Our most sought-after experts on leadership lessons in tough times

The Covid-19 pandemic has made us reshape and rethink how we work with our teams. Leaders are faced with making touch decisions in a time of rising uncertainty. Remote working is creating new dynamics that didn’t exist before, at every level of management. How you choose to respond at this time will have a lasting impact on the future of your business.

Here are 13 of our most sought-after experts on leadership and crisis management. They bring invaluable advice and lessons on leading through tough times from their own experience.

Raghav Bahl is a veteran first-generation media entrepreneur, broadcast/digital journalist, and author of the best-selling “Super Trilogy” published by Penguin Allen Lane. In his first innings (1992-2014), Raghav founded the Network18 group of media companies. Starting from scratch, Raghav built Network18 into a formidable network of over 12 news channels (including CNBC-TV18, CNN-News18, CNBC-Awaaz, and…

Raghav Bahl

Founder, Quint | Founder & Former Md, Network 18

Prakash Iyer is an independent business advisor with over 30 years of solid, hands-on experience in building businesses and developing leaders in India and overseas. He is the Founder – CEO of Leadership Works, a leadership advisory firm that helps leaders and teams become as good as they were meant to be. After spending nearly…

Prakash Iyer

Founder-Ceo, Leadership Works | Former Managing Director, Kimberly Clark Motivational Speaker | Best-Selling Author | Leadership Coach

When the war hero who led Operation ‘Vijay’ at Kargil in 1999, General Ved Prakash Malik comes to the podium, the audience is nothing less than enthralled. Having served as an advisor to the Government of India for army strategy, personnel development, discipline, and welfare, he currently guides several corporate boards as an independent director.…

Gen. V. P. Malik

Former Chief of Army Staff, Indian Army | Chairman, Chief of Staff Committee of India

Dr. Deepa Malik has the unique distinction of being the FIRST FEMALE PARA-ATHLETE in India to win a medal at the ASIAN GAMES, the WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS, and the only INDIAN FEMALE PARA-ATHLETE to win a MEDAL at the PARALYMPICS and the coveted Highest Sports Honour of the country, the KHEL RATNA. Deepa has a tally…

Deepa Malik

Khel Ratna Awardee | Silver Medallist, Rio Paralympics | Arjuna Award Winner | Padma Shri Awardee

Suresh Narayanan: Chairman & Managing Director, Nestle India Ltd

With over 35 years of rich and exhaustive experience in the FMCG Industry, Suresh has held senior management and top leadership roles in leading global companies. Tapping into his experience, Suresh speak on leading in times of crises, rebuilding trust and improving business judgement.

An inspiring leader and one of the most-read management authors, Gurcharan Das shares his experience and wisdom about managing people and an organisation. Not only do his talks give an insight into organisational setups, they also help develop a perspective on leadership. Gurcharan graduated with honours from Harvard University and later attended Harvard Business School…

Gurcharan Das

Author | Consultant | Former VP and MD, P&G Worldwide

Bharat’s differentiating characteristic is his abiding commitment to the long-term success, and advancement of those he serves. A leader with impeccable decision-making and people skills, Bharat has the power to work collaboratively to resolve problems, and unleash the talents of culturally diverse groups, to make wholesome and lasting change. An author of four books, his…

Bharat Wakhlu

President, The Wakhlu Advisory | Leadership Mentor | Keynote Speaker & Author

One of India’s most respected CEOs and Chairman of the Bank of Baroda, Ravi Venkatesan is also an impact investor, social entrepreneur, mentor and author. He is a passionate advocate of India’s potential and persuasively talks about business, disruptive innovation, transformational leadership, globalisation, philanthropy and social entrepreneurship. He is the former Chairman of Microsoft India…

Ravi Venkatesan

Technology And Business Visionary | Former Chairman, Microsoft India | Social Entrepreneur

Devdutt Pattanaik writes on mythology which he defines as cultural truths revealed through stories, symbols and rituals. He lectures on the relevance of both Indian and Western myths in modern life. In the last 25 years, he has authored and illustrated over 50 books, including Book of Ram and Yoga Mythology. Known for his TED…

Devdutt Pattanaik

Author | Mythologist | Belief, Leadership & Culture Consultant

The journey of Soke Avinash within external and internal martial arts provides invaluable insights for anyone facing the perils of contemporary urban life: How can a person withstand, survive and progress against onslaughts on the body, and ease the impact of conflict on mind and spirit? Avinash connects his gruelling years of training, hardship, injuries…

Soke Avinash Subramanyam

Taiji Expert

Major Gaurav Arya (Retd) is the Editor-in-Chief of Chanakya Forum, a reputed online magazine that comments on Foreign Affairs, Geopolitics and National Security. A popular public speaker, he talks about leadership, motivation, team building, strategic affairs, national security and capability building and has spoken at various platforms including TEDx. Major Arya is also the consulting…

Major Gaurav Arya

Editor-in-chief, Chanakya Forum | Defence Analyst | Public Speaker | Indian Army Veteran

Tony brings over 20 years of experience with high-tech and clean technology companies to the dais. He has been a keynote speaker at numerous conferences and company events, addressing some of the world’s most pressing topics like technology-based disruption, entrepreneurship, innovation, and the future of energy and transportation. He was the founder and CEO of…

Tony Seba

Author, Keynote Speaker, Entrepreneur

Voted as the #1 voice in marketing by LinkedIn in 2016 with over 345,000 followers on the platform, Tom is an industry provocateur and commentator on the future of marketing and business. Tom frequently speaks around the world at conferences and to clients about business transformation, technological disruption, innovation in advertising and the future of…

Tom Goodwin

Innovator, Digital Maverick, Marketer