Globally acclaimed speaker, author, consultant transforming professional success and personal fulfillment through human-centric leadership, cognitive diversity, and customer-first mindsets.
Gaurav Bhalla, Ph. D. is a globally acclaimed ‘thinker-doer, present-ainer’ in Leadership, Strategy, Marketing, and Innovation. A provocative, charismatic, and entertaining speaker and trainer, he delivers insight-packed audience experiences that take organizations, teams, and individuals on transformational journeys of greater professional success and personal fulfillment. In his 40+ years of global experience –5 continents, 30+ countries –he has worked with a variety of clients and companies in several sectors, such as Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals, Technology, and Financial services. A sampling of his clients include, Glaxo, Capital One, Citi, MetLife, Audi, Marriott, and Caterpillar. In 2016, he won a global award, Executive Education Specialist of the Year, in recognition of his speaking and training services. Currently the CEO of Knowledge Kinetics, he has held senior management and C-level positions at P&G (Richardson Vicks), Nestle, and TNS Worldwide.
Collaboration, Customer Service, Innovation, Leadership, Marketing, Sales
Gaurav Bhalla is an energetic, positive speaker with a unique approach to leadership training. He challenges leaders to bring their head and heart into alignment thereby bringing their best self and most effective solutions to the tasks of leading.
Gaurav is one of the most engaging speakers I’ve seen… and I’ve seen quite a few… This man delivers. You’ll be glad you brought him in, and your team will thank you.
His content is thought-provoking and motivating. I have attended a number of Gaurav’s presentations and workshops. He connects with the audience in a way that really inspired me. I highly recommend Gaurav as a speaker or a workshop facilitator.
First and foremost, you did a fantastic job. I was very impressed and touched by your view of Leadership. Very nice comments from everyone I spoke to after the event. Terrific!
He changed me. And how many people do you go talk to or hear talk that you can say that about.
As millennials begin dominating the workforce, and AI begins dominating decision-making, can leaders continue leading with a “leadership-as-usual” mindset?
This future-looking, provocative, and insightful keynote is designed to help current and future leaders prepare for the emerging Millennials and AI-dominated world. Like a lighthouse, the keynote’s goal is to help guide current and future leaders to reimagine leadership’s purpose, and rethink its outcomes so they can lead brilliantly and fearlessly with unwavering clarity.Book This Topic
Lack of cognitive diversity is one of the main reasons why companies lack creativity in making strategic decisions, and why they dismiss significant threats and discount growth opportunities; everybody thought, talked, and acted the same way.
This insightful and provocative keynote is designed to fill this critical void -encourage teams, decision-makers, leaders, and organizations to first recognize cognitive diversity’s importance in igniting creativity, and then cultivate and nurture it as a mission critical competence. It’s one of the best investments they can make in their future wellbeing and prosperity.Book This Topic
P&G’s A.G. Lafley, IBM’s Lou Gerstner, McDonald’s Ray Croc have all stressed the importance of leading and winning with a customer-first mindset -if you put the customer first, success will be yours. Yet, despite the simple and profound nature of the message, putting customers first is still a distant reality. This provocative, insightful, and entertaining keynote is designed to encourage organizations to lead and win with a customer-first mindset.
The keynote discusses insightful case studies, and presents simple but powerful tactics and strategies that can be implemented right away, on Monday-morning, provided the organization has the will.Book This Topic