Deepshikha Kumar Anand

SpeakIn Expert Speaker

Deepshikha Kumar is a woman entrepreneur, the founder and CEO of SpeakIn, and is a published author, TEDx Speaker and award-winning female entrepreneur. Deepshikha is a B.Tech. in IT from Delhi University and is an alumnus of the ISB, Hyderabad and the Wharton School of Business. She is also a bonafide Member of TiE - Global and Young FICCI Ladies Organization and continues to inspire young entrepreneurs with her zeal and her entrepreneurial spirit. Passionate about education, Deepshikha serves as an honorary faculty for leading Business Schools and writes actively on industry interests for Economic Times and association journals.

Apr 2003 - Apr 2006: Lead International Research Center, Evalueserve (New Delhi)

Deepshikha was one of the first 50 employees to have joined the company. EVS had grown to 5000+ people when Deepshikha left.

Jan 2008 - Jan 2011: Account Manager Singapore, J.D. Power (Singapore)

Deepshikha was involved in sales and client management. She gained experience in multicultural, cross-functional and delivery, sales and account expansion. She gained a deep understanding of customer buying motives and also took on the job of a generalist and came out with an unmatched understanding of the Indian manufacturing, distribution and retail world. At the end of her career, she gained understanding of the nuances of revenue generation, complete account management and marketing for account expansion.

Jan 2011 - Feb 2016: Management Consultant, Ernst & Young (New Delhi)

Having spent 5 years in EY, Deepshikha learnt to respect and conquer competition. Being amidst some of the most intelligent and dynamic brains, having the ability to develop your own niche and having the depth of knowledge in your own practice was the key. Deepshikha gained international experience, end-to-end project delivery and managing large teams; it was the perfect precursor to her entrepreneurial start.

Jan 2017 - Dec 2018: Visiting Professor, Fortune Institute of International Business (New Delhi)

Deepshikha taught 2 full courses amounting to 16 credits as the Programme Leader for Organisational Management and International Business. She designed and developed high quality curriculum and course materials within the larger academic framework at this esteemed institution.

2018 - With a vision of creating an open talent economy, Deepshikha founded SpeakIn, Asia’s largest expert backed EdTech platform. Providing businesses in Asia the complete agility of learning for their leaders and teams. Now, organizations can have 1-on-1 coaching, live sessions, blogs, podcasts and videos in 500+ topics on one single customized platform. SpeakIn is a perfect learning partner for progressive businesses.

  • Winner of 2021 Economic Times Most Promising Women Leaders
  • 2020 Google Digital Women Award in Leadership
  • 2019 and 2022 Top 100 Women Entrepreneurs in India by the Ministry of MSMEs
  • 2017 Asia Women Icon Award Singapore, which celebrates Excellence in Entrepreneurship
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101 Lessons to be a Damn Good Speaker
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