasudevan – Advisor

An OD consultant & Coach. A professional guide to women leaders on developing relevant skills. Bhanu, as she fondly called is a divine intervention for Celebratory Network. She is a woman of abundance and integrity in all her work. She is a Gold medal in Training Methodologies (NIPM)-1984; Professional accreditation in Applied Behavioral Science from Indian Society for Applied Behavioral Sciences (ISABS), Delhi in 1986; Professional accreditation on ‘Self differentiation/ Percept orientation’- an in-depth personal development program facilitation, in series of 6 modules at U.S. by Weir Merrill Associates, U.S.A 1998


Probir Roy – High Impact Advisor

At Celebratory Network – Probir focusses on (1) high- impact growth, and (2) achieving distinct leadership in its category.
Probir is a serial entrepreneur and Founder-Director of PAYMATE. He has raised over 1.4 billion rupees and grown it’s business 10x in last five years. Today it processes US$ 5 billion of digital payments for small/large businesses annually. Its enterprise platform is the go-to solution for VISA Inc in 92 countries. And is the first Indian owned fintech company to go Global.

Probir has two decades of wide & diverse experience in the UN, Govt and MNC organizations holding senior & leadership positions as Head, VP, Director, CTO, COO/CEO, etc