Rishad is an author, speaker and advisor whose key skill is getting people to see, think and feel differently about how to grow themselves, their teams and their company. He does this through distilling 40 years of global learning and wisdom and communicating in a way that is provocative, pragmatic and inspirational.
Rishad works closely with leadership of companies to increase productivity by unleashing the potential of the talent. He does so within hours with no need for long winded engagements and costs.
Rishad’s is the author of “Restoring the Soul of Business: Staying Human in the Age of Data” published by Harper Collins. Additional writings can be found on the Re-Inventing blog.
Rishad is noted for his keynotes which are customized to every audience since Rishad uses no presentation materials, notes or multi-media. He has spoken at tech companies like Google, Facebook, Amazon and Twitter, major brands like Walmart, CVS, Procter and Gamble and H&R Block and Associations like US Olympics, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Association of National Advertisers and Outdoor Advertising Association.
Rishad was named by BusinessWeek as one of the top business leaders for his pioneering innovation and TIME magazine dubbed him one of five “Marketing Innovators.
Rishad is a Senior Adviser to the Publicis Groupe, the world’s third largest communication firm with 80,000 employees serving most recently as its Chief Growth Officer and Chief Strategist.
Rishad has a BS in Mathematics from the University of Bombay and an MBA in Marketing and Finance from the Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago.