Gaurav Bhalla, Ph. D. is a globally acclaimed ‘thinker-doer’ and trusted expert in Leadership, Strategy, Marketing, and Innovation. A provocative, charismatic, and entertaining speaker, trainer, and coach, 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, large and small, for-profit and not-for-profit companies in several sectors, such as Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals, Technology, and Financial services. A sampling of his clients includes companies such as, Glaxo, Capital One, Citi, Deloitte, EY, Audi, Marriott, Hershey, EchoStar, Maersk, and Caterpillar.

In addition, Gaurav has also designed and implemented executive education programs at Corporate Universities of companies, such as Glaxo, Sprint, Kodak, Hallmark, Deloitte, IBM, Boeing, and Texas Instruments, and at leading Business Schools like Georgetown, Duke, Singapore Management University, University of Maryland, GIBS-South Africa, Indian School of Business.

In 2016, he won a global award, Executive Education Specialist of the Year, in recognition of his speaking and training services. Published in both business and literature, his leading-edge thinking is reflected in his HBR article, “Rethinking Marketing,” and his latest book, “Awakening A Leader’s Soul: Learnings Through Immortal Poems,” which presents a new human-centric narrative of leadership, “Soulful LeadershipTM,” for reimagining leadership’s purpose and reshaping its outcomes.

Currently the CEO of Knowledge Kinetics, he has held senior management and C-level positions in Marketing, Strategy, and Innovation at P&G (Richardson Vicks), Nestle, and TNS Worldwide.

What makes Gaurav unique are his growth mindset, his diversity of thinking and experience, his passion for action, and his WHY – his purpose – that values the humanity of people more than their executive brilliance.

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Leading Fearlessly in a Millennial and AI-Dominated World

Gaurav Bhalla

As millennials begin dominating the workforce, and AI begins dominating decision-making, can leaders continue leading with a “leadership-as-usual” mindset? Absolutely not. 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.


  • The why and how of integrating hard and soft leadership skills
  • Core strategies for morphing and adapting leadership journeys to lead effectively in a Millennial and AI world
  • The importance of perennially reviewing and reinventing the organization's mission, purpose, and actions

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