Dr. Shashank Shah

Stakeholder Management Strategist | Author | Researcher

Dr. Shashank Shah is a stakeholder management strategist, international researcher, and national bestselling author. His research focuses on the pivotal role of corporations in economic and social value creation through visionary leadership, stakeholder-centric decision making, and inclusive business strategies.

Dr. Shah has worked with 250+ C-suite level leaders from top Indian corporations, Fortune 500 multinationals, and globally renowned academicians to build an exhaustive knowledge base of best-in-class stakeholder-centric corporate strategies.

A TEDx and Talks at Google speaker, Dr. Shah has delivered keynote addresses at 250+ platforms including leading academic institutions like IIM Ahmedabad, IIT Bombay, ISB Hyderabad, MDI Gurgaon, and BITS Pilani; industry bodies like CII, Delhi and Madras Management Associations, National HRD Network, NASSCOM Foundation, and Young Presidents’ Organization; and conglomerates like the Tata Group and Larsen & Toubro.

He has been a Visiting Scholar at Harvard Business School and Copenhagen Business School; Fellow and Project Director at Harvard University South Asia Institute; Postdoctoral Fellow at Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning; Consulting Editor with Business India Group; and Board Research Chair at the Institute of Risk Management. He sits on the Advisory Board of institutions in India and USA.

Dr. Shah has authored nearly 250 research papers, articles, case studies, and technical notes in diverse topics connected with stakeholder management strategy, corporate responsibility and sustainability, governance, leadership, integral education, and humanised healthcare. Between 2013 and 2018, he authored three highly acclaimed books: ‘Soulful Corporations’, ‘Win-Win Corporations’, and ‘The Tata Group’, published by Springer and Penguin Random House.

He has been Research/Teaching Faculty for Management Development Programmes by Harvard University, World Bank and Govt. of India; and has been invited to present research insights by institutions in USA, France, Italy, Brazil, Turkey, Malaysia, Japan, Nepal, and Mauritius.

In 2021, Dr. Shah was ranked among ‘The Top 200 Most Influential Global Thought Leaders’ by peopleHum.


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