Perspectives from the Brightest Minds
from around the World

#LeadershipLessons, #Knowledge, #Experience, #Wisdom

Sustainability / SDG / DEI / ESG / Impact

Farzin is an Organizational Justice Practitioner with experience in higher education, local government, and the private sector.
He holds two master’s degrees in international affairs and diplomacy as well as a certificate in conflict resolution skills,

Ankita is the Chief Executive Officer of Enhanced Innovations Pvt. Ltd.
She has over 14 years of experience in sustainable development, digital inclusion, and ESG advisory.

Etelle is the Founder of Coffee Watch, an organisation aimed at ending global deforestation in coffee production while promoting sustainable practices.
She is a Board Member of Climate Defiance.

Jon Ohrn is the Co-founder & Managing Director of Sustain Exchange LLC.
He is also the Founder of PharmaShares Managers LLC.

Agriculture / Food / Food Tech

Karin Luiten is a full-time culinary journalist. She’s one of the national Dutch newspapers.
Since 2005, she has been a full-time author of cookbooks with over 20 books to her name, and over 2,50,000 copies sold.

Shakir is the Chief Executive Officer of NKP Empire Ventures Private Limited.
He is skilled in Restaurant Management, Management, Customer Service, Strategic Planning, and Hospitality Industry.

Treasure is the CEO of the Treasure Markwanise Group.
He has a long growing history of being a chef all over the world.

Ankit Bagaria is the co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Loopworm which is an Insect Biotechnology Co.
He started the company immediately after graduating from IIT-Roorkee, where he studied chemical engineering.

Consulting / Coaching

Makeda is a Transformational Coach, a Speaker, and a Trainer.
She is the Founder and Director of Makeda Alleyne Programmes Limited.

Lisl is the Owner of Spring and Atlas.
She is a Consultant and Angel Investor.

Alex is a strategy and transformation consultant.
He is a transformation coach.

Paul is a leadership expert, a coach, and a trainer.
He is also a public speaker.

Education / Author

Doug is the Chief Executive Officer of Hypernomics Incorporated.
He’s an author, inventor, and discoverer of Hypernomics.

David Marriott is the founder and chief executive officer of Ubuntu Education.
David is an experienced Headteacher with educational experience in Africa and the UK.

Sarah is a motivational speaker, an author, a coach, and an adventurer.
She is the author of a book titled, “Paddle the Nile: One Woman’s Search for a Life Less Ordinary”.

Mr. Gopalakrishnan is the former vice chairman of Kinder Stein, Unilever Limited.
He is the director of Tata Sons, the chairman of Castrol, India, and the director of the Press Trust of India.

Finance / Fintech

Subhrangshu is the co-founder and executive director of Trustmore HQ.
He has served across industry sector segments, such as CPG, retail, telecom, financial services, media, etc, for over two decades.

Brian is a bestselling author.
He is a serial entrepreneur and industry expert in sales and management consulting.

Ajay is the Chairman of Quantum Advisors.
He is the former Chairman of Syndicate Bank.

Ellen Rogin is an Abundance Activist, Financial Intuitive, Speaker, and Prosperity Expert.
She has co-authored several books including the New York Times Bestseller Picture Your Prosperity: Smart Money Moves to Turn Your Vision into Reality.

Government / Geo Politics

Dame Gisele Isaac is the chairperson of the main opposition party in Antigua.
She’s been recognized, aborted and felicitated several times for her work.

Dr. Michael is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Relational Peace Building Initiatives.
He is the author of a book titled, “No Other Way to Peace in Korea? A Practical Path to Reunification”.

Ram is the Antarctic Expedition Leader at the India Meteorological Department, Ministry of Earth Sciences, Government of India.
He is a retired Scientist-E, Finance Officer and the Director, Budget and Planning.

Ambassador Vishwanathan is a retired Indian diplomat.
He’s a writer and speaker, specialising in Latin America, American politics, markets and culture.

Human Resources

Cavelle is the President of HRMATT.
She is the President of the Caribbean Institute of Human Resource Management.

Helen is a leadership development specialist.
She’s the author of a book titled The Art and Psychology of Board Relationships: The Secret Life of Boards.

Ramesh is the chairman of the Layam Group.
He was confirmed and conferred with the Managerial Excellence Award by the Madras Management Association.

Danielle has an outstanding academic background, being a top student.
She has gained valuable experience working with Fortune companies.

Energy / Manufacturing

Ishan is the Founding Director of Capability Unlimited.
He is a productivity expert and a speaker.

Pragya is the Co-founder and CEO of Vegh Automobiles.
She is passionate about revolutionising the EV automotive industry and creating a brand that stands for excellence, innovation and customer satisfaction.

Shawn is the Director of the Pez Museum.
He is also a prolific collector of this historic and noteworthy candy.

Dr (Col) Rajeev Kumar is a Consultant in Strategic Communication Management.
He’s a professor and a speaker.

Marketing / Branding

Christopher is the Chief Creative Officer of BrandMultiplier.ai.
He entered the world of marketing as a copywriter, where he had the opportunity to work on accounts for major brands like Disney and Hard Rock Cafe.

Jesse is the Chief Executive Officer of Supervillain.
He’s the author of a book titled, Marketing for Supervillains: Diabolical Tips on Differentiation, Decommoditization and World Domination.

Rajan is a marketing consultant and an author.
He has published two books: 20 Days of Self-Management & A Marketing Handbook – Book of Marketing Jargon for Students.

Jonty is the Senior Vice President of the Publicis Groupe Africa.
He has led strategic thinking and guided execution work across brands such as Heineken, PepsiCo, Jack Daniels, Adidas, and many more.

Media / Film

Yusuf is the director of operations of Galalite projection screens.
He is also the founder of Honey All Day.

Mildred Yuan is a talent agent, diversity advisor and coach.
She has worked for the top FTSE 150 brands.

Srinivas is the host of the ‘Unmistakable Creative Podcast.’
He is also an author.

LaQuita is the Founder of Clear Communication Academy.
She is a global speaker and a public speaking and storytelling magician for leaders and companies.

Wellness / Healthcare / Pharma

Sharif is the CEO of LPK LLC.
He is an experienced healthcare technology executive providing strategic consulting expertise.

Dr. Tovah is the Director at Barnard Center for Toddler Development.
She has spent her life researching children’s social and emotional development and parental influences on early development.

Sally Ann Frank is the Worldwide Lead for Health & Life Sciences at Microsoft for Startups.
She has more than 25 years of experience in high-tech business development, sales, and marketing.

Ricardo has a marvelous background and contribution across many dimensions, particularly in healthcare.
He has worked in Parliament and as a physician as well.

Private Equity

Sharad is the Founding Partner of Warmup Ventures.
He is the Co-Founder of Tinkerly.

Matt is the Founder and Managing Partner, of Ripple Ventures.
He is a venture capitalist focused on early-stage technology.

Rajat is the Founder and Director of Padup Ventures.
He is an independent director on various boards.

Boris is the Founder of Growth Unlimited.
He is the Co-Founder of Numbrs, which is a fintech company.

Real Estate

Shravan is the founder and chief executive officer of YOURS Second Homes.
He’s the past president of the Entrepreneurs Organization, or EO.

Meg Bogdan is a solo parent who transitioned from a high-powered New York City career to Village Hill co-housing in Northampton, Massachusetts.
Richard Gatler, a retiree who, along with his wife, found solace and connection in Rocky Hill co-housing.

Tarun is the Founder and CEO of CoKarma.
He is a serial entrepreneur.

Joanna is a buyer’s agent and the director.
She holds an experience of over 25 years in the real estate market.


Daniela is the Co-founder of Dynex, the world’s only accessible neuromorphic n.quantum computing cloud for solving real-world problems.
She is the President and founder of the Topan® Ecosystem (2011), including Topan® and MapuFin®, a group of innovation-driven companies across business, finance, and investment management, focused on developing Economic, Ecological and Ethical values (Triple-E® tech).

Joe is the Chief Executive Officer of Scooter’s Coffee and visionary brands.
He is the Author of the book titled “The Depths Of Mediocrity: Eliminating Indifference”.

Shantanu is the Vice President of WH Smith India.
He is also the General Secretary of the Airport Services Association of India.

Vanesh Naidoo is the founder and director of Safe Cams Digital Eye, which is the leading Indian car safety solutions brand.
He has provided consulting and product control management services to large financial institutions.


Ral is the Founder of Ral West, Livin’ The Dream.
She is the creator of a course titled, “From Overwhelm to Living the Dream: Create More Success with Less Stress”.

Justin is the Founder of Anomali by Design.
He is a design leader, an author, and a speaker.

Rob is the Founder and Managing Director of Brightelm, an event management company.
He has a background in the hospitality industry, with experience ranging from event catering to managing major events like EURO 96 and the Brit Awards.

Megan is a conference experience creator.
She is a social media guru where she predominantly is there to demystify the algorithm and platforms.


Pratik is the Senior Marketing Manager of the Global Institutes of Sports Business.
He is the Indian National Car Racing Champion for 2022-23.

Alex is the Founder of Athlete2Business.
He is also the co-host of Athlete2Business podcast.

Fred is the Senior Vice President, Commercial Sales and Marketing of the New York Jets.
He is an executive leader with proven strategic experience in the identification, analysis and implementation of aggressive strategies to further organisational growth and operations for the NFL, NBA and NHL franchisees.

Neel is a sports management professional and educator.
He is a life coach.

Supply Chain

Mr. Krishnan is the Regional Managing Director, of South Asia and a member of the executive leadership team of Crown Worldwide Group.
He is a passionate cricketer and has represented the state of Java in Indonesia.

Roberto Hernandez is the Consultant and Professor in Supply Chain, Logistics, and Procurement, at Keiser University

Marcell Vollmer is the CEO of Prospitalia Group.
He was earlier with BCG, Celonis, SAP, and DHL.

Dr. Talluri is the Hoagland Metzler Endowed Professor at the Broad College of Business, Michigan State University.
He is a professor of Supply Chain Management.

Social Sector & NGO

Justin is the Founder and CEO of BrEpic Network, a company dedicated to amplifying the stories of visionary entrepreneurs and business leaders.
With a background in journalism, he has a unique talent for identifying and telling compelling narratives that resonate with audiences.

John is a global peacebuilder of United States foreign services in Africa, Vietnam, the United Nations, and NATO Washington.
He is a diplomat, mountain mountaineer, storyteller, and lifelong entrepreneur, and has dodged avalanches, and bullets on three continents.

Susanne Schroff is the president of the SANNI Foundation.
She’s a fellow member of YPO, from Zurich.

Taha is the Co-founder and CEO of Goodwall.
He is a speaker and thought leader in the fields of innovation and youth empowerment.

Technology / Automation / Web 3.0 / Metaverse

Krysta has an amazing background, both a public educational background, and also in contribution to mathematics, quantum science, and in technology.
She is a distinguishing engineer and vice president of advanced quantum development at Microsoft.

Phillip is the founder of Blu Pitt, Inc., which is a software consulting firm dedicated to improving project management automation.
Phillip has forged impactful partnerships with renowned organizations, including Disney, Harley Davidson, and NASA, leveraging his expertise to revolutionize their operations.

Graeme is the CEO of NZTech.
He is an executive with several IT-related associations.

Dan E Khoo has a remarkable factor of entrepreneurship, success, and enablement, all involving technology.
He’s recognized with accolades, like a Lifetime Achievement Award from WITSA, the FICO Man of the Year Award, and various state government honors.

Travel / Hospitality

Vandana is the founder and chief executive officer of Offbeat Tracks.
She is a TEDx speaker, an Ex-Facebook Employee, and an All India UPSC CDS First Rank holder.

Duncan Grossart is the Founder of Journeys With Purpose.
Duncan is a zoology graduate, lifelong conservationist and former director of The European Nature Trust.

Basudha Shrivastav Narula is the Founder & MD of ExpressEarth Digital Services & EmpFly Services Pvt Ltd.
She has been recognized and felicitated several times.

Kimberly Erwin is the Principal of Lotus Marketing.
It is a unique “one-stop shop,” which collaborates with sales and marketing teams to deliver innovative hospitality marketing strategies, thoughtful branding, ongoing digital support, results-driven social media, and public relations management.


Patricia is the Author of a book titled, “Connected – Building Relationships to Achieve Success and Make a Lasting Impact”.
She is a psychotherapist and the Founder and General Manager of an import-export business.

Susanne Schroff is the president of the SANNI Foundation.
She’s a fellow member of YPO, from Zurich.

Taha is the Co-founder and CEO of Goodwall.
He is a speaker and thought leader in the fields of innovation and youth empowerment.

Taha is the co-founder and chief executive officer of Goodwall, which has a goal to give 100 million youth opportunities.
He’s a board member of Generation Unlimited.