Often counted amongst the most-networked entrepreneurs of India, Deepshikha is at the helm of making a global mark with her startup - SpeakIn, Asia’s largest network of business experts and thought leaders. One of the most respected women entrepreneurs in the r...Read More
Often counted amongst the most-networked entrepreneurs of India, Deepshikha is at the helm of making a global mark with her startup - SpeakIn, Asia’s largest network of business experts and thought leaders. One of the most respected women entrepreneurs in the region, Deepshikha is the winner of 2020 Top 100 Women Entrepreneurs by the Ministry of MSME Government of India and 2019 and 2017 Asia Women Icon Award Singapore, which celebrates Excellence in Entrepreneurship.
Deepshikha is a TEDx speaker. She is an author and an avid guide on building excellence in speech, Deepshikha recently finished her first book titled '101 Lessons to be a Damn Good Speaker!' - the official SpeakIn guide to becoming a five-star speaker. Most relevant for professional and aspiring speakers alike.
In sync with Deepshikha’s vision of creating an open talent economy, SpeakIn was Found in 2016, allowing businesses and individuals access to handpicked experts in over 400 different topics. Having completed its second round of funding in 2019, SpeakIn has expanded its network to over 12 countries in Asia from Singapore to Hong Kong, and from Israel to Indonesia. The focus is continuously to build Asia's largest AI enabled platform for experts - SpeakIn is all set to become the world's window to Asia - first of its kind to have been born out of India.
With the core philosophy to create a large yet highly-curated network, Deepshikha works non-stop with speakers and industry experts globally to inspire, motivate and channelize people. In this year itself SpeakIn platform saw thought leaders like Dr. Shashi Tharoor, Dr. Subrahmanyam Swami, Dr. Bimal Jalan, Nandan Nilekani and more.
Deepshikha is a B.Tech. in IT from Delhi University and is an alumnus of the ISB, Hyderabad and the Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania. She is also a bonafide Member of TiE - Global and Young FICCI Ladies Organization, a forum of India's apex industrial body for women achievers in entrepreneurship and continues to inspire young entrepreneurs with her zeal and her entrepreneurial spirit.
In her earlier avatar, Deepshikha spent over 15 years in business consulting with organizations like Ernst & Young, Accenture and J.D.Power, Singapore. Passionate about education, Deepshikha serves as an honorary faculty for MBA students in leading Business Schools. She also writes actively on industry interests for Economic Times and the association journals. Some of her most regarded writings are on inclusion such as the one on: Encourage, Engage, Prosper: Women in the Indian Industry.