Top Trending Speakers of the Month June 2020

Expert Speakers

 

As we are already past the first half of 2020, the world has more or less adjusted to the “new normal”. As humanity continues to battle COVID19, the world is slowly trying to get itself up. The impacts of the pandemic have been devastating. People from all walks of life have been impacted and are still searching for the “best piece of advice”. The Unlock 1.0 saw some drastic ups and downs, although some organisations have commenced their operations in full magnitude, there are a large number of organisations which are still ‘figuring it out’.

The SpeakIn #ManagingChange webinar sessions in the meanwhile, continue to inspire and educate the masses through insights coming directly from industry experts. Commenting on SpeakIn’s role in the global war against COVID19, Deepshikha Kumar Anand, Founder and Managing Partner SpeakIn says, “What SpeakIn is doing was not possible without the fantastic network of experts that we’ve built over the years. Firmly believing in SpeakIn and its mission to reach as many people as possible, our experts have willingly come forward to share their views and suggestions helping organizations to sail through the current times”.

Having recently organized some fantastic discussions, SpeakIn has featured the top 10 Speakers for the month of June – leaders who have inspired people around the world through their speech.

 

Dr. Muhammad Yunus (Chairman, Yunus Centre and Founder, Grameen Bank)

Dr. Muhammad Yunus is a civil society leader, an economist and founder of the Grameen Bank. He is known for making the concepts like microcredit and microfinance known to common man. He has been awarded with the Nobel Peace Prize in 2006 for his work to create economic and social development from below. He quotes “Corona suddenly let us have a look at our own society, we never felt that before and one other thing we saw was that how horrible life is at the bottom”

Dr. Muhammad Yunus (Chairman, Yunus Centre and Founder, Grameen Bank)

Tapan Singhel (MD and CEO of Bajaj Allianz General Insurance)

One of the most revered leaders in the industry, people close to him claim that he can feel the pulse of the general insurance market. Mr. Singhel has consistently won awards like India’s most trusted CEO, LinkedIn Top Voice and CEO of the year throughout his startling career. Talking about the competition in the industry he adds “Competition should always be welcomed and we should invite many more players, you know why? It pushes you to do better for customer; it pushes the industry to do better for customer”

Tapan Singhel (MD and CEO of Bajaj Allianz General Insurance)

Shridhar Venkat (CEO, Akshaya Patra)

Shridhar Venkat started Akshayapatra in search of existential purpose in life and today his foundation feeds over 1.8 million children every day across India. With over 25 years of work experience, he has been associated with leading multinationals like Philips, ABB, Webex Communications, CISCO. When asked about his future plans, he says “In the next five years also, our aspiration is to reach more and more children but by 2040, we feel that there should not be any need of Akshaypatra to exist after, as by that time this great nation would have conquered hunger on its own”

Shridhar Venkat (CEO, Akshaya Patra)

Dr. Pawan Agrawal (President, Kamlabai Educational and Charitable Trust)

Popularly known as “Mumbai Dabbawala”, Dr. Agrawal solely changed the face of dabbawalas in Mumbai. Dr. Pawan Agrawal is the founder and president of Kamlabai Educational and Charitable Trust. He is a profound keynote speaker, who has given several motivational talks worldwide. His advice to entrepreneurs is that “they should not work only for money. Second, they should focus on customer satisfaction and third, the services must be delivered consistently throughout the year”

Dr. Pawan Agrawal (President, Kamlabai Educational and Charitable Trust)

Gaurav Malhotra (Managing Partner, Ikiza Advisors)

Gaurav Malhotra is the founder of Indian Healthcare Leadership Forum. He has been in the healthcare domain for over 25 years. He has also been awarded the prestigious “Healthcare CEO of the year” award by Economic Times. He mentions “Health interdependence will be the new normal as we are all living in a highly interconnected world and this will force governments to reflect and come out with SOPs that need to be implemented to prevent the spread of the future similar pandemics”

Gaurav Malhotra (Managing Partner, Ikiza Advisors)

Sagar Daryani (CEO & Co-Founder of Wow! Momo Foods)

In 2008, Sagar Daryani started with just Rs.30,000 and now has turned that company into a Rs. 860 crores business. Wow! Momo has become India’s largest fast food chain specializing in momos with over 200 outlets in across 13 cities. This has generated employment for over 1800 people out of which about 100 are especially able or from various NGOs they have partnered with. About his mantra, he says “the key is to Indianize the product and give the customer what they want, experiment with the product and think about the consumer”

 

Sagar Daryani (CEO & Co-Founder of Wow! Momo Foods)

Pooja Bedi (Actor, Life Coach)

Pooja is a Bollywood actress, television talk show host and newspaper columnist. Her recent webinar series “Happy Souls” is about teaching the science of manifestation based on the attraction of law. She says “Our hidden powers and strengths of subconscious mind, the process of being happy and letting negative things go and then manifest for better things”

Pooja Bedi (Actor, Life Coach)

Paul Dupuis (CEO and Managing Director, Randstad India)

A global leader with a commendable track record in hands-on business growth and organizational transformation leadership, Paul has lived and worked all across Asia. He has authored a book called “The E5 Movement”, which is about his game changing leadership and takes inspiration from his real-life experiences of being an athlete, volunteer and CEO. He comments his views on leadership, “I am a passionate student of leadership, I view leadership as a craft, a mix of art and science and a never-ending journey. The only way to ‘learn leadership’ is to practice it.”

Paul Dupuis (CEO and Managing Director, Randstad India)

Rajiv R. Gupta (Vice President Sales and Marketing, Honda Cars) 

A highly analytical thinker, strong leader and a skilled strategist, Rajiv has an expertise of 20 years in aftersales parts sales, Operations and Business development, effectively managing Distributor and Dealer-channel network. “Having a brand or a brand equity or a cult brand is not an end in itself, we all have to build businesses that survive & last & it is not necessary that this is the sure shot recipe to success” says Rajiv.

Rajiv R. Gupta (Vice President Sales and Marketing, Honda Cars)

Aarti Gupta (Chief Investment Officer, DBR Ventures)

Aarti Gupta holds a senior management professional position at Jagran Group. She has been a keynote speaker on various investment topics. About how investment will change due to Coronavirus she says “not much has changed other than an internal panic and just like bracing yourself up to be a little cautious but we are investing in the long term and so we’re staying put with them ”.

Aarti Gupta (Chief Investment Officer, DBR Ventures)

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