About Profits MasterClass

Profits MasterClass (www.profitsmasterclass.com) is a unit of Ignite Insight LLC a company committed to bringing the best in live and online courses for the hospitality industry. Its sole purpose is to boost your restaurant profits.

S Lakshmi Narasimhan is the Founder of Ignite Insight LLC a New York City based consultancy, which specializes in Group Executive Training, Coaching and Consulting.

Prior to founding his company, Mr. Narasimhan was the Vice President Finance of an award winning Hong Kong headquartered luxury hotel chain – Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts. He has more than 25 years of experience in the hospitality industry (14 of them in a senior corporate level) and has held diverse portfolios from a hotel Financial Controller to a group level Human Resources position, head of Corporate Internal Audit and head of Corporate Financial Systems. His career is epitomized by new and challenging roles.

Mr. Narasimhan has designed and developed a series of 2-Day Finance Courses titled “Optimizing Hotel Profits” for non-financial managers in the hospitality industry, which he delivers personally. The unique aspects of the course presentations are: jargon free, simplified financial concepts, use of visual teaching methods through color, shapes and movement to reinforce and cement learning, practical exercises in budgeting and financial analysis and many more.

You can read testimonials about his courses on his website http://www.ignite-insight.biz/testimonials.html. Ignite Insight LLC’s current customer list includes Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts, Marco Polo Hotel Group, Hotel ICON to name a few.

Mr. Narasimhan teaches Financial Management related courses during the Spring and Fall semesters as an Adjunct Faculty member at the New York University, Jonathan M Tisch Center for Hospitality & Tourism, School of Professional Studies.

Mr. Narasimhan is a prolific writer having his own blog while also contributing to prestigious third party blogs. He published his first book: Discover the Genius in the Mirror – You are an Einstein waiting to be discovered – an exercise book on how to discover your own genius through introspection. It is available on www.amazon.com and www.barnesandnoble.com both in print as well Kindle/Nook formats. His free monthly newsletter Voyages of Discovery is dedicated to empowering individuals discover the genius in them.

When not running his training and coaching sessions, Mr. Narasimhan can be found indulging in his passion for wildlife, nature still and video photography or going on long drives with his wife and daughter.
Mr. Narasimhan can be contacted at 201-253 5000 or nara.profitsmasterclass@gmail.com or at LinkedIn www.linkedin.com/in/slakshminarasimhan/